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Don’t make these IT mistakes as you grow!

on 07-Jan-2022 14:21:07 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Managed Service
During the course of IT consultancy, we encounter clients who are frustrated by the way their IT infrastructure has failed to deliver on their expectations. A succession of poor IT investments which have never yielded the kind of returns desired. They approach us looking for leadership to rectify their historical failures and revolutionise their relationship with technology. When analysing the reasons for their previous failures there are some consistent themes which crop up time and time again.
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Don't ignore the basic IT warning signs

on 05-Jan-2022 13:36:42 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Attack Cybersecurity Tips & Tricks
Running an SME can often seem like a never ending stream of crucial choices. You are the core decision maker, responsible for many things; growth, client success and ensuring project deliverables are achieved. With so much at stake and so many plates to spin, some things can often be overlooked and IT can fall victim. When you are so occupied with other tasks, the small warning signs or tiny changes in normally mundane maintenance tasks that normally serve as a trigger to take action are often missed by your busy eyes. Pro-active management of key infrastructure is critical to enabling smooth growth and overall success within your business. Here we briefly discuss some basic IT red flags to keep a lookout for.
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Cyber Assessment Framework, plan for mandatory compliance on the horizon

on 24-Nov-2021 11:57:56 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cyber IT News Managed Service Security
MSPs and cloud providers in line for legal regulations after government consultation. Government officials have issued their response to a cyber security consultation held earlier this year looking at possible changes to the Computer Misuse Act. Now the responses have been digested it is looking increasingly likely that information security practices are going to become a matter of a legally binding framework of responsibilities.
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Computer misuse crime soars in latest ONS Crime Survey report

on 12-Nov-2021 09:43:50 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cyber Cybersecurity IT News
The latest ONS crime survey for England and Wales is out and it makes grim reading for anyone concerned with their IT security and privacy.  After a brief dip in 2019 the number of computer misuse crimes reported was back to record levels not seen since 2017 with 1.8 million being reported in the year to June 2021.
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What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

on 05-Nov-2021 13:14:10 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cloud Technology
You use the cloud and don't even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wishlist? Do you have an email account with Google's Gmail or Outlook? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they aren't on your laptop. The advantage is that when you spill your coffee onto the laptop keyboard, you haven't lost all your emails even if you never backed up your hard drive. (If you haven't, shame on you, by the way.)
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3 Things to consider before you sign-up with a cloud services provider

on 03-Nov-2021 13:56:08 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cloud Managed Service
More and more SMBs are migrating to the cloud and that is not a surprise considering the numerous benefits the cloud can offer them. For a SMB, the cloud is a cost efficient and secure answer to their growing data needs and IT security requirements. The cloud grows with them and lets them scale their business without worrying about a corresponding rise in IT costs. Plus, with the cloud, the important aspects of security and backups are mostly taken care of by the cloud service provider. And then, there’s the convenience of any-time-anywhere data access.
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Ecologi Projects for October Focus on Forestry

on 29-Oct-2021 14:08:05 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Aabyss News
In order to offset our carbon footprint here at Aabyss we signed up to the Ecologi charity programme. Every month the folks at Ecologi use the donations to support two impact driven climate projects. All of the projects are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. For the month of October 2021, firstly we are being shown how a common sense approach to forestry in Chile is generating power while reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Then we zoom across the Atlantic to Uganda to see a project run by Trees For The Future.
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Aabyss are Network Group Award Winners 2021

on 27-Oct-2021 13:46:36 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Aabyss News IT News
Aabyss are proud to be named winners of the Large MSP of the Year Award at the 12th annual Network Group Gala & Awards 2021. The event was held in Brighton last week and for many it represented the first time to meet up with fellow partners for over 18 months.  
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Hiring seasonal staff? Here are a few things to consider from the IT perspective

on 20-Oct-2021 12:21:55 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Management Strategy Productivity
In many industries, there are seasonal spikes in business around specific times. For example, Accounting firms, though busy all year, generally see a spike in business around the time of the self-assessment deadline, etc., the retail and e-commerce industry sees a boom around the Christmas period, and so on. During such peak times, it is common practice in the industry to employ part-time staff to meet the immediate resource needs. While this works well in terms of costs and for handling additional work/client inflow, this poses a few challenges from the IT perspective. In this blog, we explore those challenges so you know what to watch out for before bringing part-time staff on board.
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Liverpool Sportswomen's Lunch

on 20-Oct-2021 12:21:11 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Aabyss News
This year's Liverpool Sportswomen's Lunch was held on 23rd September at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield stadium. The event was hosted by radio presenter Darren Proctor with special guest speaker, Olympic cyclist, Elinor Barker. Held in aid of NSPCC, we eagerly await the results of the charity donations received which are yet to be confirmed.
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