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Adam Lewis

Adam's career in IT started in 1997 working in distribution. In 2005 he moved into SEO and e-commerce, more recently specialising in the Magento e-commerce platform. In 2020 he began to focus more on digital marketing and joined Aabyss to help with their growth.

Recent Posts

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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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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Aabyss Limited announces the acquisition of Netcom Technologies

on 08-Oct-2021 09:00:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Aabyss News IT News
Liverpool, Merseyside, UK, 8th October 2021 – Aabyss Limited is delighted to announce it has acquired another managed services provider, Yorkshire-based Netcom Technologies Ltd (“Netcom”).
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A Year of Climate Positivity

on 06-Oct-2021 12:13:17 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments |
September 2021 marks the first anniversary of our membership of the Ecologi climate positivity initiative. Our headline figures for the year show a 353 tonne reduction in CO2 and over 13,000 trees planted. To put these numbers in perspective this is the equivalent of 271 long haul flights or over 870,000 miles driven in a car. To cap off a successful first year we made the Top 50 Tree Planting leaderboard.
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Aabyss nominated for two Network Group Awards

on 29-Sep-2021 12:19:22 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments |
Aabyss are proud to announce they have been nominated for two awards at the annual Network Group Awards. Following on from our success in 2019 receiving two awards, we have again been nominated in two categories; the prestigious Large MSP of the Year and a well deserved individual nomination for our Chief Operating Officer, Troy Midwood, in the Member Contribution category.
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