IT Support in 2018 – What do South Wales business owners and IT Managers need to know?

IT Support in 2018 - What do South Wales business owners and IT Managers need to know? If 2017 was the year of upheaval and challenges (the Wannacry virus, Brexit shenanigans, Trump and concerns [...]

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Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre: The first cyber-security threats of 2018 and how to protect against them The first big cyber-security issue of 2018 has landed and you may already be aware of the recently publicised Meltdown [...]

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Fortinet Vulnerability

Fortinet Vulnerability On 7th December, 2017 a vulnerability (CVE-2017-14184) was announced by Fortinet relating to the FortiClient SSLVPN security. FortiClient for Linux, Mac OSX and Windows stores encrypted VPN authentication credentials in improperly secured [...]

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Welsh Manufacturing businesses embracing the fourth industrial revolution

Welsh Manufacturing businesses embracing the fourth industrial revolution Wales has a long-standing manufacturing history, and many manufacturing firms still operate from Wales, having chosen to buck the trend of outsourcing manufacturing operations to Eastern [...]

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Budget Nov 2017

Budget November 2017: On the brink of a technological revolution Today's budget speech from Chancellor Philip Hammond clearly presented a theme of productivity, with announcements abound for the technology industry. He talked at length [...]

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Microsoft Future Decoded – Digital Transformation, the 4th Industrial Revolution

As a commercial graduate with a foundation knowledge of digital business processes I jumped at the opportunity to explore digital innovations and technology trends at Microsoft Future Decoded (ExCeL Centre London). In a nut [...]

November 6th, 2017|Categories: Views|Comments Off on Microsoft Future Decoded – Digital Transformation, the 4th Industrial Revolution

Simple steps you need to take to stop robots from taking your job

You know those doomsday reports about how machines are going to put us all out of work? They’re wrong. Make no mistake; those machines are redefining our profession. Artificial intelligence and cognitive learning technologies can [...]

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Microsoft Inspire Day 3 – You can’t have privacy without security

The third and final day of Microsoft’s Inspire conference brought many sessions about the conflict of privacy and security. Microsoft clearly set out its agenda, highlighting a triad of responsibilities: Microsoft is continuing to [...]

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[Infographic] Get your business ready for the GDPR in May 2018

The recent cyber-attacks on the NHS and the WannaCry ransomware attack should really make every business and organisation sit up and listen. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25th May 2018. [...]

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How to prevent technology from becoming a distraction at work

How to prevent technology from becoming a distraction at work Generally, people use technology in an attempt to aid their productivity. Gadgets and apps are supposed to make things easier, but is all [...]

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What is cloud computing & why is it so great?

What is cloud computing? Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services – servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and more – over the Internet (“the cloud”). Companies offering these computing services [...]

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Five reasons why small businesses should be using Microsoft Office 365

It's hard to imagine, there was actually a time when flexible working didn't exist, and productivity would inevitably slow down as soon as the worker left the office. Customer expectations have meant that businesses have [...]

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IT security is a threat to UK businesses

The cyber security landscape is evolving. Lone cyber-attacks, organised criminal hacking and state-sponsored cybercrime are all on the rise and are a threat to every organisation with a connection to the internet. These attackers have [...]

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7 Simple Microsoft Outlook Tricks for Increasing Productivity

Millions of people use Microsoft Outlook every day to manage their email and calendar at work. That's no surprise given that Office is the worlds most popular collaboration and productivity platform. But the truth is: [...]

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3 Ways Microsoft Power BI Can Help Your Sales Team Succeed

With an ever changing and evolving market and the massive amount of data available, your sales team’s job of knowing their customer base isn’t easy. Sorting through data sets, spreadsheets and different software can slow [...]

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Yammer News – Updates To User Experiences & IT Controls

Microsoft has announced some new updates to Yammer, the enterprise social network. Watch Microsoft Mechanics taking an in-depth look at the new updates to Yammer, from enhanced security & compliance to greater team productivity. Angus [...]

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How the four pillars of productivity can drive your business forward

As a business owner, what keeps you awake at night? The finances? Staff issues? If you think about it, productivity is the underlying issue. Staff aren’t performing well enough to gain the revenues you need [...]

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Building the Most Productive Workforce in the World

"Do you want to know why we chose Office 365? It's because of Microsoft," Facebook CIO Tim Campos said in a video. "Microsoft got cool again." This is a big customer win for Microsoft because [...]

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Microsoft WPC: Day 1

Report 1 from Kevin Herbert This is my third consecutive Microsoft World Partner Conference and this year it is held in Toronto, Canada. Microsoft are reporting that it is the busiest conference for years and [...]

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Microsoft WPC: Will HoloLens Be The New Way We Work?

Its not about the tech. Its about celebrating the achievements of what people are doing with our tech. The first Keynote in Toronto was an interesting one, discussing the desire to use tech to [...]

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Make Your Business Safer Today

50% of the worst breaches in 2015 were caused by inadvertent human error. Don’t let your employees become your organisation’s Achilles’ heel. Cyber criminals are always looking for the easiest point of entry into [...]

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Why It Makes Total Sense For Microsoft To Acquire LinkedIn

Yesterday Microsoft announced it was acquiring LinkedIn for just over $26bn (£18bn). The move, which came a little out of left field and surprised many, is by far the biggest acquisition made by Microsoft. You [...]

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Women in a STEM job role

Women represent the majority of young university graduates, but are still under-represented in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) fields. Worse, women’s progress in breaking into these fields has slowed down in recent [...]

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Microsoft Planner Project Management App Now Available To All Office 365 Users

After launching a preview last year, Microsoft has now released it's Planner app to all Office 365 users. Planner is a project management/team collaboration app for it's Office 365 suite. The app lets teams create [...]

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7 Signs Your Business Is Ready To Grow

Congratulations! Profitability looks good and customers are happy so it’s exciting that you are thinking about the next stage of growth for your business. However, it’s important to remember that you need to ensure you [...]

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How To Create A Killer LinkedIn Profile That Will Get You Noticed

Your LinkedIn profile is effectively your online CV. It is a great channel for personal branding and can help you build a powerful presence on the most popular professional social network with over 300 million [...]

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Addressing Your CxO’s Top Five Cloud Security Concerns

Customers frequently ask us how they can defend their Office 365 tenancy. While the motivations and capabilities of attackers vary widely, most attacks still follow a common process. The security industry refers to it as [...]

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How secure is your cloud?

Have you ever thought about the security of your data and who is responsible for safeguarding it once uploaded to the cloud? The majority of us don’t think about this vital topic and, unfortunately, are [...]

February 8th, 2016|Categories: Views|Comments Off on How secure is your cloud?

8 Top Security Tips

The internet brings such a huge scope of business benefits and opportunities; from the email orders you receive to your e-billing system, the internet is intrinsic to the future of your business. However, did you [...]

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Eight gadgets NSUK are excited about this month!

At Net Support UK we are persistent with keeping up to date with the latest innovative technology – no matter how big or small! Due to it being summer, the tech team have decided to [...]

August 11th, 2015|Categories: Views|Comments Off on Eight gadgets NSUK are excited about this month!

@Y2kevkh’s blog Day 4 at WPC

Today was the last full day of Conference and probably the busiest yet. Starting with an 8 o'clock meeting with Pim Bultman, EMEA Director Hosting Solutions for Insight. While waiting for the Keynote to [...]

July 16th, 2015|Categories: Views|Comments Off on @Y2kevkh’s blog Day 4 at WPC

WPC – the final day’s plans

Thursday, the final day of the conference allows partners to concentrate on information from their region. Therefore, expect updates from Kevin from the UK session called "Explore the Magic of Technology." Follow Kevin for more [...]

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Wednesday 15th July – day 4 at WPC

Kevin has set himself another challenging day. The morning starts with a Keynote speech "Achieving More Together" and he has pencilled in several sessions including "Leading the digital workplace of the future: competing to win [...]

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Reflections on Digital 2015

It's just a week after Wales' premier event for tech and digital industries. For Net Support UK , it was a very busy few days especially with MD Giles Phelps sitting on two panels [...]

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Views|Comments Off on Reflections on Digital 2015

3 things to take away from Day1 of Digital2015

There were some great speakers today and the Net Support UK team have been racing between conference theatres to make the most of the day. Here are our 3 tops things we learnt today [...]

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Join us on Booth 29 at Digital 2015

As a key sponsor at this year's Digital conference, held at Celtic Manor, you'll find expert advice, demonstrations and general great conversation Booth 29. Are you following us on LinkedIn and Twitter? At this year's [...]

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