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Struggling to store data in a secure environment online?

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 15:22

The majority of offices use email as the main way of their employees staying in contact with each other and with their customers. Such emails can often take up a lot of space on office servers and making systems slower to work with. Email archiving is a tool that can help to resolve this issue.

Email Archiving is a service that enables companies to gain more space as it takes emails from their local server (in the office) to a secure cloud portal where they can be accessed easily online if and when needed. This works especially well for HR and legal teams as by law they have to keep documents and emails for up to 10 years.

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Small Businesses at higher risk of falling victim to cyber attacks

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 15:00

It’s hard to watch the news and not hear about cyber attacks, security breaches and viruses that can destroy your confidential data in seconds. The hackers are everywhere and getting more sophisticated. There is proof that more and more cyber attacks take place every day. So, how safe is your security package?

One way of protecting your business is through running an antispam and an antivirus piece of software. Some programmes, such as Symantec.cloud, can scan emails before they get to the inbox so that users wouldn’t even know that a problem could’ve occurred. Newer security programmes also scan the email’s content, URL’s and attachments in case the virus is hidden. Very high tech, I know. It’s almost like having a bodyguard for your email inbox.

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Understanding the difference between IPv4 and IPv6

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 14:41

The term “IPv6” can come across as quite technical but we’re here to help you understand what it is and how it is different to its counterpart IPv4.

An IP address is the way to identify a location of a computer or device over the internet. Every computer, laptop or tablet has one and is easy to find out if you need to.

The main advantage of IPv6 over IPv4 is its larger address space. The length of an IPv6 address is 128 bits, compared with 32 bits in IPv4. With IPv6, router decisions can be made faster due to the header being simpler making everything work at a faster pace.
One difference between IPv4 and IPv6 is that there is no broadcast support and it uses multicast to communicate with multiple hosts.

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The difference between POP and IMAP

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 16:42

One of the many questions our support team receive each week is about the difference between POP and IMAP and which they think is the better option. The two different types of mail protocols both have advantages and disadvantages. It just depends which email is suited more to you and your business.

Deciding which works better for your business can sometimes be an overwhelming choice to make if you’re not a technical expert. The points listed below should help you choose the right mail server for you and explain the main differences between the two.

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Configuring your emails to your iPhone

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 13:14

One of the most common questions our support team are asked is how to configure their emails on an iPhone. It can seem confusing at first and many put it off when they first set up their iPhone.

Here, is a simple step by step guide on how to set up your email accounts on an iPhone.

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5 tips for protecting your email security

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:17

It is essential that a small business knows how to keep their emails secure.

Below are 5 tips for protecting your email security.

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