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Welcome to the HBC blog! We hope you enjoy reading our posts about different aspects of IT services and solutions, as well as news and information from the company which might be of interest. Our aim is to keep you updated with the latest news and trends from the world of IT solutions.


Should you be using cloud services for your small business?

Date: 16th July 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

The simple answer to that question is yes! Cloud services have revolutionised the way businesses operate and make it much easier to access business data from anywhere in the world. It also provides added security if anything were to happen to your physical business premises.

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How to protect your business data from an IT disaster

Date: 13th June 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

With today’s modern way of working, many businesses now rely on cloud-based computing to store data and have staff working remotely, so if a business premises were compromised, then the business would still be up and running.

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Why Charities Need IT Support

Date: 30th May 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

As charities rely heavily on data to keep in touch with all their supporters and fundraisers, good IT support is a vital aspect for any charity. And with the new GDPR regulations about to come into force, having up-to-date IT systems is more important than ever. Here are a few key reasons why charities need IT support:

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What does good IT support look like?

Date: 26th April 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

People talk about IT support all the time, normally when something goes wrong – so what exactly does good IT support look like and what should you expect as standard from your own support team and provider? IT support comes in many guises, from remote assistance, to on-site care and maintenance of the server room – but there are certain standards and expectations which all IT support providers should be maintaining.

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How do I make sure my business is GDPR compliant?

Date: 13th March 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

With the deadline for complying with the new GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation – coming up quickly, businesses are now rushing to check whether or not they are compliant. The new EU law will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will change the way companies are able to store, secure and manage personal data.

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What is GDPR – A quick guide for business

Date: 7th February 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

Six months ago most people had never heard of GDPR but now you can’t move without seeing offers to train your company to make sure you are GDPR-ready and it seems everyone is a GDPR expert all of a sudden.

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10 IT trends for 2018 that every business should know about

Date: 3rd January 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

The team at Hampshire Business Computers takes great pride in continuous learning and staying ahead of industry trends and changes so our customers can rest assured we have the knowledge to support their business. Here are the top 10 IT trends we predict will be vital to business for 2018.

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The Benefits of Outsourcing IT for a Hampshire Business

Date: 26th October 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

For growing businesses in the Hampshire area it is important to have a full grasp of the IT requirements your business needs. This entails the acquisition of hardware and software, as well as keeping on top of modern trends and training your staff. If you are weighing up whether to build an in-house IT team or outsource your needs, there are a few reasons you should outsource.

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Hosted Telephony for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

Date: 12th October 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

For any modern business the communication at its disposal is key to its chances of being successful and continuing to grow. A fully integrated communications system has to complement the services, goods and internal protocols that each specific business holds dear.

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