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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.


Six reasons you need to backup your business data

Date: 14th August 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

Whatever your business, you are storing data in some form; it could be on your website, your contact list, your customer accounts, or even just your employee records. But are you backing up that data regularly?

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Changes in Software Licencing

Date: 23rd April 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

It's fair to say that as recently as 10 years ago, licencing laws from software vendors large and small were often not taken seriously by businesses and other consumers. Licencing was either misunderstood or ignored by many to the immense frustration of software companies and we have seen many changes over recent years.

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Cyber Security checklist for 2019

Date: 23rd January 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

Cyber security is one of those subjects which every business knows is important but can also feel too complex or too technical to know where to begin with it. That’s why our experts at Hampshire Business Computers have created this Cyber Security Checklist which every small business should follow to keep their data and information safe in 2019.

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Is Office 365 right for your business?

Date: 11th December 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

When setting up IT systems for a business, choosing between on-premise systems like Exchange, or the cloud-based system Office 365 is one of the key decisions so how do you know which is the right system for your company?

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Why your business needs a disaster recovery plan in place

Date: 12th November 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

When setting up a business no doubt health and safety and other risk assessment areas will have been given a great deal of consideration but what about the risk to your business if your IT system were to fail?

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I don’t have an IT team but need IT support – can you help?

Date: 24th October 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

Many companies don’t have the capacity or the budget to run a fully qualified IT team full-time, yet still have all the usual IT needs including computers, phone lines and automated business systems such as payroll or HR.

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I’ve suffered a cyber security issue – what do I do?

Date: 24th September 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

As a business, being subject to a cyberattack can cause a multitude of problems from legal issues, to data breaches and loss of reputation. It could even mean the end of the business altogether if the customers lose faith as a result.

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Five tips to help keep your business cyber secure

Date: 28th August 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

Cyber security is a real concern for all businesses as we move towards a more and more online-focussed world. The internet brings a great number of opportunities for all businesses to reach more audiences and grow globally, but at the same time it opens up the business to potential cyber-attacks.

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Should you be using cloud services for your small business?

Date: 16th July 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

It could well be a great option for you. 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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