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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.


How Remote It Support can Help a Small Business Grow

Date: 7th September 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

As a company grows, so does its reliance on its IT infrastructure. Having in place the correct hardware, software and emergency support can put significant pressure on an already strained budget. One way in which you can maximise the efficiencies of your IT system, and take the strain away from the company as you grow, is to outsource IT support, including remote desktop assistance.

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Speed up Your Disaster Recovery Process

Date: 25th August 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

Every business is reliant on procedures and frameworks that allow them to bounce back during emergency situations. When it comes to IT networks it is important to understand not only the positive impact they can have on providing you with the foundations to perform everyday tasks that build productivity and profit for your business, but also how they can help in those worst-case scenarios where data breaches take place and your staff is left with downtime and disruption.

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Data Protection Protocols for Business IT Systems

Date: 11th August 2017
Author: Graham Barnes

As a business owner it is your responsibility to understand the legal implications, should you fail to have in place a sufficient system to protect data that your company holds. All businesses now rely on electronic data, holding huge quantities relating to myriad clients, suppliers and employees, alongside product and service information, company finances and other issues.

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Building up a Knowledge of IT with Assistance from Experts

Date: 14th July 2017
Author: Graham Barnes

There is a reliance upon IT and a strong communications network in every single modern business. In order for most daily processes in the workplace to be smooth and effective there has to be a good IT network and support in place. Building up a solid knowledge of your network, and training employees to understand how to maximise the tools at their disposal, will help your company grow and to minimise downtime.

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The Benefits of Remote IT Support to a Small Business

Date: 29th June 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

Remote IT support is the perfect addition to the network of support a small business needs. At HBC we completely understand how important it is for a growing company to have as little downtime as possible when a problem strikes. Having an experienced team to help find a resolution in a fast timeframe is a real boost to any company.

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Staff Training is Imperative to Avoid Security Breaches

Date: 14th June 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

In any business it is vitally important that all employees understand their roles in terms of data security and preventing breaches of Internet security. Once a system has been breached it can cause damage to the reputation of the company, lead to identity theft, legal problems or financial worries. What can you do to help your employees through IT security training?

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Enforce Microsoft Windows Updates Using Group Policy

Date: 30th May 2017
Author: Graham Barnes

Updates for Microsoft Windows are important for a number of reasons, even more so when you are discussing the security of computers within a business setting that are part of a wider network. Enforcing these updates using Group Policy is something that the team at HBC can assist your business with, increasing the security around your business and keeping your employees as effective as possible.

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Hiring an IT Manager? – What to Expect

Date: 12th May 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

Every business is only as strong as the IT infrastructure they have in place. Think about all the data that your company needs to survive, and the daily hardware, software and processes that your staff members use in order to keep your customers happy. If you are hiring an IT manager, or outsourcing your IT support to an external provider such as Hampshire Business Computers, what do you need to know about the role?

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Why You Should Outsource to a Fully Manned Helpdesk

Date: 20th April 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

As a business owner there can be certain IT and wider system problems that you just haven’t got the knowledge and expertise to quickly fix. Having an in-house IT department can be costly, so having the assistance of a fully manned helpdesk can make a real difference to the day-to-day running of your business.

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