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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.


Why You Should Have a Business Continuity and Backup Plan for Your Business

Date: 7th April 2017
Author: Graham Barnes

For a business, one of the biggest fears is to have downtime due to a situation beyond your control. Losing precious work time, and potentially data, through human fault, system damage or a natural event can cause untold damage to a company in the short-term. Here are a few reasons why you should have a Business Continuity plan in place for your business.

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The Benefits of VoIP for Businesses

Date: 22nd March 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

If you are a growing business the way in which your staff communicate, either internally, with suppliers, or with customers, can have an impact on your success. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a communication technology that uses the Internet, rather than the traditional Analog telephone system.

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The Importance of Protecting Data as a Business

Date: 6th March 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

Business owners have to be aware of the legal issues of data that their company holds. Everyone has become more digitally connected in recent years, with all organisations holding vast swathes of information electronically.

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Sage 200

Date: 22nd February 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

Sage 200 is the most widely used mid-market accounting and CRM product in the UK. Sage software can either be implemented in-house or accessed through a Cloud subscription. Multiple companies can be configured at no additional cost.

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Benefits of a Network Health Check

Date: 9th February 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

A network health check is a great way to take a look at all the IT and digital infrastructure you have within your business and investigate where it is necessary to improve or build upon. Here are a few reasons why it is an important step to take.

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Is It Time to Make a Change to Outsourced IT Support?

Date: 26th January 2017
Author: Graham Barnes

For a small and medium sized businesses it is often the case that there are a small team of one or two IT professionals looking after all of the network and other aspects of technology for up to 100 people. For a while this is perfectly acceptable but you can keep an eye out for signs that you might need to start thinking about outsourcing your IT support.

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5 Benefits of Remote Desktop Support

Date: 17th January 2017
Author: Kieron Doyle

For any business it is important to have solid and speedy solutions to any IT problems that may arise. Remote IT support offers a flexible and cost effective method of doing just that. Here we look at 5 benefits of taking on a remote desktop support service.

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Why You Should Outsource Your IT

Date: 10th January 2017
Author: Derrick Ross

In-house IT departments can be costly and complex, especially for new or small businesses, but you still need some support for your internal network for a variety of reasons, including data security. Here we look at why you should outsource your IT needs, rather than look to hire internally.

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