More and more businesses are implementing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology because of its versatility, flexibility and cost effectiveness. With BT recently announcing the end of ISDN and PSTN services from as early as 2020, there has never been a better time to consider a VoIP telephony solution for your business.
On 10th October 2017, Office 2007 will reach End of Life (EoL). In addition, as of 31st October 2017, Outlook 2007 will be unable to connect to Office 365 mailboxes, which means companies using Outlook 2007 and Office 365 for email will not be able to send or receive emails after this date.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be replacing the Data Protection Act in May next year, but according to recent reports 96% of UK businesses are still unprepared for it. GDPR is a regulation and not a directive. This means it has to be implemented by every organisation and you must continue to adhere to it.
According to Symantec (one of the worlds leading IT security vendors), 50% of small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs) admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one of them, then you really need to think about whether you can afford to maintain the status quo.
Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously and have taken measures to protect the data they hold. It can also help you to win business.