BT Group increase ultrafast broadband coverage
The latest figures from BT Group show that Openreach’s coverage of ultrafast broadband ISP network has increased to 4.2 million premises, that’s up 3.7% on last quarter. This includes 1.81 million on fibre to the premises (FFTP) broadband and 2.42million on hybrid fibre G.fast, despite their plans to pause this particular product.
Are you prepared for the BT ISDN and PSTN switch off?
BT will begin phasing out its ISDN and PSTN network in 2020, with total switch-off scheduled for 2025. Have you considered how your business will be affected?
Government has big plans for Britain’s broadband
At the Opening of Parliament speech, the Queen summarised the government’s ambitious plans to introduce new legislation for providing ‘gigabit-capable’ broadband speeds to millions of homes.
Microsoft to stop updating server 2008 in the New Year
Microsoft has announced it will no longer support Windows Server 2008 after 14th January 2020. This means there will no longer be releases for new functionality, updates and, perhaps most importantly, security fixes. Staying on this server therefore means you leave your organisation open to ever increasingly sophisticated data thieves and outdated systems.
Microsoft ending support for Windows 7
As of the 14th January 2020, Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be providing support for Windows 7 on laptops and desktops. That means no more security updates, no more software updates and no more technical support.
Why cyber security is important for small businesses
Identifying potential risks and maintaining the cyber security of your business is arguably more important today than ever before. With the number of malicious cyber-attacks on the rise and GDPR to contend with, ensuring that the data of your staff, clients and customers is protected should not be overlooked.