Are Computer Maintenance Contracts a thing of the past ?
I have been providing computer maintenance contracts for 30 years but of late I have been noticing a distinct decline in requests for year round maintenance contracts. The reasons for this seem manifold:- Clients and employees of those clients are now becoming more IT literate so they are...
More Cloud Server Migrations
Holders Sheet Metals manufacture and install ventilation ductwork for many national and local businesses throughout the North West. They had reached that stage, as many companies do, where their peer to peer network was impeding their business efficiency and needed help in moving to a server infrastructure. Cloud9...
Is your Company ready For GDPR ?
With only 4 months left, many of our clients are now well under way with their GDPR Preparations. If your company holds data on individuals then their are 12 steps you should be taking right now ! Awareness You should make sure that decision makers and key people...
Windows Server 2016 Installation sees out a busy month
Pheww its been quite a month.................................. Cloud9 were asked to provide consultancy, installation and support on recommended improvements to a Contracting Company IT Infrastructure. They provide support to a select group of the UK's largest facilities maintenance companies, who in turn manage and maintain buildings and infrastructure for...
Cloud9’s New Home
We are now based at Blackpool Enterprise Center 291-305 Lytham Road Blackpool Lancs FY4 1EW Our Phone number remains the same at 01253 304255 and our email is firstname.lastname@example.org Cloud9 based at Blackpool Enterprise Centre
Computer security Install a firewall and virus-checking on your computers. Make sure that your operating system is set up to receive automatic updates. Protect your computer by downloading the latest patches or security updates, which should cover vulnerabilities. Only allow your staff access to the information they need to...
Impact of New Technologies
“Whether things will be better if they are different I do not know, but that they will have to be different if they are to become better, that I do know” (Lichtenberg, 1765, p.208) According to Bitar (2003) innovation is a difficult and elusive process to manage and...