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19 August 2021

What’s the purpose of an IT business continuity plan?

When your systems go down, business operations are at risk. It’s the same if your data is stolen or compromised. An IT business continuity plan will outline how your business can prevent or cope during an unexpected disruption to your services. This plan is an in-depth document containing recovery strategies that every aspect of your ... What’s the purpose of an IT business continuity plan?

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19 July 2021

What are IT support services? And what does an IT support person do?

If you think IT support services involve sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen all day, we’re here to tell you that you’re only half right. At iomart, our IT support people hold the title of ‘Customer Support Engineers’—and they take on a huge variety of tasks and responsibilities for our customers, both ... What are IT support services? And what does an IT support person do?

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9 July 2021

What does ‘IT Solutions’ actually mean?

Across many years and industries, businesses have been advertising their ‘solutions’ as ways to support and assist their clients. The Cambridge Dictionary describes a solution as ‘an answer to a problem’, and of course, many who use the word ‘solution’ in their business practices are indeed providing an answer to a problem. However, the word ... What does ‘IT Solutions’ actually mean?

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21 June 2021

What is ‘managed services’?

‘Managed services’ is a singular name for the large group of tasks carried out by a managed service provider or MSP.  Companies can outsource the day-to-day maintenance of their technology for a monthly fee and this incorporates a great number of tasks and responsibilities which help to facilitate smoother operations—hence the name, managed services.  This ... What is ‘managed services’?

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9 June 2021

What are the advantages of cloud computing?

If you are a business owner or decision-maker, you are more than likely aware of the term ‘cloud computing’. The adoption of cloud services has become commonplace for large and small organisations alike. Not only is this sort of remote server access becoming increasingly necessary for data storage, but there are a myriad of further ... What are the advantages of cloud computing?

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28 May 2021

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud Computing is an umbrella term covering the delivery of hosted computing services over the internet, including; software, hardware and storage.

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24 May 2021

Why is cyber security important for businesses?

Technology and the internet are integral to most businesses’ day-to-day processes in 2021. In fact, pretty much all business matters can now be carried out online, and at a time when everyone is working remotely, they normally are. It’s quick, cost-effective and efficient.

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