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End Of Life Windows 7

Are you planning for End Of Life for windows 7 – which ends on 14th January 2020?Microsoft will stop supporting and provide security updates to Windows 7 and at that point this popular operating system will become increasingly unsafe to use It’s also a good time to plan for upgrading…

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UK Government’s Cyber Essentials

Cyber Security is not something that will take care of itself. Cyber reports have indicated in 2018 there was over 425 million new virus definitions released – that’s over 1 million a day. We are in a race to prevent hackers affecting our business operations. The only way you will be…

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Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud?

The Cloud can be broken down into public, private, hybrid and multi-cloud solutions. Choosing the right cloud service – or a combination of them – can be a very important decision for your business.The Cloud As the name implies, its not an invisible mass of data floating around in…

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Checking Your Admin Rights And Why

How to check if you have admin rights and why you should check.One of the easiest routes for Cyber criminals to install Malware onto your system is by using an email attachment. Every day a large number of emails are being sent to businesses with all sorts of virus laden attachments. These emails…

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Prudential Ride London

PDQ Computers is proud to support our Senior Engineer Lea Castle as he prepares to cycle Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is a leading national charity that fundraises to enhance…

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Should I switch to Office 365?

Microsoft® Office 365 is a cloud solution for email, which includes office applications and business data storage. These services are web-enabled and the 365 platform is scalable for all businesses requirements.We are finding the most popular subscription based solution is still ‘Business…

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IT Security Status Review

Our review will help you to understand how your IT Cyber Security defences have been set up and if the current provision is adequate to protect your systems and dataPDQ will agree the scope of the review and if the review is to be measured against an accreditation standard such as Cyber…

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PDQ Cloud Backup

PDQ Cloud backup can eliminate hardware failure by taking your backups directly to our UK based private cloud data centre that’s fully accredited.What does this mean for your business?Efficiency and cost savings. Instead of paying up front for a proprietary appliance or local data storage…

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Our Christmas and New Year opening hours

Wishing all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Your support during 2018 has been greatly appreciated, together we achieved a great deal during the past year and even more exciting things are coming in the future. Our business would not be able to grow and thrive without your…

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Do you know how to deal with a ransomware attack?

Ransomware is becoming increasingly more common with 60% of SMB’s going out of business within 6 months of an attack. Whilst there are several steps you can take to protect your business from ransomware and other malware, the chances of being a victim of a successful attack is very high.WHAT…

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