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Is it Better to Work for an MSP or In-House?

In July, we celebrated Mat K-M’s one-year anniversary at San-iT.  Mat came to us from an in-house role as the sole IT support member. Today, he is part of an elite team of experts, working hard to deliver an exceptional service to our clients. In this interview, Mat explains how moving to a Managed Service…

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How to use Office 365 to collaborate on projects

If you and your colleagues are about to embark on a major business project, you may be wondering whether there are any technologies out there to help your team collaborate more effectively. Well, we have good news for you. Microsoft Office 365 is specially designed to help co-workers work together in real-time and in a…

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Do pop up blockers prevent viruses?

For far too long pop-ups have been irritating internet users. While some of them can be useful, most of them are simply annoying. Others, however, will try and trick you into accepting a download that will infect your laptop or computer with a virus. Why choose a pop-up blocker Identify – A pop-up blocker is…

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Case Study: Manchester Clothiers

Unlocking high-growth, business stability and superior customer service through leased wireless, Office 365 and VOIP telephony.   San-iT executed a technology overhaul for this Manchester clothiers and provided IT expertise to supercharge employee productivity, keep its data secure, give customers superior service and future-proof the business for growth. The Client  As a high-end men’s outer-wear retailer…

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Biggest Hacking Horror Stories in History

Pretty much every business now knows how important staying safe online and protecting their computers, networks and servers is. Cyber-crime is a constant menace in the modern digital business world and can do lots of damage. It is thought that computer hacking cost UK small businesses an estimated £13.6 billion last year alone! In recent…

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What is Spyware, and how do you avoid it?

Spyware is a growing concern when it comes to ensuring digital security. The use of spyware is one of the quickest and easiest ways for data thieves to compromise PC security and access confidential information. Spyware is relatively easy to avoid, however, provided you follow the key safety tips Defining the terms So, first things…

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Five security risks of social media and how to prevent them

Most of us use social media on a daily (perhaps even hourly) basis, meaning it has become all too easy to forget the dangers of sharing our personal data online. Indeed, thanks to the easy accessibility of platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, it has never been more crucial to use social media safely and…

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20 Questions with: Cathryn Bright, Accounts Assistant

Name: Cathryn Bright   Nickname: Cat/Kitty   Job role: Accounts Assistant  Hometown: Rochdale Loves: Food    Hates: Baked Beans Quickly sum up a day in the life of an Accounts Assistant: invoice people, pay people be happy! How would friends describe you in 3 words? Competitive, Random, Creative What first made you want to work for/startup San-iT? Great…

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Cyber safety tips for employees

Cyber security is becoming an essential consideration for businesses of all sizes. Data thieves will exploit gaps in your workplace security, with potentially devastating consequences. As a part of the GDPR, all businesses have a responsibility to take data security as seriously as possible – which means your employees need to understand how to maintain…

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Microsoft Gold Partner Status

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded Gold Partner Status from Microsoft for Cloud Platform (Azure), earning the highest standard within Microsoft’s highly regarded partnership program. Earning Gold status means San-iT is recognised by Microsoft as being a close collaborator, delivering Cloud Platform services to the highest standards. As a Gold Partner we demonstrate our commitment…

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