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Ransomware & Crypto Viruses

Brief history of Ransomware Ransomware has been around for years in various forms. It was reported that the first example of Ransomware was in America in 1989. Fast forward to today and it is estimated that there are around a million different types of ransomware. In recent times it has become more and more common…

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Half of UK Businesses Have No Cyber Security Strategy

A new report has revealed that almost HALF of businesses in the UK have not implemented a cyber security strategy, leaving themselves vulnerable to breaches. Despite a high number of recent attacks, the report revealed that only 57% of UK businesses are protecting their devices and data with a formal cyber security strategy. This is…

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20 Questions: Amarjit

Name: Amarjit Singh Nickname: Ams/Amo Job role: Support Team Leader Hometown: Manchester/Chorlton Loves: Football (Man Utd of course), Rum, A new pair of shoes/trainers, socialising, cycling, Road wars/traffic cops, motor sports. Hates: People who look at their phone mid conversation and immediately lose concentration, inconsiderate drivers. Quickly sum up a day in the life of…

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Quick & Easy Guide to Switching IT Providers!

We realise that switching your IT provider can seem daunting or like a lot of work, which is why we are making at easy as possible with our simple step by step guide… Why should I switch IT provider? People change their IT provider for a number of reasons. A lot of people come to…

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20 Questions: Richard

Name: Richard Nurse Nickname: Rick/Rich Job role: 2nd/3rd Line IT Support Hometown: Little Bollington Loves: Travelling Hates: Narrow Minded People   Quickly sum up a day in the life of 2nd/3rd line IT Support – Health check platforms in the morning, resolve various IT issues during the day and conclude any technical meetings. How would…

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Meet the Team: Louise

Name: Louise Lowe Nickname: Lou and Bean (it rhymed with my maiden name!) Job role: Director Hometown: Cheadle Hulme Loves: family, friends, good food and wine Hates: Inflated egos   Quickly sum up a day in the life of a Director: I get involved in most areas of San-iT apart from the IT support itself…

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San-iT Head Over the Edge for Charity!

San-iT are turning superheroes for charity! Barry, Seb, Richard, Amarjit and Gareth are all set to scale 240ft down Manchester’s Liberty Heights in order to raise valuable funds for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital on Sunday 14th May at 10am. San-iT has recently partnered with The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and the Humphrey’s Heroes abseil…

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San-iT Welcome 3rd Line Support Engineer Richard!

2017 has brought a lot of exciting new opportunities for us here at San-iT and we’re delighted to welcome another fantastic new addition to the team! This month we offered a big welcome to Richard who joined our support as a 3rd Line Support Engineer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience with him. After…

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Why is Back Up & Disaster Recovery Important for Businesses?

Companies generate huge volumes of data every day. As one of your most valuable assets, it is essential for small-medium sized businesses to protect their data in case of disaster. No matter what your industry, it’s likely that your data is vital to the continued operation and success of your business. In an increasingly fast-paced…

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Meet The Team: Barry

Name: Barry Lowe Nickname: Bazatron in the office (not sure where this came from!) Job role: Managing Director Hometown: Marple Loves: Working and spending time with the family along with socialising. Love motor sport and fly fishing but rarely find the time! Hates: Having to queue! Quickly sum up a day in the life of…

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