Blog Posts from the Helpdesk

iPhone Ex?

Apple might consider the iPhone X to be its future. Unfortunately, not enough of us are agreeing. Are poor sales of Apple’s new flagship product a statistical blip or a sign of things to come?

 

Nikkei first reported in January that Apple was halving its iPhone X production for the quarter, with a follow-up report a few days ago saying that this left Samsung scrambling to find alternative ?

 

Happy 22nd Birthday to LIS

The average life expectancy of companies in our sector is around 10 years and when setting up LIS in 1996 we had a 10 year plan with this in mind.  We pretty much ignored the plan and got on with supporting our clients which was probably just as well! Since then the world we work in has changed out of all recognition and today we support more users and PCs with fewer staff than ever before. LIS has always been an early adopter of new tech and now through our Remote Management and Monitoring tools (RMM) we do a better job for our clients as a proactive IT partner than we could ever have done in the bad old manual days of break-fix support. The other benefit of good remote management is that we can support clients much further afield than previously possible from our Essex base.

So happy birthday to us and a big thank you to all the staff, clients, suppliers and friends who have been with us along the way. Amazingly we still have all our original client base from our first 2 years trading!  We treated ourselves to this new website as our birthday present. We think it is a big step forward but do let us know what you think.

We are working on a 10 year plan again this month but we will try and stick to it this time…

New IT Support Partner

If you’re thinking about changing your IT support partner, ask yourself these questions first:

  • What are the costs and do they include unlimited support?
  • Does data security come as part of the agreement or is it an add-on?
  • Do they offer third party software support?
  • Do they really understand my business?
  • Will they monitor my network 24/7?
  • Do they talk in jargon or in plain English?
  • Can they save me time and money?

We pride ourselves on putting our customers’ needs first.

So if you’re looking for an IT support partner who can give you all the right answers give us a call.

01245-323900  support@lisltd.co.uk

Hacked by Email

The world has changed since Ray Tomlinson sent the very first email in 1971.

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/6116/first-e-mail-sent-by-ray-tomlinson/

Today emails are a great way for hackers to access your important data and steal money from your business. Yes they’re targeting businesses of your size.

We can help stop them in their tracks. The first step is a comprehensive data security audit. Contact us to find out how to keep your incoming and outgoing emails safe from harm.

Much like the first telegraph or phone call, the first email marked an historic moment in the evolution of communication….

 

Perfect IT Partner

Unhappy with your current IT support partner but feel awkward about leaving them?

If you’re no longer getting the service you deserve, it’s OK to make a change. In fact, you owe it to your business to switch.

Contact us today and let us show you what the perfect IT partner is like.

GDPR

Are you ready for the GDPR? It’s a new set of in-depth data laws that start on May 25th.

With less than three months to go, if you’re not prepared it’s time to take action.

Contact us today to find out how to get your business compliant with the new data protection laws. The first step is a data security audit to find where you’re most at risk.

The Future is Here

The future is here. Take a look at this review of the biggest technological developments of last year and how they are changing the world as we know it.

These technologies all have staying power. They will affect the economy and our politics, improve medicine, or influence our culture. Some are unfolding now; others will take a decade or more to develop. But you should know about all of them right now.

 

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