Benefits Of Using An MSP (Managed Service Provider)

Most businesses will benefit from having a managed IT service, which refers to the practice of using a specialist IT company to take care of all of your IT needs, often referred to as a managed service provider (MSP). While it’s common knowledge that most businesses need an IT guy or girl to two to…

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Ransomware: The Number One Risk to Manufacturing Businesses

In 2020 the manufacturing industry saw a three-fold rise in ransomware attacks, with such attacks becoming one of the biggest risks to businesses in this sector. With an average downtime of 2-3 weeks that it usually takes to recover from a ransomware attack, becoming victim to one can seriously damage manufacturers’ trading abilities, causing significant…

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How Much Should Managed IT Support Cost?

We often get asked how much managed IT support should cost by companies who are looking to implement a managed IT support service, so we’ve put together a helpful pricing guide to help you understand the average cost per user. The average cost per user is dependent on the kind of service and support required,…

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Recovering from a Crypto-Ransomware Attack

Ransomware and Cyber Extortion is sadly very common and has seen explosive growth in recent years and recovering from a crypto-ransomware attack can be particularly painful (and expensive), especially if you do not have a cyber security strategy or managed service in place! What Is a Crypto-Ransomware Attack? A crypto-ransomware attack is where hackers can…

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Microsoft  Exchange Migration to Microsoft 365 for your business

Microsoft  Exchange Migration Some businesses are still using legacy systems like Microsoft Exchange. The total cost of ownership show that moving to MS365 is of considerable benefit and the risk of old hardware failure and ransomware on continuing to run these services in house makes no business sense We can migrate your team to MS356.…

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What’s the difference between Microsoft 365 Business Standard and Microsoft 365 business premium?

Many customers are very confused about the differences between these two products There are hundreds of different Microsoft licences and they are constantly being changed and renamed! The simple way we sell it is as follows:   If you only need Email from a web browser you can use Microsoft 365 P1 (we call this…

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Consenna Limited Payment?

If you are wondering like one of our customers who this is … its part of the HP rebate system for HP desktop / laptop’s   Consenna launches new secure trade-in programme for HP

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Windows 7 has ended: Your Windows 7 PC is out of Support

Windows 7 Support finished on Monday 14th January 2020. What do we do now? There are essentially 5 options What are our options? (Costs per user) Option 1) Replace PC or Laptop Cost ~ £ 1100 Option 2) Lease new hardware Cost ~ £40 per month Option 3) Buy extended support to buy more time…

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Preparing your GoodChoice IT office365 account for two factor authentication

Please download the two apps onto your mobile device  (links for iPhone and Android Below) If you don’t have a smartphone – let us know and we can enable SMS notifications (not as good) If you don’t have a mobile we can get you a token device We cannot access your mobile or your data…

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Office365 Case Study

At GoodChoice IT we usually recommend the use of office365 for your email and staff communication. Although there is a cost to this around £11 per month per user, this is easily pay for in staff productivity in fact, the evidence is the basis of the spend money on office 365 get the money back…

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