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Ransomware: How to protect yourself

Back in 2016, we published a blog post on Ransomware and some tips on how to avoid it. Since then, the financial threats to us all have increased in quantity and severity. Original Post here for people unfamiliar with ransomware: Ransomware is about as serious as it gets and it will absolutely grind a … Continued

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Unifi – The Cure for Bad WIFI

Unifi – The cure for bad WIFI (April 2019, updated June 2021) At ITW4 we’ve been doing a lot of work with our clients on public facing WIFI where coverage, security and bandwidth management are all key components. We’ve used many brands for this in the past; Draytek, SonicWall, and Cisco to name a few. … Continued

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Asus DSL-AC52U Router – The new budget king of the hill?

For the vast majority of SME sized businesses, cash is king and not everyone can justify fitting a Draytek or Sonicwall into their budget for a new router. In the past we’ve leaned towards budget brands to fill this gap in our arsenal but as of late we’ve noticed little to no development of features … Continued

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SME Business Security Routers – Draytek V’s SonicWall

  Business security versus the bank balance. Business owners always want to strike the balance between quality and price and with routers, quality really means reliability, security and feature set. We come across small businesses who are using home grade hardware and are looking for router advice, aside from saying (as nicely as possible) “not … Continued

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Server 2016 & What Hyper-V could mean for your SMB.

Is your business is growing or your server hardware is aging? You’re thinking of upgrading but don’t quite know which route to go down? Server 2016 with Hyper-V could be the answer for you.   So what’s new in Server 2016?  So apart from the swish new looks of Windows 10, Server 2016 comes packed … Continued

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