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VoIP - the best way for SMEs to save on costs in 2019 - SA1 Solutions
19 FEB

Most business leaders head into the New Year with ambitions surrounding how to boost their company, and this often includes considering ways to cut costs. There...

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Is your backup plan up to scratch? - SA1 Solutions
13 FEB

There is no doubt that your business’ data is incredibly important. Without this vital information, it would be impossible for your company to function on a day-to-day...

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The benefits of using a managed IT service provider - SA1 Solutions
29 JAN

There are so many aspects to running a business and we understand that SMEs often don’t have the luxuries that many large corporations do when keeping the...

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Why should I outsource my IT services? - SA1 Solutions
17 JAN

It can be a bit of a dilemma for SMEs when it comes to deciding on whether to outsource IT services or keep them in-house. We have outlined some of the key...

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Business mobile: a case study - SA1 Solutions
18 DEC

Seeking the advice of professionals within business mobile can make a massive difference to your business. Not only can it save you money by ensuring you are on...

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Do you need help with your business' mobiles? - SA1 Solutions
06 DEC

It is not uncommon for a business’ employees to need a mobile phone for work purposes. Many employees don’t want to have to use their own personal phone for...

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A stormy situation for businesses - SA1 Solutions
24 OCT

There are so many different elements that business leaders have to juggle to ensure the smooth...

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What the recent storms have taught businesses - SA1 Solutions
26 NOV

Storm Callum, which hit the UK earlier this month, caught many businesses off guard. Wales was one...

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SME's more vulnerable than ever to cyber-attack, so what should they do? - SA1 Solutions
24 OCT

Ponemon Institutes has recently completed a study of 1,000 UK and US SME’s and has found that...

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GDPR: what you should be taking note of since its enforcement - SA1 Solutions

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May this year and had a significant impact on businesses around the world ahead of its...

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The importance of businesses supporting charities - SA1 Solutions

Employees of SA1 Solutions have vowed to support Alabare, a charity that supports homeless adults, young people, veterans and those with learning disabilities...

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Keyfacts about VoIP - SA1 Solutions
16 JUL

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is one of the preferred communications systems for businesses, particularly small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). But...

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VoIP: A guide for business looking to make the switch - SA1 Solutions
04 JUL

When it comes to how your communications networks function in your business, it is something that is often left on the back burner. Many business owners are...

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Business email compromise: what it is and how to combat it - SA1 Solutions
13 JUN

In our last blog, we discussed the best ways to protect your organisation from email threats. We also mentioned the risk posed by phishing emails. In this blog, we...

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Email security: why taking a multi-solution approach is the best protection - SA1 Solutions
04 JUN

A significant concern for business owners and those at the helms of organisations is cyber security. A cyber attack can devastate a business, whether through...

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Investing in the latest technologies could help cyber security resilience - SA1 Solutions
21 MAY

A consistent concern for businesses is cyber security, and its one that will not be going away in the near future. With more and more innovations in technology ...

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5 Reasons why you should consider outsourcing your IT - SA1 Solutions
03 MAY

Having a sufficient IT infrastructure is a fundamental component to any organisation that wants to function efficiently and effectively in this economic...

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Could AI be the future of cyber security? - SA1 Solutions
26 APR

The increased emergence of modern cyber technologies, such as big data capabilities and artificial intelligence (AI), has resulted in other...

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Cyber Security: The rise of defence expenditure in response to threats - SA1 Solutions
18 APR

In recent years, cyber security has been an industry in which global leaders have significantly increased funds. In 2016, the US Government spent $28 billion...

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What are the different types of Malware? - SA1 Solutions
05 APR

Cyber-attacks and cyber security have become heavily focused topic in the media, but do you know what the different types of malware are and how...

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VoIP the devices your business should be using - SA1 Solutions
30 MAR

In today’s modern work environments, it is especially important for businesses to ensure their ...

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5G: The advancements and advantages of an upcoming technology - SA1 Solutions
26 MAR

The implementation of 5G technologies was an increasingly hot topic throughout 2017 and this year will signify further developments in this area ...

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Advantages of BT switching of ISDN networks in 2025  - SA1 Solutions
22 MAR

With BT’s announcement of switching off all ISDN and PSTN’s by 2025 and migrating customers to an IP network, many have wondered what...

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Why is BT switching all customers to an IP Network? - SA1 Solutions
07 MAR

In 2015 BT made the very bold, but smart decision to switch off its PSTN and ISDN networks...

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What is GDPR and how does it affect the telecoms sector? - SA1 Solutions
22 FEB

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force from 25 May 2018...

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GDPR: The benefits to consumers and businesses - SA1 Solutions
15 FEB

Despite organisations being given a two-year period for preparation, numerous reports have shown...

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The benefits of updating your Telecoms system - SA1 Solutions
30 JAN

In very simple terms, telecommunications systems refer to a range of information transmitting technologies - including telephones, satellites, radio and...

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UK homes to get faster Broadband by 2020 - SA1 Solutions
18 JAN

Homes and businesses will have a legal right to demand high-speed broadband by 2020, the government has said. It has...

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The benefits of updating your IT/communication system - SA1 Solutions
11 JAN

In light of businesses setting budgets for the New Year, we have highlighted the benefits of allocating resources to implement new IT and communications...

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What to expect in the IT sector in 2018- SA1 Solutions
20 DEC

The state of business in the IT sector has changed significantly over the past year, with cyber security breaches during 2017 highlighting the greater need for ...

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What to expect in the telecoms sector in 2018- SA1 Solutions
12 DEC

In this post, we have outlined some of the most important points of focus for businesses’ 2018 Telecoms budgets...

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How transitioning to VoIP can benefit your business- SA1 Solutions
29 NOV

The importance of cyber security has received unprecedented scrutiny this year, and the most...

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Old vs. New: What your business needs to know about telephony changes- SA1 Solutions
22 NOV

Significant changes in the telephony sector are imminent, with digital technologies set to replace older systems, bringing a plethora of benefits...

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UK organisations without strong cyber security could face fines- SA1 Solutions
14 NOV

In August 2017, the UK Government announced a new proposal that states that any businesses or service providers without correct and proper...

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BT is moving all customers to an IP Network by 2025- SA1 Solutions
20 OCT

BT has revealed plans to migrate all 3.2 million of its customers to an IP network and turn off its ISDN network...

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Crippling consquences of inadequate cyber security measures- SA1 Solutions
11 OCT

The importance of cyber security has received unprecedented scrutiny this year, and the most...

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How the new NIS directive impacts cyber security regulations- SA1 Solutions
05 OCT

August marked a significant development for the importance of cyber security, following the...

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Skills and security concerns in the telecoms sector- SA1 Solutions
17 SEP

Telecommunications companies are huge organisations that revolve around technology, providing...

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The need for the next generation of cybersecurity professionals - SA1 Solutions
18 SEP

Cybersecurity professionals are responsible for protecting organisations from, and fixing the damage...

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Are staff shortages affecting the UK's cyber security?- SA1 Solutions
14 SEP

The UK has recently opened its new National Cyber Security Centre, which is part of a...

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Facebook and the Camera Effect Platforms- SA1 Solutions
22 AUG

In April this year at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg further ...

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Data Protection for Telecoms - SA1 Solutions
14 AUG

The telecoms industry has recently been revelling in an exceptional demand for network services, as ...

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Protecting your data in a dangerous online world   - SA1 Solutions
10 AUG

The recent global ransomware attack on the NHS, Telefonica and FedEx has unsurprisingly brought ...

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