In 2015, three years ago, Cultrix won the tender to become IT support provider to Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce. Active Chamber members and supporters of other local businesses Cultrix have worked closely with the Chamber during this time to continually provide the superhero-level of IT support and customer service they have become renowned for. Continue reading
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Why it’s cheaper and better
It’s a rare thing these days when something is cheaper and better. Especially in the commercial world. It’s true that IT outsourcing for small businesses, medium and large, whether that’s to outsource your entire IT department or just outsource desktop support is, by far, cheaper and better if you get a bunch of outside experts to do it. Continue reading
The biggest risk to your organisation are the people working within it. Infections generally get into your system because someone inside was tricked into opening an unsafe file or link. Everyone who uses your computers or network has the potential to infect your entire system – all files they have access to are at risk. For this reason it is important to educate your entire team about being safe online so your organisation isn’t the next victim of a cyber attack. Continue reading
It isn’t only in Britain that spring this year has taken everyone by surprise. In Idaho, the slopes overlooking Lake Lowell have already burst into flower at least a fortnight earlier than usual. But what has the early arrival of bees and blossom got to do with computers and IT? Continue reading
Local lads, Matthew Roberts and Callum Farrell, have successfully completed their Cultrix apprenticeship, securing full-time work with the Barnsley-based IT support company, who in 2014 won Employer of the Year award. Matthew, aged 19, is now an Internet Developer, and Callum, aged 18, is an IT Support Technician in Cultrix’s valued team.
Microsoft have ended support for Internet Explorer versions older than Internet Explorer 11. Using any version prior to this could have serious implications for the security of your devices and data.
Why should I update?
Anyone using earlier browsers will become more and more vulnerable as time goes on. Computers can be compromised, credit card details and passwords taken, and data stolen – whether that’s personal information or customer databases. You don’t want your business to be the victim of the next TalkTalk cyber attack so it’s important to ensure you keep your browser up-to-date just as much as your Antivirus application. Continue reading
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Some pieces of software have become notorious for having updates that seem to be required almost daily. Java and products from Adobe are prime examples. However, despite being a minor annoyance for some, they’re not something you should ignore. Here’s why:
It’s the dawn of a new era at Microsoft especially with the ushering in of their relatively new CEO Satya Nadella.The way the company operates and does business is changing hugely. This however, has led to some confusion amongst users. So we’ll explain Microsoft Office 365; how it’s changed and how it might affect you.
Technology can be expensive, especially in a business and enterprise environment. High-end solutions to deploy technology across an organisation and in volume can be costly. Even in a consumer environment the price of technology still isn’t cheap.