Five benefits of renting a Laptop for your Start-up

In the early days of starting a business, money is always tight. This can make it difficult to source the equipment and resources you need to get your operation off the ground, including efficient laptop or desktop fulfilment to enable you to go about your work. Some businesses are looking for computer equipment for the Read More

Preparing your stand for a Trade-show or Exhibition

Taking a stand at a tradeshow or exhibition is a significant investment in terms of both time and money, so it’s important to ensure you put a lot of effort into planning and preparation. This includes how the stand will look, how you will interact with visitors and how you will make those interactions work Read More

Office 365 users…

Don’t be lost with insufficient data backup Did you know that Microsoft does not back up and recover your Office 365 emails or files as standard? And that instead you need a backup solution! This includes: Emails Attachments Contacts Calendars OneDrive accounts Sharepoint document libraries. Without a backup solution, once your emails or files are Read More

Computer Hire for Training Courses

At Smart Computers, we provide number of training facilities (hotels, conference suites etc), training companies and delegates themselves with a range of IT equipment to support short term training needs. If you are running or hosting a training course, it is likely that if IT equipment is required you won’t have all the necessary equipment Read More

Why Office 365 ProPlus?

Important note if you have Office 2013 Microsoft has announced that with effect from 13th October 2020, Office 2013 will no longer be compatible with Office 365 cloud services including Exchange Online, Sharepoint Online and OneDrive for Business. After this date there will be an increased security risk and a risk of noncompliance with industry Read More

Get Cyber Essentials accredited

1 in 5 businesses unaware of the benefits of Cyber Essentials accreditation A recent independent study has highlighted that a worrying number of UK businesses still aren’t aware of the benefits of the Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme. Almost 1 in 5 IT managers reported that they were unaware of how Cyber Essentials compliance could help Read More

USB memory sticks in business

Whose memory stick is it anyway? USB use poses a unique problem. Most are personal property and contain personal data yet have found their way into daily use in just about every organisation, despite the fact that many can carry malware infections, they can be easily lost or stolen and putting data of any kind Read More

Warning: Critical WinRAR Flaw identified

If you are a Windows user, you may be affected. A dangerous new remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the WinRAR software. This vulnerability is affecting hundreds of millions of users worldwide. WinRAR is a popular Windows compression application that has around 500 million users. The vulnerability is affecting all versions of the Read More

Cyber Essentials

We take IT security seriously. It’s our job to! We regularly undergo rigorous testing as a business, and are proud to have added to our impressive list of awards, the certification in Cyber Essentials. What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme. To obtain the certification, we had to prove that we Read More