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Category:    Managed IT Services
Are you suffering from ‘Metathesiophobia’ around changing your IT provider?

Discover our take on top 5 fears to change your IT support provider in this new blog post.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
Outsourcing your IT - the pain of change.

As the economy starts to get back on track, now is the best time to explore outsourcing IT to ensure your business growth. Read here all about it.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
Has your IT provider been ‘up to the job’ during lockdown? Is it time to change?

While you’ve been in lockdown, how effective has your IT provider been? Would you even know what good ‘should’ look like?

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Category:    Software Development
Back to the factory or not?

A blog article about office life after lockdown, new IT infrastructure models and software development that can drive business growth.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Are you panicking about getting your team fully back to business from home?

In this blog article, our Cyber Security experts are giving you the top tips to avoid panicking about your staff starting to work from home.

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Category:    Cloud and Hosting
How tech has helped with the environment during lockdown…

Discover in this blog article how technology and could services have been contributing to the environment recovering from the damaging effects of air, sea and water pollution.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Beware the scammers! – COVID-19 has seen a HUGE rise in criminal activity based around fear

Our cyber security Bristol experts are giving useful tips and advice on how to avoid getting scammed during this COVID-19 crisis. A must-read article with phishing scams numbers going through the roof in March.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Be on high alert - COVID-19 related cyber-attacks & scams are increasing

Get the latest update on the increasing number of cyber-attacks and scams surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and how to avoid being attacked directly from our Bristol cyber security experts!

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Category:    Cloud and Hosting
Who can you trust to get your team working effectively from home?

In this blog post, we unravel the story of Alison, who is taken by surprise in her business by the COVID-19 outbreak. Discover all the challenges she's facing during these critical times and the support we were able to provide to make sure her business will not be closed.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
We are keeping business as usual

Since our last update to you, we have seen further significant developments in the COVID-19 situation from which the most important was last evening’s lockdown information provided by the Government. We would like to reassure you that we are maintaining business as usual.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
We continue to support your business in a safe way against COVID-19

As the Coronavirus situation develops, we would like to assure you that we are actively monitoring the situation and have put in place all the necessary steps required to remain open for business as usual and to continue providing you with the support you need in a way that’s safe for you, for our staff and strategic partners.

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Category:    Cloud and Hosting
Get your business ready for Coronavirus with remote working

Apple, Twitter, Google, and Amazon are among the largest global companies who have asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against COVID-19. We think that more and more companies in the UK will adopt the remote or working from home option, as is already happening in the USA. Read this article about how you can get your business ready for Coronavirus.

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Category:    Backup and Disaster Recovery
Cloud backup – Offsite and out of mind

Backup options today are even more varied to a decade ago. Why? Because of ever-faster internet. We now have the option not to just have a backup of data on-premise, but the option to copy all of our data to storage which is in a different geographic area.

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Category:    News
New Microsoft Silver Partner Competency for Cloud Platform

We're proud to announce that we've achieved a 4th Microsoft Silver Partner Competency for Cloud Platform. This recognition confirms that we have expertise in delivering high-quality Microsoft based cloud services & our total commitment to achieving the highest customer satisfaction.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
How can managed IT services help your business' growth in 2020?

With the winter break over and the new year ahead, it's time to focus on some clear IT strategic thinking for 2020. You are going to face lots of business challenges and maintaining a reliable and predictable IT system and network shouldn’t be one of them.

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Category:    News
Please consider an extra gift this Christmas

soVision IT supports the local charity Time is Precious, and again, in the run up to Christmas, we will be collecting gifts for seriously ill children and their carer’s.

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Category:    Software Development
How Workflow Automation Can Enhance Your Business’s Efficiency

Workflow automation works by programming technology to automate manual tasks using rule-based logic. All of the data you have manually typed can most likely be automated. Workflow automation will help a variety of different departments in a business.

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Category:    Connectivity and Broadband
Managed Wi-Fi: Do I need it?

This is a question only you can answer, however, as you are reading this, do you have the feintest clue how many devices are connected to your corporate Wi-Fi, or what they are doing? How many are legitimate corporate devices?

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Category:    Managed IT Services
Smart visitor management

Having total control of your data is more important than ever. Personal, identifiable data is inevitably captured during any sign in process. Digital sign in apps help you balance holding critical information in the interests of safety and reporting while respecting and maintaining the privacy of your guests.

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Category:    Digital Marketing
How to grow your business with Social Media Marketing?

In this blog article, you will discover what is social media marketing and why is it important for your business, how can we help with your social media success, understanding your customers, social media strategies and social media outreach.

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Category:    News
soVision IT continues to be a Microsoft Authorised Education Partner

soVision IT earns distinction through commitment to academic customers for another year.

soVision IT are pleased to announce that we have passed and renewed our certification as a Microsoft Authorised Education Partner (AEP). This means that soVision IT continues to have the ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Cyber Essentials Certification continues for soVision IT

soVision IT has successfully renewed its Cyber Essentials Certification for the fourth consecutive year.

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Category:    Cloud and Hosting
The impact of adverse weather to your business

How do you make adverse weather have less impact on your business operations? The answer is far less complicated than you think – hosted solutions. 

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Category:    Connectivity and Broadband
The internet. We all need it. We all use it.

Leased lines offer the highest internet speeds, can be easily upgraded, won’t slow down at peak times, come with professional support and management and are extremely reliable. An enterprise-grade leased line is the best option for modern business.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
What to do if a laptop was stolen or lost?

In the hands of a relatively unsophisticated hacker, all of your laptop information can be transferred off, often exposing an open back door into your network.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Complacency is not an option when it comes to Cyber Security

2017 saw more than 4 in 10 businesses experience cyber security breaches or attacks and more than 7 in 10 larger business and charities with turnovers greater than £5m experience similar breaches and attacks. The question is, will it be your turn next?

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Category:    Digital Marketing
A Step-by-Step Guide to your Business’ Social Media Success

Social Media is one of the fastest ways to spread the word about your brand, products and services, or sharing a news story. Any information that you want can be seen by thousands of people in seconds, just like you were to use other traditional media like television.

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Category:    News
soVision IT is supporting the local charity Time is Precious

After last year's success, soVision IT continues to support the local charity Time is Precious by collecting gifts for seriously ill children and their carers. The collection points in Midsomer Norton and Keynsham are open now until 15th of December and hopefully with your help we will overcome last year’s high number of children’s toys and gifts.

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Category:    Cloud and Hosting
6 Reasons Why IT Pros are Moving to the Cloud

Studies show that large enterprises are making heavier use of cloud-based applications than their smaller counterparts. The good news is that SMEs are catching up fast, however the question that remains is why big, successful and productive companies choose to go to the cloud?

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Does your network need to be audited for Safety, Security & Scalability?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires your business to make maximum effort in protecting the data of your partners, clients and employees. Even with a robust data protection system in place, an internal or external breach could still open your company up to liability if every precaution has not been taken.

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Category:    Backup and Disaster Recovery
Top 5 reasons why you should nominate your business for Bath Life Awards 2018

If you are still thinking about nominating your company or Rising Star and haven’t decided yet, we thought this article presenting the TOP 5 reasons why you should nominate your business for Bath Life Awards 2018 might help.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Top 7 Protection Measures Against Hackers

A basic level of protection against hackers and malware can be achieved through using firewalls, anti-malware, the correct browser settings and the use of strong passwords. Here is what every company should do to avoid becoming a victim of malware or malicious activity: 

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Category:    Backup and Disaster Recovery
Everybody is talking about cyber security, but just a few are mentioning backup!

Two massive ransomware attacks - WannaCry and Petya - have caused in a month chaos and disruption worldwide, forcing multiple companies to shut down their operations.

Ransomware is here to stay and is only going to get more dangerous as cybercriminals move towards increasingly sophisticated forms of cryptographic malware.

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Category:    News
Microsoft 365, the one-stop subscription for Office & Windows

Microsoft 365 is the one-stop subscription for Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security delivering a complete ad secure solution to businesses of all sizes.

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Category:    News
2 New Microsoft Certifications at soVision IT

soVision IT is delighted to congratulate Justin Mawer on becoming accredited as a Microsoft Certificated Solutions Associate in Windows 10 (MCSA: Windows 10) and as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Mobility (MCSE: Mobility).

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Category:    News
Great Achievement for our IT Support Team

The soVision IT Support team is proud to congratulate Ben Staite on successfully passing the ITIL® Foundation exam in IT Service Management.

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Category:    News
Guaranteed Business Growth Through Efficient ICT Bristol Bath South West

soVision IT provides businesses in Bristol, Bath and the South West immediate access to a team of highly experienced, qualified and certified resources for consultancy, short term contracts or long term support arrangements.

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Category:    News
soVision IT at Bath Boules 2017

soVision IT is excited to be a Little Sponsor for this year's Bath Boules! Known as Bath’s summer party, the event will take place in Queen Square from 9am Friday June 9 until late on Sunday June 11. This much loved charity event is free to everyone to attend and has become more than a game of Boules, attracting thousands of people for the festival atmosphere, street food market and fundraising elements.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
How to Protect yourself and your business from Malware

Please feel free to download and share this guide explaining possible threats and giving solutions on how to avoid them or what to do once infected. It’s completely free and yours to help everybody avoid a possible disaster!

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Category:    News
soVision IT @BSSW 2017

Following our successful merger, we are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Business Showcase South West, the largest free business event is the South West of England.

WHEN: 17th of May | 10am - 4pm
WHERE: Stand D25 | Ashton Gate Stadium | Bristol

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Category:    News
Eye-Tech IT and soVision create one of the largest and strongest IT companies in the South West

Eye-Tech IT and soVision, two leading ICT providers in the South West are delighted to announce their merger to form soVision IT, strengthening and broadening their IT services portfolio. 

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Category:    News
soVision IT helped planting 58 woodland trees

soVision IT has actively participated in the planting of 58 trees woodland in Kings Weston Estate Bristol supporting the Bristol City Council and the One Tree Per Child project.

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Category:    News
New Microsoft Cloud Certification at soVision IT

The soVision IT team is proud to congratulate Nick Townsend, our Solutions Architect, on becoming accredited as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. 

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Category:    News
Saying goodbye to Microsoft Windows Vista

Many won’t be saying goodbye to Windows Vista as it ends extended support on April 11th 2017, more like good riddance. However, was it that bad? Let’s have a look at what Microsoft’s problem child brought to the table that has been taken forward:

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Category:    Web Design
New website, new beginnings

This is just the beginning of another amazing story, a story in which our team members are looking forward to your opinions, feedback and challenges.

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Category:    News
soVision IT is CIF certified for the 2nd year

soVision IT has successfully renewed its CIF Award Certification officially recognising the company for its transparency and trust of doing business in the cloud.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
How to protect your business from hackers accessing Wi-Fi networks

Thousands of computer networks can be accessed in a few minutes by a hacker, even if complicated passwords are used.

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Category:    Managed IT Services
Is a Managed IT Services relationship right for you?

While reduced IT expenditures are a potential benefit, many of our customers in Bristol, Bath and the South West want a Managed IT Services relationship for reasons that go to the heart of their business.

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Category:    Digital Marketing
Are you looking to achieve online success?

Research shows that 42% of UK online sales are made via a mobile or tablet device. Don't ignore your online audience and effectively cut revenue potential by 50%.

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Category:    Backup and Disaster Recovery
The average failure rate of disk & tape drives is 100%!

Thousands of businesses lose millions of pounds’ worth of data to disasters such as equipment failure, fires, power outages, and theft. Often just from simple human error. 

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Category:    Backup and Disaster Recovery
4 simple steps to disaster-proof your business & your data

One of the most valuable assets in your company is your data and you should always do everything you can to make sure you don't lose any of it.

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Category:    Software Development
soLearn - recruit with confidence

Identify the processes or value options that you need prospective shortlisted candidates to demonstrate their knowledge awareness of, before you waste time interviewing them

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Category:    News
Windows Server 2016 certification at soVision IT

Congratulations to our brilliant solutions architect Nick Townsend on becoming accredited as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate in Server 2016. Earlier this year, Nick also successfully passed the exams for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for Windows Server 2012.

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Category:    Managed Cyber Security
Don’t be a doormat. Be a guard

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the UK government plans to spend £1.9bn on cyber security efforts. A Cyber Essentials Certification from the government is one of the best ways to reduce your risk by protecting against a vast majority of cyber-attacks

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Category:    Case Studies
A soSimple journey to the cloud

soVision IT Ltd is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with ecosurety, the UK’s leading resource efficiency specialist.

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Category:    News
Another Windows Server 2012 certified engineer at soVision IT

Congratulations to Nick who has recently passed his Microsoft Windows Server 2012 exam, further adding to our teams long list of certifications.

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Category:    Case Studies
A soSmooth network upgrade

soVision IT is proud to announce the successful delivery of a new connectivity solution for its strategic partner St. Thomas More RC Academy.

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Category:    Web Design
Is your website mobile-friendly?

A website should look good on any device. And Google will penalise you if it doesn't.

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Category:    News
Silver Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions Certification

soVision IT is proud to announce that it is now a Microsoft Silver Partner for the Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency

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Category:    News
Cyber Essentials Certified

soVision IT are proud to announce that we have achieved Cyber Essentials Certified status.

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