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Protect your data with fast and secure backup and replication to the cloud

As the majority of us are now working from home, backups to USB drives are becoming difficult to manage correctly as they can no longer be taken offsite. This means that your data would not be protected in a di...

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COVID-19 Update

After the Prime Ministers update on 23rd March 2020 we want to reassure you that, regardless of everything that is going on, IT3000 are still here and your support is in safe hands. Following on from the govern...

Cyber Security News

Amazon Prime Phone Scam

Fraudsters are targeting members of the public by impersonating the online giant Amazon Prime. Victims receive an automated call, claiming that an Amazon Prime subscription has been purchased using their detail...

Cyber Security News

Microsoft Phone Scams

We are seeing an increase in the number of scam callers masquerading as Microsoft engineers . They operate by calling phones, both mobiles and landlines, requesting that you press a number to be put through to ...

Cyber Security News

In 2018 two out of three business fell victim to a cyber attack

In 2019 Sophos, a supplier of antivirus and encryption products, surveyed 3,100 IT managers across 12 countries. The independent study, carried out by UK based research house Vanson Bourne, revealed a number of...

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Why are backups and DR so important?

Why do you use a computer? Computers have become part and parcel of our every day lives, but what are you actually using them for? Is it for online shopping, checking Facebook, Googling, storing your photos, us...

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Major UK Outage – Update

UPDATE – 03/02/2020 For more our previous post on this outage click here. It appears there were multiple outages on Friday 31st January and over the weekend. These should all now be resolved. Gamma issued...

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Major UK Outage

There has been a major UK outage that may affect your phone lines, internet and email. We are liaising with all the major ISPs although at  present we have no ETA for a resolution. We will keep you updated via ...

Microsoft News

Microsoft Urgent Advisory

Microsoft have released an urgent advisory to install all of the latest security updates to Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019, due to a vulnerability that could allow a spoofed secure conn...

Microsoft End of Support Microsoft News

Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 ends today

Microsoft support for Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 ends today, 14th January 2020. The term ‘end of support’, whether desktop or server operating system, mean...