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Hosted Voice – It’s time to switch

Is your business still on a traditional phone line? Now is the right time to think about switching to a cloud communication system. Hosted Voice is a great option. Phone systems hosted in the cloud mean you can make calls over the internet rather than by traditional phone lines. It’s scalable and flexible, giving you…

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Passwords: Security measures you need to take.

PASSWORDS: Security measures you need to take. Recently there has been a rise in accounts being hacked due to very basic passwords such as Password1 being used. It is extremely important that every user in your organisation ensures they take measures to prevent this. PASSWORD BEST PRACTICE: Do not use personal information. We recommend you…

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How well do you know your customers?

Although I have spoken by phone and email to most of our customer contacts over the last year, I have yet to meet everyone face to face. However, there is a good chance that if our customers have been to an Ulster Rugby match at The Kingspan, they will have seen me, even if they…

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When it comes to security, protection and performance matter

Cybercrime is big business these days. All types of data are being traded, whether it medical information, credit card information or the secret designs of your new product, app, or service. Malware is becoming more sophisticated and today it’s commonly hidden inside a larger file, or encrypted so a firewall device can’t decrypt it. Meanwhile,…

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Microsoft announces Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

On March 1st Microsoft unveiled details of a threat protection service that is being developed to help organisations detect and deal with attacks on their networks. Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated with criminals using social engineering and zero-day vulnerabilities to break-in to corporate networks. Attackers can wreak havoc on a corporate network, stealing data,…

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Kids and IT

Each Tuesday we will be hearing from one of the Tech Team for our series of blogs, ‘Tech Tuesdays’. Today it’s Colin Bennett, Infrastructure Specialist at Leaf. by Colin Bennett, Infrastructure Specialist Now in my mid-30’s, I grew up with stories of how the previous generation remember things like television, phones and even electricity coming…

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Leaf to run Belfast City Marathon Relay for Tinylife

On Monday 2nd May Leaf will be taking part in the Belfast City Marathon Relay. Some of us are seasoned runners, having ran in the Belfast marathon before and some of us are complete beginners, but we are all looking forward to running in support of a charity like Tinylife. Leaf Relay Team – Colin Bennett,…

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Kyle raises £2156.20 for Autism NI

Last weekend Kyle Johnston, Leaf Sales Director took part in an extreme running challenge, Last One Standing. This ultra marathon is both physically and mentally challenging and we are all extremely proud of Kyle and his dedication. On that note we’re delighted to announce that he has raised a fantastic £2156.20 for Autism NI in…

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Redefine your Disaster Recovery – Availability for the Always-on Enterprise

Leaf invite you to attend our Lunch and Learn event, ‘Redefine your Disaster Recovery – Availability for the Always-on Enterprise’ which we are running in partnership with data back-up and replication partner, Veeam. At this event you will hear from Geoff Buckingham, Veeam Systems Engineer as he discusses Veeam Availability Suite v9 and how you…

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Seven reasons Windows 10 is the best OS ever

Windows 10 is now available, and includes new security features, apps, and other features to help boost your business’ productivity. In this infographic you will learn about the features that make Windows 10 the best OS for your business and find information about upgrading to Windows 10 for free. Read the infographic here – Seven reasons…

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