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7 ways technology helps you build a competitive business

When you’re operating in a competitive market (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), staying ahead of the competition is critical…

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IT Blog Archive

Why scheduling your priorities is important for optimal time management

Is this your usual Monday morning routine? Look at your calendar, which is crammed full of meetings and appointments. Look…

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Press Releases

Netstar IT Support London shortlisted for ‘Technology Provider of the Year’ at The British Business Awards 2019

London, 10th October 2019 Netstar IT Support, one of London’s leading IT Support companies, was recently shortlisted for ‘Technology Provider of…

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Why team building activities are important to your business

The notion of “team building” has become a buzzword in recent years. Organisations are moving away from competitive work environments,…

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Productivity 101: how to master your time in 25-minute blocks

Time management can be a challenge.  Like most people, you’re probably bombarded with work tasks, personal projects, lengthy to-do lists…

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IT Best Practices

How your employees can be your biggest risk

When it comes to cyber security, we are all aware of the risks. But do any of us are aware…

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IT Best Practices

Why IT downtime could cost your business £7,235 per employee (and how to avoid it)

How frustrating is it when you’re at work and can’t send or receive emails? Or when the printer isn’t working,…

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Netstar IT Support London awarded with best newcomer at Duo Security Partner Kick-off

  London, 25th September 2019 – Netstar IT Support was recognised by Duo Security (Duo) as ‘Best MSP (Managed Service…

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Cyber Security

Does your IT Support Partner help you to be FCA Compliant?

Financial services firms face many strict regulations from financial bodies like the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the European Banking…

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Netstar IT Support London wins Best Enterprise MSP Project for IT Security at the Managed Services and Hosting Awards 2019

  London, 19th September 2019 – Netstar IT Support, recently named as one of the UK's Top 10 IT Security…

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Netstar IT Support: one of the UK’s Top 10 IT Security Providers for 2019

London, 11th of September 2019 The UK’s Top 10 Managed Security Service Providers for 2019 have been announced. Netstar IT…

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Ransomware attacks have doubled in 2019. We’ve got you covered

Ransomware attacks have doubled in 2019. A recent Threat Report released by McAfee Labs, showed that there was an 118%…

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Cyber Security

CEO impersonation – rising threat to Financial Services and other companies

  There has been a significant increase in a specific type of fraud used to embezzle money from companies of…

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Netstar Community

Chris’ story: A day in the life of a Netstar Service Desk Engineer

At Netstar, we recognise keeping our customers happy is key to helping them succeed through technology. Our team goes above…

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Productivity

6 habits of productive people and 4 things they avoid

What is the secret to getting things done? Why is it that by the time 4 pm comes around, we…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

The importance of backup and disaster recovery

Ensuring you have a quality backup and disaster recovery system in place is vital to keep your organisation running smoothly.…

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IT Best Practices

The 8 biggest (IT) challenges faced by growing SMEs

Running a successful business isn’t always straightforward. And business leaders in any growing SME will be used to juggling a…

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Cyber Security

4 cyber security tips for proactive people

4 cyber security tips that will keep your business safe - most people don't do these because they find them…

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Netstar IT Support London is announced as a finalist in the Managed Services and Hosting Awards 2019

London, 1st August 2019 – Netstar IT Support, one of London’s leading IT Support companies, was recently shortlisted for Most…

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Want to help your business grow? Here’s the one thing you might have overlooked

Why do some businesses grow at a rapid rate while others remain stuck? What makes one company successful while another…

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How proactive is your IT Support?

When it comes to IT Support, companies want to know their provider is going to be proactive, and actively monitoring…

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Cloud Computing

The business benefits of cloud computing for SMEs

Cloud computing services are becoming increasingly critical for SME’s. With the burgeoning economic pressure placed on London-based businesses, together with…

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IT Best Practices

What is IT Support and how can it help grow your business?

Whether you’re a small or medium-sized business with just one office, or a larger organisation operating across multiple sites, having…

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IT Best Practices

How your business could benefit by upgrading to Windows 10 (and what you need to know about Windows 7 support ending)

What version of Windows is your company using? It might not be the most exciting question you’ve ever been asked.…

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IT Best Practices

7 email productivity top tips that will make your life easier

At times, it can be tough to keep track of and organise your email, especially when you’ve got a million…

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Netstar announced as top London IT Support company in annual MSP 501 List

The 2019 MSP 501 global rankings list has been released. Netstar is the highest ranked IT support company focused solely…

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Top Tips

Top 10 IT support issues

As an IT Support provider, we deal with your IT problems every day. Here are ten of the most common…

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IT Best Practices

Why your business needs a password manager to stay safe

Passwords. We can’t get through the day without them. From logging into our social media accounts to managing our online…

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Cyber Security

Need an easy way to improve IT security? Why not try two-factor authentication?

UK Government figures released earlier this year show around a third of UK businesses suffered an IT security breach or…

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Cyber Security

How a malicious website spreads malware through your business

Oh no! You clicked on a link in a phishing email! Here's what could happen AND a solution that can…

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IT Best Practices

Five quick tips to create secure passwords that are easy to remember

The average person enters 10 online passwords per day. If someone were to get hold of your password, what would…

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What is 5G? Your questions answered

5G is coming. But what is it? What does it mean for the UK? And how will it affect your…

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Cyber Security

What are the risks to your business from ex-employees?

92% of businesses manually deprovision employee access to business and customer data when they leave the company. But this approach…

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Cyber Security

STOP! Before you plug in that unknown USB device!

Did you know USB devices are a huge threat to productivity and the security of data? This blog explains how…

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Cyber Security

Hackers aren’t trying to hack your systems, they’re doing this instead…

Think hacking involves breaking through your defences with complex skills? You might be surprised. See what's really happens when small…

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IT Best Practices

Cyber security in 2019: simple strategies to protect your business

Almost every week, we hear news of another cyber attack on a big firm. Customer details stolen. Financial information swiped.…

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