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Productivity

On the hunt for a glass slipper: How to choose the right laptop for you

Choosing the right laptop can be a tricky process. Your team members will all have different needs and preferences.  Selecting…

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Cyber Security

Did you know that connecting a device via USB could be a serious security risk?

USB drives can save a large amount of data, which can be transferred really quickly. But have you ever stopped…

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Cloud Computing

Why you should embrace the cloud revolution

As cloud computing continues to grow and is now widely used by businesses across the globe, it seems the technology…

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IT Best Practices

How technology has changed the way we work

Technology is involved in almost every aspect of our lives. Thanks to the internet and continuous development of Smart devices,…

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Cyber Security

What does a scam email look like? 5 types to watch out for

A study carried out by one of our software partners KnowBe4 revealed the top reasons we are likely to click…

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IT Best Practices

How to choose the best CRM for your business in 6 easy steps

Having the right Customer Relationship Management system or CRM in place, is something every business strives for to run smoothly.…

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Cyber Security

How to combat social engineering – the biggest IT security threat to small businesses in the UK

Despite the increased threat of cyber-attacks, it has been observed that UK businesses are continuing to ignore warnings about the…

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Productivity

9 ways to add time back to your day

"I'll just check Facebook and refresh my twitter feed one more time, and then I'll go to bed." 2 hours…

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IT Best Practices

How to choose the right software and save your business money

  Today’s digital landscape offers endless possible software solutions to increase productivity within your business. But who do you ask…

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Cyber Security

Beware! Your firewall may not scan 90% of its traffic

60% of internet traffic is now encrypted, which means data is passing in and out of your business network that…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Could your email be hacked? What you need to do…

 Before she was even aware of it, she was receiving angry phone calls from people in her address book.  They…

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Cyber Security

CEO phishing – would you fall for it?

Companies still falling for CEO fraud - which is mainly carried out using phishing techniques. Could someone in your accounts…

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Devices

Maria’s expert advice on laptop buying

By Maria Bisoceanu, Account Manager at Netstar. I frequently come across clients asking me, 'What is the best laptop for…

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IT Best Practices

Want bigger profits? Time to ditch the break-fix IT strategy

In this post we look at some common IT issues and explain the very costly issues they can develop into…

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News

How to save £3,000 on your fibre lines

We are happy to announce we are offering our clients the chance to take part in a government run broadband…

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Devices

A day in the life with no iPhone

By Michael Johnson, Head of Account Management Let me take you back to 4pm yesterday: Just your average working day.…

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Cyber Security

5 habits of cyber secure businesses and 4 things they avoid

What are the secrets of keeping your business cyber secure? Secure businesses practice these 5 habits - and avoid the…

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IT Best Practices

Why London businesses benefit from proactive managed IT Support

Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many hats. There are many facets to running a business, and in small companies…

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News

The best features of iOS 12 and how they will benefit business users

Forget the improved photo-sharing, new Animoji and Memoji which recognise when your tongue is sticking out – what does iOS…

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News

Is the new Apple iPhone update feeling a little XS? [consulting tech]

A yearly update ritual, but what’s it like this year? Apple has had its fair share of unveilings across the…

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Cloud Computing

The three cloud software solutions that will help your business succeed

Where should businesses begin with cloud?  The truth is, all of us are using cloud solutions at home and at…

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Cyber Security

10 things your IT provider should be telling you

IT providers are not created equal. The prices you pay can vary, but the service you receive can vary even…

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News

How to use your personality type to be a better leader

By Sarah Robson, Marketing Manager at Netstar. When any new member joins the team here at Netstar, we always ask…

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Cyber Security

Are you smarter than a 10-Year-Old? Or can they hack you too?

Children can pick up skills a lot faster than most adults. Their brains are like sponges, absorbing new information, languages…

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Cyber Security

What small businesses need to know about cyber crime

FSB reveals small businesses carrying cost of cyber crime, collectively attacked seven million times a year - costing the UK…

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Productivity

Slow WiFi holding your business back? Here’s how to make it faster

We are all familiar with the effect slow WiFi can have on our personal productivity – and the frustration that…

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IT Best Practices

Getting the Right Technology: How to Choose the Best IT Support Partner

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Cyber Security

How Safe is Your Email? 5 Steps to Take to Be More Email Secure

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

How to avoid backup disasters and increase your data security

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Cyber Security

Are Your Apps Safe? Secure Access Starts With (Zero) Trust

The New Norm: Cloud, Mobility & BYOD Zero-Trust. Complete Confidence. Last month we were pleased to announce our partnership with…

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IT Best Practices

How Do You Know If VoIP Can Help Your Business?

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Press Releases

Netstar Listed as One of World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs in Annual MSP 501 List

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IT Best Practices

6 Tips For Staying Motivated and Achieving Your Goals

Six tips to avoid losing motivation for your plans. Follow through on what you start. No more embarrassing answers to…

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News

Are You Making the Most of the Cloud? Introducing Datto Workplace – File Sync and Share Built for Business

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News

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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IT Best Practices

6 Things You Should do to Keep Your PC in Top Condition

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