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Latest Offers – August 2017

by Jamie Owen
Check out our ‘Latest Offers’ for this month and take advantage of some great deals we have to offer with TechSmith, Kaptivo, Veritas and Dropbox. […]
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What’s New – August 2017

by Jamie Owen
Take a look at this month’s ‘What’s New’ products that you don’t want to miss out on. We include some brand new products and the […]
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Do you need to encrypt your data?

by Eifion Evans
If you lose your laptop or mobile device, will your sensitive data be safe?  By now everyone should have heard about the General Data Protection […]
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Reduce your largest security risk with Sophos Phish Threat

by Chris Jones
Whilst recent high profile security attacks have been more sophisticated than the norm, it is still the case that email is the most problematic and […]
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Stop Ransomware in its tracks with Sophos Intercept X

by Chris Jones
Ransomware attacks that continue to hit organisations across the globe, and recent high profile victims such as the NHS prove that the problem is endemic […]
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Sophos Synchronized Security – A new approach to IT security

by Chris Jones
Synchronized Security from Sophos is a revolutionary new approach that automates threat discovery, investigation and response by enabling security technologies to work together. As an educational […]
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Don’t be a statistic. Protect yourself against Ransomware

by Chris Jones
Friday brought one of the most significant malware outbreaks the world has seen. To date, it has affected over 150 countries, 200,000 victims and high […]
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Skype for Business Meeting Broadcast has arrived!

by Chris Jones
As a Microsoft Education Licensing Solution Partner (EdLSP) we get asked a lot of questions around Microsoft and their product road maps. For the last […]
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Solve your data storage headaches with Hybrid Cloud Storage

by Chris Jones
As an educational establishment, you may already be aware that the amount of data we create continues to grow at an exponential rate, with the […]
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Adobe price increase from the 6th of March 2017

by Chris Jones
Like many US companies doing business globally, Adobe periodically assesses pricing in response to changes in currency exchange rates.  A recent press release by Adobe […]
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Named user licensing support for virtualized Acrobat DC environments now available

by Chris Jones
  If you’re an end user who uses virtual technology such as Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop or VMware Horizon to get your work done then […]
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Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 is here

by Chris Jones
Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) 2017 applications are complete new builds of the tools and not just “in place” feature updates to the existing versions.  Improvements […]
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Adobe Max 2016 Highlights

by Chris Jones
Adobe’s annual creativity conference, titled Adobe Max was held at the beginning of November in San Diego and was full of exciting and innovative technology, […]
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The Flipped Learning Phenomenon

by Chris Jones
If you work in the education sector (or like me, have children in full time education) then you may be familiar with the concept of […]
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Microsoft Pricing Update

by Chris Jones
Microsoft has announced changes in pricing for corporate, public sector and academic customers that will come into effect on the 1st of January 2017.  The […]
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Adobe Creative Cloud and Acrobat DC for Enterprise now available under the VIP program

by Chris Jones
Adobe Creative Cloud for Enterprise (CCE) and Acrobat DC for Enterprise is now available through the Value Incentive Program (VIP), therefore VIP education customers have […]
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Ransomware is here – are you ready for it?

by Chris Jones
As an Educational Institution user, you may already be aware of Ransomware and the countless headlines about the attacks that cost organisations billions of pounds […]
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Microsoft Office 365 E5 for Education

by Eifion Evans
  As an educational institution user, you may well already be taking advantage of the productivity features of Office 365 EDU, with its core functionality […]
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Is your database server secure?

by Eifion Evans
  On 12 April 2016 extended support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 ended.   What does this mean for you? Although SQL Server 2005 will […]
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How the new Government agreement with Microsoft will affect your school’s IT budget

by Eifion Evans
On January 1st, the Department for Education and Microsoft announced the new Education Cloud Transition Agreement, designed to move UK education into the cloud and […]
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