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Ending - Windows 7 Support

Support for Microsoft Windows 7 is ending. It's estimated that 30% of PCs are still running the operating system, and will become increasingly susceptible to potential security problems. There are a number of options, and deciding on the best course of action for your business is key to ensuring a safe, compliant and productive 2020.

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Chess Gear Up for 20’s Growth

Chess Limited announces the appointment of Mark Lightfoot as Chief Executive Officer to succeed David Pollock, who moves to Executive Chairman. Mark has been with Chess for 11 years as Financial Director and most recently as Chief Financial Officer.

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Lenovo E15 20RD Full Specification

Delivering stellar performance day in, day out, the ThinkPad E15 can help drive any small business forward. 

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Introducing Chess Device-as-a-Service

What is Chess Device as a Service, and how is this unique in the market? In this short video we hear about the benefits from business, operational and financial perspectives.  

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Everything You Need to Know About the ISDN Switch Off

BT has announced it will end-of-life its Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) by 2025. ISDN is used by over one million UK businesses. In this blog, we will answer the key questions around the switch off and the next steps to a future-proofed solution.

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Case Study - Williamsburgh Housing Association

Chess customer, Williamsburgh HA, were aware that January 2020 would be bringing the end of support deadline for the Windows 2008 server. They began the process to source new hardware, software and the necessary technical support.

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CES 2020

The first tech show of the 2020s, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), kicks off in Las Vegas on Tue 7 Jan.

Running for over 50 years, the annual show is the largest of its kind, showcasing the latest innovations and devices.

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Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR)

We interviewed Peter Mackenzie, Incident Response Team Leader at Sophos, and Jez Turner, Cybersecurity Sales Director at Chess, about the new service by Sophos. Watch the video today.

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us here at Chess.

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Types of Penetration Test - What is the Difference?
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2019 Round Up

2019's seen significant advances in technology, in a digital landscape that's evolving rapidly.

Here’s a round-up of just some of the technology issues, events and challenges that have characterised the year.