With local lockdowns being introduced in some areas and all the talk of a potential second wave of CV-19, now might be a good time to focus on small businesses and ways to improve vital infrastructure.
Chess Wins Two Cybersecurity Awards
Chess Wins Sophos Public Sector Partner of the Year and Education Partner of the Year The Chess team have proven the invaluable work they do and ha ...
Homeworking is Here to Stay
We have just conducted a survey of all our people to ask them how they want to work in the future, and it turns out that only 2% wanted to return to full-time office working, 37% wanted a mix of home and office and the remaining 61% wanted to work from home. So. it looks like for us at least, home working is here to stay!
Managing Remote Teams using Power Platform
Combining the capabilities of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and Teams, our Development team created the Location app which is now used by the whole company.
Five Top Tips To Keep Your Cloud Secure
This week two of our experts, Paul and Dan share their 5 top tips on securing your cloud, there are links to our recent live hack webinars, where you can watch Penetration Tester, Stuart White carry out a live hack on Microsoft 365 and Azure AD.
Introduction to Simplicity: Leasing & Chess Partner
Watch now the recording of the webinar ‘Introduction to Simplicity: Leasing and Chess Partner’ to learn how you can improve cash flow, customer retention and also increase sales.
Five Significant Savings with Synchronised Security
With Sophos' decision to retire on-premise legacy security platforms and focus on next-generation products, I thought today we would have a quick look at the key advantages of synchronised security and how it can save you money.
More Cloud Means More Business Value
This week I'm looking at five reasons why moving to a cloud solution can reduce your costs.
Five Great Reasons Why On-Premise PBX Phone Systems Still Pack a Punch!
There’s been a huge growth in Cloud telephony solution sales over the last few years, and especially since CV-19 but we are still seeing demand for on-premise solutions from many of our customers.
Teams, Zoom, or Webex?
I’ve been watching with interest the sharp rise in uptake of video conferencing apps during CV-19 lockdown. So far, they've done a great job in meeting the rising demands of our need to communicate and video conference with one another.
5 Business Functions to Outsource?
For many of us, the last few months have been a period of making the best of a difficult situation, but I think we are all aware now that we need to change and adopt new ways of working to prosper in the post-COVID -19 world.
Ten Tips to Successfully Manage Your Remote Team
As the reality dawns that we are all going to be working from home a lot more in the future, how do we make sure we make the most of it? There are plenty of benefits, but possibly a few challenges too, especially if you are a manager. There will be difficulties that you may not have dealt with before – especially if you’ve been used to sitting in an office with your team.
BackUps and Recovery
Most people will by now have navigated the first month of lockdown and be working successfully from home. Your business may have moved to the cloud before COVID-19, or moved more recently. Many will still be working remotely on servers and devices with the data stored locally.
Your Virtual Desktop
Remote working can bring some challenges when you want to ensure a consistent experience across multiple devices and where access to numerous apps on demand is needed. Virtual desktop infrastructure may be something to consider?
Chess Help Protect Our NHS
Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention. While this is true, it has become clear over recent weeks that the shared concern around the COVID- ...
Securing Remote Workers
Watch the recording of Security Remote Workers webinar. During the online session, our Chief Information Security Officer and a Sophos Product Specialist discuss the best practices to secure remote working in the current situation.
#3 Connectivity and Support at Home
Working from home is now an everyday reality for many of our customers and network issues can be a challenge. As schools have now closed and other businesses have also sent people home, many home workers are struggling with ensuring they can run their real-time work apps such as Voice and Video conferencing without interference from other people, who are also working from home or using other online content.
A Hackers Guide to Remote Working
Remote working for a hacker is brilliant, and not in the sense that they can work from home in a dark room wearing a hoodie. But because remote working means that a business is intentionally giving a path into the internal network that could potentially be accessed by anyone on the internet. This blog post covers some of the things that we have encountered across the team over the years.
SIP Trunking with Chess Partner
Chess Partner are pleased to offer a new SIP Trunking solution to our Partners that will allow you to offer the best Call Management solutions for your customers.
Some of Our Prices Are Changing from 1 April 2020
Some of Our Prices Are Changing from 1 April 2020 From the 1st April 2020, BT are increasing their lines and bundles prices for business custome ...