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Windows 7 End of Support FAQs

Windows 7 End of Support FAQs

Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support on January 14, 2020 and has published the following advice, outlining options and the next steps.

Sophos Cloud Optix

Sophos Cloud Optix - Everything You Need to Know

Introducing the brand new Sophos product, that tracks assets in public cloud providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform - and keeps them safe.

Going Phishing With Office 365

How Easy Is It To Hack Office 365 and 2FA?

This week we are joined by Stuart White, Chess Penetration Tester, he takes us through a live hack, targeting Office 365 accounts and the techniques you should be aware of to avoid being compromised, even when using 2-factor authentication.

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.  

Six Reasons Why You Should Switch to Cloud Telephony

Six Reasons Why You Should Switch to Cloud Telephony

Cloud Telephony has many names, like VoIP, SIP Trunking and Hosted Voice. Whatever its name, it gives businesses like yours the tools to advance into the future. Read on to find out the 6 greatest benefits.  

CREST Certified Penetration Test Sample Report

CREST Certified Penetration Test Sample Report

Not all Penetration Test Reports are created equal. Methodology can vary from supplier to supplier, but the essential element common to all Penetration Tests is the written report, key to guaranteeing the maximum value from the overall process. What should you look for in a Penetration Test Report? 

Old V New World Technology Webinar Recording

Old V New World Technology Webinar Recording

If you missed the Old V New World webinar, you can now watch the recording in your own time. This video provides you with a quick 20-minute-long recap of the in-demand products sales pipeline. 

BT ISDN Switch Off - Are You Ready?

BT ISDN Switch Off - Are You Ready?

BT have announced they will be starting the big ISDN switch off in 2020. Future proofing your business is no longer an option, but a necessity.

Ten Years at the Top – ‘The Sunday Times Best Company to Work For 2019’

Chess has officially placed 12th in the "Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in the UK". Marking a decade of the company sitting proudly in the top 100. The prestigious Sunday Times award took place in London on Thursday, February 21.

How Can Our Sector Address The IT Skills Shortage?

How Can Our Sector Address The IT Skills Shortage?

The IT industry is facing an unprecedented skills shortage, with post Brexit labour restrictions likely to further exacerbate the problem. What are the options for the sector as we begin 2019?

Sophos Intercept X with EDR Review

In this on Demand webinar we join Gavin Wood, CyberSecurity Director for Chess, as he and Nick Ross, Sales Engineer for Sophos explore the ever growing threat landscape in cyber security as well as discovering how Sophos Intercept X and EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) are helping businesses stay one step ahead of cyber attacks.
Backup vs Disaster Recovery in Practice

Backup vs Disaster Recovery in Practice

How does Backup differ from Disaster Recovery? In our recent Chess webinar, iland Solutions Architect Nicholas King clearly demonstrates the difference. Find out what happens when a data centre is hit by a power outage, and what steps are required to restore systems.

Upgrading VMware Vsphere 5.5 to Vsphere 6.5

There are just over three months to go before the end of general support for VMware vSphere 5.5, on 19 September 2018.

Technical Architect Dean Lewis shares his knowledge and expertise to help navigate this potentially complex process, including pitfalls to look out for.

Running A Small Business Server?

Running A Small Business Server?

Cloud specialist, Paul Gibbons, explores the benefits of Cloud Migration for small businesses

Changes To Our Terms and Conditions And What They Mean For You

Did you know our Terms and Conditions are changing? The charge incurred where a payment is made to Chess by credit card has been reduced from £5 or 3 ...

We've Updated and Simplified Your Bill

From 1 January 2018 , some of our prices are changing, as we improve our service to you. You may have noticed that BT has increased its costs ...

From the 1st of August 2014 - Chess customers a minimum 15% saving on BT

From the 1st of August 2014 BT increased call, line rental, broadband, care level and bundle charges to business customers by an average of 5% making ...