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6th - The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For

Chess has officially done it again, achieving 6th in the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’. This continues the success of previous years - number 1 in 2018, 5 years in the top 6 and 11 years in the top 100.

Who is looking after your network when you are asleep?

During the online session Eric Kokonas, MTR Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Mat Gangwer, MTR Technical Director, reviewed the threat landscape, explained how MTR fits in an organisation’s cybersecurity strategy and provided an overview of the service.

Choosing a Sage Partner? Choose Chess

As your business grows, we can also advise on the next step, whether to Sage 200cloud Standard or Sage 200cloud Professional.

What is Cloud PBX

Cloud PBX - Everything You Need to Know

In the last decade, the number of people working from home has risen by 74% meaning it’s more important now than ever before to stay connected outside the office. Learn everything you need to know about how Chess Cloud PBX enables you to stay connected, from any location, with any device.


Everything You Need to Know About the ISDN Switch Off

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.

What is Sophos MTR

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.

Types of Penetration Test - What is the Difference?

Types of Penetration Test - What is the Difference?

Learn about the different types of penetration testing

5G rollout in the UK

Protecting your business by securing endpoint devices

Generation data has been evolving for the last 4 decades, from 1G voice only, to 5G IoT ready ultra-high reliability. We’re looking into how wireless technology has evolved over the years and our predictions for the future.

Simplifying Digital Transformation: How CASB can help reduce the causes of slow cloud adoption

Dave Barnett, Head of CASB at Forcepoint, shares the lessons he has learned from over 80 customer implementations of CASB technology – the good, the bad and the downright ugly.

Chess has been named Datto's UK & Ireland Business Management Partner of The Year at DattoCon19

Chess Brings Home Gold

Chess has been named Datto's UK & Ireland Business Management Partner of The Year at DattoCon19, Datto’s fifth annual European partner conference.

Downtime is Money

Protecting your business by securing endpoint devices

During this webinar, led by George Cochrane, Pre-Sales Engineer at Datto, we learned about the impact of downtime, and why backup alone is no longer enough.

Talking Security with Sophos

What is next for malware?

Malware is a major problem worldwide, but the nature of malware is changing.
Despite numerous anti-malware measures, cybercriminals and hackers aren’t ones to give up easily, especially when there’s money to be made.
We welcome Jonathan and Fraser from Sophos HQ – they’re with us to discuss if AI can help towards the fight, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

Would Your Organisation Benefit From Leasing?

Your organisation is unique, however one similarity shared with practically every other business is the crucial role played by technology. It’s the k ...

Penetration Test Versus Vulnerability Assessment

Penetration Test Versus Vulnerability Assessment

For years customers have been confused what is the difference between a Penetration Test and a Vulnerability Assessment, with CREST officially launching separate accreditation for the two techniques now. Read this article to learn more.

Securing the Public Cloud with Sophos and Chess

Securing the Public Cloud with Sophos and Chess

Are you managing, moving, or planning to move to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform? Watch this video to learn more about how you can ensure the security of your data in the cloud.


Hands-on with the AGM X3 Rugged Smartphone

The AGM X3 is the rugged smartphone to beat, combining elegance with ruggedness at a price point that’s definitely premium. With components that rival current flagships, it easily tops our list of the best-rugged mobiles.

Real Life Cloud PBX Success Stories

Lynette King of Symphony Environmental discusses how Chess Cloud PBX has helped their business communicate and collaborate more effectively. During this short case study video, you’ll learn how Chess have supported Symphony Environmental with high quality calls and perfect one-click connection.

Changes to Chess ICT Limited’s Terms and Conditions

Chess’ updated terms and conditions will be effective from 1 September 2019. Chess’ updated terms and conditions will be effective from 1 Septe ...

Pay Less Get More With Cloud Telephony

Martin Bacon, Cloud Voice Specialist from Chess, looks into the features, benefits and what options are available to you and your business. Is your telephony system still stuck in the dark ages? Look at what you can do to move to the cloud and making business calls as simple as 1,2,3.


Chess Devices - Designed for Education

For schools' IT professionals, the countdown is on to a new academic term. 2020 brings with it a fresh new challenge - the imminent demise of Windo ...