Checktech provides an ITIL aligned support service that can support all your infrastructure in your business, school, and home environment
ChechTech can remotely monitor your infrastructure to ensure that your IT service remains working for your internal customers. Following IT best practice CheckTech will ensure that your infrastructure performs adequately and where necessary suggests costs effective upgrades to enhance your environment
CheckTech can design technical solutions following IT and manufacturers best practices to ensure your project is cost effective and is delivered on schedule. Using a Prince 2 framework CheckTech will ensure that your project runs as smoothly as possible
Utilising over 20 years IT experience, CheckTech can provide a quality consultancy service to your organisation. IT is an ever increasing part of an organisation, CheckTech recognise that there are many elements to any operation and IT is only a facet.
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As is often the case, with new technologies come new security challenges for any organisation. CheckTech Information Technology services take into consideration security best practices, ISO security standards and the data protection law.
CheckTech can offer your organisation a comprehensive audit that details your desktop and server architecture, your software licensing provision, security standards and policies, business continuity plans, and your Information security processes and procedures. The final report lists achievable goals for your organisation to ensure you remain secure and remain in business during a business continuity event.
On the 25th of May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 falls onto the UK and effects everyone person and business in the UK and EU. Hopefully most businesses have been working on the new requirements of GDPR for some time, however if you are still having challenges, CheckTech is more Read more about GDPR[…]
Unfortunately, not, Facebook has “leaked” 87 million users by sharing this data with an English data analyitacal company named Cambridge Analylitica. The data “breach” was first spotted by Facebook in 2015. Quite why it has taken three years for FaceBook to respond is naturally open to interpretation. CheckTech reminds everyone that in reality there is no Read more about April Fool?[…]
Microsoft has announced the new features coming in the latest major update scheduled in April. The top new items will be timeline, which displays the items you have been up to in the last 30 days, share items to nearby devices over Wi-Fi with Nearby Share, a new high efficiency image file format that processes Read more about Exciting features?[…]
As the rumours suggested, from Ubuntu 18.4 LTS, Canonical the developer of Ubuntu, will start collecting data during and after installation. Many see this as the same as Windows 10 data mining, but in reality the information that Ubuntu will collate is less and is only used to shape Ubuntu for the future, the data Read more about Ubuntu data collection[…]
Happy new year! Well, not so happy if you own a computer it seems…. The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are potentially a bit of a nightmare, certainly expect some series patching from processor, motherboard, and operating system developers. At the moment it’s too early to see if that in practical terms the vulnerabilities can be Read more about All our computers are doomed[…]
Merry Christmas! Assuming that a sleep induced Christmas Day food coma has not beset you, Microsoft has launched some excellent Cyber Security Strategy videos to the public. https://mva.microsoft.com/en-US/training-courses/cybersecurity-reference-strategies-18147?l=ciqxU5RcE_4006218965 The training videos looks at enterprise technologies as well as infrastructure inside your network as well as outside such as the cloud and mobile devices. CheckTech will Read more about Cyber Security[…]
A new report details spending habits largely remained the same within businesses, 57% of business would spent as they did in 2016, only 34% percent of businesses surveys increased spending within their organisation. Naturally, there is a fine balance for any organisation regardless of size when dealing with Business Continuity and IT disaster recovery. However, Read more about Is it important?[…]
If your running a WordPress website you might want to check which version you are running, ASAP. A recently discovered security flaw in WordPress could allow hackers to compromise your website and run SQL code to o rather nasty things to your database, from extraction of data, to deleting tables. CheckTech recommend that you upgrade Read more about WordPress woes[…]
Apple has announced the launch of IOS 11 for it’s apple mobile and tablet devices. IOS 11 will bring better multitasking, as well as integrating a new file app that shows you your files regardless of location (for example, local, network, cloud, attached storage). In a move to push Apple further into the mobile pay Read more about New Apple IOS[…]
Microsoft clearly rules the desktop roost. Over the last 30 years Microsoft has enticed more and more users and businesses to use its operating systems and services. There are however alternatives, naturally there is Apple Macintosh, but there is also a free alternative named Linux. Linux is usually a free operating system, whilst it still Read more about SQL Server on Linux[…]