Why is data backup so important to your business?

30th October 2021

Preparation is everything when it comes to disaster protection. And the last thing any business owner wants is to approach a crisis without having a plan in place to guide them. This fact holds true regardless of the size or nature of your organisation. In the age of digitisation, one of the best ways to achieve future-proofing is through a system of regular data backups. What Is A Data Backup? A data backup is essentially a copy of the files…

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How to make the most of Office 365

28th September 2021

When it comes to running your business, there are plenty of different platforms and tools fighting for your attention. While tools like Google Docs and Google Excel are rising in popularity, Microsoft Office 365 continues to improve upon its services with every update, and retain its title as the market leader. Whether you’re already a seasoned user, or simply interested in finding out more about their offerings; here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of their…

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Things to look for in an IT Company

30th August 2021

Technology is increasingly important for businesses of all types and sizes. In recent years, we have seen more and more companies adopting exciting new technologies that have revolutionised the way they do business. However, with this added reliance, also comes risks. Not only do businesses need to be able to troubleshoot and fill knowledge gaps, but they also need to have robust defences against cyber attacks and the more dangerous elements of the internet. Hiring an IT support company is…

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How Secure Is Cloud Data?

29th July 2021

If you use a device purchased in the past few years, then you’ll no doubt be aware of the cloud. Users with modern devices are often ‘pinged’ by their device to ask whether they’d like to upload their photos or files to a cloud storage service. While the term ‘cloud storage’ might not sound like the most secure place to store your valuable data, you may be surprised to learn that generally, it is one of the safest ways of…

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8 Ways to keep your IT systems safe

30th June 2021

Since the digital shift began, there has rarely been a week without news of big businesses falling victim to some strain of cybercrime. From ransomware and phishing through to huge data breaches, online security remains a critical issue for the modern-day business owner to face down, irrespective of their size or stature. Here we will take a look at 8 ways to keep your IT systems safe. 1. Password strength Let’s begin with the basics. One of the easiest and…

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Microsoft Teams Vs Zoom

28th May 2021

With the travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines brought upon us by the Covid-19 pandemic, video conferencing has become the new normal for many businesses. Once a preserve of remote workers, it is now a common way to hold regular meetings with colleagues, reach out to clients, and even stay connected with friends and family members. If your business is looking at establishing video conferencing into your daily routines then there are plenty of options on the market. However, your…

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing for Remote Working

27th April 2021

Cloud computing might be a term that you’ve heard around a lot recently. While remote working is nothing new, the global pandemic has led to a surge in the number of people working from home. Some suggest that as much as half of the UK’s workforce is now spending at least some small part of their working week from the comfort of their own homes. However, for business owners, there are practical hurdles that need to be overcome before you…

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The Importance of Two- Factor Authentication

20th March 2021

Passwords are a daily part of our lives. We use them to access our work, banking, online shopping and to interact with our social circles. In fact, just about everything else that we do on the internet involves them. But what’s the best way to keep our accounts secure in 2021? And what role can Two-factor authentication play? Here we discuss the importance of Two Factor Authentication. The evolution of the password The first computer password was developed in 1961…

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The Importance of IT training in the workplace

26th February 2021

It may seem obvious, but for most businesses, our employees are our most valuable assets. A highly skilled workforce pulling in the same direction is one of the quickest and most effective routes to establishing yourself as a successful company. There are many ways to upskill your employees, but IT training is one particular area that you should always include in your plans. Here we explain the importance of IT training in the workplace. Competency While many employees today have…

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How to keep employees productive whilst working from home

28th January 2021

Facing the challenges of the global pandemic has meant that many office-based workers are now dispersed. Working virtually from their sofas and kitchen tables. We share how to keep employees productive whilst working from home. However, the lack of face-to-face contact, the potential distractions, and the overall disruption that comes with remote working can make it difficult to maintain high standards. To overcome these challenges, employers should take advantage of new technologies and approaches that can help them to communicate…

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IT Support

ECL recognises that every client is different, and every client has a different IT support requirement. Whatever the size of your business, we can offer a support scenario to suit your needs.

Cloud Services

Whether your business already uses Cloud services or you’re considering the Cloud as a possible way forward, talk to us first. We can provide anything from fully hosted IT infrastructures on our own ECL Private Cloud, to simple on-line backups. We can also give expert advice on Office 365 and other Cloud platforms.

Disaster Recovery

How would losing access to your IT systems and data for days, or even weeks, affect your business? For many if not most companies this would be a nightmare scenario, with potentially very serious consequences.

Office 365

Cloud services could potentially lower your overall costs and gives your employees all the tools they need alongside the correct layers of security and compliance.

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