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Cyber security threats to look out for in 2018

2017 saw a rise in the number of high profile cyber attacks worldwide. Malicious software is becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect. Now more than ever it is important for businesses to recognise the biggest threats to cyber security and know the methods of...

Why IT training is a wise choice for your business

If you run a business, then you need to use all the resources you can to make it run to its maximum potential. While there are many ways to do this, including outsourcing your IT support or using a managed service desk, one superb option is to invest in IT training...

Nimbus shortlisted for Small Business Awards 2018

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Small Business of the Year and Technology Business of the Year Awards in this years Business Eye First Trust Bank Small Business Awards.  While both award categories have different guidelines they both recognise an...

Has your business had a IT health-check lately?

For all sized businesses now, IT support is a key issue. This is especially true for the small business that operates on finer margins and may have less of a budget in these areas. Even if you decide to handle the IT support you need yourself or via a staff member, it...

Why IT support is for SMEs too

Are you an SME owner? If so, when you think of managed IT support, is it something which you associate with larger companies of say, 50+ employees? If the answer is yes, it might be time for a rethink. In this blog we look at some of the reasons why managed IT support...

Making cloud migration safer and easier for your business

Storing information and carrying out certain types of processing in the cloud is a great way for businesses to save money and eliminate many of the risks associated with computer crashes. However, some businesses are still hesitant to migrate to the cloud because they...

3 ways Sage accounting software can help your business grow

Whatever sector your small or medium sized business operates in, you will have to send out invoices to your customers and keep on top of your company accounts. Sage accountancy software is a great way to do this and is trusted by many businesses as a key part of their...

Cyber security considerations for SMEs using cloud computing

At Nimbus CS we are great believers in cloud solutions, if you are moving to cloud on your own, here's a few security considerations to keep in mind. Increasingly cloud computing is being utilised as an essential tool by SMEs. It is one of the most cost-effective ways...

3 key reasons to consider outsourcing your IT support

If you run a small to medium-sized business then the decision to employ an in-house IT department or outsource your IT support is critical. Many senior managers thinking about business IT support opt to go the outsourcing route due to the many superb operational...

Is there a BYOD hole in your network security?

BYOD is great if we're talking about bringing your own drink to a cosy local restaurant, but the aftermath of 'bring your own device', can be a lot more troublesome than a hangover. So here's a quick guide to avoiding your very own BYOD IT hangover. More and more...

Do you still have an in-house IT department?

Greybeards will remember the days of local IT support. A couple of people sitting in the basement fixing power supplies and swapping RAM. But those days are long gone. Business startups in the 21st-century can search for a list of absolutely must-have departments,...

Why cloud storage can be ideal for start-up businesses

Increasingly new start-up businesses are turning to cloud storage to manage their company data. The method has already been spearheaded by big corporate names such as Google, Microsoft and Facebook. Even banks have followed the trend. So it's understandable that...

Why your business needs hosted desktop

Cloud-based services are becoming more and more essential as businesses look to maximise productivity and cut costs. Daas, or Desktop as a Service, is just one of the IT support solutions Nimbus CS offer. How can a hosted desktop solution benefit your business?...

How healthy is your cyber-security system?

Even the most well-designed and carefully-maintained cyber-security systems aren’t 100% reliable. As time goes on, they can develop flaws or fail altogether. Businesses often don’t realise that part of their security system is failing until it’s too late. However, as...

Common cloud mistakes your business needs to avoid

Cloud technology's potential for savings, flexibility, and convenience has made it a staple of almost every modern business. However, as with any kind of emerging technology, there are various common issues businesses can run into, and which can drag down the value of...

How to handle rapid growth in your company

You’ve worked exceptionally hard to get to this point, and when things finally take off it is a great feeling. But don’t book that holiday to the Caribbean just yet - not setting up your IT systems properly can crush your company. When growing bigger, your IT systems...

How to help your remote workers with IT support

Whether your company is fully remote or only has a handful of remote workers, you need to insist on IT support for them. A big mistake many businesses make is ignoring the needs of remote workers, who are just like any other employees and require the same support. A...

Pay off – Growing your IT to grow your business

You’ve done it - all the hard work and worry has paid off: you’ve managed to expand your small business into a medium-sized business. You’ve got more products, sales are through the roof and you can’t hire new staff quickly enough, but has your IT infrastructure kept...

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