James Paterson

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About James Paterson

With 20 years experience in the professional IT services sector, James has created strong strategic business relationships with numerous organisations and partners throughout East Anglia

How to set up automatic Outlook out of office replies

Are you taking time off during the christmas and new year holiday? Don't forget to configure your automatic email replies to let people know you won't be available. Out-of-office replies let you automatically communicate relevant information when you're away on holiday or when you won't be near a computer for a few days. [...]

By |2018-12-13T13:18:35+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Microsoft application, Tips and advice|Tags: , |0 Comments

GDPR and your backup data

With the deadline for  GDPR looming it's a very hot topic with considerable implications for businesses, so let’s focus on how your organisations backup data is also subject to the new regulations. Location of your backup data. Many businesses use cloud hosted backups as a convenient and secure way of ensuring their backup data is stored safely off site. [...]

By |2018-04-05T11:25:16+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Security, Technology News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cyber crime – a constant threat to your business.

Over the past year there have been some very high profile cyber attacks on organisations in the UK, the most infamous being that which infected the NHS in May 2017. It is not thought that this attack was originally targeted at the NHS, in fact most cyber attacks are random, exploiting email systems and insecure networks wherever they can be found. Therefore you should not [...]

By |2018-02-16T16:17:30+00:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Crime, Security, Technology News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Remain secure with industry-leading cyber security software

Bitdefender GravityZone is a leading security solution for cloud and virtualised environments, offering organisations dramatically faster and more efficient risk management. Using a different architecture and unique technologies, GravityZone is #1 ranked anti-malware protection and performance. (more)

By |2018-02-15T16:13:37+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: CloudSpark, Security|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pocket Landline – a landline number for your mobile

If you're a small business, it can really help to have a landline. It makes you look established. It reassures new customers and it shows them you're local. However it's no good if you spend most of your time out and about. A landline reassures customers and because it’s local, people can see where you’re based. For example if you [...]

By |2018-01-18T14:09:17+00:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: CloudSpark, EE, Mobile|Tags: , |0 Comments

Outlook 2007 will stop working with Office 365 on October 31st 2017

By 31 October 2017, Outlook 2007 customers will need to upgrade to a newer version of Office to maintain their email connectivity via Outlook. This is happening because Microsoft is removing support for RPC/HTTP, a protocol that is needed for Outlook 2007 to connect to the Office 365 Exchange Online. The following systems and software [...]

By |2018-01-18T14:09:18+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: CloudSpark, Office365, Tips and advice|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Email security tips

One of the biggest news stories of the recent USA election process is the hacking and wikileaks release of the Hilary Clinton advisor emails. Who and why carried out these hacks is not relevant to this article, but how they were carried should be of concern to every email user, whether you are running for President or not. If  the advice below had [...]

By |2018-01-18T14:09:19+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: CloudSpark, Security, Tips and advice|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Brexit your office 365 data

Moving your Office 365 data to the United Kingdom datacenter region Leaving the EU will have a significant impact on UK data laws. Organisations operating in the UK with data hosted overseas, may need to relocate their data back to the UK.  If data residency/sovereignty is of high importance to your business, you will need to ensure that you are [...]

By |2018-01-18T14:09:20+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Office365|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CloudSpark awarded Microsoft Silver Small and Mid Market Cloud Solutions Competency for second year running

CloudSpark earns distinction through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment. CloudSpark Solutions Ltd, the Great Yarmouth based IT specialist serving Norfolk and Suffolk today announced it has been awarded Silver Small and Mid Market Cloud Solutions competency for the second year running, demonstrating its continuing ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic [...]

By |2018-01-18T14:09:20+00:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: CloudSpark, Technology News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

CloudSpark is Stephen Fry proof thanks to caching by WP Super Cache

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