Backups – Why they are so important

Backups – Why they are so important

Backups - why are they so important?   Backups are so important to any business. In most cases they run daily, overnight and are forgotten about. Forgotten until you delete something accidentally, your server crashes or worse. At the point of needing to recover a file, folder or entire...

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Update on Service – Covid-19

Update on Service – Covid-19

Update on IT Support during Covid-19 / Coronavirus – we are here to help.   With the current situation affecting the UK and the rest of the world, we wanted to provide an update on our support coverage during the lockdown period. We are and have been working remotely supporting our clients...

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It’s our Birthday – 10 years old

It’s our Birthday – 10 years old

It's our Birthday - 10 years 10 years, 1 Decade – where has that gone?!! What started as a part time project between the Directors has evolved significantly over the 10 years since SBS IT Ltd was incorporated. With an initial purpose to serve a few small clients and services, SBS IT Ltd was born....

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Windows 7 End of Support

Windows 7 End of Support

Windows 7 End of Support 14th January 2020. Following the release of Windows 7 in 2009 to replace the not so popular Windows Vista and provide a commonly used operating system to replace the outgoing Windows XP, it now has come to the time wave goodbye to Windows 7 with Microsoft having Windows 7 End of Support on 14th January 2020 in their roadmap. What does this mean if you are still running Windows 7?

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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

SBS IT LTD Job Opportunities We are excited to announce that we are looking to recruit two positions to join our growing business providing IT Support and Consultancy across the UK. We are looking for trustworthy, skilled and motivated candidates to fill a 1st/2nd Line IT Support Engineer role and...

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Manchester Service Desk

Manchester Service Desk

Exciting News! | Manchester Service Desk | IT Support Manchester   We have some exciting news!  Back in April 2018 (I know it's not breaking news!) we expanded our team and coverage area to Manchester, giving us better support coverage for our Northern UK clients and an opportunity to offer...

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Are you ready for GDPR?

Are you ready for GDPR?

Are you ready for GDPR? – SBS IT - IT Support Services 25th May 2018 is fast approaching and we’re having daily conversations about GDPR and what it means for businesses. The only consistent topic in those conversations is how unprepared everyone is. Our advice? Don’t panic, start with the basics...

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Meltdown & Spectre

Meltdown & Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre   It’s not just computers you need to be worried about…this issue affects the security of a large number of devices. If you haven’t already heard over the last week, there are two critical vulnerabilities in the microprocessors of most of the worlds computers (this...

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Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials Practitioners SBS IT Ltd are proud to announce that we are now certified Cyber Essentials Practitioners! Following an assessment to prove our security, policies and procedures meet the required standard we have attained Cyber Essentials certified status and can help you do the...

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Warehouse Wireless Network

Warehouse Wireless Network

Warehouse Wireless Network Recently we were asked to design and implement a Warehouse Wireless Network for a client based in Crawley / Gatwick. The client required a wireless network in their distribution warehouse to connect their product scanning devices into their central asset management...

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WannaCry? Make sure your business isn’t one of those Crying!

WannaCry? Make sure your business isn’t one of those Crying!

WannaCry? Make sure your business isn't affected…   Since initial outbreaks surfaced on Friday, there have been many news headlines highlighting the impact of the WannaCry ransomware cyber attacks and talks of a second string of the ransomware affecting systems globally. Over 200,000 systems...

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Windows Vista end of support!

Windows Vista end of support!

No more support for Windows Vista!  Windows Vista End of Support 11th April 2017   So long Windows Vista, you weren’t that popular anyway. With the release of Windows Vista in 2009, Microsoft were hailing it as the best Windows OS yet, but real world use differed and so it was slated as being...

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BT costs rising! Save Money on your Comms

BT costs rising! Save Money on your Comms

BT Price Hike - Save money on your comms BT have announced a 6% increase in charges from March this year which is the first of 2 price increases planned for 2017! We can help you save money on your comms. Had enough of increasing call costs? In steps the wonders of VOIP! If you’d like to save...

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Apple Mac Support Croydon – SBS IT Mac Support Croydon

Apple Mac Support Croydon – SBS IT Mac Support Croydon

Apple Mac Support Croydon – Mac Support in Croydon, covering London and the South East Over recent years Apple Macs have become more and more common in the workplace and home. Prior to this most businesses would work from PC’s with the exception of some industries such as publishing, where graphic...

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Microsoft Exchange 2007 End of Support 11th April 2017

Microsoft Exchange 2007 End of Support 11th April 2017

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 End of Support 11th April 2017 It will be almost 3 years to the day that Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 went End of Support with Microsoft (08/03/14), Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will follow suite as it goes End of Support on 11th April 2017. What does End of...

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Let it snow | Cloud Collaboration | Remote Working

Let it snow | Cloud Collaboration | Remote Working

Cloud Collaboration | Remote Working Sorry Boss, I can’t make it to work today because it’s snowing... We are sure that today especially, many managers and business owners have been picking up early morning calls from staff notifying them that they cannot make it into the office due to the snowy...

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SBS IT Ltd Email Services

SBS IT Ltd Email Services

SBS IT Email Services Where would your business be without email services?  Pretty lost we imagine! Over the last decade the reliance on email and internet based solutions and communications has grown from required to business critical. Would your business be able to function without email? If the...

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Happy New Year – How can we help you in 2017?

Happy New Year – How can we help you in 2017?

Happy New Year! - How can we help you in 2017?   With 2016 all wrapped up and 2017 just a few days old firstly we would like to wish everyone a happy and successful 2017. We are also interested in seeing if there are any areas you or your businesses that may benefit from our assistance and/or...

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Phishing Emails – How to spot them

Phishing Emails – How to spot them

How to spot Phishing Emails - Video Guide   Whilst providing IT Support Services from our Croydon Service Desk, we often have IT Support tickets raised to question the legitimacy of emails received by our clients. What are phishing emails? Phishing emails are designed to steal money from...

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IT Support Croydon – SBS IT Croydon Service Desk

IT Support Croydon – SBS IT Croydon Service Desk

IT Support Croydon – SBS IT Croydon Service Desk   Back in April 2016 SBS IT moved into new offices in the iconic No. One Croydon (known as the 50p building) opposite East Croydon station.  This is now the home of our Croydon Service Desk, giving us the opportunity to provide IT Support...

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Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expiring soon!

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expiring soon!

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 yet? Microsoft's Free Windows 10 upgrade is expiring very soon. Upgrades are eligible for licensed Windows 7, 8, 8.1 versions. Registering your machine for the upgrade will allow you to upgrade at a later time. Before attempting the upgrade, please ensure your...

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SBS IT Ltd are now DrayTek Authorised Dealers

SBS IT Ltd are now DrayTek Authorised Dealers

We are excited to announce that SBS IT Ltd are now DrayTek Authorised Dealers and DrayTek Advanced Networking Partners. We have used the DrayTek range of products for many years now and have only had good experiences with them. The range runs from Wireless solutions, Multi WAN Routers / Firewalls...

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