Applied Systems Retire Hosted Exchange: Alternatives for your insurance brokerage

You should have received just before Christmas an email from Applied Systems to notify you of there decision to retire their Hosted Exchange services. This could have a significant impact on your brokerage relying on these services. Not to worry thou there is plenty of time to move off the Applied Systems Hosted Exchange platform to Office 365, we can ensure a seamless transfer to this new service with next to no disruption to your email. Why are they retiring...

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How to Secure Your Smart Office Or Home: Smart Security Strategies for Tech Safety

In the era of digital transformation, the concept of a smart office akin to smart homes has transcended from a luxury to a necessity. With Commercial Networks Limited at the forefront of this revolution, we understand the importance of smart security, integrating technology into the workspace. However, with the rise of smart technology comes the need for heightened security and efficient management. Here’s how you can ensure your smart office or smart home remains an asset, not a liability. Smart...

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The latest Microsoft innovations for your business optimal performance.(Microsoft Copilot, Sales Copilot, Windows 11)

In the ever-evolving landscape of business technology, staying ahead means not only adopting new tools but fully integrating them into your business processes. Microsoft’s suite of tools, including Microsoft Copilot, Sales Copilot, and the latest operating system, Windows 11, are at the forefront of this revolution. These technologies are not just upgrades—they are transformative elements that can redefine efficiency, security, and productivity in your workplace. This article delves deep into how these Microsoft solutions can serve as the bedrock for...

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Cyber Security Mistakes Small Business Make

Cybersecurity is important no matter the size of the business. The digital realm presents an equal playing field where threats are indiscriminate of size or stature. Embracing cybersecurity is an empowering step towards cultivating a culture of vigilance, adaptability, and unyielding progress.

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Outlook Links Not Opening in Chrome, Despite It Being Set as the Default Browser

Intro (Outlook Links Not Opening in Chrome) Microsoft’s integration between Outlook and Edge has significantly enhanced the browsing experience for users. However, if you prefer to use Chrome or any other browser as your default, you may encounter an issue where Outlook links fail to open in your preferred browser. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to resolve this problem and ensure that Outlook links open correctly in Chrome. How to Change the Default...

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Is Your Privacy Invaded By Your Online Shopping App?   

Online shopping has become a common activity for many Staffordshire people. It’s convenient, easy, and allows us to buy items from the comfort of our homes. But with the rise of online shopping, there are concerns about privacy and security. Not all shopping apps are created equally. Often people get excited and install an app without checking privacy practices. Apps can collect more data from your smartphone than you realize. Whether you use your phone for personal use, business use,...

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Celebrating Our New Website

Celebrating Our new website! We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new website, cnltdnewcastle.co.uk. With a fresh look and enhanced features, our restructured website aims to provide an even better experience for our valued customers in the local Newcastle Under Lyme area. At Commercial Networks Ltd we understand the importance of a user-friendly online platform that showcases our services and connects with our community. That’s why we’ve revamped our website to make it easier than ever for...

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Reasons Why Anti-Virus Isn’t Enough

Reasons why a traditional anti-virus is not enough As a business owner, you may think that having antivirus software is enough to protect your company from cyber threats. However, there are several reasons why traditional antivirus solutions are not sufficient to safeguard your business from the latest cyber-attacks. Here are the reasons why: Cybercriminals use sophisticated methods to launch attacks, such as zero-day attacks and malware. A zero-day attack is a type of cyber-attack that exploits a vulnerability that is...

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