VOIP

We are pleased to announce a new and exciting strand to our business, VoIP. A bespoke innovate solution in telecommunications.  SMEs can scale faster and remain agile, with a range of simple IT infrastructures and solutions, tailor made to future proof your business. We offer SIP trunks as well as hosted VoIP IP PBX solutions. We strive to work alongside you to create a solution to build a flexible growth platform for your business. These solutions are offered at an...

Is now the time to invest in your SMB’s security ?

There are two strands to the legislation: the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which governs the general use and privacy of EU citizens’ data, and the Data Protection Directive, which governs its use by law enforcement. The laws cover all EU Member States and affect all companies which are active in the EU market and offer their products and services to EU citizens. Offending companies could face fines as high as four percent of worldwide annual turnover.  Due to this...

Network Security – Combating Spyware / Malware

Network Secuirty is vital in any size organisation. It was recently estimated that 90% of all PC’s are harbouring 30 or more pieces of Spyware/Malware and that these are to blame for half of all PC crashes within an organisation.  Network Security is no longer just Anti Virus software. Spyware is a general term for a class of harmful applications that are distributed through the user browsing the Internet in a “normal” fashion. Typically Spyware is installed without the user’s...

Is your slow IT affecting your business?

Is your slow IT slowing your business down and you don’t know where to turn to for advice on what to buy and where? Did you know that Commercial Networks offer free consultancy, providing you with the opportunity to meet us and for us to understand you, your business and your IT systems. We daily speak with business’s that are struggling with slow IT. From our head office in Manchester and sub offices located in Stoke on Trent and Falkirk...

What a firewall does – securing your network

The common features / benefits of firewalls: block unwanted incoming traffic to your network block outgoing network traffic based on source of destination ie. You may want to prevent employees from accessing certain web sites block network traffic based on content ie integrating with a virus scanner to prevent files or emails with viruses from entering your network allowing access to your network and internal resources to selective users allowing connection to internal network with a virtual private network (VPN). ...