Microsoft has publicly announced January 14, 2020, as the end date for extended support, also known as End of Life (EOL), for the Windows 7 operating system. Find out what this means for your business.Read More
“I’m covered, we backup all of our key data to the cloud, covering us in the event of a disaster or system failure”.
It’s an answer we hear a lot but we sometimes its best to re-ask the question:
“In the event of disaster or complete server(s) failure how long can your company be down for?”Read More
No one enjoys juggling multiple pieces of software. RMM gives us a comprehensive set of tools to efficiently secure, maintain, and improve IT in a single dashboard.Read More
It doesn’t matter how small or big your business is it is essential to keep your data safe, and we would like to remind you all on how crucial this may be to you or your business.Read More
There is often a miss-representation when it comes to working in an IT office that we’re all sat in darkened offices with blacked out windows frantically tapping away at keyboards, and we all have an intolerance to the summer sun.Read More
Guess what the topic has been for the last few months?Read More
The method of VoIP is not new, for years people have been making voice calls over the internet but still assume that office phone systems should remain on ISDN connections.Read More
It was the famous philosopher Taylor Swift that said “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change” and although we got the ‘new year’ bit wrong we, at 5c Services decided to redesign and update the 5c Services office.Read More
The garden furniture is being packed away, the factor 50 sun tan lotion is being put into the drawer and those linen shorts that you were told made you look ‘young and cool’ are being firmly put back into the cupboard, so you know, that winter is coming.Read More
Structured cabling design and installation is governed by a set of standards that specify wiring for data or voice communications using various kinds of cable, most commonly category 5e (Cat5e), category 6 (Cat6/6a), and fibre optic cabling and modular connectors.Read More
Cyber Essentials is a government scheme aimed at strengthening IT security in companies of all sizes, allowing organisations to become certified and demonstrating to customers and business partners that cyber security is taken seriously.Read More
With a mild, temperate climate, rolling hills and post card vistas, Rural Mid Wales is an easy-sell for advertising executives with a focus on tourism. However, to small fast-growth businesses in Powys, these wonderful USP’s are not manifesting into an influx of job applications.Read More
We understand that our potential customers are faced with a huge task when trying to decide on an IT Support Company. There are so many to choose from and services offered as well as cost can vary widely, so how do you know which is best for you?Read More
Wi-Fi is fantastic…when it’s properly implemented! The rest of the time it can be a right headache. At 5C, we have seen our fair share of problems.Read More
"To most we’re just a faceless voice on the end of the phone, there to (hopefully) be their knights in shining armour and to fix all of their IT woes."
Sam Cook gives us an insight into the working day of a 5c Services Engineer.Read More
We’ve all heard it before “make sure your antivirus is up to date!” or “Oh… you use THAT Antivirus?! I think the one I use is so much better…” so how do we know what product to choose to defend ourselves against all of those virtual-nastys looming around in the big-wide-world-web?Read More
Here at 5C we’re constantly battling the forces of unwanted spam, malware and virus attacks.
We ensure that the latest in hardware and software protection is in place for our customers but the ‘bad guys’ on the other side are working just as hard to break through.Read More
It’s a title you expect to associate with words like day-dreaming, fantasy, fiction....
But Cloud Computing is not any of these words.Read More
And so circa 2011 Superfast Fibre broadband was beginning to roll out to homes and business at an affordable rate. But it didn’t and is still isn’t going smoothly, especially for rural locations.Read More
So I’ve often remained wide awake at night running through the worst case scenario of what would happen if I lost all of my data.Read More