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Individuals are increasingly becoming aware of the ownership and security of their data. Due to…

The team at Matrix IT is feeling motivated following a fantastic inspirational workshop session with…

Matrix IT is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Ageas Bowl – a cricket ground…

Join us on Saturday 9th April from 10am-1pm for a fun-filled morning for the family….

We are excited to have launched our new website which includes insightful content covering key…

We are pleased to welcome Frances Moore as Matrix IT’s new Marketing Director as well…

Matrix IT is delighted to announce the launch of ‘IT-Protect’ our improved Cyber Security Solution…

“Cybersecurity is a board-level responsibility, and board members should be specifically asking about ransomware,” says…

After the huge disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are now looking to get…

We are proud to announce that Gary Weaving, a former Royal Engineer with the British…

Although we are all getting better at talking about mental health, there are still men…

We are proud to announce that we have recently appointed Ian Lockwood as our new…

Cyber security is a hot topic. As cyber threats continue to increase and become more…

In the world of business, strategy is an important concept. It is the plan that…

If your business uses Microsoft 365 then you may be familiar with the suite of…

We are delighted to announce that Matrix IT, your local IT support company, is now…

Recent research has shown that every 45 seconds, a business in the UK suffers a…

The surface web – the part of the internet we are all familiar with –…

As a business owner you will often face the dilemma of whether to outsource the…

Spring officially arrives in the UK on 20th March and with it comes the concept…

We used to talk about cloud computing being the future, but now it is very…

Let’s set the scene. It’s 2021, and much like 2020, the majority of the UK’s…

Patch management describes the process of applying updates and fixes, known as ‘patches’, to software…

Last year we spoke a lot about how to protect your business IT systems, as…

2020 has certainly been a tumultuous year for businesses.  With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing many…

With many businesses closing over the festive period and staff taking time off, it’s easy…

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a major shift in the way we do business. …

2020 has catapulted even the most technology-resistant businesses into the digital age. The Covid-19 pandemic,…

Remember when logging into something was as easy as pasting in your username and password?…

Have you ever thought about what you would do if disaster struck your business?  A…

In the last few months, as a result of the pandemic, a record number of…

Cyber security is a phrase we often hear in relation to businesses that operate online…

You may have noticed our new look, improved website, but that is not the only…

Solicitors deal with sensitive and confidential client data on a daily basis, so it is…

According to the latest statistics, almost half of British workers are now working from home. …

Since March 2020, the world has turned upside down, with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing countries…

If you send out an invite and your guest (non-user of Teams) cannot connect then…

The easiest and quickest way to archive email, instead of deleting it in Microsoft Outlook…

We, at Matrix, have had an increase of tickets in the last week identifying potential…

Most clients are use Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium daily.  If you are, then you…

Our team have managed to support, deploy and enable a staggering 2156 users to work from home last…

This week has shown just how agile the cloud is for small and medium businesses,…

Today Marks The End Of The Windows 7 Operating System And Potentially Poses A Headache…

At Matrix IT, we offer a comprehensive education IT support service for schools, colleges and…

Bill Gates – 1975 Bill Gates, born 1955 is the founder of Microsoft. With a…

This months bio is our Helpdesk member Joseph. One of our latest editions, that joined…

John Attanasoff – 1942 John Attanasoff born 1903, Invented his Version of the Computer. In…

This months bio is our Helpdesk member Sam. Sam is one of the newest members…

What does Matrix do after getting Gold? – We celebrate as a team. To thank…

Hard work, dedication and having a great team around you are the key principles to…

This month’s Bio is Kev Penny, our Technical Director. What is your name, age, place…

What is a virtual server? The virtualisation of servers is forever increasing in the business…

This month’s Bio is on our newest member of the team, Ryan. Ryan is our…

When is the right time to seek IT support? If you’re a small business with…

This month’s Bio is on our newly qualified engineer Ben. He has just completed his…

Why does your business need IT support? Depending on your company and its requirements, there…

This month’s staff bio is Gareth. Gareth is our Business Development Director here at Matrix….

This month’s staff bio is Marco. Marco is our Senior IT Helpdesk engineer here at…

This month’s staff bio is Lou, our Operations Director. She has been a loyal team…

Steve Wozniak – 1976 Steve Wozniak born in 1950, was a Co-founder of the biggest…

As Christmas approaches, amidst sore heads, panic buying for our partners and Brexit being all…

Steve Jobs – 1955 Steve Jobs born in 1955 was one the co-founders of Apple….

Do You Have A Potentially Faulty MacBook Pro Hard Drive? Apple have announced that some…

Tommy Flowers – 1944 Tommy Flowers, born in 1905 had a passion for machines and…

One click is all they need. Are you going to get caught out in the…

An integration software connecting VoIP/phone systems to CRM business systems. This software has tools which…

Hewlett & Packard – 1939 William Hewlett, born 1913 and Dave Packard, born 1912 founded…

Case Study: Installation of Matrix Hosted VoIP solution Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire Company Size: 10-15 Users Company Sector: Activity Centre…

Alan Turing – 1936 Alan Turing born 1912. Turing was educated at both Cambridge and…

Case study: Server Failure Location: Waterlooville, Hampshire Company size: 15-20 users Company sector: Utility Supplier Executive Summary: Suffering a…

William Barton Rogers – 1861/1865 William Barton Rogers born in 1804. As early as the…

Charles Babbage & Ada Lovelace – 1837 Ada Lovelace born in 1815, studied mathematics and…

What is Cyber Essentials? A UK Government-backed scheme that helps businesses take steps towards protecting…

Money Laundering is the illegal obtainment of money which could include foreign banks and legitimate…

We have recently upgraded an existing VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) system for a client…

The man who first designed the concept was a man called Alan Kay who worked…

Using different passwords for different sites is important because each account you have has personal…

What is CVS? Computer Vision Syndrome is the straining of the eyes whilst working for…

We have recently migrated the emails of a recycling company, based in Hampshire, to the…

‘Browser cookies’ or ‘website cookies’ are packets of information that are used by websites. They…

The future is unpredictable. Anything can happen between ‘now’ and the so-called ‘then’ – whenever…

We have recently installed a new Hosted VoIP System for a client in the Healthcare…

Microsoft Office 365 is a group of software and services subscriptions which provide productivity software and related…

Your employees are the pinnacle of your business, but they are also the biggest cybersecurity…

The Gartner IT Glossary describes digitalisation as ‘the use of digital technologies to change a…

Disaster Recovery plans (DRP’s) can be the be-all and end-all of a business. Have a…

Choosing your IT support can be a challenging process. Trying to pick a group of…

The importance of cybersecurity can never be properly justified. When it comes to protecting your…

Technology is ever-changing – as is the industry your business operates in. To stay-up-to-date and…

Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet your…

Business continuity planning (BCP) is the process of creating systems of prevention and recovery to…

Exactly a year ago we announced that we had two new apprentices who had recently…

Whether you’re moving to a bigger office across town or simply relocating to another part…

Backing up your data is critical for any business. Would your business be able to…

A recent study shows that businesses that run older versions of operating systems and web…

Securing your employees within a business and keeping them safe is important, but you can…

BYOD stands for brings your own device. This is the practice of allowing the employees…