3CX – Now FREE for 3 Years
3CX includes integrated web conferencing and LiveChat features, as well as Mobile Apps for employees to collaborate while working from home. Workers can keep themselves informed of company policies and work requirements while still feeling connected to the rest of the team. Switch your workforce to a remote work environment, without sacrificing productivity….contact us now!
Isn’t the Telephone ‘Remote’ by Definition?
3CX includes integrated web conferencing and LiveChat features, as well as Mobile Apps for employees to collaborate while working from home. Workers can keep themselves informed of company policies and work requirements while still feeling connected to the rest of the team. If you can’t switch your workforce to a remote work environment, without sacrificing productivity….contact us now!
The Horse May Have Bolted BUT…..Expanding Your Remote Access Capacity
It may be an old-fashioned term (in the history of the internet), but it is important to keep your remote working systems up-to-date. There are a number of methods but they all have the same core infrastructure.
Introducing a New Term*, “Remote Working”
*It’s not new.
It’s not revolutionary.
It doesn’t require ‘new stuff’.
From the earliest days of broadband, our customers and us here at AFLEX HQ have enjoyed the convenience and efficiency of remote working.
Replacing your computers
Most standard and industry specific applications now reside “in the cloud”. Maybe you store all of your business files and folders in the cloud as well.
So why does AFLEX HQ recommend replacing your business computers every 4 years?
“We’re pretty secure, right?”
You regularly patch all desktops and laptops.
You regularly patch all servers.
You have up-to-date anti-virus.
You have a next generation firewall with up-to-date security services
“We’re pretty secure, right?”
Want to forget about your firewalls? Here’s how.
Managing your firewall is a strain on your business - if your business is not cybersecurity. You have to maintain the level of expertise, ensure everything is documented, and make sure that if someone leaves, new personnel can get up-to-speed quickly and...
Hands up. Who uses the same password for multiple accounts?
It's easier. It's simpler. Lets face it, it's human nature. It's your biggest security weakness. If you consider how many online platforms that you and your staff have ever signed up to (suppliers, vendors, customers, marketing, social media, personal, etc.) and then...
How to protect your systems from Zero-Day Attacks
Firstly, what is a zero-day attack?! This is a device or software vulnerability that is currently unknown to vendors, distributors, anti-virus companies, I.T. teams and the wider I.T. community. In fact, unknown to everyone apart from the unscrupulous hackers who've...
“….Why do I need to patch? Microsoft updates cause too many issues…”
Not having Microsoft updates will cause considerably more issues and considerably greater consequences for your business. But it's something we hear a lot here at Aflex HQ. The 'scary' truth is that there are a large number of already well-documented flaws and...
GDPR is here!
But don't panic. There’s still time to take a look at your data practices. GDPR is too big a topic to compress into this entry, but here's a brief list of the areas you need to consider: Where does our customer data come from? Are our customers aware that we hold this...
Why do I need a SonicWall firewall?
Every single little piece (or packet) of information entering or leaving your network has to go through the firewall. If this involves streaming video or a large download the amount of work your firewall has to do, can get very large. Multiply that by the number of...