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    Charity Month at #Teamrazorblue Alexandra Tombling

    19th August 2019 - 10:40 am - by Alexandra Tombling

    August 2019 marks a very special month at razorblue. We are working hard to support causes that are close to our hearts to reach the next milestone in the donations raised. The five charities we support are Butterwick Hospice, My Sister’s Place, Teenage Cancer Trust, Macmillan Cancer Support and Great North Air Ambulance Service.

  • Support for Windows 7 is ending Alexandra Tombling

    31st July 2019 - 8:40 am - by Alexandra Tombling

    Make the move to Windows 10 & Server 2019 On January 14th 2020, support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 comes to an end, it will mark the operating system’s 10th birthday. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7, or servers running Windows Server 2008. This puts businesses that continue to use these platforms at  risk and will invalidate any certifications you might hold such as Cyber Essentials or PCI-DSS.

  • Meet the team: Hannah Alexandra Tombling

    12th July 2019 - 9:11 am - by Alexandra Tombling

    Hannah joined the team at razorblue in April and has settled into her new role with ease. We managed to fit into her very busy schedule and asked her a few questions on her role and enthusiasm for IT. Tell us a bit about your background… My educational background is in the Arts… which is about as far away from Tech as it gets! I have a BA Hons degree in English Literature and a Masters degree in Contemporary Literature from York St John University. I fell into my first technical sales role in 2015 as a Trainee Account Manager […]

  • Meet the team: Alex Alexandra Tombling

    11th July 2019 - 3:00 pm - by Alexandra Tombling

    Alex Tombling joined us in June 2019 and has been busy planning the next 6 months of marketing strategy for razorblue. Tell us a bit about your background… Well I was born and bred in Middlesbrough, so I am fairly local. What many do not know about me is that I am a fully qualified teacher and have taught at both secondary and A level business studies, ICT and Computer Science. A change in career path lead me to put my marketing degree to good use and I landed a role at a local company as an SEO (search engine […]

  • Mind the gap…an insight into air gapped backups Debbie Rocket

    28th March 2019 - 1:05 pm - by Debbie Rocket

    World Backup Day takes place on Sunday 31st March and with that in mind, David Sharpe, our Technical Architect shares his top tips on backups and why they should be such a vital part of your business IT solutions. No one wants to lose vital work or data and waste both time and money…   1. Why are backups important? Cyber-attacks cause issues for businesses everywhere, whether through insecure holes in your network or more targeted phishing attacks in order to gain access to company data. You should have multiple layers of security such as email filtering, a next-gen security appliance and […]

  • Meet Team Manchester Debbie Rocket

    22nd March 2019 - 11:43 am - by Debbie Rocket

    razorblue recently expanded into Manchester following the acquisition of J-Media Managed IT services in February. Growing the business in the North West has seen the addition of several new team members, benefitting the existing razorblue team with new technical experts, whilst also growing our client base throughout the North West. We asked some of the Manchester based team a few questions about the world of IT and how they felt about joining the razorblue team…   What do you like most about working in the world of IT? Each day is different. There are always new technologies, new systems, clients […]

  • Why become a #teamrazorblue apprentice Debbie Rocket

    11th March 2019 - 2:06 pm - by Debbie Rocket

    Here at razorblue we love developing individuals and giving them the opportunity to grow through career development opportunities. We’ve employed over 6 apprentices during the past 12 years, many of whom are still working with us to this day. With further education costs spiralling, it’s been great to give individuals of all ages the opportunity to explore a career in the IT industry and equip them with skills to set them up for a career in IT; whether that’s with razorblue or if they decide to move on. We’re really proud that several of our first apprentices have now moved […]

  • Are you getting the most out of your data? Jonathan Anderson

    29th May 2018 - 2:10 pm - by Jonathan Anderson

    Are YOU intelligent? Jonathan Anderson explains how Business Intelligence (BI) software can help transform your decision-making processes to take your organisation to the next level.

  • GDPR – why all the scare tactics? Dan Kitchen

    12th February 2018 - 9:32 am - by Dan Kitchen

    There’s a red ring around May 25th in so many business calendars right now – should YOU be worried about GDPR? Dan Kitchen says not… with the right advice and a good cyber security strategy on your side.

  • Meet the team: Gary Debbie Rocket

    18th January 2018 - 4:42 pm - by Debbie Rocket

    There’s a new face in the Account Management team… but he’s not new to team razorblue – Carol White catches up with Senior Account Manager Gary Sandberg to find out more about his change in role.