Do you need to kill email?

As the primary way to communicate electronically in most businesses, many of us will receive hundreds of emails a day. This can throw up a number of problems.  It can be difficult to manage the sheer numbers or prioritize important emails.  Mailbox limits can be reached quickly and searching for information…

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Ransomware

Ransomware has been in the news recently after it has emerged that a number of UK Universities and NHS Trusts have been targeted. It is a type of software virus, commonly known as Malware, which locks a PC or some of its content and then demands a ransom payment to…

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#TechTips

Every now and again you might stumble across a tech shortcut that makes everything easier.  We have a few in the burstfire office so whenever we notice new ones we will post them on twitter for you. If you have any tech shortcuts or useful tips please tweet them to us…

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Is your online identity safe?

Finding out that one of your accounts has been hacked will cause huge headaches.  It can be just as bad if your passwords have been compromised by a data leak.  If you use the same login email and password for Salesforce as you do for your online banking then you…

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Broadband Speeds

A cross-party group of MPs have found that the way broadband speed are advertised is misleading and should be changed.  Broadband speeds are often advertised as being ‘up to’ certain speeds.  For a lot of locations the speeds are nowhere near the top speeds. When we talk about internet speed…

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MEET THE TEAM: Ross McAllister

We are going to do a series of 'Meet the Team' posts to give you a chance to know a bit more about some of the Burstfire staff. This first one will be about our Sales Manager Ross I'm the latest in the succession of employees from Livingston, Scotland now…

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Leased Line vs Broadband

Most businesses will need some sort of internet connection.  This can be to process payments, provide customers a wifi service, access email or apps, through to VoIP calls, managing your network or hosting your website.   It is important to review how you are accessing the internet to make sure you…

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