Backing up data – do you consider its importance?

A recently published news story has revealed that a combination of human error and defective code has led to damaging issues with Police databases. It is believed that 150,000 fingerprint, DNA and arrest history records were inadvertently wiped. The problem occurred during routine maintenance of the Police National Computer. Human error resulted in defective code […]

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Passwords – how do you store yours?

Have you ever stopped to consider how you store all of the passwords that you need to remember to access your data across various sites and applications. In the industry we recommend a different variation for every application or account. By doing so you reduce the impact of any password breach – if you are […]

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Adhoc Hourly Support Packages

At Proxar, IT support is at our core, supporting businesses of all sizes with our monthly rolling packages. It is our strong belief that the quality of service we provide to all of our clients is second to none. Therefore we do not tie our clients down to long term support contracts. Our focus is […]

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Microsoft Teams new features announced

The latest announcement from the UK government paints a pretty stark picture. Another 6 months of remote working seems to be on the cards for most office workers. With the announcement, the importance of virtual meetings once again comes to the fore. Microsoft Teams and similar are crucial to the current working environment. Incredibly on […]

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Be pro-active – prevention is better than cure

There is a famous quote often attributed to Desiderius Erasmus – “Prevention is better than cure”. We strongly believe in this mantra at Proxar. We are never standing still; in the ever-changing world of IT we are always looking to move forward. We believe it is vital that we are pro-active in our approach. Continuously […]

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Outsourcing – how it can help you

More companies are now outsourcing their IT, preferring that approach over an internal IT department. The outsourced approach can offer a number of benefits to businesses including financial, flexibility and resource. Financial Outsourcing your IT support could be a very prudent move from a financial perspective. If you have an internal IT department, then you […]

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Partnerships at Proxar

At Proxar we are always looking to provide our clients with the best service and solutions. The team we have built will take your requirements and work with you to create a solution. We are proud to be partnered with a number of the most trusted brands in the IT industry. We pick our partnerships […]

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Conditional access improves your Microsoft security

What is conditional access? Conditional access is a way of controlling which devices are able to access various services and data on your network.  As a definition, it is a set of policies specified by your administrator. As the name suggests, your administrator can define these policies and they only allow access if certain conditions […]

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One Drive Business or SharePoint?

One question we often find clients asking is should they use SharePoint or One Drive. Microsoft develops both applications and they come with most Office 365 subscriptions. The truth is, when used correctly you and your business can benefit from both. SharePoint SharePoint is a collaboration tool that enables teams to work together. This can […]

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Is it time to migrate to Office 365?

On 13th October 2020, Microsoft will end support of Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010.  There will be no extension and no option for extended security updates. Is now the time to migrate to Office 365? It is possible to carry on using your existing Microsoft Office apps. However the lack of support and […]

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