Thanks to advancements in technology and super-fast broadband becoming a standard offering many companies are moving away from server based networks and opting instead for cloud based solutions.
This is ideal if you are a small business leveraging modern technologies or if your staff operate independently without a central office location.
We can design and implement fully cloud based computer networks that remove the need for any centralised computer storage and instead leverage the latest online technologies.
Cloud Data Storage
We recommend using and combination of Livedrive and Dropbox to store and manage your data. These services offer centralised, cloud based data storage which can then be automatically synchronised between all of your computers regardless of where they are located.
Both of these services allow unlimited revision history so that your data is safeguarded against unwanted changes and can be rolled back to a previous version as required.
Restricting Data Access
Dropbox and Livedrive both come with a standard version as well as a professional version. The later allows for complete control over data access for your staff. This means that you can restrict access to confidential data and regardless of where your staff are accessing the data.
Cloud based data storage such as Dropbox should not be considered as a backup, but rather as a data-syncing tool. As such, regular backups are still important as they will help to safeguard your data against destructive viruses such as cryptolocker – whilst these viruses may not fully destroy your Dropbox data, they can make the recovery process very complex and time-consuming. For that reason, backups are still critical to ensuring data safety and fast recovery times.
Livedrive provides the ability to run automated backups on all of your devices, uploading local data from documents, pictures and user desktops in real time, as it changes.
In addition to this cloud storage we can also recommend implementing local USB backups to safeguard all of your data – both local and cloud-based.
Cloud Based Email
We recommend Microsoft Office 365 for email delivery and management. Backed by a service level agreement from Microsoft, Office 365 offers to same enterprise email solutions used globally by the largest of businesses, at a price point affordable to even the smallest businesses.
Dave has helped us enormously over the last year both with the encryption of all our data, setting up a cloud based filing system and generally sorting all our IT issues. He has been on hand to help anytime time of the day we have shouted HELP persevering until we’re sorted out. Great service, well done!
As a company who rely heavily on IT and subsequently suitable IT support when needed, we have found the services provided by David Silvester and Qwerty it services to be invaluable.
Qwerty IT Services have proven themselves to be reliable and efficient with quick response times far exceeding the response times offered by alternative IT support companies we have used in the past.
We intend to continue our professional relationship with Qwerty IT Services for the foreseeable future.
I found QWERTY IT to be great in terms of service ,efficiency and after care service. Not only improving the performance of my existing set up but providing suggestions and solutions to improve my business in terms of IT capability.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude in the way you supported me during the time when my computer crashed and getting me up and running again.
David you provided help during my crisis, quickly, efficiently, in a business-like manner, and I would have no hesitation in recommending you to others.
Thank you sincerely for all of the above, and for your continued support. It is good to know that when a computer problem arises, you are there to assist.
Just wanted to say thank you for doing such a great job with the office system, it’s so much better, super fast
Can’t thank David enough for helping me to sort out the problem I had with my server.
David for sure is most trustworthy, reliable and friendly.
Would recommend him to everyone who need any IT support/service.
He help me to develop the system and website ,very professional skill to finish very quality job.
Always friendly to help his client.
I’m very lucky to know him and couldn’t find any reason to stop this relationship.
Good Man, Good Job, Good Price
I can highly recommend David Silvester. He has a high level of technical competency, combined with an individual and personal approach to providing a high level of professional service.
David has been really easy and efficient to work with right through the whole project. We are a co-operative who only meet once a month, so it sometimes took us a while to get back to David and give him what he needed to proceed. He was patient and understanding and really got what we were looking for. Would not hesitate to recommend him.
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