The majority of small businesses will already have a router, but a firewall is specifically designed to protect your network. With more complex threats, the functionality and features of firewalls and routers have evolved to include services such as intrusion prevention (IPS), antivirus, web filtering and anti-spam; often – all in one box.
We love data at MTG, so we thought it would be interesting to investigate the number of IP Addresses per Capita for several Island jurisdictions (Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Malta, Gibraltar). Read more
We look at five benefits of Office 365 for Small Business. Simplicity, Value, Collaboration, Remote working and Reliability. Speak to our team about the benefits of Office 365, the costs and the process of shifting elements of your IT to the Cloud.
Manx Technology Group (MTG) and Libelium have signed a product distribution agreement covering the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. As a Libelium UK distributor, this new partnership adds Libelium’s advanced portfolio of IoT and edge-computing devices to the MTG smart solution portfolio. Read more
We have been busy developing our range of IoT (Internet of Things) solutions recently; with a focus on air quality, water pollution, crowd counting, transport and agriculture. To showcase the technology, we developed our IoT Test Vehicles. MTG recently formed a partnership with Libelium, an industry leader in the IoT marketspace (more to follow, watch this space). Read more
Manx Technology Group (MTG) is now a Fujitsu partner, able to supply and support a full range of IT solutions to our SMB and Enterprise customers.
CEO Fraud has proved a successful strategy for hackers, especially through the use of spoofed emails, or phishing. The hacker impersonates a senior member of internal staff in order to coerce the email victims into making a financial transaction, disclosing login credentials or visiting a malware-laden website.
When it comes to IT, many staff members have become accustomed to statements such as “it is running slow today” or “oh, it always does that”. These statements are typically in reaction to switching their PC on in the morning, applications loading or opening large spreadsheets. To be clear, there can be many reasons for this slow down; a lack of pro-active Windows maintenance, no systems optimisation, internet bottlenecks, server issues or as we find more often than not – outdated computer systems. Read more
Many of our customers, particularly those in regulated sectors such as financial services and insurance, will often ask about the security and regulatory implications of utilising cloud services such as Office 365, Azure and AWS. As you would expect, Microsoft has a wealth of information outlining their approach to compliance, trust and security. The UK FCA has also discussed the use of cloud extensively – which is also referenced in a paper by Microsoft. Read more