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Alcom IT becomes 3CX newest partner

Written by: Abe

ALCOM IT PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alcom IT becomes 3CX newest partner 25 September 2019 Alcom IT is one of the areas oldest IT Service & Telecoms Companies. Formed in 1998 they have gone from strength to strength through continuous innovation and adapting to market changes. Today Alcom IT are delighted to announce a …


How we survived the switch from paper to the cloud, and what we learned will surprise you …

Written by: Karma

“Once upon a time there was a local business who were professional, attentive and caring. But behind the scenes they were bursting at the seams with stacks of paper, overflowing filing cabinets and bookcases buckling under the weight of disheveled lever arch folders. They were outgrowing yet another office and were starting to feel the …


Abe, with him it works

Written by: Abe

Abe’s passion for IT started back in 1988 when he was gifted a Spectrum +2A computer by his parents. Let’s find out more about him… So, Abe, when did you join Alcom? And what is you do there? What’s your day like? It’s fantastic. Every day is different and challenging. What motivates you? Lots of …


Sending marketing emails

Written by: Karma

It’s a common paradox we are often tasked with. Stop spam coming in but help me send spam (marketing email). That’s how we see it but it is rarely how businesses see it. So here’s the challenge, many businesses want to send their customers regular email updates. These emails may be about a new product, an event …


Ransomware Gets More Destructive

Written by: Abe

What a way to start the week. The very first call we received on Monday morning was ‘help all our company files are encrypted’! No problem, we have various methods of recovering from Malware including previous versions, image backups and daily disk backups to restore from so this should be a piece of cake. After …


How to protect yourself from RansomWare in 6 steps…

Written by: Toby

Read our simple 6 step guide to protect yourself from Ransomware. To protect yourself from Ransomware starts with understanding what Ransomware is.  Ransomware is a type of Malware (Malicious Software) that encrypts your files so securely that there are only two ways to recover from it.  Either pay the ransom as demanded or restore all …