Buying a computer? What to think about before talking to your IT Provider.

Are you interested in buying a new computer? Do you hate the sales conversation where you feel you might be getting talked into something you don’t need? – But, you’re not technical so you’re not sure? Before you make a call, spend some time considering the following: Here in the sales department at BITS we get enquiries all the time …

Solid State Drives (SSD) V. Hard Disk Drives (HDD)

At present, a 500 Gigabyte (GB) hard drive tends to be the standard hard drive size in a business PC. But I suspect that we rarely stop to consider what type of disk it is. Odds are your computer/laptop has a HDD as this has been the standard for the last number of years. However, SSDs are becoming more prevalent …

Why bother upgrade from XP if it’s working OK for me?

You may know that earlier this year, in April, Microsoft stopped “supporting” Windows XP, its 12 year-old version of Windows. In advance of this date there was some alarmism, even hyperbole, about how the world was going to stop turning. It could remind you of the run-up to the new millennium – remember the Y2K scaremongering?

However Microsoft’s move in April was significant. One of the main effects is that Microsoft have stopped providing free security fixes for vulnerabilities in XP.

Crime Gang Uses Cryptolocker / Gameoverzeus Malware to Hold Your PC to Ransom

Up to a million PC’s across 12 countries have been infected with the GameoverZeus Ransomware infection. Ransomware is a term used for when a computer is infected with malicious code, and control of the PC is not returned to the user until a ransom is paid. The average ransom demand is in excess of €500!


These days, we are all looking for ways to save money and become more efficient in our businesses.
Here at BITS we’re ALWAYS focussed on helping companies to save money on their I.T. and help our
clients get on with the business of “doing business”, safe in the knowledge that we have their I.T.