The First Line Blog

News, opinion and comments from the First Line team

We’ve joined Reciprocate!

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Ned Wells

At First Line we know that most of our clients like to work with us because we are a local IT support company. As small businesses in Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley it’s important to them that they are dealing with ...

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6 online security tips for small businesses

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Ned Wells

No matter the size of your business, online security is vital. Not just to protect your business and employees, but also any customer data you may hold which could be damaging in the wrong hands and negatively impact you...

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Problem with Microsoft Office 365?

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Ned Wells

As a Microsoft Certified Partner, we’ve worked with Microsoft for years, and really know our way around their products and all their diagnostic and support tools. You tell us what you’re trying to achieve wit...

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Our work with Pegasus Theatre

Posted on November 26, 2015 by Ned Wells

As a local company, we’re all about community and building relationships with our neighbours. Pegasus is simply a fantastic theatre that engages with and inspires young people in and around Oxford.

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Taking the stress out of office moves

Posted on October 28, 2015 by Ned Wells

A recent poll by energy providers E.ON revealed that two thirds of people regard moving house as the most stressful life event ever. Things get lost. You realise that your favourite sofa doesn’t fit. And most of us...

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Are small businesses steaming ahead with cloud computing?

Posted on October 8, 2015 by Ned Wells

First Line IT releases the key findings of its 2015 small business survey

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The five biggest myths about Cloud computing

Posted on October 8, 2015 by Ned Wells

Cloud computing has been a hot topic in IT circles for some years now; but, despite the hype, there is still a lot of confusion about what it is, how it works, and what the benefits are. Even people who think they unders...

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Meet The Oxford Group

Posted on June 15, 2015 by Ned Wells

Meet our client, The Oxford Group, a global organization, providing management training, leadership development and executive coaching to the world’s leading companies.

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Psst … secret passwords and how to protect them

Posted on June 15, 2015 by Ned Wells

We all know that strong passwords are key to maintaining your IT security. One of the reasons that hackers were able to break into the Sony Pictures system so easily was that vast numbers of employees used easily guessab...

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First Line staff raising money for charity: Three men on their bikes

Posted on March 21, 2015 by Ned Wells

On the 5th May, The First Line Support Cycling Squad, composed of David Swinburne, Kevin Sands and Dan Owen, the “ThreeWheelin’ ” are raising money for the “Against Breast Cancer” charity, b...

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