Windows 7 – End of Support

The start of 2020 will see the end of security patches being released for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server leaving them unprotected from newly found vulnerabilities and potentially exposed to malware and hackers. It’s important now to take a look at what systems you are running and be prepared to update them before January […]

Cyber Essentials

Ace IT Solutions has recently achieved Cyber Essentials certification.  We always take IT security seriously, both with our data and that of our clients.  By ensuring that we have the correct processes and technology in place we limit our exposure to the risk of Cyber Attack and Malware.   Cyber Essentials is a great way to […]

IT Support Apprentice

Ace IT Solutions are looking for an IT Apprentice to join our expanding IT support company. The position will cover many areas of IT support including call logging, remote support, user setup and fault diagnosis. You will be working as part of our team of experienced qualified service desk engineers. Requirements and Prospects Desired skills […]

Two Factor Authentication

What is Two Factor Authentication? We have all heard stories of people getting their email or user account hacked.  Cyber criminals use very clever websites and emails to trick us into handing over logon details.  No matter how careful we are there is always the chance that we accidentally give something away we don’t mean […]

Datto Certification

Congratulations to Graham Elgie and Glen Palmer-Barnes for completing the latest round of Datto Training. By completing the learning plans and advanced online tests they are nowqualified as Datto Technical Specialists Grade I and II.   Graham and Glen have both been using Datto products since they were first available in the UK and have been impressed by its […]

Triple Client Cyber Essentials Success!

Ace IT recently assisted three of our clients in achieving the Cyber Essentials accreditation.  This government backed scheme allows organisations to show that they are taking suitable steps to protect themselves from cyber attack. To earn the accreditation organisations must complete an online assessment on how they manage their IT security along with an external vulnerability […]

Ace – Office 365

We recently migrated one of our Derby based customers from an ageing onsite email server to Office 365. All of the existing email was copied up to Microsoft’s secure email servers in the background before we visited site.  On the day of the switch there was very little onsite work with minimal disruption in the […]

Ace – Server Upgrades

Ace IT Solutions was recently tasked with updating the server infrastructure for one of our clients based in Eastwood, Nottingham.  We carried out a full review of their existing systems to identify where the current risks and bottlenecks were and presented them with a plan to move forward. The existing servers were over 8 years […]

Webroot chosen for endpoint protection

Ace IT Solutions has chosen Webroot as its preferred supplier of endpoint protection software. After our initial trials we were impressed with the small footprint it had on the client machines, meaning that extra resources were made available for other important tasks.  It came out top when compared with other products for protecting our machines […]