Windows 11 and other Updates

IRIS ITIT Systems, Microsoft, Security

Windows 11

It is long running adage in ICT that it is better to be on the leading edge than the bleeding edge. It is not possible to anticipate how a system will behave in all circumstances and environments. Therefore, most organisations are better off not installing the first release of any product, from apps to operating systems (such a Windows 11). … Read More

Microsoft ending support for Small Business Servers (SBS)

IRIS ITMicrosoft, Small Business

Business colleagues working on computer and having problems

IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED? Microsoft is ceasing support to several server products on January 14th, 2020. This directly affects you if your business is currently using Small Business Server 2011, Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2010. The countdown to January 2020 is on, and preparations should begin sooner rather than later keeping in mind Christmas breaks. End … Read More

Farewell to Windows 7

IRIS ITMicrosoft, Small Business

Saying goodbye at the airport

IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED? Microsoft will end support on January 14, 2020 Okay so what does this really mean for you? It means security breaches; anyone or any business running a Windows 7 operating system on their PC will become vulnerable to security threats. Why and action required: Microsoft is phasing out Small Business Server, but it isn’t leaving customers … Read More