Mobility Managed Services

How are you managing your mobiles?

According to a recent YouGov survey, 55% of those surveyed said they could not get through a meal without checking their mobile phones.

It’s unlikely that statistic will surprise anyone. With 95% of UK 16 to 54 year old’s owning a smartphone, it’s clear that our mobile devices are indispensable, keeping us in touch, improving productivity and allowing us to squeeze more into our busy lives.

The reliance for businesses and organisations on mobile technology is undoubted too. The downside is the time and resource required to keep mobile devices – smartphones, tablets, laptops, the internet of things and more – up-to-date and secure can be extremely time consuming. Without full-time, professional, mobile tech expertise many will struggle to derive maximum value and keep them completely secure.

AVR’s Mobility Managed Service is the answer. A full service portfolio with a return on investment that delivers increased productivity, a secure network and reduced overheads.

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IT Security

Don’t renew without an AVR view

Is your IT Security, Threat or Cyber Protection solution due for renewal?

Do you wonder if you’re paying too much or have security software that’s now not right for your business or organisation?

With the dramatic increase in malware, computer viruses, cyber attacks and ransomware, many of the more traditional security software solutions struggle to resist these more sophisticated attacks. Many companies are still operating outdated anti-virus software that offers little resistance to a modern attack.

So we’d like to suggest you don’t renew with an AVR view!

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Kaspersky

Kaspersky is your key for total protection

There are many cyber security solution vendors but not all can provide TOTAL protection. Kaspersky is one that can.  With over 440 million worldwide users, Kaspersky is the world’s most trusted, most awarded cyber security provider.

With a comprehensive threat protection suite, Kaspersky provides all types and size of business with on-premise or cloud solutions, allowing you to easily manage multiple endpoints, mobile devices and file servers from one management console. With email still remaining the largest threat to cyber attack or data breach, Kaspersky’s Office 365 security protection is a valuable  element that will keep your network and data secure.

If you have recently received an AVR – Kaspersky Key you may have won a valuable prize!* If not and you would like the chance to win, read on….

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IT Security pain points

IT Security and Threat Protection. We feel your your pain.

The increase in the number and type of cyber attacks and data breaches has sharply raised the profile of IT Security and Threat Protection for businesses. For those not working in IT, cyber security may seem like a relatively new phenomenon, but for experienced IT directors and managers the threat has built from a tidal swell to a major flood.

Research amongst our customers and vendor partners demonstrates that high-profile attacks such as those on FIFA, British Airways, Under Armour etc., and malware like WannaCry, NotPetya and GitHub have pushed the issue front-of-mind, stimulating thoughts on what the main pressure or pain points are for IT decision makers.

AVR has analysed the data and identified four key areas that are driving threat protection investment decisions.

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Proofpoint Essentials

Essential threat protection from Proofpoint

Small and medium sized businesses are under threat of cyber attack as much as larger organisations, so they need the same high standard of threat protection. Not all solution providers can deliver this, but Proofpoint Essentials does. Combining key security elements to protect across email, web and social media, the Proofpoint Essentials solution blends extensive threat protection expertise with an in-depth knowledge of the demands of smaller organisations.

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C360 at The Business Show

Small businesses count the cost of a cyber attack

One in five small businesses hit by a cyber attack report that the breach cost in excess of £10,000 with one in ten quoting £50,000 as the amount they had to spend to rectify the damage.  With over 875,000 small, and medium sized businesses (SME’s) across the UK being attacked in the last 12 months, can SME’s really afford to take a chance on outdated or inadequate protection?

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