Due to continued business expansion Planet IT is recruiting.read more
The recent issues with Microsoft Office 365 served as a timely reminder that no system, no matter how robust, is susceptible to failures and downtime.
In this case Microsoft suffered a networking issues in one of its data centres which in turn caus…read more
In recent years budgets in education have been getting tighter and more strained, leading to serious challenges for IT managers in the sector.
The issue has impacted on most education establishments, from primary through to higher education, with so…read more
Since launching in 2011 Microsoft Office 365 has become the pinnacle of cloud services. At Planet IT we are seeing 70% of Microsoft licence renewals moving to Office 365 and nearly all new customers entering straight onto the platform. The scalabilit…read more
A pair of Oxford United half-season tickets are up for grabs in a special competition.
This is a unique opportunity to win a pair half season tickets in the North Stand at the Kassam Stadium, worth £450, for free.
Planet IT are the IT partners of S…read more
The popularity of working in public locations like coffee shops, hotels and co-working spaces has exploded in recent years.
Stronger wireless internet signals are now common place in public spaces and we are all grateful when we see a ‘Free Wi-Fi’ s…read more
Planet IT Awarded Sophos Partner of the Year for Mid-Market Business at 2018 London Partner Conference
May, 2018 – Planet IT has won the award for Sophos Partner of the Year for UK at the 2018 Sophos Discover Partner Conference in London.
The annual conference celebrates the successes of Sophos partners throughout the UK and delivers the company’s st…read more
If you have been keeping an eye on the news over the last couple of weeks, you won't have missed the major story that broke on Monday 23rd April 2018. TSB, one of the UK's major high-street banks, was taking major steps to separate its IT systems fro…read more
Data Protection Officer (DPO) - a new role now required for all public bodies & schools under GDPR legislation.
As of the 25th of May 2018 your school regardless of it's status (state-run, academy or private) will be required to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). This role can either be an internal appointment or outsourced, however the fundamentals are …read more
Cryptojacking has recently erupted onto the cybercrime scene, thanks to the surge in value during 2017 of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Monero, and Ethereum. Crooks are aggressively targeting laptops, desktops, servers, and even mobile devices. F…read more
Implementing GDPR is not just about IT systems and making them compliant with the regulations. Data exists in many forms, however in many organisations the greatest risk of breach comes in the forms of physical data. Many businesses have overlooked t…read more
As the deadline for the 25th May is approaching, it feels like all everyone is talking about is GDPR and what it will mean for businesses, large and small.
So in an online world of endless, confusing information about what GDPR is.. we have devi…read more
As a business trying to achieve compliance with GDPR by May is a daunting task. The sheer volume of required changes, polices, procedures and business wide adjustments can be enough to overwhelm, the best of us. Because of this I have noticed a trend…read more
So you have heard about this Data Protection Bill? Or at least you have heard the media talking about this revolution to the rights of British Citizens in relation to their data.
Well fear not, the data protection bill, in short is just the U.K gove…read more
The regulations are quite forth coming about what is needed in terms of encryption. In short, everything should be encrypted and this should be done to protect the rights and freedoms of those subject to data capture.
What this means is that data sh…read more
Ransomware has become a big thing in the world of IT Security in recent years, and big business for the people using it as an attack. With the anonymity of cryptocurrency and the fact that the attackers don’t need to get hold of your data it means th…read more