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January 14th 2020

WINDOWS 7 END OF LIFE - WHAT NOW?

Lily

As of today, on January 14th 2020, Microsoft will stop support for Windows 7. Put simply, your Windows 7 devices will stop getting important security updates that can put your business at risk of cybersecurity threats. Not only are you more susceptible to cybercrime, but you are also putting your customers data at risk, causing GDPR concerns. 

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November 20th 2019

LILY AWARDED 3 STARS IN BEST COMPANIES

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Lily is celebrating this week as we have been accredited 3 stars from Best Companies! We have upgraded as last year we were awarded 2 stars so we're really proud of the achievement and it's the highest accolade we could be awarded by Best Companies.

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November 14th 2019

I AM A SUCCEEDER - CROATIA 2019

Lily

To celebrate our company growth, this year we took our 'Succeeders' on a once in a lifetime trip to the home of Game of Thrones - Croatia! A fantastic time was had by all with great food, sunsets, sightseeing, quad biking and more. See a round up of our photos below to see what a great time the team had in Croatia 2019. 

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September 27th 2019

LILY IS 10

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Lily is celebrating ten years in business and we made sure to celebrate in style with #lilyfest2019. A festival to celebrate all our achievements over the past 10 years with our friends and family. There was non-stop entertainment; with a hog roast, BBQ, firebreathers, a human buzz wire, coconut shy and circus performers, which all made for a fun packed day!

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May 23rd 2019

TOP REASONS TO UPGRADE YOUR COMMUNICATIONS

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Upgrading your communications is a big change for a lot of businesses. You may have gotten used to your current phone system, but what if you could do better? Here are the top reasons to upgrade your communications.

The number one reason you should upgrade your communications is cost-saving. Everyone wants to save money, especially when it comes to their communications which are not only essential but can also be expensive.

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April 30th 2019

UK BUSINESSES MORE AT RISK OF CYBER-ATTACKS IN 2019, YET STILL ADMIT THEY ARE UNDER-PREPARED

Lily

New research by global insurer, Hiscox, found that 55% of businesses have suffered a cyber-attack already in 2019, a jump up from 40% in the previous year. As part of their research, Hiscox surveyed more than 5,400 small, medium and large businesses across seven countries, including the UK, Germany, the US, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Spain.

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April 11th 2019

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT UC&C

Lily

UC&C stands for Unified Communications and Collaboration. Unified Communications is a term that has been used for some time to describe the integration of communication services into one central platform. This means all your voice & telephony systems can integrate with mobile, instant messaging, presence, audio, video, web conferencing and more. 

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April 11th 2019

I.T. END OF LIFE

Lily

Most applications and software have an end of life date, where developers will stop supporting products with updates. This is quite problematic for businesses who rely on these systems to run their business. Out-of-date systems can cause problems when used in collaboration with newer, up-to-date systems and are more vulnerable to cyber security threats.

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April 3rd 2019

IS WEAK DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE DAMAGING BUSINESS GROWTH?

Lily

Across the UK, thousands of businesses are ready to unlock their potential. We sit on the brink of a digital revolution but outdated infrastructure is holding us back more than many businesses realise. Companies the length and breadth of the UK, in every sector, are in urgent need of digital connectivity that is truly fit for purpose.

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March 29th 2019

IS YOUR I.T. SECURITY ROBUST ENOUGH TO COMBAT THE GROWING RISK OF CYBER ATTACK?

Lily

In 2019, Sonicwall launched their annual Cyber Threat report, which collects data across over 1 million sensors and more than 215 countries to put together a comprehensive analysis of the current cyber threat landscape.

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March 20th 2019

UNDERSTANDING THE DEMANDS OF THE 'ONE-CLICK' GENERATION

Lily

Imagine this, it’s 2019 and your customers are just one click away from you. Sounds too good to be true, right? Except you’re wrong, because technology today has placed the power into consumers hands to have everything they need at just one click. Technology has evolved to give consumers what they want, when they want it and – perhaps most importantly – at the speed at which they want it.

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January 9th 2019

SMARTPHONE TRENDS FOR 2019

Lily

According to Statista, the number of worldwide mobile phone users is expected to pass 5 Billion by 2019 this year. There always seems to be year-on-year growth because smartphones are constantly evolving. There is already a clear difference in not only looks, but also power under the hood. So, what can we expect to see in 2019?

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