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How secure is your information – is vulnerability testing your missing link?

Why run regular security tests? As we probably all know, information security is a broad subject and for many of us understanding the different layers that can help within this spectrum can be at times difficult. In this blog we will look at the risk and what you as a business could do about it! Over the years when advising various organisations on the importance of regular vulnerability scanning, conversations would typically suggest that most would adopt some form of security measure i...  Read More

Posted in Security
Protect your Corporate Data with iStorage

The need for secure business data has never been greater. Not only to to protect against industrial espionage and ransomware, but to be compliant with requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That is why Keyzone have teamed up with iStorage,  to offer a FREE, no obligation 30 day evaluation of their encrypted drives so you can see why so many Government Departments, Defense Departments, educational institutions, local/central government, energy companies and fi...  Read More

Posted in Enterprise
Curved Monitors from Samsung – For a better class of viewing

Enjoy truly immersive viewing experiences with curved monitors from Samsung. With exclusive features such as Samsung MagicBright, and Samsung MagicUpscale, they are designed to be best in class. Other features include Eye Saver Mode, Flicker Free, Game Mode, FreeSync, and Eco Saving Plus. Your work on the screen has never looked so good! Give us a call and find out more...  Read More

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Introducing the HP Elite X2 1012

Designed for exceptional durability, featuring best-in-class detachable keyboards for a superb typing experience - all with the portability of a tablet. KEY FEATURES: Keyboard and Wacom pen included HP Sure Start self-healing BIOS protection Efficient performance and long battery life Built for simple in-field serviceability Audio by Bang & Olofsen CALL 01753 695090 TO ORDER YOURS TODAY FOR JUST £649+vat. PLUS GET UP TO £250 CASHBACK WHEN YOU TRADE IN YOUR OLD COM...  Read More

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The story of Keyzone

The year is 1997. Across the Atlantic, Internet giant Google is very much in its infancy and is still over 18 months away from being officially founded. In the UK, Channel 5 is launched and the first Harry Potter book hits the shelves. Meanwhile, Keyzone, already fifteen years in its establishment, launches its first website. A lot has changed in the three decades since we began, but we believe our continued success is down to three key things: consistently excellent service, technical expe...  Read More

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Transform Your Business with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services

Most people are familiar with Hewlett-Packard, having most likely owned either an HP laptop or printer at some point in their lives. Dating back to 1939, it is one of the oldest and most successful technology companies to date. HPE was created with the belief that all companies, whether large corporates or small start-ups can both survive and thrive in the current economy if they are able to execute the following well: transforming to a hybrid infrastructure, protecting the digital enterp...  Read More

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Hardware support and maintenance: are you covered?

You only really realise how much you rely on your hardware when it goes wrong, that’s why so many businesses are still woefully under-covered when it comes to support and maintenance packages. Sure, it’s no more than a minor inconvenience when something breaks under warranty, but beyond that, imagine the potential impact of a breakdown on your business – the cost of fixing or replacing your hardware, not to mention any downtime in the interim. Keyzone Hardware Support can help to a...  Read More

Posted in Hardware
Office 365 – Welcome to a new way to work

    As technology continues to rapidly redefine the way we work, more and more businesses are embracing the very latest developments in order to increase productivity, optimise profitability, and enhance the workplace environment. (more…)...  Read More

Posted in BYOD, Software
Calling all designers – New year, new tools!

It goes without saying that designers require a number of tools in order to perform at the best of their abilities. What’s more important than the number of tools at your disposal however, is making sure they are the right ones. As we embark on a new year, many designers plan to upgrade their toolkit in a bid to improve the productivity and efficiency of their work – so with that in mind let’s take a look at what’s on the market… Workstations Dell Precision These powerful ...  Read More

Posted in Design, Hardware, Software
Say Hello to 10G Networking

Despite arriving on the technology scene to much fanfare, 10G networking has been more slowly received than its predecessors – due in part to concerns about cost and ease of migration from existing set-ups. However, as the technology has matured, technical advancements have reduced the cost of 10GbE and associated network hardware to deliver higher performance at lower costs – over both optical and copper cabling. Put simply, 10GbE now represents a much lower cost per GB transferred t...  Read More

Posted in Networking