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Windows 11 to be launched on 5th October 2021

Windows 11 is coming.

Microsoft has confirmed this week that the latest version of its flagship operating system, Windows 11, will be released on 5th October 2021.

The new operating system will be available as a free of charge upgrade for compatible Windows 10 PCs and will be shipped with new PCs supplied after this date.

Microsoft aims to phase the rollout of Windows 11 from 5th October and mid-2022 with priority being given to new devices before in-market machines.

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Published 01 Sep 2021 2:27 PM
  • Windows
New pricing for Microsoft 365

Microsoft has announced price increases for its Microsoft 365 and Office 365 subscriptions, effective globally on 01/03/22

Since launching Microsoft 365 a significant number of applications have been added to the platform including Microsoft Teams, Powe Apps, Power BI, Stream, Planner, Visio, OneDrive, Yammer and Whiteboard.

The price increases do not currently apply to education and consumer products at this time and Microsoft claim this to be the first substantive pricing update since Office 365 launched over a decade ago.

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Published 24 Aug 2021 2:09 PM
  • Office 365
Pro-Networks are proud sponsors of the Making Tracks exhibition at Chester Cathedral

Pro-Networks are proud sponsors of the exciting model railway event that chugs into the Cathedral this summer.

Created by railway enthusiast Pete Waterman OBE, and from the builders of Leamington Spa, this event will present a bespoke model railway that demonstrates the West Coast Main Line – a 74ft ‘OO’ model featuring the work of Thomas Brassey.

A superb event for model railway enthusiasts and families alike!

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Published 24 Aug 2021 7:43 AM
  • Pro-Networks
Web Security, SonicWall & DPI SSL

When anyone mentions encryption most people think of privacy and security in the digital world, whether this is on your PC/Laptop or when browsing the web.

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Published 09 Jul 2021 2:04 PM
  • Cyber Security
An Introduction To SonicWall

In this blog, we will explain what a SonicWall device is and dive into some of the benefits your business could gain by adopting this industry-leading technology.

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Published 01 Jul 2021 1:10 PM
  • Connectivity
ISO 27001 Blog

This short blog explains what you need to know about ISO 27001...

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Published 25 Jun 2021 1:44 PM
  • IT Strategy
An Overview of Cyber Essentials

Want to know a little more about Cyber Essentials?  Take a read of this blog to find out more...

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Published 18 Jun 2021 1:49 PM
  • Cyber Security
Pro-Networks Cloud Backup

Most businesses now use a cloud-based email service, whether this is Microsoft 365 or Google’s G-Suite.  This blog concerns itself with the Microsoft 365 environment, but the principles remain true for the Google equivalent.

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Published 30 Apr 2021 10:09 AM
  • Backup & Recovery
SonicWall Technical Master

Gustaw Trebski of Pro-Networks achieves SonicWall Technical Master Status

SonicWall is an industry leading security organisation trusted by over 500,000 organisations in 215 countries and its products are trusted by Pro-Networks in a large number of its customers.

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Published 18 Mar 2021 10:34 AM
  • Cyber Security
Passwords Password Managers and MFA

We have written articles about passwords and good password practise in the past (here, here and here) and while this article will be a useful refresher, we wanted to share some updated news about a popular Password Manager we have previously endorsed.

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Published 19 Feb 2021 10:10 AM
  • Cyber Security