IT Solutions

decisive:it is a subsidiary of the Whiting & Partners accountancy practice, providing IT solutions, both, internally and externally to our business clients. Knowing how important your IT systems are to your business, decisive:it help save you time by keeping your systems healthy, up to date and running smoothly.

With specialised IT consultants offering your business IT support and on-holiday cover decisive:it:

IT Advice, Consultancy and Strategy Planning

Friendly helpful unbiased advice and consultancy. Giving you the information to make the correct IT decisions for your business.

Support Services

decisive:it support services provide you help and assistance, from simple routine to more complicated issues. Offering you advice and consultancy, on and off site hardware and software support.

Back-up Solutions

Whatever type of business you’re in, you will have crucial information/data stored in your network. Back up your data to protect yourself in case something goes wrong—because losing all or some of your data on your servers and or desktops could potentially damage your business and or its name. It’s always a good practice to have a backup and disaster recovery plan in place to ensure you’re your business can recover.

Data Security

decisive:it works with the leading security providers to ensure that your Systems and Data are as safe as possible.

Hardware and Software – Advice, Sales and Licensing

Working closely with leading hardware and software manufacturers decisive:it plays a pivotal role in ensuring you are using the latest in technology at all times. With hardware and software changing at an ever increasing rate we regularly test and validate the latest platforms well in advance of products being announced to the market.

Email Filtering and Archiving

Perhaps the biggest resource waste from junk email is your time and if only one in four emails is not junk then you’ll be spending a lot of time picking real emails out of the noise, increasing your risk of missing important things. Furthermore, about 3-4% of all junk emails contain directly malicious content within the email itself, which can lead to virus infections or other harmful consequences. A further unknown – but likely large – percentage of spam will contain links to malicious websites.

Wired and Wireless Networking

decisive:it works closely with manufacturers to insure that your IT infrastructure works best for your organisation.

On Premise and Cloud Data Hosting

Choosing the best location to host your IT system can be a mine field let decisive:it help you make the right decision for you.

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