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Patching your Systems

2019 saw many high profile cyber-security incidents & data breaches, including Adobe, Captial-One & Facebook. According to the UK Government National Computer Security Centre, patching your IT technology equipment & systems remains the single most important thing you can do to secure your IT technology systems against threats such as Ransomware. Find out how we can help

Recovering from Disaster

In the wake of the recent cyber-security incident at Travelex, it’s worth considering that the ultimate protection against ransomware encryption is your backup. This means regular testing and checking your backup. Making sure you can recover your data. Ensuring you have multiple backup copies. And having an off-site / cloud-backup are also a part of your solution. Finally, all good cyber-security solutions are bilt around a ‘layered’ approach, not just a single-point solution. Charlton Networks design, implement and operate backup and recovery solutions for business clients across the region and you can speak to our teams or see our full range of solutions here for more details

Website Security

Keeping your website secure is vital for your public image and your business reputation. Many Websites are built and forgotten. This leaves many businesses at risk from simple failure, through to attack and loss of their site. Regular testing and patching can avoid these problems. We now a offer regular review & software update of your WordPress based website. This also includes the application of patching, security updates and other minor changes, to keep your website safe, secure and operational. Find out more…..

WEB-based Applications

Web-based applications help businesses be more productive, work anywhere and can help integrate systems that previously worked in isolation. Charlton Networks build custom web-based applications that run in your browser, integrating your business data & legacy systems and cost less than you might think. Our FREE business process review helps you understand how your business is using its systems, where its data resides and how your people are using these systems. This is often a huge insight for many businesses, where systems have developed adhoc over many years. Get more details here if this sounds of interest.

Gigabit Broadband Voucher

We can now support our customers with up to £3000 toward a a high-speed Internet connection using a full fibre-optic broadband connection. Find out more about the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme direct from Charlton Networks and explore ways your business could benefit from super-fast high-speed Internet connectivity for cloud computing, hosted telephony and applications like Microsoft Office 365. Contact our office for more details.

Gigabit Broadband Voucher

Get your business connected to super-fast high-speed broadband and transform your business. We can help with up to £3000 toward a full fibre-optic broadband connection with the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. Find out more here.

High-Speed Connectivity

We now provide access to City-Fibre the UK’s largest alternative provider of super high-speed connectivity, with projects in 50+ cities across the UK. These services are competitively priced, offer super high speed connection and are available now in many areas across Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. More details here or contact our team for a free assessment of your current connectivity & future options.

Microsoft Teams

Empowering your Team with Microsoft Office365 Teams enables your team to collaborate in real-time. Meet on-line, chat, video conference, share files, share their computer screens and much more. Microsoft Teams is available as part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite and is easy to get up and running. So get your team working together, maximise their productivity, work from anywhere and on any device today. For more details click here or request a free demonstration here.


Are you ready for Windows-7 operating system going end-of-life? Critical updates will stop being issued for Windows 7 from January 14th 2020. Therefore we have released a briefing paper on Windows 7 that might help you address some of the issues to be considered when migrating away to Windows 10 or other operating systems. So take a look at our check list here and be prepared for Windows 7 end-of-life or contact our office for more help

Company Data Encryption

Using mobile devices and working away, means protecting your company data is essential. Full-disk encryption can be a problem to implement and manage on an adhoc basis. However, encryption can now be added to your Sophos security suite. This removes the worry of losing your company data if your device is lost or stolen and because this is fully managed via Sophos Central, resetting or revoking access is simple. Find out more here