We are celebrating ten years of Sarah Black working with us, making life easy for IT Managers and Company Owners who are responsible for buying IT equipment for their organisations. Her expertise and commitment has often surprised them with the value and simplicity she brings to the process. She takes away all the head-scratching (and

Technology plays a massive role in driving efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness. For small businesses, workforce technology modernisation is both an opportunity and a challenge. Embracing modern technology can empower small businesses. It can help them thrive in a digital era. Yet many of them don’t keep up with modernisation. For example, over 30% of small businesses

Have you every wondered how wireless charging of things like toothbrushes and smartphones works? Colin has, and thought he’d find out. This is what he found: Imagine you’re at a campfire on a chilly evening, warming your hands over the flames. The fire is the charging pad, and your hands are like your phone. 1.

Happy World Password Day! Heron IT has some ideas here to keep your systems secure.  The Pillars of a Strong Password: 1. Length and Complexity: Aim for passwords that are at least 12 characters long, combining letters, numbers, and symbols to create a complex key that guards your digital doors.    2. Uniqueness: Use a different

AI and Cybersecurity Lately, the internet has become a trickier place with smarter threats. But, AI (artificial intelligence) is stepping up as a strong partner, offering new tools and ways to stay ahead of hackers. We’re diving into the latest AI movements that are transforming how we defend ourselves online against a growing number of

We are very proud to announce that we have earned a Britain’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies Award by e-Channel News, an international IT news channel. This is a true testament to the hard work everyone has put in over the years. We have interviewed the founder and managing director, Colin Hammond, to find out

We would like you to know that we supply, either directly or through trusted partners, all sorts of technology solutions such as VoIP telephony, headsets, Xerox photocopiers, data cabling, PoS tills, printers, video-conferencing, office furniture and Smart TVs; in fact, anything that might have a slight impact on your IT! We like to provide these

In the ever-evolving world of IT, it is paramount to have a team equipped not only with technical knowledge but also with a diverse set of practical skills. This month, we are thrilled to introduce Aaron Bevis as the latest addition to our dynamic IT support team here in Ipswich. Aaron steps into his new

Breached or stolen passwords are the bane of any organization’s cybersecurity. Passwords cause over 80% of data breaches. Hackers get in using stolen, weak, or reused (and easily breached) passwords. At Heron IT we try to ensure that all our clients’ systems are protected by strong passwords and two-step verification, which makes it very hard

As part of our efforts to build our London client base, Heron IT were at the Business Junction Expo in The City last week!  It was great to have a stand at their first ever Expo and was nice to meet new faces in London. We especially enjoyed the gin fountain provided by Creative Output.

Massive congratulations to Glenn Castle of Simple by Designs who has won our competition on our social media channels (having guessed where Nick is!) Check out: https://heronit.co.uk/spot-the-techie/ to see if you can spot him! A big thank you to Glenn for coming to our office near Ipswich to collect his bottle of Prosecco.

Heron IT will be at the Business Junction Spring Expo 2024 on Thursday the 29th of February in London! We will be one of over 50 companies showing off our services so please come and meet us at our stand. As one of the newer members of the Business Junction it would be great to

We are looking to fill an IT Technician’s role and thought we would start by interviewing Arty Fissial of ChatGPT to see how AI could help us. Here is a transcript of the interview, with Arty being in blue. Please stay tuned for an official job posting! Hello Arty, welcome to Heron IT. My name

One lucky person who spots our Nick in the photo of a big screen TV we recently installed at our client Aquabridge Law will win a bottle of Prosecco! We’ve been working with Aquabridge Law providing their IT Support in both their Felixstowe, Suffolk and Chelmsford, Essex offices, and very importantly since the pandemic, working

Heron IT have upped their game in the security field, and we now offer clients various options to improve their cybersecurity. Firstly, we have developed an interactive seminar around Cyber Security and Data Protection and has presented this to several clients already. The aim is to make the topics personally-relatable so that staff can appreciate

Colin recently attended the British Touring Car Championships practice day at Brands Hatch London and had an enjoyable day on a seminar with the MSF Finance Team which was very useful for learning more about IT security and how to organise a fast-paced team, thanks to Tom Ingram and EXCEL8 Motorsport.

In a bustling city where technology is in every aspect of business, London is a beacon of innovation and progress. Recognising the immense potential and the needs of the city, Heron IT’s Colin Hammond recently ventured into the heart of Belgravia, attending a networking event hosted by IntroBiz. The goal? To broaden Heron IT’s horizons

Ipswich, Suffolk Ipswich, Suffolk – In the heart of Suffolk, where football passion burns blue and white for Ipswich Town FC, another success story has been written, albeit in a different field. Dan Larson, a true Ipswich native and an unwavering supporter of Ipswich Town FC, recently celebrated a significant milestone in his career. Heron