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Monthind Clean

Monthind uses ATP to keep its email clean

"It's getting more and more difficult to spot malicious emails." Find out what Andy Flatman at Monthind Clean is doing about it.

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - November 2018

The last of our 25 Silver Awards are being presented this month. In November, we are delighted to have helped; Papyrus, Headway Essex and St Helena Hospice. Find out more

New faces on the Strident helpdesk team

Two new faces expand our helpdesk team

Due to continued business growth, we have taken on two new helpdesk engineers to expand our support team to 10. Find out more

Office 365 Event

Learning about Office 365

Skype for Business was a key topic of interest at the Microsoft Office 365 breakfast event. Find out more

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - October 2018

Our Silver Awards are drawing to an end with 22 of our 25 good causes being supported so far. In October, we are delighted to have helped; Ipswich CaRes, British Heart Foundation and Suffolk Lowland Search & Rescue. Find out more

Timberwolf

Timberwolf Ltd secures Cyber Essentials certification

"Cyber Essentials was highlighted to us by Strident Ltd and we decided it would be a good benchmarking exercise," explains Amy Mattock, Business Systems Manager for Timberwolf. Find out more

Proeon

Proeon choose Strident as ISO Certified supplier

"It is essential to us that we partner with businesses that have the same highly professional approach." Find out more

Strident

Carbon-neutral office celebrates 20 years

Strident is headquartered at carbon-neutral business centre, Claydon Court, which celebrated its 20th birthday on 1st October. Find out more

Office 365

Office 365 Breakfast Event - 14th November

Green Shoots Learning is hosting its second Learning about…. breakfast event, looking at the Microsoft Office 365 platform and what it can do for your business and your employees. Find out more

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - September 2018

In September, we're delighted that our Silver Awards have gone to the following good causes; Sarcoma UK, Indee Rose Trust and Pro Corda. Find out more

ISO 27001 Certified

We are ISO/IEC 27001 Certified

We are delighted to announce that Strident is ISO/IEC 27001 Certified, the gold standard in information security management.Find out more

Two-thirds of German manufacturers have faced cyber-attacks

Two-thirds of German SMEs have faced cyber-attacks

A recent Bitkom survey reveal that two-thirds of German manufacturers have faced cyber-attacks which has cost them up to £40 billion. Find out more

Recruitment

Recruitment Evening: 6-8pm, 27th September

We're recruiting for a helpdesk engineer to join our growing IT support team. Although a background in IT would help, the most important assets are a good attitude and willingness to learn. Find out more

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - August 2018

For August our Silver Awards go to the following good causes; Lighthouse Club, Sane and Prostate Cancer UK. Find out more

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Case Study – Michael Smith & Co get the support they need to grow

As Ipswich-based law firm, Michael Smith & Co Solicitors, expanded it became clear that it needed an IT support company that would meet its growing needs and future plans. Find out more

Skype for Business

IT Support with Skype for Business

As Skype for Business becomes more deeply integrated into the Office 365 suite, we are now looking to use it to help support our customers. Find out more

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - July 2018

In July our Silver Awards go to the following good causes; Layer Colts YFC, Suffolk Dog Day and Hope into Action. Find out more

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Currock Engineering focus on CE

Currock Engineering is to become Cyber Essentials accredited, a scheme to highlight internet-based security threats. Find out more and download our CE whitepaper

Skype for Business

Replace your phones with Skype for Business

With its integration into Teams, Skype has matured into a valuable business tool that can replace your desktop phone system. Find out more

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - June 2018

For June our Silver Awards go to the following good causes; Suffolk Family Carers, Kerry Alex Thorpe Trust and Fulham FC Foundation. Find out more

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Encryption protects your business and customers

Not only does encryption help you meet your GDPR obligations but if your laptop is stolen it is not regarded as a data breach. Find out more

Scam email

Phishing: what can you do?

The first this to do is download our guide to spotting and preventing phishing and spam emails and share it with your colleagues. Find out more...

Mobile Device Management

Secure your devices with MDM

Mobile Device Management allows you to centrally and remotely manage all your devices, ensuring users and data are protected. Find out more...

Silver Awards Dinner

Silver Anniversary Dinner

In May 1983, we started in business so it was fitting that we celebrated our Silver Anniversary at one of our longest-standing customers, Milsoms at Kesgrave. Find out more...

Silver Awards

Silver Awards - May 2018

Each month we round up our Silver Awards for good causes. In May we are supporting East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and Colchester Rough Sleepers Group. Find out more...

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Show your customers you’re serious about data security

The UK government's Cyber Essentials scheme highlights security issues from internet-based threats. Becoming certified shows your customers you’re cyber-secure. Find out more...