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Want to keep up-to-date with all things Provident IT? In our blog we cover everything from our latest company news to useful tips and tricks on all things IT and technology. Take a read on your coffee break!

Windows 11 Leak
Sneak Preview

We got an early look at Windows 11

There has been a lot of stir in the IT sphere lately about what Microsoft’s plans were for the future of it’s extremely popular Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft themselves said back in 2015 that this would be ‘the last major version of Windows’, with only continuous background updates to follow. However, as we’ve just discovered – it looks like they changed their mind.

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Cloud Hosting

Microsoft 365 Migrations Explained

You might have heard about Microsoft’s rebrand of Office 365 – renaming many of its services and plans with the launch of Microsoft 365. Here are a few reasons as to why Microsoft 365 is a must-have for businesses of all sizes.

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Company Updates

Award Winners

We’re thrilled to announce that Provident IT Solutions were nominated for and got through to the finals of two categories in the Melton Times Achievement Awards of 2018: Best New Business & Best Young Entrepreneur!

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Computer Safety & Security

How to Text Your Friends & Family Securely

If you think about just how many messages you send through Facebook’s messenger app, and WhatsApp (owned by Facebook), how clear of a picture can they build of you from the things you say and who you say them to?

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Computer Safety & Security

Meltdown & Spectre

This week, news of massive security vulnerabilities affecting every recent model of Intel processor went public, even as developers for almost every major platform frantically rushed to roll out patches. We explore the two flaws in modern CPUs.

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