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So it seems lightning can strike twice!

By | October 16th, 2019|

Whilst making the rounds of coffee and tea for the Development Support Team, our Support Technician – Charlie – happened to glance out of the reception doors and noticed a car parked rather close to our JCD Van. Snapping him out his thoughts of motherboards and hard drives; he thought that this actually looked a little odd! Charlie decided [...]

We’ve got you covered!

By | October 16th, 2019|

Its finally happened! JCDesigns has umbrellas! And just in time too! With the rain season looming ever closer we have had these fantastic funky umbrellas made for us to strut our stuff on site visits and around town free from the fear of rain damaging any of our equipment or soaking completely! We are very proud to have such [...]

Why did the Chicken Cross the Road…

By | September 25th, 2019|

...to get to J C Designs We are proud to welcome "Nando" to the J C Designs family Whilst on a site visit to one of our lovely customers Millennium Vets one of our Engineers was informed of an abandoned Cockerill which  followed him around the site until he agreed to see if he could rescue him and give [...]

Could Your Business Run Without Information Technology?

By | September 20th, 2019|

Information technology is a vital and integral part of every business plan from huge global corporations managing mainframe systems and databases to small businesses with just a single computer, IT is essential. In this blog, we take a look at some of the different ways information technology is being used within business and what it is being used for. [...]

Internet of Things (IoT)

By | August 15th, 2019|

The term the Internet of Things means the following…… ’The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. Embedded with electronics, Internet connectivity, and other forms of hardware (such as sensors), these devices can communicate and interact with others over the Internet, and they can be remotely monitored and controlled’. Wikipedia [...]

Two-Factor Authentication.

By | July 26th, 2019|

With security threats at an all-time high a simple ‘username and password’ security protection approach is easy prey for cyber-criminals, they can compromise log-ins in a matter of minutes and steal private data, including personal and financial information. Never fear, there are ways to make things a little more complex for cyber-criminals and save you from a potentially disastrous [...]

Welcome To Victoria Horsgood.

By | June 18th, 2019|

Just recently we have had a few changes internally at JC Designs - we were very, very sad to say goodbye to Janet Peacock our Office Manager who had been with us for over 16 years and was a big part of the JCD team. Janet retired at the end of May and we knew finding a replacement for [...]

Don’t Get Caught Out By A Spoof Email Trying To Get Your Password.

By | April 3rd, 2019|

Unfortunately, we have seen a worrying increase in the number of email scams where the sender claims you have been sent a file and they provide you with a link but when you click on the link you need to sign into OneDrive to download it. Very cleverly the scammers create a copy of the OneDrive login portal so [...]

USB Disk Encryption For Windows

By | March 11th, 2019|

As we all ascend into a more digital and online environment the need to protect your data has become ever more relevant. Most people today are familiar with the idea of storing personal or business information on their computer or copying data onto a USB stick to carry about. What some do not realise is that this data is [...]

Business IT Systems Support – One Size Does Not Fit All.

By | February 22nd, 2019|

The business world today means technology; software, hardware, remote access, infrastructure, hosting, servers, the list goes on and on, but because you are in business doesn’t necessarily mean you know about all the technical aspects of your business - ultimately, lets face it, unless your business is technology it’s probably very likely that you only have a limited knowledge [...]