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Looking back over 2009

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

The media’s bleak picture of economic woe belies the positive approach and growth of most of our clients in 2009.  Optimistic yet cautious, companies have turned to Fish.Net to help retain a healthy outlook and further promote their business.  Indeed, Fish.Net has expanded its team to accommodate the additional work in helping companies adapt in these challenging times.

Continue reading to find out more about how Fish.Net has helped clients keep prudent and market through the downturn.


Winter-proof your Company

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010


As the dream of a White Christmas rapidly turns into a sub-zero, ice-skidding, road-blocked New Year nightmare, you can turn to your IT system to keep your staff safe yet your company’s cogs turning.

Read on to find out how you can continue working throughout the snow.


To upgrade or not to upgrade?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Don’t touch Windows 7 for a year,” screamed the Metro’s headline last Friday, “Software bugs are par for the course for newly released programs and operating systems are no exception“.

Whilst the free commuter rag The Metro is hardly held up as a paragon of journalistic excellence (with rehashed press releases and sound-bites spun into ill-researched stories), it does have an enormous circulation.  So when they run a tech story, a lot of people will read it and many will be taken in by it.


64bit Operating Systems

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

A 64bit integer is a number which can take one of more than 2^64 (18446744073709551616) unique values, and this article explains the difference between 32bit and 64bit operating systems.


Windows 7

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

windows_7You know you’ve been involved in IT too long when you start measuring time not in years but releases of Windows.  The release of Microsoft’s latest operating system – originally named Windows 7 – is imminent. takes a look at our hopes and expectations for Vista’s replacement.


Working Remotely

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Being able to use your files and programs remotely is a technology that has been around for a good number of years.

This short article outlines the different technologies that are available, and the access that they can readily give you.

All the solutions discussed below are built-in components of recent Microsoft Business (Professional) Operating Systems; if properly configured they will allow remote access to all of your resources.



Saturday, June 9th, 2007

Now that Windows Vista is upon us we are being asked questions by customers, such as;

  • What does it do?
  • Is it worth upgrading?
  • Should we avoid it?

Our general impressions and recommendations so far are as follows.