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3 reasons to cloud connect your file server

As a guess, half of your employees love the file server, since it is fast, easy, and centralises all work files in a single location on the network at the main office. The other half of your of employees more than likely hate the file server, for these guys working...

Apprenticeships – Another success story

Kelvin has been with Urban Network for over a year as a Helpdesk Analyst apprentice. Today, he shares his inspirational thoughts on his decision to choose an apprenticeship with us and how this has opened the door to a career in IT. Why did you decide to do an...

7 security risks from consumer-grade file sync services

Love it or hate it, the Cloud is now ever-present in corporate life. It is now commonplace for businesses, big or small to access cloud services in some form or other as part of their day-to-day business operations. It has also been widely documented that the use of...

5 ways to maximise your employees mobile productivity

Virtually every employee today has a smartphone. Many also have tablets, such as iPads and Android devices. Most businesses are underutilising these devices, because they belong to the employee in most cases. Ignoring these Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) devices is a...

Get to know Lauren

At Urban Network, we are extremely proud of our smart and talented people. We will introduce a new blog series where you’ll get an inside peak into what make Urban Network so unique – our team members. We kicked off the series with the most fashionista of the...

Urban Network earns well-respected CompTIA IT Business Trustmark

London, UK, October 6, 2015 – Urban Network, a London-based Managed Service Provider announced today it has received the CompTIA IT Business Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its commitment to sound business practices and quality service....

Moving to the cloud – A Case Study

Our customer is a London based transformation consultancy, providing business coaching, executive placements, leadership training and workforce assessments to name a few services. Urban Network recently performed a comprehensive project to upgrade legacy Microsoft...

Urban Network joins MacMillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support's biggest fundraising event where they ask people across the UK to hold a coffee morning and raise money for people living with cancer. Last year, Macmillan Cancer Support has raised a record £25 million...

Time is running out…

Broadband Connection Vouchers are being delivered by 50 cities across the UK.  Each local scheme is designed to meet the needs of their local area and to help local businesses to grow and develop. The Government has extended the Connection Voucher Scheme with £40m of...

Meet our apprentice – Miz

Miz is our Helpdesk Analyst apprentice and has been with Urban Network for more than a year. Today, he shares his inspirational thoughts on his decision to choose an Apprenticeship over university and the proudest achievements during his apprenticeship with us. Why...

Urban Network and Sophos announce new channel partnership

London - June 30, 2015 – Urban Network, a London-based IT Managed Service Provider has today announced a new channel partnership with Sophos, a global IT security leader, to deliver Sophos Unified Threat Management (UTM) as its sole UTM solution. This collaboration is...

Office 2016 for Mac is here

Make your Mac users more productive with Office 2016 for Mac. Office works great across multiple devices and platforms, and it's included in your Office 365 subscription. See what's new and improved since Office 2011 New! Jumpstart your work with one of the thousands...