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Zimbra Template

Zimbra – Creating E-mail Templates

Creating a Zimbra template allows you to send “form” messages without having to copy-n-paste or re-type the entire message repeatedly. This guide explains how you can save time and effort when using Zimbra.

1. Log in to Zimbra.

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Improve your website rank

Help your website rank higher with an SSL certificate

As part of Google’s ambitions to make the web safer, it has announced it is now giving preference to secure websites and pages with HTTPS. To benefit from this boost, websites must carry SSL certificates.

How a SSL certificate could benefit your website visitors

You will be able to protect the data that’s transferred to and from your website.  SSL certificates encrypt data so hackers can’t read it. This will protect sensitive data such as credit card numbers, passwords and more.

  • Attract more visitors by gaining precedence in search engine results under Google’s new measures
  • Give your site visitors peace of mind with the knowledge that all data is encrypted and safeguarded against third party access
  • Reduce costs and increase payment options by taking online payments without a third party.

To find out more or order your SSL Certificate, call us on (01244) 457870


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Tom’s work experience

This week we have had Tom Davies from Castell Alun High School with us on work experience. He has been doing some SEO, VoIP testing, website updates and configuring Nagios. Tom has bucked the work experience trend by not making a brew all week and been engaged in productive IT tasks – well done Tom!


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TST DataDrop

This month we have launched our new DataDrop service. DataDrop is a filesync, share and cloud storage service.

Store your files, folders, contacts, photo galleries, calendars and more in the cloud. This data becomes accessible from your mobile device, your desktop, or a web browser. Access your data wherever you are, when you need it.

Keep your files, contacts, photogalleries, calendars and more synchronised, amongst your devices. Get the most recent version of your files with the desktop and web client or mobile app of your choosing, at any time.

Share data with others, and give them access to your latest photo galleries, your calendar, your music, or anything else you want them to see. Share it publicly or privately. It is your data, do what you want with it.

See the full DataDrop manual

Have as much storage as you need 10Gb, 25Gb, 50Gb, 100Gb and more for a small annual fee.

Want to find out more or place an order, contact us (01244) 457870

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Backup service – peace of mind included

For anyone considering a backup solution for their business, it is worth taking a look at what is going on behind the scenes. Our secure offsite backup system offers a completely automated system – in others words your backup will run each day without you having to do anything.

Data backup ChesterThe infrastructure has been built to make sure that your data is completely safe in all circumstances. To give you peace of mind the facility has the best in space, security and redundancy. The physical environment is 260 feet above ground,equipped with reinforced concrete walls and no windows.


Facility specification:

  • Reinforced concrete exterior walls
  • 260 feet above ground
  • Steel roll-down doors on all entries
  • RFID and biometric check-points at all ingress and egress
  • 24/7/365 on-site security and monitoring
  • Security fencing surrounds the facility and car park

Data backup chesterThe power system consists of uninterrupted power supplies (UPS) for true redundancy and performance maintenance bypass on each UPS. Multiple diesel generators are backed up with 15,000 gallon fuel tanks that can power the facility for several weeks in the unlikely event of a power outage.

If you need low-cost, secure, safe and reliable backup, please call us on (01244) 457870

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Email Virus Scanning – smart virus prevention.

Email virus scanning could save you many hours and additional costs when preventing viruses. Our scanning system stops viruses from arriving at your PC or local server.

Protecting your home or business PC from viruses is critically important, nine out of 10 viruses are spread by email. Our virus scanning system stops emails at the mailserver so you never have to try and deal with them yourself, our software automatically updates every hour so that it always knows about the latest viruses on the Internet.

email virusThis virus scanning occurs on the mailserver which means that any virus is dealt with and isn’t downloaded to your PC. All of the mailboxes on your domain are scanned. Discounts are available for multiple domains.

TST hosting is required for this feature to operate and costs as little as £30+VAT per annum. Contact us to add Email virus scanning or to find out more.

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Unlimited business broadband Chester

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Unlimited broadband is now available with TST line rental.  With local support throughout Chester and set up for your broadband services, this offers fantastic value for money.  If your business relies on your broadband service, you need to know that you can get help when you need it.  TST business broadband provides direct contact to engineers without the need to sit in a helpline queue.  You get onsite local support when you need.

We offer a range of broadband products from ADSL to fibre to the premises.  TST fibre is also available as an unlimited service.

Business Broadband Chester

TST broadband offers the following advantages:

  • Free onsite setup
  • Technical support included
  • The fastest available speed
  • Local IT kit configured to access the Internet
  • Live monitoring to ensure connectivity
  • Competitive pricing
  • Reliable service

To find out more contact us on (01244) 457870

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Lounds and Co

Working with olounds and cour design partners Lemondrop Creative we have created a new website for accountants Lounds and Co.  Based on the Wirral Lounds and Co provide services and advice for SME’s throughout the region.  For a fantastic website and accountancy services visit

For website design and web hosting contact us (01244) 457870

TST are experienced Web design and web hosting providers.  Experts in SEO and social media.  To find our more contact us.

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XP support coming to an end…….

On April 8, 2014 support for XP will end.  This means that XP users will no longer receive free updates and security patches. XP users will become immediately vulnerable to malware viruses.

Most of the patches and updates that are released for Windows 7 & 8,also apply to XP. Once those patches are no longer available to XP users they will be unable to update their system for free. Hackers will be able to reverse engineer the patches and create viruses and malware that will affect XP systems.

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Despite being 12 years old XP is still the second most popular operating system. Windows 7 is out in front but the number of XP systems that are still being used presents a serious problem when support ends. Most users are not aware that support for their operating system is coming to an end….or what the implications are.

With so many XP computers still in use, it is worth time and effort for hackers to create viruses and malware for the platform.  It is therefore, wise to be proactive and upgrade any XP computers to Windows 7 or 8 before the end of 2013.  This will allow time to rectify and deal with any issues that may result from the migration.

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Zimbra v’s Exchange

Zimbra Collaboration Suite is commonly called the “next generation Outlook and Exchange” and is used in over 90 countries with over 55 million paid users.

Zimbra, in simple terms, provides access to your email, calendar, documents and task lists from any device and anywhere that you have Internet access.  For today’s business environment it can provide a real boost to productivity. Starting at £3.65 per user per month it is a low cost alternative to paying upfront for your own fileserver.

Zimbra works with Safari/Windows and Chrome/Mac but Outlook does not.  There is no feature parity for Outlook/Mac.  Zimbra has rich web & offline client across multiple platforms.

Zimbra’s hosted solution offers significant savings over the Exchange equivalent.  As Zimbra is based on Open Sourced software it provides much greater flexibility.  The Zimlets provide the ability to integrate with other systems (such as Salesforce).

If you are interested in a Zimbra hosted solution, please get in touch and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have (01244) 457870.