Akita Guide to Online Marketing

For many small business owners, the opportunities for promoting their business online can seem daunting.  Where should you start?  Will social media marketing not just be a complete waste of my time?  Can staff be trusted to represent your brand in an online world? To help demystify the challenges and […]

The benefits of IT outsourcing

Companies of a larger scale, will usually have a dedicated IT department to manage their computing systems and to ensure their continued support and maintenance. For smaller companies, the resources are usually unavailable to properly support an IT department which is why outsourcing IT support is a much better way […]

New Faces Join the Akita Team

Akita Systems are delighted to formally announce two new additions to our expanding team. Niki Johnson (MAAT) has joined Akita as Head of Finance, bringing a wealth of experience across a number of industries including FMCG, Construction, Finance and Technology.  Qualified to AAT Level 4, Niki will be crucial in […]

Has Your Fridge Got a Virus?

Are smart devices as secure as you think?

With the increasing popularity of ‘smart’ devices that connect such things as fridges, TVs, multi-media centres, and central heating thermostats to the internet, it was inevitable that there would soon be stories of security issues.  Indeed, only last week the BBC reported that a fridge had been caught sending spam […]

A visual history of computing infographic

Take a look back at the last 70 years of computing with our interactive page

There’s a lot of computer-related news in the air at the moment – some public, and some not so. You probably saw that yesterday’s Google Doodle was of computer pioneer Grace Hopper. United States Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper is well known as being a member of the team that […]