2022 – Year in Review

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It’s incredible how swiftly years are passing by. With 2023 being just around the corner, we’re feeling nostalgic again. Looking back at 2022, there were so many great moments that it is hard to narrow them all down. So here are a few of the many Wessex IT highlights of the year. MSP 501 Wessex IT has […]

Microsoft support to end for Windows 8.1 – what’s next?

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Important: support for Windows 8.1 will end on 10 January 2023. While support for Windows 8 ended in January 2016, Windows 8.1 has continued to be supported, but this will be ending next January. Here’s what that means for you and your business, and your options. Windows 8.1 accounts for less than 1% of computers […]

A day in the life…of a team leader

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Welcome to Ian. Many of our clients who have joined us from E-mpower.IT will know Ian. He’s supported clients on almost everything and he now can provide his expertise to even more businesses. Ian shares more about his role and what’s next, as well as sharing an insight into family life and keeping fit! 1. […]

Have you heard our latest good news?

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It’s double good news to share with you this month, as Wessex IT has once again climbed up the Managed Service Provider (MSP) 501 list and also gained Cyber Essentials accreditation. #149 worldwide in MSP 501… and #12 in EMEA We’re proud to announce that we have once again grabbed a spot in the 2022 […]

We’ve joined forces with E-mpower.IT

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Having long-admired the fine work of our local competitor (and friends) at E-mpower.IT in Burgess Hill – we’re excited to announce that we’re now all part of the same team!  We’ve both traded independently for nearly 20 years and now have a combined team of 20 staff all working under the Wessex IT banner. The […]

The importance of Link Protection in the fight against phishing


Email filtering is an essential tool to help prevent malicious and infected emails getting into your mailbox and it massively reduces the risk of being the victim of a phishing attack. Our Email Firewall service has been “standard issue” for the vast majority of customers for years.  It does a fine job, but as always […]