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Free trials of mail gateway and online backup services

Avec is offering for a limited time free 30-day trials of its popular mail gateway and online backup services. Mail Gateway If you run your own mail server (such as Microsoft Exchange), using a mail gateway to filter inbound emails and 'smarthost' outbound emails has become absolutely essential.

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Free passes to Active in the Community third sector event

We are pleased to offer our clients free 2-day passes to the Active in the Community conference on 9 and 10 October. The passes (normally £90 each) entitle you to free admission to the exhibition hall and all conference sessions (excluding the keynote address). Come and meet Avec staff and over 70 other exhibitors – pick up new ideas, information and resources for your group/organisation – and enjoy meeting/networking with others who work in the NI community/voluntary sector.

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Cloud computing seminar at Active in the Community

I will be leading a seminar on "Moving your IT systems to the cloud: what you need to know" at the Active in the Community conference on Wednesday 10 October at 10am. The event takes place at the Ramada Hotel, Shaw's Bridge, Belfast. You will need a conference pass to attend (contact us for free passes). For more information on this event or our cloud computing services, please get in touch.

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Recommend us and get a free hosting upgrade

A reminder that if you recommend Avec to a friend and they go on to purchase a web development package, we will offer you a free upgrade to our enhanced hosting service or extend your current hosting service for an additional year. Recommend us again and get a free helpdesk or development package. Contact us for details.

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Cookie crunch

Is your website ready for the 'cookie crunch'?

In May 2011 the UK government passed legislation imposing an EU directive on all websites in the UK, requiring them to get explicit permission from website visitors if they use any ‘cookies’, the little bits of code that are used to remember things like users’ preferences and track their usage of websites. From 26 May 2012, organisations in breach of the new regulations face fines from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of up to £500K, though only after failing to comply after a direct warning has been issued.

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