How To Protect Your IT Infrastructure in the Event of Unexpected Downtime

Today, businesses are reliant on having their IT systems up and running as close to 100% of the time as possible. For some businesses, especially online retail businesses, losing customer access to IT systems can be fatal. Ensuring that IT systems are always available, or at least, have known downtimesRead More

How to be Proactive with the Security of your Business

Many commentators, including the  FBI, have noted that the frequency and virulence of malware and other bad actor attacks have increased over the last two years.  Ransomware has become a major threat.  IT Security, both for home and business networks, has become a major part of any IT Strategy. ItRead More

4 Best Practices in Managing Team Collaboration Apps

The move to remote working and working from home recently has thrown the use of Cloud Solutions into sharp focus. One consequence has been the loss of the collaborative opportunities offered by office-based work. In turn, this has meant increasing the use of Cloud-based collaborative solutions such as Microsoft TeamsRead More

5 Ways UCaaS Helps Hybrid Work From Home

Two seismic shifts in the workplace have happened over the last two or three years, both related to the pandemic. The first, driven by lockdowns was a move to work-from-home and remote working.  The second was a move to e-commerce as businesses saw foot-traffic fall away as malls and retailRead More

3 Ways AI Can Boost a Modern-day Business

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”)  has received a lot of media attention.  The popular view comes from films like “Terminator” and “I Robot”, but the reality is that it has wormed its way into business to become an integral part of our everyday lives. What is Artificial Intelligence and how can itRead More

The Hidden Costs of Working From Home

Working from home (“WFH”) has become a standard part of the workplace environment over the last two years or so. While there are advantages to the organisation and individuals, there are direct and hidden costs associated with it, costs which a business needs to be aware of. One such isRead More

5 Key Things to Lookout When Finding the Right IT Support Partner

IT Departments are increasingly turning to outsourcing using external partners to provide IT support.  The main drivers are cost reductions and staff retention.  However, before linking up with a Support Partner, there are some things to do.  Especially in high-cost environments like London. The first is to establish what ITRead More

5 Key Uses of Thin Clients in the Cloud

Because of cost pressures, many organisations have moved their IT infrastructure to cloud computing technologies. The cloud can be a private cloud, created and managed internally by the organisation, a public cloud, perhaps hosted on infrastructure maintained by a managed services provider, or a hybrid cloud having elements of both.Read More

Can Big Enterprises Prevent Shadow Data Leakage?

The move to the Cloud by many businesses has forced IT Services to take a good look at how they provide and manage the security of data and Intellectual Property stored offsite.  Most technology experts in the IT Service departments of large organisations are acutely aware of the security risksRead More

Working with External Partners? Managing Collaboration from Start to Finish

Over the last two years, many businesses have been forced to change their business development strategies into survival plans. That always means drastic changes to the IT Services the IT function offers to the business. Often the strategy is a move to cloud-based systems supporting an e-commerce environment because theirRead More

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