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7 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your IT Support
The last few years have seen increasing pressure on businesses. The effects of lockdowns have caused significant income reductions, in some cases leading to company closures. Corporate development plans have morphed into corporate survival plans. IT Support has not been spared and must support the new business environment. TheyRead 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
Digital Transformation: What is it and why is it important?
Digital transformation and the business transformation it generates It has been around in one form or another for over ten years. There are many definitions of what Digital Transformation actually is, and how it affects businesses that apply it to their organisations. Simply put, digital transformation is the integration ofRead More
4 Good Habits of a Secured Business and What You Can Learn from Them
Hardly a day goes by without revelations in the media about the latest Business IT Security breach. Even the most prestigious organisations have had customer’s financial data stolen, subjected to ransomware, or simply seen their websites defaced. As companies reacted to the pandemic, many paid less attention to Business ITRead More
What Is Cloud Computing? How Does ‘The Cloud’ Work?
One of the major IT innovations in recent times has been the explosion in the use of Cloud Solutions. The Cloud – A Definition Traditionally, organisations hosted their computer systems in a data centre on their premises. Over time, it became more cost-effective to achieve economies of scale by outsourcingRead More
What Is Cloud Backup and How Does It Work?
Many businesses are using Cloud Solutions today. They use it to host their operational systems and as a repository for data, including backups. One popular Cloud Solution for organisations operating their systems in their data centre is managing off-site backups. It’s not just businesses. Home users can back up theirRead More
The Future of Smartphones: Are They Alternative to Laptops?
When “portable” phones first emerged, a new state-of-the-art unit was the size of a small suitcase and needed mains power. You also had to be a powerlifter to pick it up. It wasn’t added to the roster of IT Equipment. Over the years since, there have been quantum developments inRead More
How to Prepare and Ensure Your IT System is Up During Holiday Season
For many of us, holiday seasons, for example, December, are a mixed blessing. Just before the break, a frantic rush to finish up everything, followed by the break itself. It’s business as usual for some of us, perhaps a little down because some customers are on leave, but still closeRead More
3 Tips to Improve Cloud Performance
Many businesses have moved to cloud solutions. They envisage cost savings, improvements in service levels, and an increased ability to incorporate new technologies into an existing infrastructure. Cloud Solutions can be used in-house within the current equipment or in an outsourced hosted environment. However, cloud environment technology is different fromRead More