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The Cloud Computing experts

Does outsourced IT infrastructure compromise your data security?

2020 will go down in history as the year that cloud based technologies and cloud hosting were catapulted into the mainstream, with everyone from local business owners to Grandmothers jumping feet first into the digital world. For many larger organisations, lockdown has put a rocket into on-going digital transformation projects and supercharged the shift to…
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IT strategy review for a post-COVID world

The challenge for CTOs and IT managers as we return to the “norm” is – what will the post-COVID landscape look like? We’re operating in unknown territory, but what we do know is that change can happen quickly and we have to be able to adapt to survive. Almost all businesses will have seen some…
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Business security and remote working during COVID19 and beyond

This week marks the start of the next stage for gradual easing of COVID19 lockdown restrictions. However, remote working looks set to continue for many months. For some businesses, the pandemic has initiated a permanent cultural change, in which remote or flexible working will become the new norm. My concern is that the shift to…
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Why do 70% of digital transformation projects fail?

A report published by the Harvard Business Review last year, ‘Digital transformation is not about technology’, found that 70% of digital transformation projects fail to achieve their goals. Why? It’s not, says the report, about the technologies themselves. It’s about people: the organisational culture. “Most digital technologies provide possibilities for efficiency gains and customer intimacy. But if…
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Microsoft Teams vs Zoom: Which application is best for business?

The Microsoft Teams vs Zoom controversy has never been more prevalent. Video conferencing was popular before the COVID-19 crisis. But it has now, undoubtedly, reached new heights as both businesses and families shift to video calls. As two of the most talked-about applications on the market there is much debate around which one is best…
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There’s never been a more important time to backup Microsoft Office 365

Businesses worldwide are being forced to re-evaluate how they’re working in-line with new COVID-19 lock-down restrictions, but why should organisations backup Microsoft Office 365? Many organisations have had to close their doors and Furlough workers, leaving the lucky ones to explore remote working in this time of crisis. The cloud has never played a more…
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Remote Working guide: How to send a Remote Assistance Invitation

With the current Coronavirus crisis, it’s more important than ever before to stay connected. If you know someone who is experiencing issues on their Microsoft Windows 10 system, or you would just like to show them how to do something, like setting up Skype calls, then remote assistance is ideal. Applications such as WinVNC or LogMeIn…
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