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Mar
30

Do I still need a local server if I move to office 365 or hosted servers?

A local Windows server will still offer some benefits to organisations that move totally to the cloud – it does depend whether you plan to keep your current PCs or replace with dumb terminals or thin clients. Benefits of having a local server to compliment hosted solutions:    Store and share legacy documents and databases […]


Categories Cloud


Mar
30

Are We Ready for 100% Cloud Based Business?

  Just like the pundits predicted, cloud computing is the Next Big Thing in IT. Google’s new Chromebook 11, Dropbox, Adobe’s Creative Cloud – cloud computing is going mainstream. Theoretically, you could run an entire business in the cloud alone, making huge savings on computing costs and promoting mobility.   But can it really done? […]


Categories Cloud


Mar
30

How Virtualisation Can Save Money

  Following on from our beginner’s guide to virtualisation, we thought it would be a good idea to explore a bit further exactly how implementing virtualisation can save your business money.   The extra initial up-front capital investment in software has traditionally made virtualisation the preserve of bigger business, but the falling costs of hardware […]



Mar
30

Why Data Security Software is Not Enough?

As our businesses become more data driven, and our assets information based, cyber security becomes more important by the day. Investing in robust security solutions is important, but that’s not the end of the story. Comprehensive protection comes from taking an active role in your company’s security. The size of the problem In a recent […]


Categories Networks & Security


Mar
30

How to Use Sharepoint as a Communication Tool

  Microsoft Sharepoint is about more than documents and annual leave requests. It can function as a highly effective internal communication tool that encourages collaboration and relationships within and between departments, closes the gap between management and workers and provides a centralised, lasting knowledge base.   Let’s take a look at a few of the […]


Categories Software


Mar
30

Why It Pays to Outsource to One IT Supplier

  In the age of cloud computing, outsourcing IT is becoming more commonplace as it becomes unnecessary to be on-site in order to provide many IT services. Very often, businesses will outsource separate needs to separate companies, working on a ‘best of breed’ basis. However, there are real advantages to restricting outsourcing to one IT […]