The Death of the 4 Year IT Strategy

May 24th, 2021

For decades now businesses have commonly run to a 4 year IT strategy. Financial controllers and owners alike have been keen to know their running costs for the next several years in regards to technology. These 4 year plans also made sense as they commonly aligned to the lifecycle of most server infrastructure.

Top 5 IT Improvements Businesses are making in 2021

April 6th, 2021

As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) we see first hand the trends and changing landscape of how SMB's engage in technology. In the wake of the pandemic, 'out of the box' thinking is at an all time high. This creative thought has driven SMB's to place increased priority to finding innovative ways to use technology.

Cybersecurity Regulations: Preparing for the Future

March 23rd, 2021

Cybersecurity and cybercrime have continued their near exponential growth in 2020 with an estimated 85% more cybercrime globally than was reported in 2019. There is increased focus and thought being put towards cybersecurity in both commercial and government sectors.

Is your 2021 Resolution to review your IT?

January 25th, 2021

Every 12 months the new year brings renewed commitments, ambitions and aspirations. In 2021 many businesses are setting new year resolutions to review their IT. Why? put simply 2020 has shown businesses just how much more they could be taking advantage of technology to advance their business.

Good vs Great: Where Successful Cloud Migrations Fail

December 4th, 2020

Almost every business has now adopted some form of cloud. In 2020 the shift has accelerated as many businesses scrambled to adapt to remote working, changing workplace environments, and plans to permanently change the way they work forever.

For small to medium businesses (SMB), the majority of this change takes the form of migrating their data and identity services to Microsoft 365. The ongoing maturation of the Microsoft 365 ecosystem combined with it's various collaboration and productivity tools represents enormous opportunity for SMB's to better leverage technology.

The Secret to Selecting a new MSP

October 9th, 2020

As an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) we regularly receive calls and referrals from businesses actively looking for a new IT support provider. Whilst every situation is different the reasons largely revolve around a desire for better service, more proactivity and trusted advice and strategy with future purchasing decisions.

Brainstorming Effective IT Solutions

September 1st, 2020

The design and adoption of modern IT solutions has become a major focus in 2020. Small to Medium Businesses (SMB) are looking for innovative ways to improve their collaboration, communication and value they deliver to clients. The success of these innovations however is commonly more about the organisations ability to problem solve and brainstorm rather than the technology itself.

Luck or Good Preparation? The Benefits of Proactive IT Support

August 5th, 2020

Some businesses were "lucky" that their IT systems allowed them to quickly adapt to the pandemic. But was it luck? or simply good preparation, planning, and risk mitigation?

No one would have predicted or prepared their business for a global pandemic prior to 2020. Traditionally, disasters are considered to be fire, flood, or the proverbial truck driving through the office wall.

Winners & Losers on The Road Ahead

June 17th, 2020

As we emerge from the crisis period of COVID-19, businesses are beginning to plan ahead. Forward thinking businesses are revising their forecasts and setting goals for the coming financial year.

There has never been a more unpredictable road ahead for most small to medium businesses.

IT Strategy for the Smaller Business

May 13th, 2020

The IT industry has changed considerably as enterprises have discovered the benefits of modern technology solutions. These solutions include BYOD policies, cloud applications and systems integration. All of these provide increased efficiency, productivity and when delivered well, profitability.