Are you getting the most value from your cloud investment?

Are you getting the most value from your cloud investment? In 2022, European companies are dedicating an average of 25% of their IT budget to hosted or cloud-based services. Moving workloads to the cloud has many benefits for businesses, however, cost savings are always high on the agenda when businesses are considering investing in the… Continue reading Are you getting the most value from your cloud investment?

5 ways your business can make use of data and analytics

5 ways your business can make use of data and analytics In recent years, more and more businesses have been focused on deriving value from the enormous amounts of data that they collect. The way that data is used varies between businesses, from simple graphs to show sales volumes to complex AI features in modern… Continue reading 5 ways your business can make use of data and analytics

Business Continuity vs Disaster Recovery: Key similarities and differences

Business Continuity vs Disaster Recovery: Key similarities and differences At some point, all businesses will experience major disruptions or a disaster that will affect employees and their ability to work. These disruptions could be anything from a natural disaster, such as a fire or flood, to a cyberattack, such as ransomware or distributed denial of… Continue reading Business Continuity vs Disaster Recovery: Key similarities and differences

How Azure Virtual Desktop solves common business challenges

How Azure Virtual Desktop solves common business challenges Technology is most effective in a business when it is solving a problem or delivering a tangible benefit. This way it enables a clear return on investment and enables employees to spend more time growing the business, rather than dealing with technical issues. There are few solutions… Continue reading How Azure Virtual Desktop solves common business challenges

4 ways cloud telephony can improve the customer experience

4 ways cloud telephony can improve the customer experience There are many elements that need to work together to deliver an exceptional customer experience, with communication being one of the most important. Most businesses give customers a variety of communication channels to support synchronous and asynchronous communication, depending on the situation. As telephony is the… Continue reading 4 ways cloud telephony can improve the customer experience

Your 2022 guide to migrating SQL Server to Microsoft Azure

Your 2022 guide to migrating SQL Server to Microsoft Azure As Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is reaching its end of life on July 12, 2022, businesses still using the service will have to upgrade their SQL server to a more recent instance or migrate to Microsoft Azure. If businesses do not upgrade or migrate, they… Continue reading Your 2022 guide to migrating SQL Server to Microsoft Azure

Benefits and challenges of outsourcing IT services

Benefits and challenges of outsourcing IT services Due to a number of factors, including the current digital skills shortage, many businesses have decided to outsource their IT services requirements. Especially for smaller businesses, or businesses that are rapidly growing, outsourced IT ensures that employees have access to the right technologies and tools to work effectively,… Continue reading Benefits and challenges of outsourcing IT services

An introduction to Microsoft Power Apps

An introduction to Microsoft Power Apps Businesses across all industries have processes that can be improved, leading to better business outcomes. Unfortunately, off-the-shelf solutions are not always suitable as they lack certain functionality or there is no simple way to connect the right data sources to the solution. In these cases, many businesses look to… Continue reading An introduction to Microsoft Power Apps

Work smarter in Microsoft Word with these 10 tips

Introduction A Microsoft 365 license is packed full of features, applications, and functionality, with Microsoft Word being gold standard for word processing. The software was released in 1983and has since received 16 major releases with new features added to enable users to work more effectively. Although Word has been a mainstay in  Microsoft’s produce suite… Continue reading Work smarter in Microsoft Word with these 10 tips

Windows 11: Is now the right time for your business to upgrade?

Microsoft’s Windows 11 has now been available for a month, and many users have already made the upgrade. There are a myriad of new features introduced in Windows 11 that have both consumers and businesses excited, especially as the operating system is designed for hybrid working. Microsoft will continue to support Windows 10 for another… Continue reading Windows 11: Is now the right time for your business to upgrade?