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Everything You Need to Know About Heimdal Patch Management

Everything You Need to Know About Heimdal Patch Management

Grant McGregor recommends the use of Heimdal Patch Management to our customers. It’s an easy way to ensure your organisation reduces cyber security risk. Here’s why. In business and in IT, we hear a lot about the benefits of automation and the possibilities it has to transform business operations...

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T2K Names List of The Best IT Companies in the UK - including Grant McGregor

T2K Names List of The Best IT Companies in the UK - including Grant McGregor

As a leading VoIP provider, T2K often finds itself being asked who they'd recommend as IT support partner. In fact they're asked so often that they have compiled a list of the best IT companies in the UK.

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What is Business Voice Pro? And How Do I Get Started with It?

What is Business Voice Pro? And How Do I Get Started with It?

If you’d like to switch your organisation over to a cloud-based voice communication solution, GM's Business Voice Pro is definitely something you should look at. If you are already using Microsoft Teams across the business, then it really is a no brainer. We explain what Business Voice Pro is and...

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8 Cool Features You Should Be Using in Microsoft Teams

8 Cool Features You Should Be Using in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has gone from a quirky tool used – if at all – by the IT department to an essential piece of day-to-day business kit. But there are many cool features that are seriously under-used. Do you use these eight great features of Microsoft Teams? In the last year, most of us have had to...

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6 Common Worries and Mistakes when Moving From IT Suppliers to an IT Partner – And How to Mitigate them!

6 Common Worries and Mistakes when Moving From IT Suppliers to an IT Partner – And How to Mitigate them!

From speaking with our clients, we know that there can be a lot of fear about making such a major and business-critical change as switching IT supplier. However, with good management, the process needn’t be at all risky. In this blog, Paul Sinclair our Service Desk Manager shares his thoughts on...

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Are Your Microsoft 365 Backups Sufficient?

Are Your Microsoft 365 Backups Sufficient?

If you read the title of this article and thought “Wait a minute! I need to back up Microsoft 365?” you wouldn’t be alone. It’s a pressing issue that is frequently overlooked by too many organisations and small businesses. It is a truth very infrequently acknowledged that an organisation in...

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How to Create an IT Budget

How to Create an IT Budget

What goes into an IT budget? How can you realistically plan for the year ahead? And what are the things that commonly get missed out from financial planning in IT? The Grant McGregor team shed some light on the practice of budgeting successfully. “Planning your IT budget is not that much different...

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New NCSC Research Shows Small Businesses Have Most to Gain from Cyber Essentials Scheme

New NCSC Research Shows Small Businesses Have Most to Gain from Cyber Essentials Scheme

Small businesses typically benefit the most from a Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification, according to new research conducted for the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre. The NCSC commissioned BritainThinks to perform a baseline review of Cyber Essentials to look at how the scheme...

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Should Your Organisation Standardise on Microsoft Surface Devices?

Should Your Organisation Standardise on Microsoft Surface Devices?

If you’re thinking about conducting a hardware refresh ahead of staff returning to the office, what is going to be the best choice for your organisation? The Grant McGregor team considers the benefits of opting for Microsoft Surface devices. Many of our customers rolled out laptop devices in a...

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What Your Organisation Needs to Know about 5G

What Your Organisation Needs to Know about 5G

5G seems to attract a lot of hype… but what is the truth? What are the real risks and benefits? And where are the opportunities for your organisation? We talk you through what your organisation needs to know about 5G. Leading-edge technologies are often accompanied by wild claims.

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