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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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How Can You Streamline Your Digital Communications Channels?

How Can You Streamline Your Digital Communications Channels?

Remote working has required a plethora of new solutions to be introduced to help us collaborate more effectively throughout the lockdowns. As we remerge into the next “new normal”, it’s an opportunity to review and streamline the various tools and systems in play. Digital communication has been on...

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What Are the COVID-19 Keepers? Four of 2020’s Changes We Plan to Continue

What Are the COVID-19 Keepers? Four of 2020’s Changes We Plan to Continue

As we pass the year anniversary of the first lockdown, Grant McGregor asks: what are the COVID keepers? A lot has changed in the world of IT over the last twelve to eighteen months. The changes we’ve made to enable our organisations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching. And...

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If 2020 was about responding to COVID-19, what will 2021’s recovery look like?

If 2020 was about responding to COVID-19, what will 2021’s recovery look like?

2020 was a huge challenge for so many of us in so many different ways. As we approach the end of the latest lockdown and we begin to talk about the reopening of society, what is next for the worlds of work and technology? Last year, most IT managers were tasked with supporting the business in new...

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Quick Q&A: Should You Be Reviewing Your Corporate VPN?

Quick Q&A: Should You Be Reviewing Your Corporate VPN?

The Grant McGregor team talks you through a quick Q&A to help you understand why it might time to review VPN provision, the factors at play and whether they relate to your organisation. The short answer as to whether you should be reviewing your corporate VPN is: Yes.

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The 10 phishing red flags you need to know about

The 10 phishing red flags you need to know about

Phishing is the most destructive type of cyber-attack. While you can stop some phishing attempts with your security tools, it’s almost inevitable that some will reach their intended targets. This means educating your people has to be a key plank in any phishing defence strategy.

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5 reasons why you should outsource your IT support

5 reasons why you should outsource your IT support

Outsourcing IT isn’t just for large companies. Outsourcing IT often makes even more sense for smaller companies – giving you access to a breadth of skills and support you couldn’t otherwise afford.

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Did You Know Moving to the Cloud Could Lower Your Carbon Footprint?

Did You Know Moving to the Cloud Could Lower Your Carbon Footprint?

You have probably heard lots of talk about how cloud computing can deliver cost savings, but did you know that it can also help you make carbon savings too? A new report by Accenture says cloud can play a role in helping organisations reduce their carbon footprints.

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How can organisations optimise their digitalisation and cloud initiatives?

How can organisations optimise their digitalisation and cloud initiatives?

Business analysts are warning that the pandemic is widening the gap between organisations which were ahead with their digitalisation projects and those who were already behind. What should organisations be doing now to make sure they don’t lose competitive advantage? The COVID-19 pandemic has led...

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