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Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

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Why should you outsource your IT?

Why should you outsource your IT?

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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What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

An SLA – or service level agreement – is the way you hold your service provider to account. Getting them right is, therefore, essential to ensuring you get the service you need – and will mean that you have the necessary mechanisms in place if things do go wrong.

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Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Your business has developed - so has good IT support.

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Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

The maxim “better the devil you know” has a sidekick: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. In today’s world of fast-paced change, increasingly competitive markets and evolving security threats, both phrases are outliving their usefulness.

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Can Outsourced IT and Internal IT Work Together?

Can Outsourced IT and Internal IT Work Together?

Outsourced IT and Internal IT provision is often posited as an either/or choice. On the contrary, says Grant McGregor, the relationship can be a highly successful collaboration.

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Education, Education, Education

Education, Education, Education

Those of us of a certain age will remember the promise that things can only get better… and the mantra of “education, education, education”. It all seems a long way away today. The good news? When it comes to cybersecurity, things can get significantly better with a relatively small investment in...

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The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

In over 30 years in IT, I still encounter many business owners and IT-decision makers who find themselves spending too much of their valuable time dealing with staff technology problems and continually looking for work-arounds to the IT issues.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Are you still using Windows Server 2008 R2 within your business IT environment? If so, it’s time to start planning a migration strategy as the server technology approaches its end of life.

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Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Are you using the Windows 7 operating system on your PCs and laptops? If so, it is time to take action and start planning an upgrade to Windows 10.

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