Things to Consider when Selecting a Good Managed Services Partner

We have been asked a few times this year already as to what are some of the things to think about when selecting a good managed services partner. Here are few points that jump to mind: PROACTIVENESS – It is very important that a proactive approach is taken by your Managed Services Partner to look […]

Search not working after upgrading to Microsoft Office 2016 / Office 365

We have seen a few cases popping up recently where we upgraded some of our managed IT service customers to office 2016. After the upgrade our clients were not able to search their email. Now as you all know with the volume of email we all get these if the search function is not working […]

Your Phone Is Now Your Computer

It looks like we are seeing the next step towards the end of the PC from Microsoft. ¬†With this new PC experience that is being provided by the current Microsoft phone the only limiting factor is processing power of the phone. This really shows what Microsoft thinking is being Windows 10 and getting all your […]

Get Your Free Copy Of Windows 10

Over the past few days we have started seeing a notice from Microsoft in the bottom right hand corner of Windows. The notice is to let you know you can now upgrade to Windows 10. Firstly we wish to reassure our clients – this is an official message from Microsoft and it is safe to […]

Fake Microsoft IT Support Call

I just received a call from someone pertaining to be from Microsoft telling me that there was a problem with my computer. The person said that he would be more than happy to help me find the problem on my computer and then they could help me fix it. Just to further set the scene […]

Did someone just hack my email?

Over the past few months we have seen a sharp increase in the number of phishing emails people are receiving from a contact that they know telling them that they have a document to download. A phishing email is one where a nasty hacker tries to get information from you without you knowing like your […]

Good Password Management Gives Peace Of Mind.

Here are some tips that I have come to use while being in the IT services business for the past fifteen years. The suggestions below may seem like a bit of a pain but this little bit of pain will also help keep your important information a little bit safer. For your main Email account […]

Google Email For Business

Currently there are two main options that you can use for your cloud based business email. They are the solution from Microsoft which is part of Office 365 and the solution from Google which is Google apps for business. In this blog entry we are going to have a look at the option from Google. […]

Microsoft Office 2013

The newly unveiled productivity suite from Microsoft, Office 2013, won’t be running on older operating systems like Windows XP and Vista it has been revealed. Office 2013 is said to be only compatible with PCs, laptops or tablets that are running on the latest version of Windows i.e. either Windows 7 or not yet released […]

Data Backup & IT Services

If you are responsible for IT Services in your company then data backup is something that you regularly need to think about. You may just be responsible for calling your IT provider if a problem occurs and if this is the case you need to ask your IT provider regularly about your data backup. A […]