Moving to the cloud? – Don’t make these mistakes !

It’s been a year of unbelievable change for UK businesses, we’re now into the eleventh month of the majority of people still working from home and about to enter a second UK wide lockdown meaning those who had returned to the office won’t be there for much longer. For many businesses, it’s prompted a closer […]

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Why you might need a managed service provider

If you’re a small to medium-sized business you’re likely to be using some sort of IT systems and there’s a strong possibility you’re handling that yourself or maybe with a small team. If you’re a little further along your business journey then you may be negotiating the perils of ageing IT systems or the growing […]

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Cloud Solutions and Your Small Business

If you’ve ever worked in a small business then you will likely know that getting the right IT set up can be a time consuming and sometimes let’s be honest painful process, if you’re not familiar with IT systems, trying to find the right solutions whilst also doing your day job or trying to keep […]

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6 Benefits of a Single User Identity

As more and more businesses ‘move to the cloud,’ their teams expect and need, uninterrupted access to programmes and applications from anywhere, anytime and on any device. As such the need for single user identities or single sign-on has become much more important. But just what is a ‘ Single User Identity’  In laymen’s terms, […]

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Providing seamless solutions for the new working world

It’s probably a shoo-in for word of the year but the CoronaVirus pandemic really has presented some unprecedented challenges for businesses everywhere. Our day to day business has always been about keeping other organisations moving, safely and securely with an IT infrastructure that works for their needs and helps them to grow through the use […]

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Key architecture principles to ensure it’s ‘always’ business as usual

Lockdown in the UK was swift and for the majority of businesses created a multitude of changes and challenges, but for our clients things were a little different… and that’s not because we’ve got private line to Number 10 and knew what was coming before it happened but rather it’s because the key architecture principles […]

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Planning for the cloud – paid for by Microsoft

As part of a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, businesses often purchase Software Assurance, which provides software upgrades and other benefits. A key benefit often missed is Deployment and Planning Days. These days are designed to help you plan and make the most out of your Microsoft investments. You may have noticed we recently achieved our Silver […]

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Azure Security – Starter for 10

I often hear from customers, colleagues and industry experts on how the cloud can affect their security posture, and whether it is improved, or negatively impacted when applications are deployed. The industry has now matured enough for businesses to start moving their enterprise and production workloads into the public cloud platforms. This is no doubt […]

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We’re in the cloud! Now what??

We moved to the cloud… we must be more secure? So you have have moved your business to a service such as Office 365 or Azure? Let’s not take our eye of the game. Granted, Microsoft has invested billions into their products, data centres and security and we trust them to look after our data. […]

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