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Debunking migration fears

Migrating your business to the Cloud can be an intimidating process, but only if you don’t have the right facts. There are so many presumptions and fears when it...

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The key to escaping vendor lock-in

In one of our previous blog posts, we talked about what vendor lock-in is. If you haven’t read that post, we recommend checking it out before you continue, for...

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Shadow IT – After the amnesty

So you’ve had your Shadow IT amnesty. You’ve got a list of tools that your employees use. What next? How do you use that information to help your...

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Here’s how to get Enterprise Tech for your SMB

Enterprise tech, such as cloud infrastructure, is important in helping companies grow, manage operations and deliver the best products and services to their clients. But it doesn’t just get...

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Keeping up with security – can you really do it alone?

The speed that technology is growing is rapid, and it's only getting quicker. But as well as the incredible opportunities it offers businesses, there's the other...

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To niche or not to niche – the IT question

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often face challenges in hiring IT professionals with niche skills, usually due to budget constraints and the fact that these skills aren't required...

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Why SMBs should offer their employees a Shadow IT amnesty

If you’ve not heard the term ‘Shadow IT’ before, don’t panic! It’s a phrase that most people won’t associate with what it actually is. Shadow IT...

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Data centre tiers: What are they and why do they matter?

Where you keep your data matters. So many businesses are migrating company data and critical parts of their IT infrastructure to the cloud, so it’s important to know the...

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Shadow IT - what is it and how can it affect you?

What is it? Shadow IT refers to the use of IT systems, software, applications, or services in an organisation without the approval or knowledge of the IT department. These unofficial...

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Everything you need to know about the American Data Act

You’re being watched. Well, not literally. But every person, every second of every day, is subject to organisations gathering data on us. And, while we’re all well-versed in...

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Managed Backups – What are they and why do they matter?

Struggling to manage your business and keep all of your data backed up? It can be a tricky and stressful balance to master. Luckily, you don’t have to. With...

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The theory of grief: Elisabeth and the cloud

After hearing Frank Ashworth, our Head of Product and Commercial, speak at the DTX Manchester event you might left feeling intrigued to hear more about digital transformation, moving to the...

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What is vendor lock-in?

Stuck in a contract for cloud server management that’s not giving you the service you need? It can be really painful, frustrating, and costly. You’re at the mercy...

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Switching MSP: It's not as daunting as you think

Many SMEs are often unhappy with their current cloud service provider, but are apprehensive about switching. Changing your cloud or managed service provider is a big decision and it'...

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Google's proposal to shorten lifespan of TLS certificates

Whether you know it or not, you’re using certificates on the internet every day. From browsing your favourite news sites and logging into social media to scoping out new...

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Business interruptus: signs you need better IT managed support

As a smaller organisation, it’s tempting to think that cybersecurity is not as much of a risk as it is for larger enterprises. Someone clicks a link in a...

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