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Microsoft Whiteboard Preview – the freeform canvas for creative collaboration

Microsoft recently announced the roll out of their Whiteboard Preview app, a freeform digital canvas where people, ideas and content can come together for creative collaboration. Now available for download on Windows 10 devices - we are excited and are giving it a test run and will be reporting back on our experiences. In the [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Business Value, Microsoft Office, Productivity|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight: Chris Cox

Diamond actively recruits and keeps the best ICT brains in the market. Our staff are recognised industry leaders, innovators and all round impressive people who all have great stories to share. We’d like you to meet our Presales Team Leader and Engineer – Chris Cox. 1. What is your role at Diamond? My role here [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Virtualisation can save SMBs from disasters

Natural disasters can be brutal and unexpected for any small business. Regardless of your organisation’s location, you need to be prepared for any kind of disasters, natural or manmade. Virtualisation is one of your best bets for staying operational through thick and thin. Virtual desktops In most offices, employees are still dependent on desktop computers. [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Business Value, Office 365, Productivity|0 Comments

Is your email on the spam list?

Have you been meaning to change your password lately? Now is always a good time… As recently highlighted in a number of online blogs, the email addresses and passwords of 771 million people have been published online during a gigantic data leak… Personal data collected by a “spambot” called Onliner has been dumped on a [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Managed Services, Ransomware, Security|0 Comments

Introducing Microsoft 365 plus Office 365 vs 2016

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we are a strong advocate for staying on top of their latest updates and product offerings, and continuously highlight the security benefits of upgrading technology. Review our Microsoft tips and trends on the new Microsoft 365 and Office 365 vs. Office 2016… Introducing Microsoft 365 Microsoft pays more attention to [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Cloud Office 365, Managed Services, Productivity|0 Comments

Digital Transformation – the new buzz word?

The harsh reality of digital transformation With the buzz of digital transformation circulating, Loryan Strant, a guest columnist for CRN magazine provides an interesting overview on Digital Transformation…   From the heart of what digital transformation is… The truth is that transformation starts and ends with people. A restaurant might offer you the best menu, [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Business Value, Tech Trends and Tips|0 Comments

Diamond IT ranks in top 10 MSPs, 2 years in a row…

Diamond IT has been placed in the top 10 Managed Services providers in Australia & New Zealand for the second consecutive year in the MSPmentor 501 Global edition (2017 edition). The MSPmentor guide is celebrating its 10th anniversary of recognising the industry’s most respected list of top managed service providers, featuring IT services firms large and small [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Business Value|0 Comments

The benefits of virtualization in 2017

The relationship between computer hardware and software can be frustrating. Both require the other to function properly, but both also require individual attention. Virtualization makes this relationship far more flexible, and we’ve got a rundown on a few of the best examples. More technology uptime Virtualization vendors use lots of fancy names for the features [...]

Shadow IT – not to be ignored

"Shadow IT refers to IT devices, software and services outside of the ownership or control of IT organisations" (Gartner). These are typically used inside organisations without explicit organisational approval, including online messaging software, online e-mail services and online document sharing. According to Microsoft, 80 percent of employees are using non-approved SaaS apps, bringing shadow IT well and [...]

Are you eligible for the $20,000 asset write-off scheme?

Small business instant asset write-off scheme When Scott Morrison handed down the Budget 2017-2018 this month, it was to the mantra “about making those right choices, to secure the better days ahead” But what does this mean for small businesses? Good things if you’re in need of upgrading or adding new assets for the organisation. [...]