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

OneNote: the hidden gem in Microsoft Office

Almost everyone loves PowerPoint, Excel and Word, but there’s another Office application that should be recognised as a must-have: OneNote. It’s an app for pulling together text, video, audio, and other visual resources to create shareable notebooks full of useful information. With this article, you can master OneNote in no time at all. OneNote is [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Business Value, Office 365, Productivity|0 Comments

CRM tips and tricks for beginners

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is essential for every marketing, sales, and customer service department. It allows you to capture your customers’ information and keep a record of their interactions with your business. If you’re new to the concept of CRM, here are some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Business Value, Productivity, Tech Trends and Tips|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

5 more Office 365 productivity tricks

By now, you’re probably familiar with popular Office 365 productivity features like Skype for Business, and real-time collaboration in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You might even remember a few time-saving keyboard shortcuts that will make your Office 365 experience a lot smoother. But even after all that, there’s still much to learn about Office 365. [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Cloud Office 365, Managed Services, Productivity|0 Comments

How IoT will influence businesses

In the near future, the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to usher in an era of connectivity and efficiency on a global scale. Many small-and medium-sized companies, however, assume IoT has no application to their business. To dispel those false assumptions, we’ve compiled a list of four ways your business can benefit from using [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Business Value, Productivity, Tech Trends and Tips|0 Comments

Top 10 IDC industry predictions…

A recent publication by IDC on the top 10 IT industry predictions for Australia got me thinking about what trends are likely to impact not just the enterprise, but small to medium organisations also... The prediction I found most interesting was number 5, the ‘Immersive Interface’. IDC are predicting that in 2017, 60% of consumer-facing [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Business Value, Productivity, Tech Trends and Tips|0 Comments

Why consider disaster recovery for 2017

The new year is well upon us, and with it comes getting back down to business and planning for the end of financial year... With the advancements in computing technology, many 2017 business wish lists probably include powerful onsite servers, workstations, and the Internet of Things. But as tempting as these purchases may be, it’s [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Business Value, Managed Services, Productivity, Tech Tips|0 Comments

Cyber security and managed services

Cyber security is something you hear about a lot these days. Sometimes it’s thrown around to scare business owners, other times it has proven to be a cautionary tale, one that small businesses can learn from to fend themselves from online threats that can leave devastating impact. What’s certain is statistics don’t lie, and as [...]

Using automation in SMB marketing

One of the biggest innovations in business and technology is marketing automation. Previously reserved for well-funded enterprises, marketing automation is now accessible to small businesses, thanks to affordable cloud solutions. In fact, there are five explosively profitable benefits to automating some of your most mundane tasks. Check them out here. Instant responses to email requests [...]