18/10
2019
The evolution of business communications
Posted by Caroline Moore on 18/10 at 10:00 AM Cloud hosted telephone systems, Cloud services, Data networks, Internet connectivity, Mobiles, Office 365, SIP, Surface, Unified communications,
The evolution of business communications

We have been celebrating our 25-year sponsorship of Premiership Rugby club, Exeter Chiefs, and it has made us think about how things were very different back in 1994. On the field, the game hadn’t even turned professional and rugby players wore baggy cotton jerseys that soaked up...

04/10
2019
Keep your Windows 7 running before diving into Windows 10
Posted by Chris Wheeler on 04/10 at 10:00 AM IT services, Office 365, Surface, Surfaas,
Keep your Windows 7 running before diving into Windows 10

With the upcoming Windows 7 end of life looming, Microsoft has announced that from December 1, 2019, businesses can purchase extended support updates (ESU) from their Microsoft Partner through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme. This will give your business the ability to...

27/08
2019
Key business benefits of Windows 10 and a hardware upgrade
Posted by Chris Wheeler on 27/08 at 10:00 AM Videos and webinars, Office 365, Surface,

The end of the Windows 7 lifecycle will shortly be upon us. It is set for January 2020. 'End of life' is an expression that doesn’t mean it will stop working, but Microsoft will discontinue all support and all updates, leaving a lot of security vulnerabilities. Instead of...

09/07
2019
Q&A: Windows 7 end of life – why your business should take note
Posted by Chris Wheeler on 09/07 at 10:00 AM IT services, Surface,
Windows 7 end of life

Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. When this 10-year period ends, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support so that they can focus investment on supporting newer technologies. The specific...

18/06
2019
How working with shared documents with Office 365 can improve teamwork
Posted by Ash Khagram on 18/06 at 10:00 AM Cloud services, Office 365, Surface,
How working with shared documents improves teamwork

Our small, but effective, marketing team works on a multitude of projects, spreadsheets, PowerPoints and images all stored within our secure corporate network. Until a year ago, we used to keep a Word document in a central location and crowd around a computer to update it without...

05/03
2019
Don’t leave remote workers out in the cold
Posted by Caroline Moore on 05/03 at 10:00 AM Data networks, Cloud hosted telephone systems, Internet connectivity, Office 365, Security, Surface, Surfaas, Wi-Fi,
Don’t leave remote workers out in the cold

‘The workplace is no longer a location’ is a common phrase used in our industry to reflect the number of remote and mobile members of staff that contribute to the business landscape. The days of people working 9 to 5 in an office is still relevant for many, but technology has given...

14/12
2018
Surface Studio v iMac
Posted by Matt Gifford on 14/12 at 10:00 AM Office 365, Surface, Surfaas,

To complete my video series, I wanted to compare the top end of the Microsoft and Apple devices - the Surface Studio versus the iMac. These powerhouse devices deliver amazing graphic quality and design capability, as well as superior processing power to bring designs to life. While...

07/12
2018
Surface Book 2 v MacBook Pro
Posted by Matt Gifford on 07/12 at 10:00 AM Office 365, Surface, Surfaas,

To continue my guide on business devices, I have looked at the Surface Book 2 and MacBook Pro and summarised their key benefits, which people may wish to consider when refreshing their IT estate. On paper, the difference between the Surface Book 2 and MacBook Pro is quite small...

09/11
2018
Surface v iPad
Posted by Matt Gifford on 09/11 at 10:00 AM Office 365, Surface, Surfaas,

In today’s digital society, we are surrounded by devices for work which allow us to stay connected. Selecting a type of device is all about personal preference, but when it comes to business, the focus should be more around the requirements of the work you need to achieve on...

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