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An Incredible 2019 – Our Year in Review

Shortlisted for innovation We were shortlisted to 1 of 5 from 150 entrants for the Maroondah Business Excellence Awards in the category of Innovation and Technology. Our Managed Care product was the focus for this award, as we have built a model of IT service, strategy, security and business continuity that differs from others in […]

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5 Reasons Why Outsourced IT Services Will Increase the Efficiency of Your Business

Outsourcing is a familiar concept to small businesses – with many routinely outsourcing their payroll processing, accounting and distribution. But despite the familiarity, there are still businesses out there that don’t thoroughly understand the benefits of outsourcing, particularly when it comes to their IT systems. Keep reading to learn the benefits of outsourced IT services […]

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5 Important Cyber Security Tips for Small Business Owners

1. Enable proper password management It seems like a basic one, but you’d be surprised how many businesses just use their company name and postcode or street number as a password for all their systems! Or worse, the age old favourite “admin1234”. If you were to change one thing about your security today, the most […]

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Notifiable Data Breach: Is Your Business Prepared?

What is a notifiable data breach? Put simply, a data breach occurs when personal information is accessed or disclosed without authorisation or is lost. It’s considered notifiable when the breach is likely to result in serious harm. Examples of serious harm include: Identify theft Financial loss through fraud A likely risk of physical harm, such […]

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Why Two-factor Authentication is Important For your Company’s IT Security

So what can a business do to keep itself secure? There’s no silver bullet solution – after all, they say the only totally secure computer is one that’s switched off – but there are moves you can make and changes you can roll out that will make a significant difference to your organisation’s security. Key […]

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Should You Adopt a BYOD Policy in the Workplace?

Delivering a consistent, seamless experience  There’s a simplicity in sameness. Being able to guarantee that your entire workforce is working with one of only a handful of different hardware configurations eliminates much of the guesswork involved in troubleshooting and software procurement, allowing you to roll out changes and address issues faster. When your sales team […]

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Does My Business Need Onsite IT Support?

The changing face of corporate IT  The last two decades have seen an explosion in the number of businesses embracing software-as-a-service, cloud computing, managed IT services and other remote workplace solutions. No longer are businesses having to invest hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in building and maintaining their own server farms – these […]

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What Drives Businesses to Depend on Managed IT Services?

There’s no big mystery behind their uptake – they simply offer an effective, easy to manage and highly scalable way to configure and manage your infrastructure. In this blog, the IT Department breaks down why businesses of every size should be considering managed services to support their operations. Read on and make a more informed […]

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What is VOIP & does your Business Need it?

What is VoIP? VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. Essentially, it allows businesses to make calls over the internet, rather than through traditional copper phone lines. This is achieved by the sending and receiving of ‘packets’ of data between two IP connections. To further clarify, if you speak into a VoIP phone, your voice […]

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Office 365 or Microsoft 365: Which Should Your Business Choose?

What is Office 365? Years ago when you purchased software it’d come on a disc drive that needed to be installed to your computer. You might have been able to download a few updates or patches, but if you needed a big upgrade you’d have to buy the next version. Office 365 changed all of […]

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