MTG CEO Joe Hughes will be attending the CENSIS FutureTech : IoT for Health workshop in Inverness on 2nd October 2019.
The CENSIS workshops aim to educate and inform businesses and organisations about how to get started in IoT. IoT technology will transform business operations across Scotland and impact every sector of the economy. It’s more important than ever that Scottish companies embrace what it has to offer. Read more
Sharepoint and Office 365 are the perfect tools for Small Business. Your business will reach the point where it has outgrown your file server, the server is approaching end of life, or there is an increasing need to work remotely. Over time, staff members struggle to find documents in complex folder structures or searching for old e-mails containing attachments.
In this article – I highlight five benefits of Sharepoint for Small Businesses.
SD-WAN is a technology that enables the more effective use of your internet and WAN services. Features such as load-balancing, application steering and awareness – lead to savings, greater visibility and performance. In this article, we look at the critical elements of an SD-WAN solution, and they can benefit a small business or enterprise company. Read more
A Hybrid Cloud Solution is when your IT infrastructure is located in both your on-site and cloud environments. Your business may have servers, services and apps located in your office, but it may also use apps or infrastructure components that are hosted in a cloud environment. In this post, we outline some of the drivers behind hybrid cloud adoption, discuss what it could look like, and walk through the findings of the Microsoft ‘State of the Hybrid Cloud’ report. Read more
What is Windows 7 ‘End of Life’ or ‘End of Support’?
Windows 7 End of Life is upon us – but what is it? Microsoft released Windows 7 in Q3 2009 – nearly ten years ago! When Microsoft releases an operating system such as Windows 7, they commit to providing patches, updates and security fixes for a given period. Read more
Outsourcing your IT and technical support services to an external IT provider is one of the most common forms of outsourcing – with outsourced helpdesk being the most common. Any company who is looking to outsource their IT helpdesk or IT support needs to understand the pros and cons of outsourcing. Read more
A slow PC can seriously impact productivity in a business – which means it becomes a cost to your business. A slow or poorly performing PC is a cost to your business in terms of lost productivity.
If you store or process customer data, chances are you are fully aware of your obligations under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Whilst many see Cloud applications such as Office 365 as being a risk factor, the opposite is true. The use of Cloud services can ease compliance and reduce the burden and cost to your business. The use of Office 365 will not only deliver tangible business benefits in terms of operations, but it also features a suite of compliance tools that can ease regulatory compliance. Read more
With so many vendors, models and features, costs range from a few hundred pounds to several thousand – what represents good value? What does your business need? How much does a small business firewall cost? Read more
In this article, we explore how much it will cost to buy a server in the UK. We look at the different server types, components and other items you should consider when purchasing a server. Servers support the IT operations of your business; they store for files, run your applications and form the foundation of your IT network. The goal of this article is to explain how much a server will cost a small UK business.