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Risks of Home IT Equipment for Remote Working

When it comes to home-office risks, remote workers have consistently expressed concern that IT problems are the biggest issue.  In recent years, hacking, cyber-attacks and data breaches have greatly impacted individuals and companies worldwide. Furthermore, as technology becomes more important for daily business operations, outdated or inappropriate software can end up causing total bankruptcy.  Proper…

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IT Support in the US – Is It Behind?

The USA is well-known for its entrepreneurial spirit and the concept of the American Dream. With new businesses popping up every day and as the home of the Silicon Valley and big tech scene, you might think IT support in the US is more sophisticated than in the UK.  But more often than not, US…

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Why Choose Microbyte as an IT Support Provider?

By 2024, the global IT outsourcing market will be worth almost $400 billion. As more companies reap the benefits of using a managed service provider, more companies are being set up to meet the demand.  The result is that if you plan to outsource your IT operations and management, you’ll find an almost endless list…

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What is an IT Roadmap, and do I need one?

IT is now the backbone of most businesses. Even companies that aren’t directly associated with technology use IT systems and software daily to keep track of orders, communicate internally, manage stock levels and analyse data. Ensuring your IT structures keep up with your business and facilitate business growth is crucial. This means you need an…

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How big should my IT team be?

One of the most commonly asked questions we see in the IT industry is, “how big should my IT department be”? And in truth, the answer is relatively complicated. Every business has its own requirements and demands with different software and users. From small companies of 20 people to multinational corporations of over 1,000, IT…

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Do I need a Managed Service Provider?

As a small business grows, it can be hard to define the moment when you suddenly need to start asking for help. With so much to consider, getting in a team of professionals to manage your IT systems can fall to the bottom of the priority list. You might even persuade yourself that you don’t…

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The Benefits of IT Support

When something goes wrong with your car, you take it to a garage. When your heating stops working, you call the energy company. When your phone suddenly dies, you send it to the repair shop. And when your IT systems crash, you call your IT support team.  Nowadays, organisations are so reliant on technology that…

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How Microsoft Secure Score helps your company stay safer

“Enterprises experience 130 security breaches per year, per organization, on average.” PurpleSec Cyber Security Stats With more and more resources going to the cloud, enterprise security has become a prime concern for every organization. No amount of security seems enough. One of the key questions that enterprises struggle with is the age-old question – Is…

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Is a Managed IT Provider (MSP) worth the cost?

Not all managed IT services are made equal, and with the sheer number of IT solutions and IT providers out there, it can be difficult to know what you need and which IT companies to trust. Of course, we’re not going to tell you why we think Microbyte should be the go-to for SMEs; in…

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The Future of IT: What the next generation need to know

Young people are the future. Technology’s the future. And yet, somehow when it comes to the IT industry in the UK, we’re letting them both down, writes Microbyte MD Yusuf Yeganeh. Many industries are experiencing staff issues lately, and it’s just as true in IT support, but it’s not just a staff shortage; it’s a…

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