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What does a good back office system look like?

Here’s what our Managing Director, Yusuf Yeganeh, wants you to consider when it comes to back office systems. You really can’t have a ‘good’ back office system without solid technology underpinning it. That means you need more than just applications with a range of modern features. You need to make sure they’re integrated and hosted…

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White Label IT Support

Our White Label IT support is a genuine white label service We know that when you sign up to our White Label IT Support, you want customers to see you. So when it comes to your clients, we’re not “Microbyte”, we’re [insert your name here] and also your logo and your points of contact, your…

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Planning your office move? Read this first.

Moving office takes planning, but look out for opportunities to streamline your business   Read on for five tips on planning your office move.   1) Get on the Cloud Are you still using local servers when you could (should!) be on the Cloud? If you’re moving in the next two to three months, you…

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How to work from home without losing your mind

Working from home doesn’t mean cutting yourself off from the outside world or driving yourself crazy with constant notifications. There is a middle ground. Here are some tips from our very own Anna Fletcher on how to stay productive, happy and healthy in your home office. Communicate clearly and regularly:  Turn on notifications  Ask colleagues and…

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Everything you need to know about VoIP

Before high speed internet, businesses made do with unreliable analogue phone systems. And guess what? Some still do. Perhaps you’re one of them? These days, if you’re not using a VoIP system you might as well have two cups and a long piece of string. With BT switching off ISDN services, there’s no excuse not…

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Public, Private & Hybrid: Are all Clouds the Same?

No doubt you’ve been considering moving to the Cloud or are in the process of selecting a Cloud provider. In fact, very few businesses have a strategy of keeping their servers and infrastructure locally, and rightly so. With the amount of investment being made into the Cloud infrastructure by large companies (94% of enterprises are…

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We just closed 100,000 cases!

In 2010, we logged our first customer ticket using our custom-built tool, MicroLog. Today we closed our 100,000th case! Who’d have thought it? Our 100,000th closed ticket was for our valued client, bespoke glazing solutions company, Klöeber. “Microbyte came on board towards the end of 2011. They weren’t very large at that point, but they…

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5 Things You Should Know When Buying Cyber Insurance

Technology, social media and financial transactions over the internet are integral to how most organisations go about finding customers and how those customers purchase products. Unfortunately, those methods are also used as access points by cybercriminals to get their hands on sensitive information. Whether it be hackers, those looking for financial gain or even insiders,…

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How Businesses Should Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

So, Windows 7 is end of life, and in December we won’t be receiving any more security updates from Microsoft. Is it a big deal? Yes, it is. However, we urge you to not run out buy yourself a copy of Windows 10, especially not on a CD! What happens once Windows 7 reaches end…

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What is Microsoft Teams? And, how is it any different to Whatsapp?

  Microsoft Teams has been heavily marketed as the next big communication tool for businesses, but what is it? Is it not just Whatsapp? Well, in short, no – and I’ll explain why now. The biggest difference between Whatsapp and Microsoft Teams is that, although both have the functionality to “chat” in groups, Teams provides a…

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