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Being in the moment or thinking past it?

Recently I was discussing a case with a colleague, trying to consider the outcomes of a soon to be project. We went through the process, planning for risk, managing expectation etc. all in an attempt to predict the end game. Later that day when I returned home my daughter was fighting with her brother. I…

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How to manage Microsoft

In light of the recent WannaCry attacks, we’ve had a range of clients ask for assistance with their Microsoft licensing. Microsoft conduct software audits to ensure IT users across the globe are keeping on top of their commitments and of course benefiting where possible from the most up to date software and licensing methods. Some…

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Are you investing in your business or just technology?

Every day we are bombarded with new offers from leading brands with one liners such as “why is the cloud right for you?” and “are you protected from a cyber-warlord?”. Now, we’re not saying there isn’t value in the technologies on offer, but it’s important to stay focused on the problems that you actually experience…

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How much are you doubling up?

As IT partners working with a huge number of businesses across key sectors we are in a unique and privileged position. Not only do we have detailed knowledge of our clients’ operations, but we also have a special insight into their business processes and operations. It’s always fascinating to see how the pieces of the…

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Ransomware: The Threat Is Very Real

  Above is a screenshot from one of the latest ransomware strains, dubbed ‘Jigsaw’. The image above is one that is being used in ransomware attacks. Terrifying? Absolutely, but not just because of the disturbing image used; not because of the cocky, brazen tone that has been adopted – but because of the damage that…

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Microbyte Moves Customers to 365 Cloud Exchange and Intronis‎ Cloud Backups

We are empowering our customers to make their business more safe and resilient in the digital realm. Transitioning to the cloud is not a move that should be taken lightly; moving from an established infrastructure to a cloud-based environment is one that requires planning and new processes. However there are a wealth of benefits that…

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Ransomware: Why is it on the increase?

The modern office has come a long way over the last three decades; can you recall the realms of physical paperwork ‘carefully’ filed in enormous, overbearing filing cabinets that were kept under lock and key for each drawer? The keys themselves were also kept locked away, and you underwent interrogation by the guardian of the…

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The Impact of Digital Infrastructure in Africa

It’s no secret that the benefits of broadband are widely taken for granted. From online banking, last minute grocery shopping, or working on an international basis – we spend the majority of our day online. Businesses in 2016 are fully reliant on the internet and it’s safe to say that the business world would quickly…

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Making History: Modernising IT at Burghley House

Microbyte are pleased to announce that they have been selected by local historical landmark, Burghley House to modernise their current infrastructure. After a recommendation from Stamford based design consultants D-Squared, we have begun the long journey to bring the 16th century country house into the 21st century. The existing system was disjointed; relying fully on…

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Should you be Monitoring Employee Internet Usage?

In a digital age where we are all glued to the internet, whether that’s for our work life or personal life, the lines are blurring when it comes to tech and what is and isn’t allowed during our 9 to 5. Whilst the internet is a necessity for many of us in order to get…

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