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What did we learn from coronavirus about technology?

Coronavirus forced us into unfamiliar territory. We swapped the morning commute for extra time in bed, repurposed the dining table as a desk, and we (re-)learnt long division, thanks to the added demands of home-schooling. Not only do we have a new level of respect for teachers, we’ve also learnt a thing (or five) about…

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A PowerApp can automate small business tasks

Losing patience with your business IT systems? A PowerApp can help If there’s a task you can’t bear to face, a PowerApp can make it easy. What’s the tedious job that should take five minutes but somehow takes an afternoon and has you constantly needing to stretch your legs or make a cup of tea?…

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The office in lockdown – what does it look like?

Our Managing Director, Yusuf Yeganeh, talked to BBC News about getting back to the office during lockdown. We were on BBC Look East this week for a whole fifty-five seconds. Our COO Lewis put on his best concentration face to stare at a screen and Yusuf said two lines to camera. We were part of…

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Outsourced IT Helpdesk Services

Before you say ‘no’ to a client, consider an Outsourced IT helpdesk An outsourced IT helpdesk can help you offer round-the-clock IT support. Your clients might not think they need 24/7 support until a business critical situation racks up the bills. Or they might be asking you for it, but you don’t have the capacity…

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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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