what is microsoft azure
Microsoft Azure: The Cloud’s Game Changer

The IT industry is pretty renowned for its ambiguous buzzwords that are really tough to get your head around. Perfect example – ‘the cloud’. It’s awesome and amazing and everyone acknowledges that it’s the future and the future is here. Just don’t ask them to explain what the cloud is, because you’ll get a blank […]

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Internal Business Communications
Collaborate Securely

Boost Internal Business Communications with Microsoft Teams and Yammer Human beings are resistant to change. It’s natural. So when you get used to a communication mode, or set of them, you ignore new ones that come along. Your innate desire to know what to expect overpowers any curiosity you might have. In a roundabout way […]

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The NBN Five Fibres
What is the NBN: The Five Fibres and More

OK, we get it. The National Broadband Network is a beast to get your head around. I was trying to explain to my Grandma how the NBN and its fibre connections work, and she thought I was talking about a new way of making tee-shirts. So for Grandma’s sake, and yours, this blog is going to break […]

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Bitcoin, Lamborghinis and Some Guy Called Satoshi Nakamoto

You’ve seen the attention-grabbing headlines – ‘Bitcoin Prices Soar 70%’; ‘Bitcoin Crashes to Record Lows.’ For every Lamborghini-revving success story, there’s 100 people tossing their laptop out the window and sobbing into their cereal as they kiss their savings goodbye. Beyond the trading though, Bitcoin is a technological marvel. It’s highly technical, social, economic and […]

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On-premise backups
When to Use On-Premise Backups

As a business owner, the most important thing to you is that your company runs efficiently and smoothly, no matter the circumstances. Data backup is a huge part of this – you don’t want to be left high, dry and without your company data if you have an IT failure. We’ve spoken about the cloud […]

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2FA
Two Factor Authentication (2FA) Explained

What is 2FA? In a nutshell, two factor authentication, or 2FA, is an important and increasingly popular means of securing an online account. Here’s a simple definition: 2FA is an extra layer of security applied to a login process. Normally to access an online account, you type in a username and password. With 2FA, you’ll […]

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Internet of Things
The ‘Internet of Things’ Explained

The conversation around ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ is growing as it starts to creep its way into our businesses and homes… but do you know what it means? Or are you that person whose eyes glaze over when IoT is mentioned faster than Alexa can find a hit song by Rihanna? Smile IT Have the […]

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