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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Let’s Talk Data Security

Govern and Streamline Your Existing Data, While Improving Ease of Accessibility It’s question time. Sit down and think about data security: are your productivity and collaboration applications secure? A lot of business owners we ask answer straight away: ‘our day-to-day applications and services are locked down like a fortress’. But they’re not so sure when […]

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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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SD-WAN success story
An SD-WAN Success Story

A Client in Need A successful mid-tier mining corporation, our client has a head office in Brisbane and a mine site in remote Far North Queensland. It’s Smile IT’s job to keep their IT network and connectivity at a world-class standard. We achieve this through high levels of IT governance and maintenance. When a problem […]

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the importance of business telecommunications
The Importance of Business Telecommunications

Never before has the importance of business telecommunications been more apparent. They’re advancing at a brisk pace, fuelled by a rapidly evolving internet. No longer are we restricted to a simple voice call, today our sophisticated systems integrate voice, data and video. Having business grade internet with accompanying voice and phone systems exponentially benefits businesses […]

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The Benefits of a Happy Workplace
10 Benefits of a Happy Workplace

Here at Smile IT, we’re big on happiness. The kind that gets you up in the morning with a spring in your step. The happiness that puts a genuine sparkle in your eye and fills your soul with such contentment you can’t stop it bursting through your smile. We do everything possible to keep our […]

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Cyber Security Awareness Month
Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is nearly here, and many countries around the world are recognising it as Cyber Security Awareness Month. You know those fun festive season holidays at the end of the year? It’s basically the opposite of that for hackers and phishers and other cybercriminals. It’s a month where cyber security is thrust into the public […]

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Mobile Workforce Benefits
7 Benefits of a Mobile Workforce

The days of punching in, staring longingly at a clock for exactly 8 hours and then punching out are fading into the past. Today’s workforce is a mobile, agile mega-mix of working from home, taking calls on the run and even putting in some business hours when on holiday. Should we be comfortable with our […]

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