Locked down not locked out, with IT support for business

2020-11-05T12:22:02+00:00November 5th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Technology News|

We’re in another lockdown in England, so check your computer software is cyber secure and provides suitable IT support for business … If you’re still using Office 2010 or Office 2016 for Mac, be aware that support from Microsoft is ending this year and they are no longer providing technical support or software and security [...]

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10 new business IT solutions

2020-10-27T07:38:46+00:00October 1st, 2020|Remote Working, Technology News|

If you’d like to collaborate more easily with your colleagues and clients, you could use cloud-based Microsoft Teams. They’ve released some great new business IT solutions – take a look … Here at ProDrive we’ve been using Microsoft Teams to great effect through the COVID-19 crisis, to keep everyone informed, share documents, hold video conferences, [...]

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5 IT solutions & apps for better productivity

2020-10-27T09:54:12+00:00May 6th, 2020|Technology News, Tips and Advice|

There are so many apps and IT solutions out there aimed at helping individuals and teams to work more productively. They include those that focus on collaboration and project management, as well as specific tasks like calculations and are useful whether working remotely or in the office. Here are five of our favourites: 1. Microsoft [...]

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IT support and cyber security – plus human support too

2020-10-27T09:55:40+00:00April 27th, 2020|Business Continuity, Company News, Cyber Security, Productivity, Security and Threats, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Business continues as we steer through the lockdown and we can help with all your IT support and cyber security. We listen to our clients and are working to make things easier, so businesses can be more productive. But an important part of remote working is looking after yourself too. Burnout can be a concern [...]

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Free to use business software that can help during the COVID-19 epidemic

2020-10-27T10:20:17+00:00March 27th, 2020|Company News, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

With the COVID-19 epidemic hitting the income of businesses hard, and the reality of trying to run an organisation with all staff working remotely hitting home, it is good to know that many of the cloud software providers are stepping up to the mark with offers to use their tools free of charge.   Why [...]

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PCaaS: Subscribe, Don’t Buy

2020-10-27T10:55:40+00:00February 13th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Productivity, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Buying computers has always been the traditional way of securing tech for your business. But sometimes traditions are made to be broken, right? High upfront costs, crippling cash flows, lagging equipment and a disgruntled, unproductive workforce mean this way of purchasing PCs is now severely outdated. Especially when you consider how we buy so many other things… [...]

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Exciting New Things to Come from Microsoft

2020-10-27T11:10:36+00:00December 9th, 2019|Productivity, Technology News|

Last month, Orlando played host to the Microsoft Ignite Conference — a place for people across the IT industry to learn from the best in the business, network with other like-minded people and discover the latest technology in productivity, security and infrastructure. In terms of upcoming updates, the conference didn’t disappoint. Microsoft announced new innovations [...]

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Energy’s Renewed Reliance on Technology

2020-10-27T11:59:33+00:00July 30th, 2019|Business Continuity, Technology News|

Energy and IT: although two rather unlikely allies, digitalisation has slipped into the pocket of the energy industry, where we are now seeing a flourishing partnership begin to form. From blockchain technology to smart meters, information technology is revolutionising the way we understand, generate and consume energy – with investment in these digital technologies helping [...]

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The Death of the Password

2020-10-27T12:23:58+00:00April 15th, 2019|Technology News, Tips and Advice|

It’s hard to believe that a solution first created in the 1960s is still the primary method used to protect our identities, information and vital business assets. Despite enthusiasm for technology designed to replace them, passwords have proved remarkably resilient; however, the de facto username-password combinations are also incredibly vulnerable to exploitation. While 10 years [...]

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