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Business Continuity – No One is Immune to Downtime

Data loss can be caused by many things including computer viruses, hardware failures, file corruption, fire, flood or theft. Regardless of the source of the unplanned downtime, it will cost your business time and money.

Many of you will not be aware of the downtime you […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Protect Business, Recovery|Comments Off on Business Continuity – No One is Immune to Downtime

The Benefits of Upgrading to Windows 10

On the 14th of January 2020 Microsoft support of Windows 7 will end. After this date, technical assistance and software updates that help to protect Windows 7 PC’s will no longer be available. This will lead to significant risks as operating systems that are not […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Software|Comments Off on The Benefits of Upgrading to Windows 10

Better Reporting, Faster Decisions with PowerBI

Over the last 12 months the IT Partners Group have been deploying Microsoft PowerBI Reporting extensively to various business units. This has enabled the analysis of raw data to generate insightful and actionable business information for both our team and key decision makers.

At Lightwire we […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Analytics, Technology|Comments Off on Better Reporting, Faster Decisions with PowerBI

Enhancing Your Teams Relationships

At IT Partners we see the importance and value in strengthening team relationships. For us, positive working relationships not only create an enjoyable work environment but also play a key role in building a happy and collaborative team.

We see immeasurable value from investing in opportunities […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Advice, Team Events|Comments Off on Enhancing Your Teams Relationships

The Value of Applied IT Education

At IT Partners we recognise the importance of educating tomorrow’s IT professionals whose skills and expertise will become even more valuable as technology advances. It is essential for these individuals to be exposed to practical learning opportunities whether that be in the form of an […]

By |March 19th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on The Value of Applied IT Education

Top Tips for Improving Your Password Security

Passwords are an integral component of your cyber security as they are the first line of defence against unwanted access to your accounts. The stronger your passwords are, the better protected you will be from hackers or malicious software. However, despite the headlines and repeated […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Hardware, Microsoft, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Top Tips for Improving Your Password Security

Malicious Malware – The Importance of Secure Internet Banking

Malware threats are constantly evolving as cybercriminals find new ways to infect computer systems. There has been an alarming increase in the use of banking-focused malware, designed to steal the internet banking information of your business. Typically, this comes in the form of a phishing […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Security, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Malicious Malware – The Importance of Secure Internet Banking

Proactivity Essential for Personal Cyber Security

As technology becomes more prominent in our personal lives, so does securing it. It is important to keep your devices as secure as possible to avoid viruses, theft and fraud. Diligence and proactivity will be essential in your bid to stay one step ahead of […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Advice, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Proactivity Essential for Personal Cyber Security

Maximise Your Efficiency with MyAnalytics

Time can begin to feel like a scarce resource if you are not using it pro-actively.

Trivial tasks such as emails can start to get in the way of spending quality, focused time on more important projects.

Microsoft MyAnalytics is an Office365 add-on, that provides insightful information about your […]

By |February 8th, 2019|Analytics, Microsoft, Technology|Comments Off on Maximise Your Efficiency with MyAnalytics

Advantages of Having the Latest Mobile Devices

Having our team on the latest mobile devices is important when it comes to productivity and security. It ensures that wherever our team is and wherever  we go,  our work is readily accessible and delivered faster. With newer technology, we can do more, respond faster, make better decisions and get stuff done.

The Four Key Benefits of […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Connectivity, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Advantages of Having the Latest Mobile Devices