The Total Cost of Ownership: Looking Beyond the Purchase Price

By |October 24th, 2019|

This is a very important concept to consider as it may save you financially. While consumer grade computers sold at retail locations cost less to initially purchase, over time these devices will cost you significantly more due to their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

What […]

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Deep Dive into a Hacker’s Mind

By |October 11th, 2019|

Several recent hacking incidents seen in the press indicate that cyber security continues to be a prevalent issue for New Zealand businesses. Examples include a patient data breach at Tū Ora Compass Health and the hack of the Asics Auckland store screens to show inappropriate […]

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The usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners

By |October 8th, 2019|

The usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners

At IT Partners we’re continuously looking for ways to improve the benefits that support our core values – hence the updated version of the usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners.

Hat tip to […]

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Sli.do | Make Your Next Company Meeting More Interactive

By |September 13th, 2019|

We all know the awkward feeling of ‘no questions’ silence at the end of a presentation.

To increase employee engagement and interaction at meetings, over the last few months we have been trialing Sli.do.

What is Sli.do?

Sli.do is an easy to use Live Q&A and polling solution […]

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IT Partners Win Sophos MSP of the Year Award 2019

By |September 9th, 2019|

Recently one of our leading security software partners, Sophos, acknowledged the award-winning efforts of its top channel partners in Australia and New Zealand at the Sophos Discovery Conference.

The annual conference celebrates the successes of Sophos partners throughout the Australia and New Zealand region and delivers the […]

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The top five Cyber Security trends being experienced in 2019

By |August 23rd, 2019|

Cyber security is a prominent topic across every industry. In 2019 securing networks and protecting data from cyber threats has become more important than ever, as cyber incidents continue to rise.

In the first quarter of 2019 alone, CERT NZ received 992 cyber incident reports. This […]

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Better Processes with Proven Methods 

By |August 14th, 2019|

At IT Partners we always strive to identify better ways of working and continuous improvement is important in ensuring we meet our potential as a company. We actively use business process management tools and apply them to our work.   

Recently our Business Analyst,  Art Grochala has been using continuous improvement […]

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TINYPulse | Gaining Insightful and Actionable Feedback from your Team

By |August 8th, 2019|

Like most organisations, you probably wish you could get more feedback from your team. For a number of years now, IT Partners have been using the TINYPulse tool to help us prompt, capture and utilise feedback from our Team. While this isn’t our only channel […]

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Patching – It’s not easy, yet so critical

By |July 29th, 2019|

Applying software patches is a basic security principle – not always easy to do, but very necessary.

When reflecting on recent large scale international cyber security incidents, one of the contributing factors that stands out is failing to patch all systems and devices. This emphasises the […]

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The essential things to know about Cyber Insurance

By |July 10th, 2019|

Today, technology plays a critical role in every business. As a result, network security and data protection has become a leading risk, often at the forefront of boardroom discussions. Examples of cyber security risks include malware, viruses, ransomware and phishing attacks.

What is cyber insurance?

Cyber […]

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