Is a telephony change calling?


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With the challenges of lockdown giving way to the new normal, the time has come for post-pandemic planning, and your telephony is a good place to start. You need to take stock of your experiences, reassess your panic purchases, and identify the best long-term fit for your business. Here are 3 of the biggest considerations.

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3 reasons why you need to back up your Microsoft cloud


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As businesses embrace cloud solutions like Microsoft 365, more and more of their valuable data is residing in the cloud. While this helps support better collaboration and greater levels of access, you can't overlook the importance of making provisions for your backup strategy, just as you would with on-premises storage.

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OneDrive and SharePoint: Flexible storage for the modern workplace


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Recent events accelerated the pathway to the cloud for many organisations to better enable working from home. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft 365 has emerged as a mainstay service, providing access to essential tools like Microsoft Teams. But after the dust settled on immediate necessities like video calling, we’ve seen that many businesses are keen to explore what else they have access to through their Microsoft subscription, and how else they can enhance and enrich working practices in the longer-term.

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Why SASE is the rising star of network architecture


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As the old saying goes, it’s never too late to mend, and this philosophy certainly applies to all areas of your IT strategy.

While traditional approaches may have served you well in the past, the rapid rate of digital transformation has driven considerable changes across your business, challenging the status quo like never before.

It's this transformation that has given rise to a new breed of network architecture, Secure Access Service Edge, otherwise known as SASE. Here's what SASE is all about.

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Will conversational AI talk about electric sheep too?


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When Phillip K. Dick wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, later the story for the Blade Runner movie, he portrayed a world where AI embodied in androids was so good it could pass off as human. Clearly, we’ve got a long way to go till then (and hopefully a more positive outcome to our story!), but AI is gathering a pace in all areas of our lives from personal assistants to the movies we watch on Netflix. Conversational AI especially, is garnering real interest.

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Life beyond lockdown: Preparing for long-term remote working


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After several months of lifestyle changes, extended time at home and drastically modified working routines, many of us might be excused for forgetting what life was like before the global Covid-19 pandemic emerged.

But with lockdown measures now beginning to ease, businesses are faced with some big decisions around their return to work strategy as part of the ‘new normal’. Here are a few key considerations to keep top of mind if you're thinking of implementing remote working long-term.

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