Everything you need to know for a successful Office 365 migration

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More and more businesses are now making the switch to Office 365 for its cloud-based communication, collaboration and productivity abilities.

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What is digital transformation, and how can it help your IT?

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Digital transformation can be beneficial to your business as it optimises data, builds a stronger management system, and makes the company more agile.

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The benefits of having an outsourced IT Department

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When your IT network is out of action, your business comes to a standstill - and sometimes, having in-house IT services doesn’t provide the expertise or availability to help keep the network running.

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How to conduct IT audits, and why they are important

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Technology audits like IT security audits or audit software packages are important for your organisation to run efficiently.

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How Offsite Backup Can Support Disaster Recovery

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Disasters are inevitable and come in many forms. From cyber attacks, to natural or man-made disasters, ensuring your data is safe should be your number one objective.

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How to Protect your Company from Cyber Attacks

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Protecting your business from cyber-attacks is essential in today’s modern world, where more and more is done online.

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Is your telephone system ready for the big ISDN switch off?

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If you aren’t using an IP telephone system already, you should start making plans for the ISDN switch off now.

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How to do an IT Risk Assessment, and why it’s important

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Performing a comprehensive IT security assessment on a regular basis helps companies develop a solid footing in guaranteeing business security.

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Cyber Essentials Standards Update

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On January 24th, 2022, some of the biggest revisions to the Cyber Essentials scheme in recent years will be observed.

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What is a Modern Workplace?

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As the digital age transforms the way we work, the modern workplace also aligns in a transformed office work environment.

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The Wanstor Guide on using a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

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Hybrid Cloud can be valuable to any organisation that operates within the digital landscape.

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The Change In Cloud Adoption In Hybrid Workforces

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Hybrid work models are altering cloud strategies to adapt to the new working conditions that have derived from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How Cyber Security and Network Security Are Related

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Cyber security and network security are closely related, and they will both be important for protecting your business, on or offline.

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IT Disaster Recovery versus Business Continuity

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With IT Disaster Recovery versus Business Continuity, there are some important distinctions to be made.

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What Is The Difference Between Public Cloud and Private Cloud?

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It is important to be aware that there are several fundamental differences between public and private cloud solutions that may have implications on cost and security, amongst other things.

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Why you need Managed IT Services and the role they can play in your business

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Here are some of the key ways that Managed IT Services can help take the weight off your shoulders.

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What is VoIP, and why is it needed before 2025?

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How does VoIP work, and can it help to improve your business operations?

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What is ISO 27001, and why is it important to the security of your business?

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Find out more about how Wanstor is helping customers achieve their ISO 27001 accreditation and protect their business.

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The Seven Steps to a Successful WiFi Site Survey

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When undertaking a WiFi survey, there are many different considerations to put into place to ensure that it is as successful as possible. But what is a wireless site survey?

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We Need to Talk About Immutable Storage

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According to a host of authorities on IT security, ransomware attacks are now universally considered one of the single most dangerous threats for any organisation.

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Welcome Back Hospitality - We’ve Missed You!

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But how much of what we’ve missed will return exactly as it was? We recently hosted a roundtable for this sector and here’s some soundbytes for how restaurants will be shaped for the future.

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Three Ways to Better Protect Your Business from Zero Day Threats

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Wanstor's Network and Security Manager Steven Austin discusses three ways to better protect your business from zero-day threats.

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Top IT tips for re-opening of the hospitality sector

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Wanstor’s POS Implementation Manager shares his experiences on what the hospitality sector must prioritise to make sure it’s firing on all cylinders when they push the ‘open’ button again.

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Death of the Gold Image. Welcome Zero-Touch Deployment

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The evolution of zero touch provisioning and deployment is revolutionising how businesses get new devices productivity ready and shipped to their distributed workforce.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Cyber Security

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Working closely with businesses, we often see a set of common mistakes being made that put their operations at risk, which we have listed as The Seven Deadly Sins of Cyber Security.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Cyber Security

The simplest IT improvements with the biggest ROI for 2021

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If, like us, you’ve started 2021 full of optimism, you’ll want to get ready for all the opportunities and challenges it may throw your way.

The simplest IT improvements with the biggest ROI for 2021

Wanstor’s Infrastructure Expert Talks Cloud Migration

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If you’re among the millions of businesses that have migrated your mission-critical data to the cloud, for efficiency and collaboration, it’s critical you understand how your data is - and isn’t - protected with Microsoft 365.

Wanstor’s Infrastructure Expert Talks Cloud Migration

Why Third-Party Microsoft 365 Backup is Critical

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If you’re among the millions of businesses that have migrated your mission-critical data to the cloud, for efficiency and collaboration, it’s critical you understand how your data is - and isn’t - protected with Microsoft 365.

Why Third-Party Microsoft 365 Backup is Critical

The real benefits of SharePoint

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As the recent pandemic has pushed organisations towards cloud-based platforms within a relatively short space of time, solutions such as SharePoint Online are fast becoming an impressive alternative to on-premise servers for managing and sharing work.

The real benefits of SharePoint

Don’t let the hot weather cause issues for your IT

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As the heat of summer approaches, it’s important to consider the implications of high temperatures on IT equipment.

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The Evolution of Eating Out

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As lockdown starts to ease, businesses big and small will be looking at how to open in alternative ways to safely increase trade volumes to pre-lockdown levels.

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Our MD, Peter Lukes, advises businesses to be Cyber Essentials Certified

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Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, Government backed scheme that will help to protect your business against a whole range of the most common cyberattacks.

Government Cyber Essentials Certification

Microsoft 365: It’s all in the Migration

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Microsoft Office is a powerful business tool, and requires specialist migration and management in order to reap real rewards. It really isn’t plug and play, and we advise against being swayed by providers who may say otherwise.

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