Why are managed IT services the right solution for business efficiency?

Blog : Managed Services

Outsourcing IT to a managed services provider is an increasingly popular business strategy, with an estimated $64 billion spent on IT outsourcing in 2017 alone. It’s not just large companies that are...

Remote access for employees using desktop services

Blog : desktop as a service

There is a growing trend of remote and flexible working being made available to employees. To be able to work from home or another location, employees need to be able to access their files, emails...

Is using managed IT services cost-effective for business?

Blog : Managed Services

Most businesses are looking for ways to save money and maximise resources. More and more, organisations of every kind are recognising the value of outsourcing IT to a managed service provider (MSP) and the potential...

Why should public sector bodies move to the cloud?

Blog

As the ever-changing landscape of technology continues to shift, there is a major drive in local and regional government organisations to make the move to cloud computing. There are many reasons to transition from an on-premise...

How to improve employee engagement with your intranet

Blog : Beezy, Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration, SharePoint

If you've invested in an intranet for your organisation, you want to see return on that investment. An unused intranet is a wasted opportunity for your organisation to improve communication, cohesion, collaboration and camaraderie...

When should you start to use an intranet?

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration

If you don’t currently have a company intranet, you might wonder why having one would benefit your organisation. After all, you’ve survived this long without one, right? It’s true some companies can survive happily without an...

Office 365 and Azure: Microsoft drives forward the ‘single patient view’

Blog : Azure, Office 365

Microsoft quietly progresses the single view of the patient/citizen Love it or hate it, Cloud computing is delivering on a number of levels. Customers are saving money and benefiting from best-in-class hardware, support and up-time...

Public Cloud, Private Cloud or Hybrid Cloud in the Public Sector

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, cloud services

In general, Cloud computing can be said to offer the same benefits to an organisation; cost-efficiency, flexibility and reliability. As budgets in the Public Sector have been heavily cut over nearly a decade of austerity,

Why you should only buy IDAM solutions from a specialist

Blog : IDAM, Identity Management

We spent a lot of time earlier in the year looking at Identity and Access Management solutions and highlighting what business value IDAM solutions add for Enterprise. Core supplies Identity and Access Management services...

Connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things

Blog : Connectivity Hub

The Internet of Things has taken over our lives at home, even though we barely realise it. Connected devices such as ‘personal assistants’ / talking speakers, Smart TVs, video doorbells, internet enabled refrigerators, light bulbs,...

Five opportunities for technology innovation in local and regional government

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The era of austerity has resulted in profound challenges for local and regional government, as it has for many other industries, communities and families. According to a report by the National Audit Office,...

Make your enterprise ransomware-proof

Blog

Last week saw another large-scale ransomware attack taking place with computers on a global scale. KeyPass (a variant of the STOP ransomware) started infecting PCs on 8th August 2018 and has spread to over 20...

Rethinking connectivity for Cloud

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, Office 365

Regular readers of the Core blog will know that we are heavily invested in cloud and the majority of our business is based around helping customers transition to and exist, safely and securely, within...

How much does an intranet cost?

Blog : Beezy, Intranets

Intranets are a vital part of any modern organisation’s IT infrastructure. They allow teams and individuals, from senior management to temps, to communicate quickly, easily and on a large scale when necessary. What form...

FIVE reasons your organisation should be using Core’s CRM for Membership platform

Blog : CoreMem, CRM, Membership

Core knows that every Membership organisation is unique, be it in their identity, the industry they support or the challenges they face. However, the importance of delivering an engaging member journey is universal. Core is the...

Most commonly outsourced IT roles

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services, Outsourcing

In past blogs, we’ve looked at the reasons why an organisation might outsource their IT, the benefits outsourcing can bring, and also, reasons why a company may choose to keep IT in-house. There...

Why the NHS should embrace a Windows 10 Managed Service

Blog : DaaS, desktop as a service, G-cloud, Government, windows 10

In April 2018, the Department of Health agreed a deal with Microsoft to license Windows 10 for use across the NHS. However, whether Windows 10 is delivered and managed by...

What’s driving the trend for IT outsourcing?

Blog : Managed Services, Outsourcing

IT outsourcing is an increasingly popular business strategy. A 2017 report by Deloitte states that 31% of IT services were outsourced in 2017, the primary reasons being to cut costs and enable focus...

Identity and Access Management: using IDAM solutions to fix complex AD structures

Blog : Aurora, Cloud and Infrastructure, IDAM, Identity Management

Over the last few weeks, we have looked at how a good Identity and Access Management (IDAM) solution can help to bolster your cyber security stance and improve user productivity, but this is not...

In-house vs. outsourcing: why you might want to keep IT in-house

Blog : Managed Services

In previous blogs, we have looked at the advantages of outsourcing IT to a Managed Services Provider and the benefits it can bring to a business. Reduced costs, access to expert skills and...

Identity and Access Management – How to stop your users taking you to the data apocalypse: part 2

Blog : Aurora, Identity Management

​So, to recap on last week's blog, we talked about how we as individuals have judiciously spread our identity information all over the internet in our private lives, which gives away how we manage passwords...