The 7 Key Benefits of Using Office 365 for Business

Blog : benefits, business, Cloud, Infographic, Office 365

Efficiency is so important for business. Being able to create, collaborate and communicate seamlessly makes any organisation more effective. Having access to productivity tools that enable people to do their jobs more easily - and...

Top 5 reasons why the finance industry should choose Office 365

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In an increasingly digital world, professionals in the banking and finance industries face many challenges, especially considering the heavy compliance and regulatory environment in which they operate. Office 365

Microsoft Changes to Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Plan

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Microsoft are changing their Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Plan licence - here's what you need to know. Microsoft announced that from 1st October 2019, there will be changes to the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement...

Why public cloud doesn’t really mean public

Blog : cloud services

The public cloud versus private cloud debate is not uncommon among decision makers within small to medium-size enterprises; especially when weighing up the pros and cons of costs, efficacy of in-house IT teams, data control...

Is Office 365 right for my business?

Blog : Office 365

For most organisations, moving to the cloud is a big decision. By nature, human beings don’t like change; and moving away from the traditional on-premises IT model to the cloud is a major shift for many...

Three steps to ensuring a successful technology change project

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Technology on its own will not transform a business or lead to productivity improvements. It’s all too common for businesses these days to believe that the latest technology will lead to improved productivity, more streamlined...

Four key benefits of Connectivity Hub

Blog, Tech Talk : Cloud, Connectivity Hub, Internet of Things

In the first of a two-part series of Tech Talk with Core, Paul Saer, Core’s Sales Manager for the Public Sector and Connectivity Hub expert, gives an insight into some of the fundamental infrastructure...

What is cloud desktop and why should I care?

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Cloud desktop has been the IT buzz word on people’s lips for the last few years. The benefits of cloud desktops are well-documented (link to blog), but many organisations still haven’t adopted the technology which...

Three quick wins of outsourcing IT

Blog : Managed Services

Choosing to outsource IT to a Managed Services Provider (MSP) is a big decision. Many organisations hesitate or resist change because they don’t know what outsourcing will look like for their business. There’s also...

Why choose Core as your Cloud Service Provider?

Blog : Licensing

There are lots of Cloud Service Providers out there who can provide licences for the same software at the same (or similar) price. And we all need licences to access the software we want to...

Professional Services: How can an IT Managed Service provider help you?

Blog : Managed Services

Deciding to outsource your IT can be daunting for companies, but there are many reasons why outsourcing can be beneficial not only for the company but for IT departments themselves. Here, I touch on three...

What are PowerApps and Flow? Part 1

Blog : Microsoft Flow, PowerApps

In the first part of this blog series, I will try to explain what PowerApps and Flow are, and give hints that can save you a lot of time during projects. Before we start the deep...

Moving desktops to the cloud

Blog : cloud services, hosted desktop

Increasingly, companies are using cloud desktops to give them flexibility and scalability as their business grows. What is a cloud desktop? Hosted desktops, virtual desktops, cloud desktops; they all essentially mean the same thing. Everything...

What is Microsoft 365 Business? – Techie Whiteboard

Blog : Microsoft 365 Business, Office 365, Whiteboard

Our first whiteboard is here! We look at Microsoft 365 and all the benefits that it offers small businesses, from business productivity tools to security and more. Kat, our Customer Success Manager, breaks down Microsoft 365...

The two DaaS’: Data as a Service and Desktop as a Service

Blog : Data as a Service, desktop as a service

In the world of IT, there are lots of acronyms. They've usually been created to shorten a long, complicated name of a service, solution or software. But there are so many that it can be...

The history of Microsoft Word

Blog : technology

Microsoft Word, known also just as ‘Word’ is word processing software and a flagship product of Microsoft. It is an integral part of the Microsoft Office suite of products and is the most widely-used word processor...

Why is Dynamics 365 the best CRM option for your organisation?

Blog : CRM, Dynamics 365, Dynamics 365 Services

There are a few well-known CRM systems out there, so what sets Microsoft's CRM system - Dynamics 365 - apart from the others? Well, first of all, let's look at what a CRM system is...

Using predictive analytics powered by Microsoft Office 365 and machine learning to transform education in the UK

Blog : Office 365, Power BI

I was fortunate enough to attend a Microsoft Education Partner day, which featured a range of seminars and presentations covering some of the latest Microsoft technologies available to the education sector. The talk that particularly captured...

Desktop as a Service Explained

Blog : desktop as a service

Desktop as a Service (also known as DaaS) is a subscription-style IT service that is growing in popularity and is a really cost-effective, efficient solution for lots of organisations. If you're thinking of moving to...

The benefits of using cloud-based desktop services

Blog : Cloud, desktop as a service, IT service management

The introduction of the cloud has changed IT management. One area where the change is most pronounced is desktop management. On-premise desktop management was the method of managing desktops in business, but now cloud-based desktop...

Identity and Access Management Explained

Blog : IDAM, Identity Management, Video

Paul Saer, our Head of Public Sector, has made a series of videos explaining identity and access management services (IDAM). The 10 part series looks at the different aspects of Identity and Access Management services...