Top four reasons to move from an EA to CSP

Blog : CSP, Licences, Licensing

Traditionally, companies over 500 employees would purchase their Microsoft licensing through an Enterprise Agreement which was, in Microsoft’s view, the most strategic vehicle to purchase licenses. This is now changing, with more companies moving...

How do Managed Services work? (Visualised)

News : cybersecurity, desktop as a service, hosting, Identity Management, Infographic, managed IT services, process

The term “managed service” refers to the management of a company’s entire, or specific parts, of their IT operations. It is the name given to a range of IT services which are provided to a...

How have computers changed the way we work?

Blog : technology

Just 30 years ago, hardly anyone had heard of the internet or email. Today, around 3 billion people use the internet across the globe. Email has permanently changed how we communicate, both in our work and...

Core’s most-read blogs of 2018

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Every week, Core Insights brings you a mix of news, discussion and information around technology, software and the IT services we offer. Our blog attracts thousands of visitors each week and is an important part...

IT Desktop Management Process (Infographic)

News : desktop management process, Infographic, IT service management

A Managed Desktop service or Desktop as a Service (DaaS) allows users to access their application, files and emails wherever they need to and from any device. The desktop is hosted on the cloud and...

How much do Managed Services cost?

Blog : Managed Services

What are Managed Services? Before we look at how Managed Services are paid for, we need to be clear on exactly what is meant by the term Managed Services. Managed Services refers to a...

Top 5 Cybersecurity Twitter Profiles in London

News : cyber security, news, Twitter

Twitter is a great place for getting the latest updates, tidbits and a lot more on topics of interest to you. When it comes to cybersecurity, it is important to keep on top...

Improve employee engagement with an intranet

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration

Good employee engagement is essential for an organisation to be successful. Staff need to feel motivated, inspired and like they make a real contribution if they're to be as productive as possible. An intranet is a...

Cloud intranet solutions with Office 365

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration, Office 365, SharePoint

What is Office 365? Office 365 is a web-based suite of enterprise-grade productivity applications created by Microsoft and used by millions of businesses around the globe. It is the online equivalent of Microsoft's traditional...

Time is nearly up for Windows 7

Blog : Office 365, windows 10

There is just over a year to go until Windows 7 expires. Here's what you need to know... Why is Windows 7 expiring?  Windows 7 will expire in early 2020, which means if your are...

5 reasons to use identity and access management services

Blog : IDAM, Identity Management

Identity and access management (IDAM) is the process of managing digital identities within an organisation, which includes restricting or allowing access to certain data. It's a vital step in securing the data your organisation holds,...

How Managed Services can benefit individual roles

Blog : Managed Services

Using Managed Services can be really beneficial for organisations as a whole, but did you know it can also help individual roles within your business? How Managed Services can benefit the CFO There are lots...

5 identity problems that IDAM solutions solve

Blog : Identity as a Service, Identity Management

Identity and access management is an integral part of any organisation's security. Having a good IDAM solution in place makes sure only authorised people can access your data and files, in line with their...

Examples of Managed Services

Blog : Managed Services

Managed services encompasses a lot of IT services and solutions. Every business has different IT needs, so some might use a Managed Service Provider for lots of services while others might use just a...

When is a free intranet not really free?

Blog : Intranet, Intranets and Collaboration

Intranets have been popular for businesses since the 1990s and have helped organisations to collaborate, communicate and share knowledge more easily. A good intranet is likely to cost a significant amount, which can stop some organisations...

The 7 Undeniable Benefits of Using Office 365 for Business

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

Efficiency is important for business. Being able to create, collaborate and communicate seamlessly makes any organisation more effective at being able to complete their work. This is why Microsoft's Office 365 is a must-have for...

Intranet solutions for SMEs

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration

An intranet is an essential tool for any large organisation, but did you know small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from them, too? In fact, if you employ more than a few people, you...

Identity and access management explained

Blog : Identity Management

What is identity and access management? Identity and access management (IDAM) is the process of managing digital identities within an organisation, including restricting or allowing access to certain data. Through identity and access management,...

The 7 key benefits of an intranet for business (Infographic)

Blog : benefits, business, collaboration, Infographic, Intranet

Intranets are important. They help create a collaborative and engaging environment in a company. There are 7 key benefits that an intranet can bring to a business. These benefits are:

What are managed services?

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What are managed IT services? 'Managed Services' has crept into computing lingo in recent years, but if you had to explain managed services to someone who had never heard of it, could you? The definition...

What is the difference between managed services and hardware as a service?

Blog : Managed Services

In today's IT landscape, there are lots of 'as a service' solutions (where certain aspects of IT are provided as a service by a third party) that can help organisations work more efficiently and become...