GDPR and its role in how you handle your customer data

Blog : GDPR

In less than six weeks GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) to become law in the UK. GDPR is a set of legal requirements which will govern how organisations of...

10 Ways to Smooth your Transition to Windows 10

Blog : desktop as a service, windows 10

So far, we have covered the compelling reasons for migrating your Enterprise to Windows 10. The one barrier that remains for most Enterprises attempting the transition to Windows 10, is managing the physical migration....

Core People – Jessica Meats, Senior Presales Consultant

Blog : Core culture, SharePoint

Core's Senior Presales Consultant Jessica Meats began her career in IT at Microsoft's UK headquarters, joining their graduate scheme straight out of university. Since then, she has established herself as a 

10 Security Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Blog : desktop as a service, windows 10

This week’s instalment of my (yet to be fully defined) series of blogs on Windows 10 focuses on the reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10 from a security standpoint. We are living in interesting...

Core People – John Brice, SharePoint Consultant

Blog : Intranet, SharePoint

In the latest instalment of our Core People blog series, we catch up with SharePoint Consultant John Brice. A stalwart of the SharePoint team, John has been with Core for a number of years. Here,...

10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Blog

Windows 10 has been adopted quickly by Home users, but even at the end of 2017, 2 and a half years after its launch, only about half of Microsoft's Enterprise customers have taken the plunge....

5 of the Biggest Data Breaches

Blog : GDPR, Managed Services, Security and Compliance

Data hacks, also known as a data breach, are becoming increasingly common and more severe. Some of the world’s biggest companies have fallen victim to hacks in recent years. Many thousands of smaller businesses are...

Benefits of Managed Services for Businesses

Blog : Managed Services

In an ever-evolving IT landscape, more and more businesses are turning to Managed Services for their IT needs. Managed Services is the name for a group of IT services provided to a business by a...

Core People – Emma Chorley, Senior Project Manager

News : Core culture

From tech wizards to marketing specialists, the Core team is a vibrant mix of people with a shared goal: to transform business through technology. In our new blog series Core People, we chat...

Core Quarterly January 2018

News

The first Core quarterly meeting of 2018 took place on Friday 26th January at America Square. The Core team was delighted to welcome a special guest speaker to the meeting; Team GB...

Core Move to New Offices

News

After several enjoyable and fruitful years at our Alie Street office, Core are moving to new premises on Friday 19th January 2018. Located just around the corner from Alie Street, still within the bustling Aldgate area,...

How ABI Adopted Core’s CRM for Membership

News : CRM, Dynamics 365 Services

At the recent TechSmart 2017 event, Core was thrilled to feature in a presentation by Lawrence Withy of the Association of British Insurers (ABI), which explored how they have successfully implemented and...

How we got people using Microsoft Teams

Blog : Microsoft Teams

As outlined in my previous blog, ‘What is Microsoft Teams?’, Microsoft Teams is a great new collaboration tool and addition to Office 365. Since its launch, many organisations have asked me how they can encourage...

CRM systems can help membership bodies retain and recruit members

News : CRM, Dynamics 365 Services, Membership

From royal colleges to chartered institutions, membership organisations exist in many forms. Some bodies exist as industry regulators and advisors, with compulsory membership for certain professions, while others are more relaxed communities of common interest....

Core have been named as a FastTrack partner by Microsoft

News : Office 365

Core are delighted to announce that we have been named as a FastTrack Ready partner by Microsoft, joining a community of only 80 partners globally who hold FastTrack Ready status. This means...

What is Microsoft Teams and when should I use it?

Blog : Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced the addition of Teams to Office 365, at the beginning of 2017. Already, more than 50,000 businesses are using Microsoft Teams on a day-to-day basis, and, given its success, Teams looks set to...

Why you should brand your intranet – 5 levels of branding

Blog : Intranet, SharePoint

There are many reasons why you should brand your intranet . As an application that people will interact with on a daily basis, not only does it need to work seamlessly, it...

10 things you might have missed from the Microsoft Ignite conference

Blog

As 25,000 + people landed in Orlando just over a week ago, Core’s Head of Infrastructure and Cloud Services, Tim Eichmann, took time out of a busy schedule to join the crowds at...

Core will be attending the IT Directors’ Forum this October!

News

Core will be attending the IT Directors' Forum on 4th-7th October. This conference aims to give senior IT professionals access to new ideas, solutions and innovations to help take their...

How to restrict access to Office 365 through Microsoft’s Conditional Access

Blog : Azure, Office365

Problem Office 365 offers some fantastic benefits over traditional on-premise infrastructure.  No costly infrastructure required, no advanced IT knowledge required, 100 GB mailbox, online meetings, document collaboration, 99.9 % uptime, flexibility allowing...

Microsoft 365 – a new combined licence

News : Digital Transformation, Microsoft 365 Business, Microsoft 365 Enterprise, Office 365

Microsoft 365 is a new commercial offering from Microsoft that brings together Office 365, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility and Security. Microsoft is recognising that people are at the heart of digital transformation and...