For small businesses, charities and non-profit organisations, investment in IT can sometimes be a real challenge. With having to put aside budget for unforeseen circumstances not always an option, it is important to look at cost effective measures for investing in IT infrastructure wherever possible.
In the last couple of months we have had various new business start ups contacting us to find out more about IT support. There are many benefits for a business in outsourcing IT support, aside from the obvious cost saving benefit, so we have prepared a handy 5 point overview of things to consider when looking at an IT provider.
Over the last couple of months I have been spending much of my time with Cisco looking into the new midmarket unified communications platform Business Edition 6000 (BE6K).
It’s been a busy couple of months at Cheeky Munkey, with exciting projects for customers both old and new. Prior to 1st May, Dell notified resellers and managed service providers that they were increasing the price of hardware by 5%. As you can imagine, many clients reviewed their hardware lifecycle a little sooner than planned, so as to take advantage of the price before this increase, which has resulted in a number of clients upgrading their hardware infrastructure.
The recent tile interface overhaul of Windows 8 is groundbreaking enough to spawn entirely new computer designs and devices. The Windows 8 interface makes a desktop PC feel more like a mobile tablet, therefore Sony took the next step and combined a tablet and a desktop with the Vaio Tap 20.
How many different programs do you have open in Windows right now? Three? Five? More than ten? The more programs you have open at once, the longer it takes to close everything down. And what if you find yourself in a storm and need to shut down everything before a power outage strikes?
Are you ready for Halloween? Beyond having a cute costume picked out; we want to know if you are prepared for a disaster brought on by ghosts, ghouls, goblins, or ogres. Battling the dark legions can escalate quickly into a full-blown crisis, and as your IT Company, we view it as our duty to help you prepare for the worst.
Have you ever been working on your computer when suddenly a wild error appears? If you need to better explain your problem to tech support, snapping a quick screenshot can be super effective.
The week before the launch of Microsoft's Windows 8, Reuters reported that many businesses view the launch as a non-event. Corporations are generally slow to adopt new systems, taking 12-18 months to first test a new platform before implementing it. Many businesses do not see any additional business functionality with Windows 8, and write it off as a consumer product.