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We take a proactive maintenance approach to ensure that your business IT systems run more smoothly and are less likely to break down...


Remote support technology enables us to potentially solve your problems within minutes, and our IT technicians have specialist skills to deal with all your issues...

Disaster Recovery

We support your contingency planning by providing an IT disaster recovery programme designed to get you back up and running in hours, not days...

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Technology Insider – July 2022

Technology Insider, our monthly newsletter written for humans not geeks, is now available to download.

How do you feel about hybrid working, the mix of working remotely and in the office? Working from home has a very specific effect on your team’s productivity – and we reveal all in this month’s newsletter.

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Microsoft’s taking a responsible leadership position on AI

Microsoft’s decided to retire and rework an AI tool that could not only recognise our facial features, but also identify our mood.

Azure Face is an emotion recognition tool. These are highly criticised by experts who believe they violate human rights.

Microsoft has just published the updated version of its Responsible AI Standard.

It wants …

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Tech Update: Microsoft changes approach to AI

Can you see a future where AI is empowering your business?

That might already be happening now, depending on the software you use.

Microsoft’s showing its leadership position by retiring and working some of its AI tools, to meet new standards. Here’s how in future it could empower your business.

We’re at a stage where …

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Now ‘Do Not Disturb’ means exactly that with Focus Assist

When you’re a business owner or manager, you have a lot of responsibilities. There are also many people who want to speak to you throughout your working day.

Unfortunately, that means that you may be interrupted more often than you’d like. And you have to split your focus on things you’d rather give your full …

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Ever wondered if your apps are spying on you?

It’s no secret that some applications are a little too interested in us and what we’re doing.

We’ve all had this experience. You might be talking to a friend about a new product that you’d like to try. Or perhaps you’ve discussed somewhere you’d like to visit.

Then the next time you go online you …

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Tech Update: Are your apps watching you?

Have you ever worried that your applications might be accessing your camera or microphone in secret – to spy on you?

This isn’t just a risk with your phone. Your laptop has a camera and microphone too.

Now Microsoft’s making it easier to find out which of your apps are accessing your hardware – and …

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