How can you Adapt SharePoint to Suit Your Business?

Does your organisation have more than 2 people in it? Do you ever need to share information and collaborate on a document? Are you using Office 365 E1, E3 or E5? Now…are you using SharePoint? If you answered “yes” to the first three questions but “no” to the last, you are missing out on value […]

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Three Easily-actioned Steps to get more from your Managed IT Service Provider

No matter if you’re a rusted-on client who would never switch or someone looking for a new Managed IT Service Provider, these three steps will deliver more value without adding extra cost. 1. Get them on-site more often.  One of the best ways to get more value from your MSP is to get their staff […]

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5 Signs Your IT Provider Doesn’t Care About You

Stuck in a one-sided relationship with your IT provider? Spending sleepless nights wondering if they really care? Here are 5 signs which signal that unfortunately, they don’t. Lack of follow up It’s nice when your IT support fixes your problem. But it’s even nicer when they check back in afterwards to see if it has […]

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What is Penetration Testing and How does Computer One do it?

Penetration testing is the practice of testing a computer system, network or web application to find security vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit. Penetration testing can be performed with automated software or conducted manually. Although the main objective of penetration testing is to identify security weaknesses, it can be used to test your organisation’s security […]

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Windows 7 says, “It’s not you, it’s me,” ahead of break-up

If you’re still using Windows 7 and loving it, you might not like hearing that the product is nearing the end of its life. Security updates will be cut off in just 10 months: January 2020. That will leave the product untended and vulnerable to new zero-day attacks that are discovered after the support period […]

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5 ways in which you’re wasting your tech budget

Looking for ways to free up some extra cash in your IT budget next financial year? Here are 5 ideas that might contain the answer. Rethink Private Cloud Now you might be thinking, “Whoa, what? How is security of information and guaranteed sovereignty over our data a waste of money?” True, those are genuine business […]

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A data breach can cost a CEO’s job – Are you secure?

We’ve been talking about it for years, but this week’s movements at LandMark White show just how seriously the rest of the world takes data breaches these days. Chris Coonan, CEO, has departed with immediate effect citing “…the changing nature of our business and market conditions – combined with major reputational challenges caused by the […]

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Two Innovations in IT that will change the way you work in 2019

Working smarter not harder is our motto at Computer One, and with that in mind, here are two innovative developments that are going to help you kick professional goals this year and next. 5G The latest generation of cellular mobile communications, 5G is slated for launch in the first half of 2019. 5G succeeds the […]

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The Busy Executive’s Guide to Information Security in 2019

What Are the Likely Security Threats & Developments for 2019? Cyber threats are always evolving, and 2019 is sure to bring a barrage of new and increasingly sophisticated attack sources and techniques. We expect that 2019 will see an increase in the scope and frequency of cyber attacks, and reckon businesses should prepare for multi-pronged […]

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Microsoft 365: What is it, how does it work and what are the benefits for your Small to Medium Business?

Back in mid-2017 Microsoft released a product called simply: “Microsoft 365: Enterprise”. Its primary target was the high-end commercial market and that’s where the product has been making inroads ever since. But did you know there’s also a version for Small to Medium businesses up to 300 seats? It’s attractively-priced and it’s packed full of […]

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