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NBN, ADSL, Fibre - What's the difference?

by Powernet - Jul 6, 2020

There are so many types of internet connections, and just to add to the confusion, between providers the same type is often called something different.

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TAGS: Support services, hybrid IT, managed service provider, outsourced, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

Why Businesses Outsource their IT

by Powernet - Jun 23, 2020

In most businesses in the SMB world you will find a collection of individuals who wear many hats. There aren’t large corporate structures and therefore, it often is decided to outsource some of these hats, giving the business space to grow.

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TAGS: Support services, hybrid IT, managed service provider, outsourced, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

New Must See Microsoft Teams Features

by Powernet - Jun 9, 2020

There are some new features available in the desktop app that we are excited about! Which is your favourite?

 

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TAGS: cloud, hybrid cloud, hybrid IT, managed service provider, public cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Tech, IT support

How to Create a Cyber Security Culture in Your Business

by Powernet - Jun 2, 2020

There is no doubt that Cyber Security has become an essential component of every business today. Online attacks are on the rise and it is important to protect your workforce, clients and business. Did you know studies are showing that the average website is attacked 94 times per day? 

 

Here are some of our strategies in creating a cyber security culture. 

 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

5 Tools That Are Changing the World of Remote Work

by Powernet - Jun 1, 2020

For some businesses, the shift to remote working was one they had not planned to make but had to in order to survive the current state of the world.

 

Many businesses, ours included, have found countless benefits to the new world of working from home and will continue to offer flexibility post-pandemic lock-down. Empowering your workforce through trust and flexibility can help you keep an edge to attracting, and keeping the right talent for your business!

 

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, public cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Tech, remote workforce, IT support

6 Reasons Why You Should Move to The Cloud

by Powernet - May 20, 2020

Most businesses today are relying, at least partially on cloud-based services. Whether it’s just your website and social media accounts, or it’s your entire technology suite, the decision to utilise cloud technology is a decision that harnesses a range of benefits. 

 

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TAGS: cloud, hybrid cloud, hybrid IT, managed service provider, private cloud, public cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Tech, IT support

What You Need to Know About Toll's Recent Cyber Attack

by Powernet - May 6, 2020

In a statement posted on Tuesday afternoon, Toll said that it was shutting down some of their IT systems on Monday after they detected unusual activity on one of their servers.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

Have you got the right IT support?

by Powernet - May 4, 2020

IT is the quiet department behind the scenes that is at the core of every business. When done right technology powers your business unnoticed, when done wrong it can cause irreversible damage.

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TAGS: it security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, work from anywhere, IT support, covid19, IT Support Melbourne

4 ways You Can Achieve Successful ROI for Your NFP

by Lachie Dixon - Jun 13, 2019

When you operate a not-for-profit, every dollar counts. In order to raise awareness for your cause, attract ongoing support, and generate results for the community, smart financial management is extremely important. For this reason, many NFPs are turning to technology to generate efficiencies and save money in all kinds of areas.

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, how to, tips

The Benefits Of Outsourcing IT for Nonprofits

by Lachie Dixon - May 27, 2019

Successfully running a charity, not-for-profit (NFP) or health/community organisation is no easy feat. Budgets are lean, yet you need to run highly effective marketing campaigns, and your sources of funding are ever fluctuating. The last thing you want to worry about is your IT.

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TAGS: managed service provider, outsourced, how to, tips, NFP