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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

Mastering Word - Shortcuts That Will Save You Time

by Powernet - Jul 2, 2020

Almost all of us use Word in one form or another and there are countless shortcuts and hacks to make your Word experience more efficient.

 

We have compiled the top 20 Microsoft Word shortcuts that you need to know:

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, 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

Mastering Excel - Shortcuts That Will Save You Time

by Powernet - Jun 15, 2020

Almost all of us use Excel in one form or another and there are countless shortcuts and hacks to make your Excel experience more efficient.

 

We have compiled the top 20 Windows Excel shortcuts that you need to know:

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, 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

4 Traits of a Logistics IT Managed Services Provider

by Powernet - May 17, 2020

Technology continues to disrupt the logistics industry. What traditionally was a sector with thousands of pieces of paper, disjointed apps and Excel spreadsheets, is now one that is empowered with large scale systems that enable all areas of the business talk to each other.

 

IT support in the logistics sector looks very different today than it did only 5 years ago. Now, with almost 100% reliance on IT systems to run business operations, it is imperative that redundancy, security and backup are built in.

 

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TAGS: industry, customer experience, logistics, Tech, IT support

7 Traits of a Not-for-Profit IT Managed Services Provider

by Powernet - May 10, 2020

The not for profit sector is always evolving, as is the technology that empowers it.

 

The IT that supports the not for profit sector must keep up with the fast-moving industry changes while maintaining a stable platform and understanding the unique requirements that nfps have.

 

Managed Services Providers who are providing IT support to the not for profit sector need to do more than just run a help desk, track IT assets and run reports. Let’s talk about some of the key qualities IT support teams need when providing technical support to the not for profit sector.

 

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, NGO, NFP, Fund raising, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne