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11 Feb 2021

Secure remote working: how to future-proof your architecture practice

Posted by Mike Fry

For AEC Remote Working Security

Secure, flexible and cost-effective remote working is fundamental for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) practices to thrive and survive.

AEC is a highly collaborative and tactile industry. Traditionally heavily reliant on office presence, many firms have recently been under increasing pressure to offer greater flexibility to facilitate a better work-life balance. And over time, this became not only a crucial way of retaining existing talent but also attracting the new. Then, with the arrival of Covid, flexible remote working rapidly evolved from a nice-to-have to a business necessity.

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26 Jan 2021

A Cyber Pandemic is here: how to protect your business

Posted by Chris Thomas

For Security News Opinion

Security remains a key focus for IT teams as bad actors continue to rapidly evolve their cyberattacks.

A new global crisis emerges

Undoubtedly, last year will be remembered as the year of the Covid pandemic. Bringing disruption to our daily lives, the race to work from home dramatically changed the online space at an exponential rate.

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17 Dec 2020

How to solve three key IT challenges for 2021

Posted by Ashley Payne

For Cloud Opinion

Streamline, secure and save with a cloud-first strategy.

If nothing else, 2020 has proven that IT today needs to offer the agility, scalability and resilience for businesses to survive and thrive. So, as we approach the new year, many of us are reflecting on our successes and opportunities for improvement, whilst also planning how best to move forward. Clearly digital efforts will continue to accelerate and consolidate over the year ahead to address future demands. And for almost every firm, this will involve cloud technologies.

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29 Oct 2020

5 ways Windows Virtual Desktop could benefit your business

Posted by Jesse Brett

For Microsoft Remote Working Business Continuity

Desktop as a Service is fast becoming a necessary enabler for a robust remote working strategy.

Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) have been around for some time, but with the pandemic causing a spike in remote working, cloud-based VDIs are now in high demand. Over the first quarter of 2020, the use of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) tripled with businesses deploying virtual desktops to enable secure remote working. With many of us still splitting our time between home and the office, it’s worth considering whether WVD is right for your business long term. Here are some key benefits…

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01 Sep 2020

Unified Communications: The key to prospering post-pandemic

How the rapid rise in UC adoption is enhancing both user and customer experience.

Before the COVID pandemic, Gartner reported that just 12% of organisations were ready for large-scale homeworking. So as lockdown arrived, the race to implement flexible working began, resulting in many IT teams adopting short-term solutions that didn’t necessarily meet long-term needs. 

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