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How to Reduce Cybersecurity Risk

How to Reduce Cybersecurity Risk

Cyber-attacks are swiftly accelerating globally and also closer to home here in the Wellington region. SME's are continuing to be a target. Investing a few minutes thinking about how to reduce cybersecurity risk is well worth it. Cybercriminals look for...

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Guest access in Microsoft Teams

Guest access in Microsoft Teams

Do you already have Microsoft 365? Would you like to be able to work more closely with people who are outside your organisation? Enabling guest access in Microsoft Teams lets you give them access to teams and channels you choose. The people you give a guest access to...

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Navigating the Dangers of VoIP

Navigating the Dangers of VoIP

Be aware of the dangers of VOIP before you choose it as a solution. VOIP is a great thing, but it is more complicated and there are dangers of VOIP you should be aware of. Times used to be simpler when phone lines were just that! Today increasing numbers of companies...

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7 ways to keep your website safe

7 ways to keep your website safe

Website safety is important today. Here are 7 ways to keep your website safe in 2020. 1. Keep software current Your website is built from software. Like all software, it is being improved and updated all the time. So, after your website is live, it needs to be...

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Local Technology, Nationwide

Local Technology, Nationwide

Big-business quality IT for SME’s The IT Alliance are a group of nationwide partners that banded together to offer businesses high-quality, flexible support with a local touch. GTB is a founding member. They are small enough to feel part of your team but backed by a...

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Microsoft Office 2010 End of Life

Microsoft Office 2010 End of Life

If you are running Microsoft Office 2010, then please read this. The Microsoft Office 2010 End of Life is on 13 October 2020; just two months away. Quoting the Microsoft website – “Support for Office 2010 will end on October 13, 2020 and there will be no extension and...

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Rugged tablets for rugged work

Rugged tablets for rugged work

Do you have people moving around or out in the field, and they need to be connected or use your work app? Is the nature of their work rougher than the average office laptop or tablet can handle? Are you in the Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua, Kapiti or Horowhenua...

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Managing Your Staff Remotely

Managing Your Staff Remotely

How to Make the Most Out of Working From Home! Written by: Delia Gill Due to recent world events, most people have now had the opportunity to try out working remotely in one way or another, especially those who work from Wellington and Kapiti. It’s also been an...

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Reactive vs. Proactive IT management

Reactive vs. Proactive IT management

How a proactive approach can save you money and mitigate risk  Written by: Phil Strang – Technology Partners  Do you find yourself getting so caught up in your business that you tend to only manage your IT when things go wrong or it becomes an absolute must?  This is...

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Coming soon: Your daily briefing email from Cortana

Coming soon: Your daily briefing email from Cortana

As Microsoft prepares to ship it's daily briefing email from Cortana, GTB let's you know to expect it and to contact us if you want it turned off for your business/practice. We also point to this as indication of how AI is becoming more widespread. You might want to...

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