Upgrading to improve productivity & Security:

Upgrading to improve productivity & Security:

It’s hard to know where to start when prioritising the upgrade of hardware. Here are the top things we see that businesses could upgrade to improve productivity and add security. Upgrading those ‘old school’ phones First, let’s start with those...
Cyber Security: Expect the best – prepare for the worst!

Cyber Security: Expect the best – prepare for the worst!

Cyber Security – “It will never happen to me!” “Expect the best –  prepare for the worst” Paul* runs a medium sized business in Northland.  He honestly never thought that he would be the victim of a cyber-attack. After huge expense, and lost productivity, he now...
Cyber Security – The Risks and what you can do…

Cyber Security – The Risks and what you can do…

Ransomware threats are on the rise globally, and Cyber Security is the buzzword, even here in Whangarei, and Northland. Not only is there a very real threat present for businesses large or small, it is also now your responsibility to ensure that you have clear...
Computer shortage – What can you do?

Computer shortage – What can you do?

What do you get when you mix together a global pandemic, an increase in people working from home, plus a lack of silicon chips? You guessed it! A global shortage of computer equipment. Whilst any one of those things would normally have a massive impact on supply, the...
Social Media Scams – not so innocent fun!

Social Media Scams – not so innocent fun!

Beware the fun social media scam! What may initially seem innocent enough, having a question asked about what your favourite car is, or your star sign, may quickly become a security headache. Many fun social media questionnaires are set up by hackers to steal your...
ClipTraining – the new efficient way to train!

ClipTraining – the new efficient way to train!

Imagine having a way that you provide training for your team remotely, upskill your team effortlessly, and increase productivity.  These days many employees work remotely. Modernised self-service e-learning solutions have become the new gold standard for IT here in...
Remote support – What are the benefits?

Remote support – What are the benefits?

At @Computers we know how our Northland businesses rely on speedy support. We offer our customers  remote support which includes: updates, maintenance and a complete managed service to ensure minimum disruption to your work. If you’ve ever had a sudden computer...
Seven Bonuses for Small Business in Office 365

Seven Bonuses for Small Business in Office 365

You’ve probably seen all the ads for Office 365. They’re popping up on your desktop, your employees are sending you meaningful looks, and clearly, it’s not going away. You’ve probably even jumped online to see what all the fuss is about. But is Office 365 a necessary...
What Is Shadow IT, and Why Is It an Issue?

What Is Shadow IT, and Why Is It an Issue?

An old-time radio show used to start with the promise “The Shadow knows!” Yet when it comes to shadow IT, the problem is the exact opposite. Shadow IT is the stuff Northland employees download onto a business system that IT doesn’t know about, and it can be a big...
Microsoft 365 Streamlines Business and Reduces Spend

Microsoft 365 Streamlines Business and Reduces Spend

For our Northland customers, when doing business online, you have many options for available software and systems. You might turn to one solution to handle online meetings, another to drive collaboration, and yet another to manage your content and workflow. It can get...