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CMI Webinar "How a modern workplace massively reduces disruption to your business"

Posted by Graham Stead on 21 May 2020

The past two months has clearly demonstrated that those businesses who had already invested in modern workplace technology, were able to navigate the transition to remote working reasonably seamlessly. They have been able to maintain a laser focus on their demand, supply chain and their people, to pivot appropriately to retain customers.

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The difference between business backup, recovery & continuity

Posted by Graham Stead on 20 May 2020

Those responsible for protecting your data and ensuring systems are available face a broad and growing range of threats. Combine that with an ever increasing volume of, and reliance on data, the risks of data or system loss occurring have significantly increased. Within the industry we refer to backup, recovery, and continuity, but what does each actually mean and how does each protect your business from data loss or interruption?

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CMI Webinar - "Cloud phone systems Reduce cost and future proof your communications"

Posted by Graham Stead on 14 May 2020
The telephone is still a crucial tool for business communications - especially with remote working - and a modern cloud based phone system will deliver significant benefit over both traditional PBX, and on-premise VoIP systems. Your business will reduce costs, improve client experience, and increase business agility, with 'work everywhere' access to your phone system.
 
In this webinar, we focus on how to reduce your communication costs, and the wider benefits a cloud phone system will bring to your business.
 
At the end of the webinar, we shall provide details on how to receive a cost savings analysis and a promotional voucher to help your transition to a cloud phone system.
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CMI Webinar "Microsoft Teams Making it a safe place to collaborate"

Posted by Graham Stead on 07 May 2020

Clearly, Microsoft Teams has seen huge growth in use over the past few weeks as remote working has been enforced. Microsoft Teams helps colleagues to collaborate, but also external clients, partners and suppliers too. Many companies will have rushed into Microsoft Teams usage, and will have done so without being aware of the many measures that Microsoft Teams provides to keep usage safe and secure.

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Office 365 Backup – Why is it necessary?

Posted by Graham Stead on 07 May 2020

What backup does Office 365 provide natively?

Office 365 does include some native capability to restore data. For example, information deleted from your mailbox goes into your deleted items folder. If information is deleted from there, administrators have the ability to restore from a secondary ‘system wide’ recycling bin. However data is only held in here for a small period of time (typically 14-30 days dependant on what it is and how Office 365 has been configured), and can also be purged entirely at any time, from which there is no ability to recover.

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Recorded Webinar - "You applied the remote working 'band aid' - What should your priorities be now?"

Posted by Graham Stead on 04 May 2020

Your immediate priority at the start of COVID-19 lockdown was to resolve the remote worker challenge. This forced change, in such a short amount of time, will mean that you've introduced new risks to your business; you had no choice though other than getting staff home and working!

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