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Meet the team – Paul Lourensz

Paul is one of the most charming and cheerful members of the team and after being with us for nearly a year has just taken on the Service Delivery Manager role. ‘When I left school I thought I wanted to become a chef so I signed up to do a catering course at college but a week before I was due to start I had a change of heart and decided that I was actually pretty good with people and enjoyed IT, so felt that would be a better career choice for me.

Comparing SIP and ISDN

Comparing SIP and ISDN

The late 80s saw the launch of the infrastructure system that would forever change businesses. By way of thickset cable lines and traditional telephone circuit boards, communication inside a company between departments and sub-offices became simpler, faster, and a lot cheaper than installing multiple, single telephone lines.

The business advantage of using SharePoint

The business advantage of using SharePoint

SharePoint is a Web application framework from Microsoft, which was designed to integrate intranet, content management systems, and document management. First launched in 2001, It started out as a CMS system for companies, but improvements over the years have turned SharePoint into an efficient company system which beyond doubt, will increase productivity.

Windows Phone 101: Fake apps

Windows Phone 101: Fake apps

Apps are an integral part of all smartphones, regardless of the platform you use. Without them, our devices would be more or less useless. The issue with apps however is that because they are necessary, malicious people develop fake apps that they then try to get on to app stores.

Create and manage Android folders

Create and manage Android folders

Mobile operating systems like Android have a wealth of features that users can take advantage of. However, many of these features are often hidden or not well represented. For example, did you know that on Android devices you can create folders on your home screen for your apps? Here’s five tips on how you can create and manage these folders.

Common ways social media is used

Common ways social media is used

Social media has become an integral part of many business strategies, with an ever increasing number of companies adopting a variety of platforms. However, many business owners and managers are often unsure as to exactly how they can, or should, be using these platforms.

7 timesaving Google Search tips

7 timesaving Google Search tips

Google Search is arguably the most popular search engine in the world. For business users it has become the first port of call when they are looking for information on nearly anything and everything, and many of us use it on a daily basis. While we may find what we need, there are numerous tips and tricks to help you find what you are looking for quicker.

Cloud and data breach prevention

Cloud and data breach prevention

Today’s technology advancement has one obvious parallel: increasing security threats. One such issue which has been growing both in number and intensity is data breach. And while many businesses have turned to the cloud in the hope of improving security, there is still a chance of a collision between data breaches and cloud usage.

Tech not working? Here’s some tips

Tech not working? Here’s some tips

Technology is an important part of almost every role in every business. We have come to rely so heavily on it, that when we do have a problem with a device or system our productivity can easily grind to an almighty halt. While many of us know our systems will eventually breakdown, do you know what to in this situation? Are you prepared?

What to do when your systems stop working

Often, our first reaction when our technology or systems stop working is to either panic, or get angry.