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Decoding cloud terminology: IaaS, SaaS, PaaS

24th January 2020

The cloud has seen rapid growth over the past decade. From a $56.6 billion industry in 2014 cloud computing services are now forecasted to reach $331 billion in 2022. This growth is fuelled by an increasing number of organisations big and small who are adopting a digital-first strategy built largely on the cloud.

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A Guide to Selling your MSP Business

9th January 2020

For the last 20 years EvolvIT has gone from strength to strength and as a result we are now looking to enter a phase of growth through acquisition. This will allow us to bring in new talent, new clients and new capacity to grow and become better at what we do. As such we’re on the lookout for managed service providers (MSPs) who might be thinking about selling their business, so if this is you then get in touch.

First though, you might appreciate reading our guide to selling your MSP business, which delves into the ins and outs of what’s involved.

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Cloud Backup vs Local Backup
Cloud Backup vs Local Backup

18th December 2019

Data loss is a serious risk that businesses face. A whopping 70 percent of employees and business owners experience some form of data loss every year.

The effects can be devastating. More than half of businesses who suffer catastrophic data loss go under in 6 months or less. Yet even with the ever-present, potentially fatal threat, the majority of businesses are poorly prepared.

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How Remote Hosted Desktop can Transform the way you do Business

27th November 2019

While the computing needs of a small or medium sized business may be considerably lower compared to that of huge enterprises, they still represent a major draw on resources. In fact, small businesses spend a considerable chunk of their revenue on technology and infrastructure. A good amount of that budget goes to managing data and equipment.

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How to run Windows on your iPad

29th October 2019

To many people, Windows is the most recognisable operating system out there and one they grew up with. As well as being the most well-known and used desktop operating system, it also dominates the global OS market, beating the likes of Apple’s OS X, year after year. With Microsoft Office’s robust suite of apps that dominate the business world, as well as home computing applications, it comes as no surprise then that, even for consumers who prefer the portability and style of Apple’s devices, they still look for ways to use Windows on their iPads.

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A Guide to Website Content Management Systems

28th August 2019

The first web pages were maintained using complex scripts. Editing and creating sites were solely the domain of developers, because they were the only ones who knew how to fiddle with the backend. This effectively gatekept content creation and management to the tech-savvy few.

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cloud computing
Office 365 vs GSuite vs Dropbox

26th July 2019

When it comes to deciding which cloud collaboration tool to use, you’ll probably hear three names being thrown around meetings: Office 365, GSuite, and Dropbox. These three are some of the best in cloud networking in terms of cost and functionality.

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Cloud vs Local Servers: Weighing up the Pros and Cons

27th June 2019

Data management used to be the concern of companies in the IT industry. Yet today, everyone deals in data. Even small businesses manage some 47 terabytes of data, while the average sized company will see more than double the amount, according to a study by Hubspot.

Storage is now on top of the list of most businesses. The most prominent question for many owners is where best to store data: on local machines or migrate to the cloud? Read more

GDPR regulations
A Guide to GDPR and Internet Regulation

25th June 2019

It’s been a little over a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect and the threat of GDPR has been much talked about. Analysts often write about how it will change company structures. Many more break out in a sweat over fines – 4% of a company’s total global turnover, or some 17 million pounds.

On the other side of the pond, some US states have passed GDPR-inspired laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and Washington State Privacy Act to help businesses properly handle customer data coming from Europe.

Let’s take a closer look at where we are with GDPR.

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