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How Smooth IT Kept Running in a Pandemic..

Like many businesses we have been working and supporting our customers remotely – it seems overnight our support for networking issues doubled as we now support, not only our customers office computer networks, but also their home IT network and the challenges they bring. As a forward thinking IT Support Company we always try to… Read more »

Video calling etiquette

Video calling has never been so popular. Microsoft said that video calls on Teams were up 1,000% in the month of March. It also set a new daily record of 2.7 billion meeting minutes in one day – that’s a lot of remote meetings! In the last two months the company has added 31 million more users… Read more »

How to know it’s time to outsource IT support for your small business

When you started your business, armed with a laptop, smartphone and gusto to take on the World, choosing or even having IT support wasn’t going to be the top priority. Most startups and small businesses are pretty self-sufficient and low maintenance in terms of the IT support they require. But over time and as the… Read more »

Stay Connected with Teams!

As COVID-19 continues to keep people working remotely, it’s becoming increasingly important to help your team feel connected. With isolation, social distancing, and working from home mandates, it’s easy for individuals to start to feel disconnected and discouraged. Giving your team the resources to stay connected can help. Microsoft Teams can be one of those… Read more »

Fire, Floods and Flu…

How quickly, and painlessly can you manage to get back to ‘Business as Usual’ in the event of a fire, flood or other natural disaster, or any other major interruption? This depends on how effectively you can devise, and put into action, your own Business Continuity Management or Disaster Recovery Plan. Business Continuity Management can… Read more »

Smooth IT Gain Microsoft Cloud Productivity Competency

Smooth IT are pleased to announce we have achieved the Microsoft Cloud Productivity Competency. This achievement shows our teams expertise and customer satisfaction in building and deploying the Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Environment. The Microsoft Cloud Productivity Competency is awarded to Microsoft Partners who have proven their knowledge in providing secure cloud productivity solutions with… Read more »

Smooth IT Achieve Microsoft Cloud Platform Competency

Smooth IT are pleased to announce we have achieved the Microsoft Cloud Platform Competency – demonstrating our proficiency, continuing use and promotion of the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform. The Microsoft Cloud Platform competency is awarded to Microsoft Partners who help customers modernise their infrastructure, along with migrating applications and data using the Microsoft Azure Cloud… Read more »

What is Two-Factor Authentication and Why do I need it?

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is an additional layer of security over the now old and in some cases insecure Username and Password Combination. Two-Factor Authentication works by taking what you already know (username and password) and combining it with something you have – for example a phone or application which will receive or generate a verification… Read more »

We are WEBROOT Partners

Congratulations Smooth IT on completing both the Sales and Technical Partner Certification courses. You are now fully Webroot certified in SecureAnywhere® Business Endpoint Security.

Are you GDPR Compliant?

  What is it? A Data Protection Law. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU directive that is designed to give citizens back control of their personal data. It replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonise privacy laws across Europe. It’s the biggest change to data protection /… Read more »