What is Microsoft Teams?
What is Microsoft Teams?

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of business people who already know the value of running Microsoft applications, you’ll be aware of the need to keep up with their developments and new offerings to stay competitive. Microsoft Teams was launched last year to make the company’s presence felt in the booming market for apps dealing with group messaging as it is an area that can be useful for business operations. Here are some reasons why you might want to make the most of this software.

Date 14 January 2019 Categories Microsoft
Extend your productivity with Microsoft Power apps
Extend your productivity with Microsoft Power apps

If you are one of the millions of people that use Microsoft suites and applications for your business needs, you’ll be excited to hear about the very latest Power apps and how they have new abilities to transform the way you work.

While some companies champion expensive bespoke software, this can be hard to update and costly to maintain. However, many of the biggest organisations in the world recognise that Microsoft are the market leaders in office suites simply because of their experience combined with an ever-evolving raft of products that bring new functionalities.

Date 29 November 2018 Categories Microsoft
Microsoft now offers a free version of Microsoft Teams
Microsoft now offers a free version of Microsoft Teams

A year ago Microsoft launched Microsoft 365, its holistic solution for the workplace that enables groups of people to co-operate in a secure manner. It was created to empower all types of employees within your firm, aid in running a small business, or even lead a whole organisation.

During the first year since its release, the software’s user base has already increased by well over 100%.

Date 4 September 2018 Categories Microsoft
Azure Information Protection: how it can help with GDPR
Azure Information Protection: how it can help with GDPR

Azure Information Protection (AIP) is one of the many services created by Microsoft to help keep client data safe. It can be applied to SharePoint as well as Outlook. AIP’s main purpose is to enable businesses to set limits on users’ actions and the documents they can access. You can select who can send, print, view, or copy from documents, both from your email and SharePoint online.

Date 1 August 2018 Categories Microsoft
Benefits of using Microsoft Azure to manipulate and protect data
Benefits of using Microsoft Azure to manipulate and protect data

Azure is a cloud computing service launched by Microsoft to build, test, deploy, and manage services and applications via an international network of data centres managed by the company.

Launched in October 2008, Azure was rebranded as Windows Azure on 1 February 2010. On 25 March 2014, it was again rebranded, this time to Microsoft Azure.

Date 6 July 2018 Categories Microsoft
How Microsoft can help you reduce risks and achieve GDPR compliance
How Microsoft can help you reduce risks and achieve GDPR compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force throughout the European Union on 25 May. With the deadline drawing ever closer, the internet is already packed full of scare stories about the potentially crippling penalties for offenders. Whether these prove to be as draconian as threatened remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain – the media will be all over those first few companies that are found to be in breach, and the adverse publicity does not bear thinking about.

Date 13 April 2018 Categories Microsoft
How Office for Windows 10 mobile can benefit your business
How Office for Windows 10 mobile can benefit your business

The Office Mobile suite comprises the whole range of Microsoft Office applications – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. But, they have been specifically designed for Windows 10 mobile devices. These are universal apps, so they work on all screen size – whether it’s a 5-inch smartphone or a 10-inch tablet. 

Date 20 March 2018 Categories Microsoft
The evolution of the hands-free office
The evolution of the hands-free office

Are you ready to discover a highly accessible yet indispensable piece of software that could revolutionise the modern office? We are talking about the advent of voice recognition software.

Voice search

That little red microphone next to Google Search has been there for longer than many realise. And it’s more powerful than you might think too. Most people can speak much faster than they type, which means that if your job involves a significant number of web searches you can save a lot of time by saying those long search terms aloud instead of typing them.

Date 21 September 2017 Categories GCC, Microsoft
Why Switch to Office 365
Why Switch to Office 365

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Microsoft Office 365 was launched in 2011 and over the last few years it has grown to become the most popular enterprise cloud service in the world. GCC has been migrating businesses onto Office 365 for the last five years. Office 365 is changing the way businesses work. We’ve put together a short list of reasons why you’d be better off if you make the move to Office 365 supported by GCC. GCC can supply licensing, handle billing, migrate legacy emails and provide full setup and Support.

Set up Office 365 file storage and sharing
Set up Office 365 file storage and sharing

One of the best ways to set up file storage and sharing for your business is to use OneDrive for Business and an Office 365 team site together. This is ideal if you have a small business with a few employees.

Office 365 includes a basic team site for you to get started. You can immediately start storing files in OneDrive for Business and collaborating on files in your team site.

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