Cloud Posts

Unlimited Google Meet video calls for all until March 2021

In May 2020 Google announced that due to the global COVID-19 pandemic it would be offering it’s video conferencing service Google Meet to everyone for free. This offer meant that anyone with a PC or smartphone device would be able to make free calls of an unlimited length. This offer expires tomorrow, 30th…

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How to restore your Google Contacts

Many small and mid-size businesses rely heavily on contacts stored on their mobile phones. But what happens if for some reason you lose a contact or they are accidentally deleted due to a faulty application, it can be quite traumatic, to say the least. In fact, does anyone know they partners mobile number of…

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Locked Out during Lockdown?

All over the world individuals have been forced to "self-isolate" during what we now call the lockdown. During this time many of us depended on tools such as Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams in order to communicate with work colleagues, friends and even family. It was impressive to see how quickly indivi…

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Scripts and tips to backup G Suite for free

When it comes to backing up your Google G Suite we would always recommend purchasing a proven backup solution from the Google G Suite Marketplace, however for those smaller organisations (less than 50 users) who only require minimal data protection there are free, manual options available in the form of scrip…

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LinkedIn phishing (Whaling)

Today, our CEO, Paul Lees, received a private message on LinkedIn from an old contact asking for input on a proposal. This wasn't uncommon, Paul often gets requests from all kinds of individuals for assistance and guidance. However when selecting the proposal, instead of a document the following was presen…

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Why you need a chatbot within your business

Go to any tech savvy or SaaS-based business website and you'll find a chat icon quietly sitting in the bottom right of your browser. Unfortunately, most of these chat interfaces will state company business hours and suggest they you drop them an email, even when you're attempting to communicate with them in …

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What is Robotic Process Automation?

Robotic Process Automation & Desktop Automation The team here have recently been working on improving efficiency for one of our customers by introducing desktop automation in the form of Robotic Process Automation and Desktop Automation. This technology offers such massive returns for businesses with …

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Kubernetes Cloud Services

We often get asked which Cloud service would we recommend when looking to deploy and manage your containers via Kubernetes. There any many comparisons that have been done between the different cloud Kubernetes service providers. However, we're found this Google sheet offers the clearest, more transparent…

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Dealing with a multi-cloud strategy

We recently began implementing a cloud-based strategy for one of our customers, and while we'd ideally like to pick a single cloud service provider it's not always possible. As you move more and more of your organisation to the cloud you may, like we did, find that you have to deal with multiple cloud servic…

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