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Why 24 x 7 x 365 proactive IT support is essential in the digital age

Prevention or cure? Repair something before it breaks or fixes it after it breaks? These are the fundamental questions tied up in the reactive vs. proactive IT support debate. For us at Centrality – and for many businesses facing the challenges of the digital age – proactive IT support is a must. In this blog …

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October 26th, 2018


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Azure storage pricing: why Azure is more affordable than you think

The cloud has become one of the biggest enterprise trends of the 21st century. At least 72% of businesses now use cloud computing to some degree. This would suggest that every business knows exactly what the cloud can do and what it can offer. But there remain some seeds of doubt around cloud computing. Especially …

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October 24th, 2018


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How your business can benefit from Microsoft Surface as a Service

When Microsoft Surface first launched back in 2012, the innovative laptop/tablet hybrid design was let down by confusing and limited Windows 8 software. But in 2018, the Surface range has expanded, and Windows 10 provides much stronger foundations for mobile-friendly PC design. The complete Microsoft Surface line ranges from a standard laptop to a desktop …

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October 10th, 2018


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What your business can learn from the latest NHS investment in healthcare cybersecurity

Organisations in every industry need to strengthen their cybersecurity and fight back against the growing threats. At Microsoft Inspire in July, the topic was front and centre of the opening day Corenote, where Microsoft President Brad Smith highlighted the importance of security and “keeping our intellectual property safe”. Every business is at risk, particularly the …

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September 14th, 2018


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4 Fundamental business problems that can be solved by moving to the cloud

More and more businesses are moving to the cloud to increase their flexibility, reduce costs and better meet customer expectations. This chiefly involves moving their IT solutions, servers, documents and data storage to a cloud environment. But such a decision is easier for some businesses than it is for others. If you are still trying …

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August 29th, 2018


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News, announcements and updates from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Another year, another busy Microsoft Inspire for us. As always, it was a productive few days for the Centrality team at Microsoft’s flagship partner conference. We used the opportunity to meet with key figures from both the Microsoft leadership and Partner Network teams, as well as attending Corenote sessions, where we heard all that Microsoft …

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August 20th, 2018


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Why flexibility is the key to the future of retail

This blog will discuss the future of retail and why finding the right technology to empower your employees and facilitate flexible working is essential. Employing over 3 million people, the retail industry is the UK’s largest private sector employer. And for those 3 million workers, ‘flexibility in working hours’ is the second-most important factor in …

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June 20th, 2018


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Four reasons why Microsoft Surface as a Service can transform the hospitality and retail industries

Digital transformation has had a significant impact on businesses in both the retail and hospitality industries. By taking advantage of cutting-edge technology, they can offer a better service to their customer. For example, using Microsoft Surface as a Service can help retail and hospitality businesses enable better engagement among their employees. At their Employee Engagement …

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June 19th, 2018