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Collaborative Apps: How Microsoft is Defining the Future of Hybrid Work

With 145 million daily users, Microsoft Teams is already one of the most popular digital collaboration platforms – and Microsoft is about to take this to the next level. Here’s how ‘Collaborative Apps’ will help developers amplify their projects with Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Windows 11

Windows 11 is Coming. Here’s What Businesses Need to Know.

Rumoured for years but not confirmed until June 24th 2021, Microsoft has finally pulled back the curtain on Windows 11. But what does it bring to the table, especially for small businesses? Here’s everything you need to know.

IT Support Statistics

8 IT Support Statistics All UK Businesses Should Know

When it comes to numbers, few areas of business are more driven by statistics than IT. Whether it’s about IT support spend, adoption of digital solutions, or anything else, we’ve compiled 8 fascinating IT statistics all UK businesses should know.

Microsoft

The Plain English Guide to: Microsoft LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel)

The Microsoft LTSC, or Long-Term Servicing Channel, is a little-known branch of Microsoft products which runs parallel to the business or personal versions. LTSC products are very niche, but are they right for your business?

Boost Performance

Windows Server 2012 R2: What Does “Extended Support” Really Mean?

Originally released in 2013, Microsoft’s server operating system, Windows Server 2012 R2 technically went end-of-life in 2018, but is receiving extended support until October 2023. But what does this really mean?

Boost Performance

The Great British Exchange Hack: What Businesses Need to Know

Starting in January 2021, a series of cyberattacks began across the world, targeted squarely at Microsoft’s on-premises Exchange Servers. The attack has impacted around 7000 servers in the UK, but is your business impacted? Here’s everything you need to know.

Skype for Business

Skype for Business is Going End-of-Life in 2021. Here’s What You Need to Know.

It’s official: the days of Skype for Business are numbered. The slow-but-steady end-of-life plan for Skype for Business, and its replacement with Microsoft Teams, was announced in 2017 but it actually begins in July 2021. Here’s what UK businesses need to know.

Laptop Buyers Guide

The Business Buyer’s Guide to: Laptops (Updated for 2021)

With the world doing business in a more distributed way than ever, having a reliable business laptop for you and your remote team is absolutely essential. In this Get Support buyer’s guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to look for in a business laptop.

Adobe Flash

Gone in a Flash: What Your Business Needs to Know About the End of Adobe Flash

There was a time when almost every interactive website was powered by Adobe Flash. Today, the web is a different place, and the world is saying goodbye to Flash. Here’s everything you need to know about Adobe Flash going end-of-life.

Two businessmen trying to decide a winner in the Mac vs PC debate

Mac vs. PC: The Ultimate Small Business Grudge Match?

Mac vs. PC: it’s a debate as old as time. While it sometimes seems like nothing more than a playground spat, there are genuine reasons why you might choose one platform over the other – especially as a small business.

Teams vs Webex vs Zoom Showdown

Microsoft Teams vs. Cisco Webex vs. Zoom: The Definitive Collaboration Showdown

2020 is fast becoming the year of working from home. But with so many remote team collaboration tools out there, which platform is best for your team? In this collaboration showdown, we’ll compare three popular choices: Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and Zoom.

Teams vs Zoom: Which is better?

Last week, Get Support’s founder James Craddock, sparked a debate on LinkedIn while giving a balanced response to the question: Which is better, Microsoft Teams or Zoom? In this article, we look at some of the comments and provide our own opinion too.

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Microsoft NCE

What Businesses Need to Know About Microsoft's New Commerce Experience (NCE)

The New Commerce Experience (NCE) is an effort by Microsoft to simplify the way Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions are managed – but what do you need to know?
Frequently Asked Questions About IT Support

Frequently Asked Questions About IT Support (And How We Answer Them)

As an IT support provider with decades of experience, we’ve heard every question in the book when it comes to technology. Here’s how we answer some of the most common.
IT Onboarding

IT Onboarding Made Easy: A Checklist for Small Business

A formalised IT onboarding process can help a business ensure new starters hit the ground running. Here’s a checklist to help you build yours.