Bring your own device (BYOD)

What Estonia can teach us about digital transformation

Estonia’s government received an award for leadership this year. The country was a founding member of the D5 alliance of countries that drove e-governance and digital transformation between 2010 and 2016. But how can Estonia help your business?

G-Cloud 9: 10 Cloud Direct services now available

The Crown Commercial Services (CCS) has awarded On Direct Business Services Limited, which trades as Cloud Direct, 10 areas where the business can supply cloud solutions on G-Cloud 9, the UK government’s digital marketplace.

Data corruption, breach and loss: how endpoint protection lifts the three curses of business mobility

Today’s professionals are mobile. Constantly on the go. And they’re bringing their own devices (BYOD) into the work environment. So you have the challenge of making sure business data and systems remain secure and compliant – yet accessible anytime and anywhere, on any device. This article investigates how endpoint protection can lift the three curses that come with business mobility: 1) data corruption, 2) data breach and 3) data loss.

Thinking of moving your business phones to VoIP? Ask these six critical questions

Business telephone migration to VoIP from a traditional landline/PBX can be painfully complicated if you don’t know what you’re doing. You know it will improve your business mobility, business continuity and bottom line, however there are six key things you need to watch out for before you plan your VoIP migration.

Six essential questions to ask when considering the best Office 365 package for your business

Microsoft Office 365 is essentially all your familiar Office applications, but hosted in the cloud. It supports business mobility and the Bringing Your Own Device (BYOD) for work model, as you can access your office from anywhere, on any device and at any time. Security is addressed with encryption and intrusion monitoring. But how can you make sure you’re choosing the right Office 365 provider for your business? For example, what happens if you hit downtime and need to get your email back up immediately?

A Day in the Life of Thoroughly Modern Mobile Millie: Endpoint Protection for Business

Meet Millie. She uses a cloud office and doesn’t even know it. All she cares about is being able to work productively and securely from her laptop, tablet and smartphone -- no matter where she is. Her clients are happy, her colleagues are happy and business is good. Why?

Competition time: The iPad Mini winner takes it all

Find out who won our last competition. Plus, could you be the winner of a shiny new iPad in this month’s survey? It takes seconds and will help us develop a strong understanding of business attitudes towards backing up their critical data – enter here. In the meantime, here’s more on the findings of our last BYOD survey.

Five accidental and costly Data Protection Act breaches

Organisations across the UK are finding their reputations questioned and their finances weakened. Why? The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has named, shamed or fined them for breach of the Data Protection Act. Here are five unfortunately true stories of organisations that have broken the law by exposing personal customer or employee data.

Friend or foe? Office 365 and BYOD

Office 365 is what Microsoft calls all your familiar Office applications, but hosted in the cloud. It’s good for Bringing Your Own Device (BYOD) for work, as you can access your office from anywhere, on any device and at any time. Security is addressed with encryption and intrusion monitoring. But what happens when it all goes wrong and you hit downtime or data loss?

4 essential cloud technologies for BYOD success

In our growing BYOD world, where employees are using their personal devices for work, businesses are facing one of the biggest dilemma’s out there: How to find the right balance between on the one hand a secure, compliant, responsible business and on the other a competitive, agile, responsive business? Here's where our cloud services are essential.

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