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Why Businesses Outsource their IT

by Powernet - Feb 18, 2021

In most businesses in the SMB world you will find a collection of individuals who wear many hats. There aren’t large corporate structures and therefore, it often is decided to outsource some of these hats, giving the business space to grow.

 

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TAGS: Support services, hybrid IT, managed service provider, outsourced, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

What is Microsoft PowerToys and Why You Need Them

by Powernet - Aug 3, 2020

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of free software designed and developed by Microsoft for power users of Windows computers. It comprises a set of useful tools like an image resizer, file renamer, colour picker, among others!

 

PowerToys for Windows 10 are free and open sourced software licensed under the MIT License and is hosted on GitHub.

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TAGS: managed service provider, Microsoft, tips, Microsoft 365, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

Everything You Need to Know About Garmin's Cyberattack

by Powernet - Jul 27, 2020

In a statement posted on the 22nd of July 2020, Garmin said that it was experiencing an outage of services, including Garmin Connect. Their product support centres were affected and their statement said they were not accepting any calls, emails or chats.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

How to Make Sure You Never Forget Your Mask!

by Powernet - Jul 22, 2020

Juggling a busy schedule has me forgetting everything, so I rely on technology to help me. I live by reminders, alarms and timers on my phone from grocery lists to nap time schedules, don't know where I'd be without Hey Siri!

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TAGS: Support services, managed service provider, outsourced, tips, Mobile Device, Tech, apps for working from home, IT Support Melbourne, ios

How to Choose an Antivirus Platform

by Powernet - Jul 14, 2020

Malware, viruses, phishing, ransomware: it can be a dangerous world online. Cyber threats are ever evolving, and everything is fair game — your personal information, your financial accounts, your privacy.

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TAGS: cyber security, Support services, managed service provider, outsourced, Tech, IT Support Melbourne

Mastering Word - Shortcuts That Will Save You Time

by Powernet - Jul 2, 2020

Almost all of us use Word in one form or another and there are countless shortcuts and hacks to make your Word experience more efficient.

 

We have compiled the top 20 Microsoft Word shortcuts that you need to know:

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne

Mastering Excel - Shortcuts That Will Save You Time

by Powernet - Jun 15, 2020

Almost all of us use Excel in one form or another and there are countless shortcuts and hacks to make your Excel experience more efficient.

 

We have compiled the top 20 Windows Excel shortcuts that you need to know:

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne

How to Create a Cyber Security Culture in Your Business

by Powernet - Jun 2, 2020

There is no doubt that Cyber Security has become an essential component of every business today. Online attacks are on the rise and it is important to protect your workforce, clients and business. Did you know studies are showing that the average website is attacked 94 times per day1

 

Here are some of our strategies in creating a cybersecurity culture. 

 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

7 Traits of a Not-for-Profit IT Managed Services Provider

by Powernet - May 10, 2020

The not for profit sector is always evolving, as is the technology that empowers it.

 

The IT that supports the not for profit sector must keep up with the fast-moving industry changes while maintaining a stable platform and understanding the unique requirements that nfps have.

 

Managed Services Providers who are providing IT support to the not for profit sector need to do more than just run a help desk, track IT assets and run reports. Let’s talk about some of the key qualities IT support teams need when providing technical support to the not for profit sector.

 

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, NGO, NFP, Fund raising, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne

13 Keyboard Shortcuts to Turn You into an Efficient Keyboard Warrior!

by Powernet - May 6, 2020

Let’s face it, we’re all after tips to improve efficiency and what is more efficient than controlling your computer through shortcuts!


Those precious seconds it takes to move from the keyboard, to your mouse, and back again can be saved by a few simple shortcuts.

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne