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Windows 7 support has ceased – let’s talk about action

Did you know that on the 14th January, Microsoft ended Windows 7 support? This could be a big deal for your business in terms of support, as centreRED will no longer support devices running Windows 7. So, if you haven’t done so already, you need to act now. With...

Windows 7 support has ceased – let’s talk about action

Robotic Process Automation and your business

Automation. You may feel resistant when you hear that word. But no, utilising bots and automating practices will not lead to Skynet coming to take us over. Automation is already improving all our lives, and it's nothing to be afraid of in your business. Robotic...

Robotic Process Automation and your business

Meet Lewis

Being a self-confessed night owl, Lewis has certainly brought this after-dark alertness to the daytime over the last seven years he’s been with us here at centreRED. Lewis has recently moved across from working in our service department as a technician, to become...

Meet Lewis

Workplaces of the past, present and future

At our 2019 Modern Workplace information session, we started the day, by taking attendees through a compelling history of the workplace. As a self-confessed old hat in the IT World, Kent’s insights were quite interesting given that his career began back when...

Workplaces of the past, present and future

Microsoft Azure takes your workplace online

Moving your business practices and data online is becoming more and more important. It allows for easier access, more reliability and better security, all elements we discussed in our blog - Creating a Modern Workplace. So, if your organisation is looking towards...

Microsoft Azure takes your workplace online

Ensuring you’re ready for the ISDN shutdown

As you may already know the Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) shutdown has begun rolling out. The rollout began back on the 30th September 2019, with businesses given six months to prepare for it. If you haven’t planned for this change already, now is the...

Ensuring you’re ready for the ISDN shutdown

Creating a Modern Workplace

Being a modern workplace is easier than you think. And it doesn't mean buying brightly coloured art and a contemporary couch. A modern workplace means having the right staff, in the right environment, with the right technology all in a secure setting.   There are...

Creating a Modern Workplace

The Ladies in RED: Why female representation in IT matters

When it comes to picturing your typical tech professional, there’s often a perception that IT = male. But why do we inherently think that? Although it’s partially based on gendered role stereotypes, unfortunately, today this impression is still largely true for the...

The Ladies in RED: Why female representation in IT matters

Cyber security 101: A crash course on the Essential 8

Threats to your cyber security today are both persistent and constantly evolving. Although access to technologies like social media, online banking and internet-based government services are generally positive for businesses, the use of such technology can...

Cyber security 101: A crash course on the Essential 8

What is the Microsoft Secure Score?

If you are using some of Microsoft’s cloud services, you already know that the cloud provides unlimited growth opportunities for your business. But do you know how secure your Microsoft 365 data, apps, devices, identities and general infrastructure are? The most...

What is the Microsoft Secure Score?

EOFY Hardware Update

End of financial year (EOFY) is an ideal time to look at your IT systems and decide if it’s time to replace old computer hardware and other devices with newer, faster, and better alternatives and with the financial year coming to an end, your organisation may have...

EOFY Hardware Update

The dark side of the web

In our ever-increasingly connected world, cyber attacks are a real and daily concern. In fact, the global cost of cyber crime exceeded $600 billion in 2018. Cyber criminals are stealing credentials using a wide range of techniques, tactics and procedures. The...

The dark side of the web