cloud solutions

Your business is unique and needs the right tools with the power and flexibility to enable you to drive productivity while reducing risk. The right cloud solution will bring enterprise grade capabilities into your business in an accessible, easy to manage package.

How we can help

Cloud VoIP PBX

A complete business phone system in the cloud. Free your people from the limitations of legacy landline telephony and experience our lean, smart, modern cloud hosted PBX. With access from any location via handset, computer or mobile phone, and enterprise-grade reliability and quality of service.

Microsoft 365

Drive productivity and innovation from anywhere, on any device, all protected with advanced, integrated security features. The Microsoft 365 suite provides everything your team needs to succeed, including the latest Office applications and cloud services such as email, Teams and SharePoint. Learn more...

Backup and Disaster Recovery

Unplanned events like natural disasters, technology failures, malicious activity or user error can stop your business in its tracks. Full service restoration using legacy technology can take hours or even days to complete. Our cloud BUDR and Business Continuity services will have you up and running in no time flat.

Microsoft Azure

Leverage the ever-expanding set of cloud computing services from Microsoft Azure to access highly secure enterprise-grade services in the cloud. Azure is the future of cloud computing.

Business Internet

In a cloud enabled world, reliable high speed internet access is critical. With access to all major Australian telecommunications providers we can build the right connectivity solution for your business.

Virtual Servers and Collocation

Sometimes the best location for your servers is not in your office. Different solution designs may call for servers to be hosted in a private cloud, in the Azure public cloud, or perhaps physically collocated in a secure data centre.

FAQs about the Cloud

Does my business need to be on the Cloud?

We are big advocates of cloud technology and digital transformation in business, but we prioritise providing the right solutions that best fit your business goals and strategies first. To identify the right technology solutions for your business goals, we can perform an in-depth Business Process Review to assess and deliver the best options for you.

If you’re ready to talk about the benefits of moving your business to the cloud, feel free to reach out to us or book to schedule a quick chat with one of our consultants.

Can my data get lost in the Cloud?

It can happen. Whether it be an accidental deletion, or data being overwritten or caused by a malicious action, your data can be lost in the cloud. Software as a Service (SaaS) applications like Office 365 do not fully back up your data - meaning if your data is deleted in any way, you may not be able to recover it. We highly recommend having backup systems in place to avoid the heartache and cost involved in lost data, and we can advise on which backup would work best for your organisation.

What are the best products and services to keep my remote team productive and accountable?

We are big advocates for Microsoft Teams (and the suite of Office apps that integrate so beautifully with Teams). It plays a big role in our own organisation, especially in regard to helping our team’s collaboration and productivity. With our team located across three countries (Australia, NZ and the Philippines) we have experimented with many tools over the years and, hands down, Microsoft Teams has been the clear winner.

So, we are happy to recommend Microsoft Teams to our clients and support their implementation and use of Teams from a technical perspective, as well as through education, to ensure their whole organisation uses this powerful platform to its full potential. Read more resources on optimising your setup for remote work. 

How can your IT support help my remote team to collaborate in an easier way?

The best IT collaboration tools that we advise our clients to use are Office 365, MicrosoftTeams, Sharepoint and Cloud Services. We can manage the integration of these for your team and actually use them ourselves, so we have a lot of knowledge to share. 

Can I buy Office 365 or Microsoft 365 from you?

You sure can. As Microsoft Certified Professionals, we offer managed Office 365 and Microsoft 365 services for Business, Enterprise and Non-profit organisations. Visit our page to learn more about what a Managed Office 365 and Microsoft 365 service can bring to your business.

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