Key Considerations with Cloud or Hybrid Cloud Solutions

It is increasingly important that IT solutions can solve the challenges of a business’ evolving IT demands. Mobile access to data and files, collaborative work practices and seamless data migration among other things are expected to be cost effective with a robust infrastructure. This can be achieved with hybrid cloud solutions or a complete cloud …

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The Forrester Wave Report and Content Management

Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world, recently released its latest edition of the report: The Forrester Wave™: ‘Enterprise Content Management — Business Content Services, Q2 2017. ECM to business content services Forrester has been tracking a shift in the use of traditional ECM (Enterprise Content Management) to business …

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What is SharePoint Online? SharePoint Explained!

When I became aware of SharePoint, the Microsoft Mobile and Intelligent Intranet platform, I immediately saw the massive potential but had absolutely no idea how anyone would convince an organisation they are working for, to harness that power. Working on files from anywhere, on any device, live collaboration on documents, both internally and externally, intranets, …

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SharePoint Workshops: What to Expect

Is your company looking for a better way to manage content and collaborate? Sign up for a SharePoint workshop from Silversands: Silversands has a long tradition of hosting informative, interactive IT workshops at various locations around the country. What to expect from an IT workshop The aim of these IT workshops is to give IT …

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The Power of a Collaborative Strategy

Better collaboration accelerates business, produces more valuable employees, and strengthens customer relationships. For most organisations, collaboration is not just important, it is essential. Working in teams or with others is simply the way work gets done today. But the way we collaborate is rapidly changing. Work force demographics are shifting, workgroups are becoming more global, …

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What are the benefits of Power BI?

Businesses can’t answer critical questions Many companies struggle to provide actionable information to their employees in a timely manner and turn to business intelligence (BI) services to help their users make informed decisions. Although BI continues to be a top priority for business executives, many companies still struggle to answer several critical questions: Who are …

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IT Security and Identity Management

Every business needs identity and IT security management Identity and IT security management are broad terms that cover many different solutions including Active Directory, malware protection, content inspection, endpoint protection and authentication, amongst others.  Whatever the specific requirement, the importance to the successful and secure operation of any organisation cannot be denied.  Silversands has the …

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Bespoke Software Development Services from Silversands

Software development is a big subject. There are millions of applications being written and deployed every year to facilitate everything from a simple online form to a complex series of programmes managing an abundant number of business processes. Microsoft can’t provide bespoke software development Microsoft, easily the most ubiquitous business platform provider offers applications covering …

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The Power of a Collaborative Strategy: Essential Tools

Better collaboration accelerates business, produces more valuable employees, and strengthens customer relationships. For most organisations, collaboration is not just important, it is essential. Working in teams or with others is simply the way work gets done today. But the way we collaborate is rapidly changing. Work force demographics are shifting, workgroups are becoming more global, …

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