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Unravelling the myths: Debunking common misconceptions about managed IT services

Unravel the most common misconceptions surrounding information technology and managed IT services. Don't be misled; arm yourself with the facts. Read ...

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Healthcare heroes: How managed IT services improve medical practices and patient care

Discover the transformative power of managed IT services in healthcare. Learn how it is redefining patient care and medical practices. Read now.

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Data fortress: How managed IT services shield your business from breaches

Unveil the strength of 'Data Fortress' with managed IT security services. Learn how to safeguard your business from breaches. Dive into our ...

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The managed IT makeover: Revamping your business for the digital age

Navigate the digital age with confidence! Explore how a managed IT makeover can redefine your business. Read more about it here.

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Customised care: Tailoring managed IT services to fit your business needs

Discover the power of customised IT infrastructure solutions. Learn how to tailor managed IT services to match your unique business needs. Read now.

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Sustainable success: How managed IT services ensure long-term business viability

Discover the power of managed IT services in driving sustainable success for businesses. Unearth strategies for long-term viability. Read now.

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Managed IT services: The small business owner's survival guide

Discover how Managed IT services are reshaping the landscape for small businesses. Equip your enterprise for the digital age. Read our blog now.

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Unlocking local IT excellence: Unveiling the best managed IT services near you!

Get ahead with the best local managed IT services! Unlock the potential of your business and enhance your operations. Click to read more!

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The backbone of digital success: Navigating the world of IT infrastructure managed services!

Unlock your business's potential with insights into the world of managed IT services. Explore cutting-edge strategies and best practices. Click to ...

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IT managed services companies: Your secret weapon for seamless tech triumphs!

Elevate your enterprise to new heights with IT managed services! Discover the secret weapon for seamless technological success. Click here to read ...

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Why outsourcing to a managed IT service provider could be a game-changer

Discover the advantages of outsourcing to a managed IT service provider. Our blog explores how it could be the game-changer your business needs. Read ...

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Managed IT support: The unseen catalyst of success for businesses

Discover the power of managed IT support, the unseen catalyst behind the success of businesses everywhere. Click to read more and transform your ...

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Managed IT services: The future of your business

Explore the pivotal role of managed IT services in driving success. Dive into our blog to unveil how these services are shaping the future of ...

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Boost your productivity and profits with managed IT services!

Experience the power of managed IT services in improving your small business! Boost productivity, increase profits, and get ahead of the competition. ...

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Unleashing your business’ potential: The powerful benefits of managed IT services

Ready to take your business to new heights? Explore the benefits of managed IT services, from enhanced cybersecurity to seamless scalability. Read ...

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Your comprehensive guide to selecting the perfect managed IT security services

Unravel the complex world of managed security services with our guide. Learn how to make the perfect choice for your business's growth. Read the blog ...

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The hidden cost of downtime: How managed IT services keep your business running smoothly

Discover the hidden cost of downtime and how managed IT services revolutionise your operations. Read now!

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Harnessing the cloud: Managed IT services for seamless data management and storage

Unlock the power of cloud technology and achieve seamless data management with expert managed IT services. Read the blog now!

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Unlocking growth potential: How managed IT services drive business expansion

Discover how managed IT services propel business expansion. Read now and unlock success!

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Unlocking efficiency: How managed IT services can transform your operations

Maximise productivity and streamline operations. Discover how managed IT services can unlock efficiency for your business. Read about it here.

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The complete guide to simplifying your business with managed IT services

Boost your company's efficiency and productivity with managed IT services. Our guide offers expert insights to streamline your business operations.

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Intergence Wins the Strategy Networks Alliance Award for Innovation in IT Infrastructure

Intergence wins the Strategy Networks Alliance Award for Innovation in IT Infrastructure.

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Maximising ROI: How managed IT services drive business success

Boost your company's success and maximise ROI with the help of managed IT services. Make informed decisions to accelerate growth with our blog!

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Stay ahead of the curve: The latest trends in managed IT services

Discover the newest and most innovative IT managed services trends from our expert team. Stay ahead of the competition and future-proof your business!

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Protect your business from cyber threats – Why managed IT security is key

Don't let cyber threats put your business at risk. Learn how managed IT security can safeguard your company's future. Get expert tips today.

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Unlocking the hidden benefits of managed IT services for your business growth and innovation

Discover the surprising benefits of managed IT services beyond just technical support. Boost productivity, scalability, and security with us!

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Say goodbye to downtime: Why managed IT services are essential for business continuity

Ensure business continuity with professional IT services. Say goodbye to downtime and focus on growth. Get started today!

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Simplify your business with managed IT services: The ultimate guide to technology made simple

Say goodbye to complicated technology with managed IT services. Streamline your business and improve your bottom line with our help.

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Growing with confidence: How managed IT services fuel business scalability

Want to scale up your business with ease? Learn how managed IT services can unlock the full potential of your business and support your growth ...

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7 Strategies to Digital Change and How They Benefit Your Business

Remote work and Cloud computing have become staples in our business vocabulary. In this month’s blog, we deep dive into managing digital change.

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Lead From the Front with Your Digital Transformation Game Plan

Technology is constantly evolving, but are you? Find out how to be a technological trailblazer and read about the perils of not staying ahead of the ...

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Managed Cyber Security: No Longer an Afterthought

In our latest blog, we explore why managed cyber security services are essential to the success of your business whilst undergoing a digital ...

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Remaining Competitive with Digital Transformation Tools

Find out how to harness the power of digital transformation and stand out from the crowd with the help of Intergence.

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Why Digital Business Transformation is Crucial for You

In our latest blog, we explore why digital business transformation is essential to the success of your business.

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Four Questions To Ask Your Digital Transformation Experts in 2023

These are the key questions you should be asking a Digital Transformation Expert

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The Board of Directors You Need for a Digital Transformation

Digital transformations sponsored by a leader from one of four specific categories are more likely to succeed. Discover the Board of Directors You ...

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Benefits and Challenges of Cloud Computing in Higher Education

Explore both the benefits and challenges facing those using cloud computing in education, in our most recent blog.

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You Get What You Pay For: Is The Remanufactured World As Good As New?

If you're looking to get a new laptop, but don't want to contribute to e-waste by buying something brand new, remanufactured laptops could be a great ...

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Cloud Computing in Higher Education: An Overview

Cloud computing has become an important part of higher education in recent years. Institutions are finding that cloud services can improve teaching ...

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5 challenges in IT infrastructure and how to solve them

Need to overcome challenges in IT infrastructure? Discover simple solutions to improve your IT infrastructure, drive more value and enable business ...

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Misconceptions about IT infrastructure

When a vendor is trying to sell you a dream IT infrastructure, you might want to take some of their selling points with a pinch of salt. Here are 4 ...

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Tackling The Challenges of Digital Transformation in 2022

Digital Transformation brings a wealth of technical benefits, business enablers and growth opportunities. Best of all, it doesn’t have to be complex.

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Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends to Know About in 2023

Why you shouldn’t underestimate Digital Transformation - discover how these trends will shape the future of the digital space.

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4 eLearning Trends You Need to be Aware of

The technology behind teaching is evolving – and advances in eLearning are set to change the way we teach, and the way we learn.

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Personal Learning Environments: The Future of eLearning?

It can be difficult to manage your company IT, but with Outsourced IT Support, yours is taken care of by dedicated experts that keep your ...

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Quality of Experience vs Quality of Service

Why both Quality of Service and Quality of Experience matter when it comes to outstanding network performance.

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Think Big Picture: The Importance of Digital Experience & How to Improve it

Bring your customer and employee satisfaction levels to a new high by enhancing your business’ digital experience. Here’s how and why it’s vital for ...

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Why small businesses need IT Support

Our latest blog goes into the reasoning why small businesses need IT support now more than ever with the rise of cybercrime increasing every year.

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Transforming lives with campus network upgrade

Transforming the lives and futures of students and staff of the University of Sussex with next-generation campus network upgrade

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How IVAs save money and improve customer experience

This blog details how using cloud-based IVA’s can quickly achieve the following benefits: Much faster responses to customer queries leading to better ...

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Five advantages of a managed service provider

During the last few years, an upward trend has been seen of companies engaging managed IT service providers to work alongside or in place of internal ...

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Strategies to reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction

Councils across the UK are under increasing pressure to reduce business costs, whilst improving customer experience and customer satisfaction. ...

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5 key secrets to empower and retain your workforce

5 key secrets to empower and retain your workforce using the latest digital tools and insights The pandemic has created new challenges to ...

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Transforming the Home Working Experience

Working from home has become the ‘new normal’ for most people during the global COVID-19 pandemic, and based on recent surveys, nearly half of ...

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Freight operations: reduce cost and expand market opportunities

Over the past four months, organisations across most industries have had to adapt their ways of working, almost overnight. COVID-19 has created new ...

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Performance analytics creates the perfect run

Measuring performance improves the team and the outcomes in sport and in business, CIO Community Editor Mark Chillingworth reports on the debate he ...

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IT Performance - How to quantify your data and get ahead of the race

“Why guess when you can know” was Michael Schumacher’s race engineer’s mantra according to Steve Ingham in his book “How to support a champion.” In ...

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COVID-19: driving digital change for travel and transportation

HOW COVID-19 IS DRIVING DIGITAL CHANGE IN THE TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION SECTOR COVID-19 is driving significant change across many sectors, none ...

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Mitigating security and COVID-19 risks for IT Infrastructure

One of the critical areas which have been severely tested during this terrible crisis has been our ability to manage and support our national IT ...

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How businesses are continuing from home

The Coronavirus outbreak has made all of us realise how vulnerable we can be to an unexpected event which is almost impossible to plan for from a ...

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Is your call centre fit for purpose?

Warning signs that your customer helplines could be damaging your business Everyone has a horror story to tell about customer service lines. There ...

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Onwards and upwards: C3M partners with Intergence

If your business has grown and acquired or merged with other companies, you face a whole raft of logistical challenges. Perhaps the most pressing is ...

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C3M joins hands with Intergence to expand in the UK market

C3M, the San Francisco based Cloud Security and Cloud Compliance vendor today announced the signing of a business partnership with Cambridge ...

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Benefits of SD-WAN service for your network infrastructure

As we start a new decade, we should reflect a little on the last. Giant leaps in technology have resulted in the shrinking of the ‘on-prem’ ...

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Intergence achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 accreditations

Intergence have achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 in their quest to deliver a totally unique digital IT experience for their clients. Intergence uses ...

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Reflection on 30 years in IT and why nationalism is for the pigeons

I celebrated two birthdays yesterday, the most important one being that I turned 60, but also that its exactly 30 years since I entered the IT ...

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Streamlining cyber risk visibility

It is well recognised that maintaining a good track record in information security management is now, on the whole, a significant board-level agenda ...

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Intergence heads to Malawi to set up computer lab

Chris Johnson, Senior Developer at Cambridgeshire IT Consultancy ‘Intergence Systems Ltd’ helps get a Malawian computer lab up and running after ...

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Better network and data security for less – some tips for local authorities

Data and network security are hot topics for all public sector organisations, and local authorities are no exception. These would be tough enough ...

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The Huawei debacle – friend or foe?

The recent news about allowing the Chinese firm Huawei to assist in building the UK’s new 5G data network has been met with differing responses. ...

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True or False? The top myths when hiring a Managed Service Provider busted

Deciding to invest in an IT managed service is a big one, and I am sure you have all heard the horror stories and of course the successes. To help ...

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Showcasing business transformation initiative

Representatives from across Essex District and County Councils as well as Fire were all in attendance on February 28th to learn how Tendring District ...

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Your Digital Network Transformation Starts Today

Deciding to start your digital transformation journey is half the battle; the other half is deciding where to start… Digital transformation projects ...

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Do Christmas winners & losers digital presence affect results?

Love it or hate it, Christmas shopping is part and parcel of the season but how did UK retailers fare this year? There were clear winners and losers ...

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Is Black Friday now Digital Friday?

In case you didn’t know today is Black Friday, the American import that took the UK by storm a few years ago. Does it now have the same momentum as ...

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Digital Transformation in the Public Sector: What you need to know

The hype around digital transformation is certainly a game changer for businesses, but in today’s blog I want to discuss how it can affect and ...

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Digital Transformation from the CFO point of view…

As a CFO, you have to be analytical on every project that comes your way for approval. When someone suggests digitally transforming the whole ...

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Stratiam DataOps eradicates enterprise silo’s of data

Stratiam DataOps provides unparalleled insight into Enterprise business operations where blending data from multiple business sources provides ...

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A tale of two retailers: making digital profitable

For the majority of us who are returning to work after the Christmas break, apart from the cold weather, diets and “dry January”, one of the first ...

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How to deliver customer focused digital services or be left behind

As most of you know, Intergence are specialists in making IT infrastructure work more efficiently. Over the last two years we have become more and ...

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How next-gen Netflow security management can protect your business

Software Defined Networks, whether we talk about SDN or SD-WAN, are the latest and greatest technology step-changes within all facets of networking. ...

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CIO tips for managing software development

The recent wet weather has reminded me of the floods which were experienced during the Spring of 2014 and the havoc that it wreaked on local ...

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Questioning your digital assistant for self-soothing in the workplace

Just because data is there it doesn’t mean it’s useful, it could also be wrong or even misleading in the wrong context. One current trendy feature ...

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IoT enters the trough. Of disillusionment? Nope – the farmyard…

Whilst at a recent technology event in London I had a strange experience. Having been at a large tech event to look at the latest and greatest ideas ...

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Using analytics to achieve performance improvements

A new golfing season awaits at Augusta! For the majority of golf fans, this Thursday marks the start of the golf season with the first “major” of the ...

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Why CIO’s are failing to achieve optimal digital performance

Lack of visibility causes major impairments to most projects. In my travels across the UK and also to the Middle East, I regularly meet CIO’s who are ...

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Does IT Performance really matter to CIO’s?

Can analytics help to make “marginal gains” across digital transformation? Last week I was lucky enough to meet some sports professionals who really ...

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The challenge of monitoring micro-services

Micro-Services are discretely purposed applications that together, work collaboratively to form a service. Monitoring them saves you a lot of ...

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Six lifesaving tools for CIO’s to escape from the digital jungle

The importance of good application governance in digital transformation This year will be a defining one for many CIO’s as they grapple with digital ...

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Cloud Strategy – how to prevent cloud meltdown during 2017

Five tips on executing a successful cloud strategy and safeguarding key application migration through digital performance analytics. My New Year has ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Application Performance Management

Discover why why APM could be the best Christmas present for Digital Transformation and can help drive your business efficiency into a new age.

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Visualising the Cloud – Analytics and why they are important

Why we need the same IT visibility in the Cloud as pilots and passengers expect when they fly. As I prepare for my latest trip out to the U.A.E. to ...

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CIO Enabled Digital Transformation

I have to confess that whilst I love visiting my customers as I travel around the UK, actually the method of transport is almost always painful. ...

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Why Black Friday is a red herring for IT retail leaders

Call me old-fashioned, but I have never really got what all the fuss is about with Black Friday which rears its ugly head again tomorrow. Retailers ...

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Hybrid cloud benefits and wine maturity: they are different right?

Having just returned from a holiday in Italy and eaten and drunk far too much fine wine and pasta, I returned to the office and was struck by some of ...

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Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring using Stratiam

Today’s Challenges Corporations of all sizes today rely totally on the applications powering their businesses. Operation teams work 24/7/365 ...

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Stratiam: a new cloud and application control platform

A brand new way of aggregating disparate data sources from multiple data channels into a single pane of glass to enable IT leaders to optimise their ...