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Microsoft Teams – Top New Features Of 2020

2020-10-05T10:59:14+01:00October 1st, 2020|Microsoft, Productivity|

This year has seen Microsoft release some welcome new features, including Custom Backgrounds, 3 x 3 view on Desktops and Raise your Hand in Meetings. As the features keep rolling out the team at IT.ie have picked the top new features announced at or leading up to the Microsoft’s Virtual Ignite 2020 event.

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70% of Enterprise Ransomware Victims Pay Up

2020-08-21T08:54:24+01:00August 20th, 2020|Ransomware, Scams, Security|

The world most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. So what happens when this most valuable of assets is compromised or stolen? Would you pay to get it back or prevent its release to the wilds of the internet? Recent data suggests that 70% of enterprise ransomware attacks result in the criminals successfully eliciting payment from their victims.

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Josh O’Regan reflects on his Internship with IT.ie

2020-08-07T08:58:44+01:00August 6th, 2020|Careers, Miscellaneous|

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Over the last 7 months, Josh O’Regan has been working with IT.ie on a paid internship. Josh is about to begin his final year at the National College of Ireland (NCI) where he is currently undertaking a BSc in Computing. Unfortunately, this will

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How to Add a Custom Background to Microsoft Teams

2020-06-10T11:12:24+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Microsoft, Office 365, Productivity, Videos|

For several months now you could enable one of the virtual backgrounds from a small library of backgrounds available in Teams. Microsoft now allows you to add your own custom background for video meetings

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Switching IT Support is Easy with IT.ie

2020-07-30T12:25:16+01:00May 25th, 2020|IT Support, Marketing, Sales|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin How many of us are guilty of sticking with service providers simply because it’s “better the devil you know”? There can be a lot to consider when you’re thinking of switching from one IT Support provider to another and it can seem like a daunting process.

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Microsoft Teams: The past, the present and the future

2020-04-24T10:27:06+01:00April 21st, 2020|Microsoft, Productivity, Software|

Microsoft Teams was launched in early 2017 and has become the companies fastest growing application with approximately half a million companies worldwide using it (Pre COVID-19). What you may not know is that the app started life on a fruit farm in Hawaii and hotel room in Las Vegas.

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Cybercriminals will exploit Remote Workers during COVID-19 Crisis

2020-03-26T11:04:01+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Data Protection, Remote Support, Scams, Security|

I believe, however, that an element of complacency will set in with remote workers owing to the physical disconnect from HQ that will likely lead to many users and business falling victim to cybercriminals who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Is Your Business Remote Working Ready?

2020-03-08T20:39:43+00:00March 7th, 2020|Microsoft, Office 365, Productivity|

There’s been a lot of talk about “Remote Working” over the past number of days in light of the spread of the Coronavirus, however, the adoption of remote working had seen significant growth long before Coronavirus was on anyone’s radar. Remote working is a viable option for many but unfortunately for many more, it is not.

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Five Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

2020-01-27T20:03:44+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|

Practically everyone has heard of or read about phishing emails and the reason we all know about them is that they just won’t go away. As far back as 2010, we were warning our clients about these malicious emails

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