Microsoft Modern Workplace Webinar

NCS IT Ltd are holding a webinar on Thursday 28th May at 10.30am all about the Microsoft Modern Workplace.   The Microsoft Modern Workplace, built on Microsoft 365, focuses on how users can work from anywhere, on any device whilst ensuring that productivity, security and capability is not degraded. With working remotely rapidly becoming the new normal, this webinar will give an insight into how you can leverage [&hellip
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An Update from NCS IT Ltd

Here’s an update from NCS as the situation currently stands… Office StaffNCS continues to trade effectively. All of our office staff are working from home and whilst we have lost some functionality in phone hunt groups, every staff member has access to all the electronic and communication tools to serve you and ensure their own [&hellip
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Office 365 is changing to Microsoft 365

Microsoft has announced that Office 365 is changing its name to Microsoft 365 on 21st April 2020. The products and prices are not changing at this point just the name. See below: Office 365 Business Essentials will become Microsoft 365 Business Basic. Office 365 Business Premium will become Microsoft 365 Business Standard. Microsoft 365 Business will become Microsoft 365 Business Premium. [&hellip
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Week 1 Working from Home

So this is a bit different to our usual IT Security Briefing. We thought you might find it useful to hear from us every week during this difficult time to stay in touch and share how we’re finding it.  At NCS we’re 100% still open for business from 8am until 5pm. Each member of staff [&hellip
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Your March IT Security Briefing – Remote Working Special

This month in our Remote Working Special you can find out about: Allowing your staff to work from home; Microsoft SharePoint; Microsoft Teams; Microsoft 365 Business Voice; Extra Tips for working from home. We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would like us to cover in future briefings, please email me [&hellip
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Microsoft 365 Business Voice

Microsoft 365 Business Voice is a phone system which has been designed to integrate with Office 365. It is an add-on for Microsoft Teams that gives you the ability to make phone calls in the Teams desktop or mobile app. It is a reliable and secure service using Microsoft’s cloud which adds flexibility to your [&hellip
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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a messaging app which can be used as a workspace for meetings, real-time collaboration and file sharing. It is included free with all Office 365 Business subscriptions. We use Teams at NCS and have found it invaluable for meetings and working together when members of staff are away from the office. Microsoft’s [&hellip
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Microsoft SharePoint – online file sharing

Microsoft’s SharePoint application can be used as a secure place to store, organise and access information from any device across your network. It is included free with all Office 365 Business subscriptions. Your employees can use SharePoint Online to share documents and information with colleagues safely and securely by uploading them to the cloud-based service. [&hellip
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Allowing your staff to work from home

We understand a number of businesses are now looking to allow their employees to work remotely during this difficult period. If you are going to allow your staff to take PCs off your site, this is not going to work unless you already have a Remote Desktop server in place. Please call us to discuss [&hellip
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We would like to reassure you of the steps taken by NCS IT Ltd to ensure continuation of services now that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is worsening. We appreciate that your business is dependent on the continuity of the software and the services that we provide.   The health of our employees and clients is [&hellip
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