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Power Automate: Work less, do more

Power Automate: Work less, do more

Studies have found that in many occupations, around one third of the activities that make up an individual’s job, could be automated. Too many workers are spending too much time on manual tasks, such as data collection and entry, signoffs, approvals and so much...

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Teams Direct Routing: Complete Your Business

Teams Direct Routing: Complete Your Business

What is Teams Direct Routing?  Microsoft Teams have been essential for businesses to continue to communicate and thrive during the ‘new normal’. With their many features, we have been able to share through video meetings, chat channel, document management and app...

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SharePoint Online & OneDrive For Business

SharePoint Online & OneDrive For Business

Continuing our ‘Get Modern with Microsoft 365’ journey, we have chosen to focus on two key applications that are perfect for enhancing productivity, collaboration and document management.   SharePoint Online & OneDrive For Business  SharePoint...

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Technologies To Watch In 2021

Technologies To Watch In 2021

I may be stating the obvious here, but 2020 has been a particularly difficult year for businesses. For many of us, our working practices have changed significantly, and we have had to overcome challenges that we could never have foreseen. However, as the year comes to...

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We cover everything you need to know about IT

The categories below will help you discover everything you need to know about IT for your business.

Cloud solutions for business

Cloud solutions for business has been a hot topic for several years. However, very few businesses are utilising cloud solutions to their full potential. Take a look at our articles here to discover how.

Power Automate: Work less, do more

Studies have found that in many occupations, around one third of the activities that make up an individual’s job, could be automated. Too many workers are spending too much time on manual tasks, such as data collection and entry, signoffs, approvals and so much...

Teams Direct Routing: Complete Your Business

What is Teams Direct Routing?  Microsoft Teams have been essential for businesses to continue to communicate and thrive during the ‘new normal’. With their many features, we have been able to share through video meetings, chat channel, document management and app...

SharePoint Online & OneDrive For Business

Continuing our ‘Get Modern with Microsoft 365’ journey, we have chosen to focus on two key applications that are perfect for enhancing productivity, collaboration and document management.   SharePoint Online & OneDrive For Business  SharePoint...

Get Modern with Microsoft 365

For businesses of all sizes, the productivity of its employees revolves around the basic office suite - email, calendar, word processing and spreadsheets. However, as the workforce has become more mobile, the basic productivity toolset has had to change and adapt....

Reasons why you should move to the cloud

Working from home has changed the way we conduct business. We've ditched the old ways and started embracing the new. We no longer are afraid of video calls and are used to working in pyjama bottoms with smart shirts (a whole new meaning to smart casual!) So why do you...

IT software

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Unlocking the full power of Microsoft Teams

Many of us think of Microsoft Teams as solely a chat app or a place to make and receive video calls. However, it’s so much more than that. It has a long list of integration options and has the ability to work seamlessly with nearly...

Get Modern with Microsoft 365

For businesses of all sizes, the productivity of its employees revolves around the basic office suite - email, calendar, word processing and spreadsheets. However, as the workforce has become more mobile, the basic productivity toolset has had to change and adapt....

A review of Microsoft Office 365, by Sammy Aberdein, Dynamic Edge

Recently we welcomed a new team member to Dynamic Edge. Sammy Aberdein joined us as an Admin Assistant in our Aberdeen office, and we thought what better person to test out and review Microsoft Office 365 – one of the most popular products that we support. Here’s what...

Our top 10 apps available on Office 365

At Dynamic Edge we’ve been leading with cloud technology since 2009 and were the first Microsoft partner in the UK to strategically lead with cloud solutions – Microsoft’s words not ours! Office 365 is Microsoft’s flagship cloud platform and comes with a large variety...

5 features in Windows 10 that matter to business.

Last week I presented a 10-minute talk all about the business benefits to Windows 10.  I’ve personally been using the operating system for 6 months now and have a good idea of what I believe are the main benefits. Windows 1.0 was realised in 1985 by who is the...

IT hardware

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The Desktop is dead!

In years gone by the desktop PC was seen as the go-to standard for office IT needs – cheap and static. Times have changed and we all work in a totally more dynamic way with the requirement to have all our corporate information to hand – when it counts. Gone are the...

A Game Changer in Commercial Printing…

At Dynamic Edge, we make it our business to keep our ‘finger on the pulse’ when it comes to IT developments that could benefit our clients. One of the exciting upcoming innovations on the horizon is in the world of printing, and being delivered by respected IT brand,...

The Importance of Being Mobile

In recent years, the geography has changed in regards to business. People will work from coffee shops rather than home offices, meetings happen virtually, and portability is key. However, people will always expect you to have a fixed base that you can always be...

IT strategy

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Hindsight is a wonderful thing!

Monday 23rd March 2020 and the PM announces UK lockdown … did your business invoke its business continuity plan? Does it have one?  But what about your personal continuity plan … even Google...

5 Low Hanging Fruits that will Supercharge your IT

Sometimes with technology it’s difficult to know where to start, let alone where you’re heading. For a lot of companies, IT is something that is seen as a necessary evil to “make things work”, but done correctly, your IT can be a business enabler that can support...

Prepare for the next generation…

The individuals coming into the workplace now have a completely different set of demands and expectations than those of 10, 15, 20+ years ago.  Businesses need to change if they are to attract the best and smartest new talent.  I am referring, of course, to...

Managed IT services

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Why business continuity plans are so important!

As recent history has shown, we can't reasonably predict all scenarios that will affect our business. We have all learned so much over the last 6 months and it's time to act on that experience to ensure your company can operate as normal regardless of what external...

Is it time for an IT audit?

Have you ever performed a full information technology audit of your business? Doing a deep dive into your IT infrastructure can be a fantastic way to understand your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Technology is ever-evolving and companies that stay...

How IT has changed in the last ten years…

At Dynamic Edge, we have been providing clients with expert IT support for over ten years, and in that time it is amazing how much technology has changed and advanced. Here are some of the biggest changes that have happened, and how we use them to benefit our clients:...

Protect your company with data back up and disaster recovery

Back up your company’s data and plan for the worst… “What if…” might never happen, but what if it does…? In the days of iCloud, Google Drive, Office 365 and other cloud-based back-up facilities you could be forgiven for thinking “it’ll be fine” if you lose your...

Cyber security

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5 security considerations for your IT team

What to check to keep your business secure… Cyber security and warfare is a hot topic in today’s world. On a near-daily basis we see news items about data breaches, attacks by hackers, and global system malfunctions. The ramifications on businesses who do not take...

New advice on Cyber Security – password management

What percentage of your calls to IT are in relation to a forgotten password? In our experience a lot of the support tickets raised by company employees are simple password reset requests from staff requiring access to their software and systems. The delicate balance...

Data security: It’s everyone’s responsibility!

Nowadays we live in a world where technology is developing rapidly and personal data security is a big concern as we all become more connected. As companies collect and analyze far greater volumes of sensitive data, it is more important than ever to ensure that data...

Take steps to fend off cyber attacks, says Dynamic Edge Expert

By Steve Smith, Dundee-based business development manager at Dynamic Edge It’s not just businesses as big as Talk Talk who can be susceptible to cyber attacks, any company – small, medium or large could fall victim to a breach of security. A recent survey of...

Dynamic Edge – a closer look

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Dynamic Edge acquires Tekkers IT Solutions

Dynamic Edge has extended its geographical reach following the acquisition of an IT company in the south of England. The company has acquired Hampshire-based information technology firm Tekkers IT Solutions. All 16 staff at Tekkers are being retained. The latest deal...

Dynamic Edge makes four key appointments

Information technology specialists Dynamic Edge have strengthened their boardroom with the appointment of four new members of their senior leadership team. Joining Dynamic Edge is Paul Adam in the position of Technical Director, in addition to recent new appointments;...

Dynamic Edge growth continues into 2020

As we steam ahead into 2020 it can be easy to forget how far we’ve come, and certainly in the case of Dynamic Edge it has been another successful year of continued growth and client satisfaction. 2019 was a year where we recruited more specialist IT support staff,...

Dynamic Edge CEO to Speak at London Business Growth Event

Dynamic Edge CEO Rob Hamilton is set to join as an expert panel speaker for the upcoming “London Launchpad” event next month.  The event, which will take place in Westminster on 22 October 2019, will examine London as a “launchpad for global success” and be held...

Getting your business connected

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Unlocking the full power of Microsoft Teams

Many of us think of Microsoft Teams as solely a chat app or a place to make and receive video calls. However, it’s so much more than that. It has a long list of integration options and has the ability to work seamlessly with nearly...

Get Modern with Microsoft 365

For businesses of all sizes, the productivity of its employees revolves around the basic office suite - email, calendar, word processing and spreadsheets. However, as the workforce has become more mobile, the basic productivity toolset has had to change and adapt....

Is your phone system holding you back?

Phone systems have been installed in offices of all different sizes for more than 40 years, providing a vital service to the business. Since then, telephone call handling has matured to become intertwined with the day-to-day process of running the business. The...

Top 5 benefits of Hosted Telephony – Horizon

What is Horizon?  Horizon is a complete communications service that provides an extensive range of fixed and mobile telephony capabilities via an easy-to-use web portal. The system can be designed according to your organisation’s needs with...

Insider view – Top 5 tools for remote working

By Leeza Stewart, Marketing Consultant at Dynamic Edge Remote working has always been something that we have encouraged; where appropriate, amongst staff and clients at Dynamic Edge and is a particularly hot topic during this challenging time. We’ve taken...

Business development

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Essential features for a business website

There was once a time when nobody had a website… actually, not even that long ago. Hard to believe really with the internet being the powerful tool that it is in today’s globally connected world. A multidisciplinary instrument for people to create content, communicate...

Your IT resolutions for 2019

As we round off another year and march towards 2019, Dynamic Edge would like to wish all our clients a Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year.  To celebrate the year 2019 – and our tenth anniversary! – we’ve pulled together some top IT new year’s resolutions...

How a new website can help your business grow…

Your website is your 24/7 shop window, make it attractive and easy to use! In the “always-on” connected world we live in, consumers expect to find information quickly and easily, and this includes your customers and potential customers! One of the most effective ways...

Your IT Resolutions for 2018

As we head into 2018, Dynamic Edge would like to wish all our customers and partners a prosperous new year, and to celebrate, we’ve pulled together some new year’s resolutions to optimise your IT in 2018. Resolution one – be GDPR ready! 2018 is a massive year for data...

Useful IT tips

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Power Automate: Work less, do more

Studies have found that in many occupations, around one third of the activities that make up an individual’s job, could be automated. Too many workers are spending too much time on manual tasks, such as data collection and entry, signoffs, approvals and so much...

Technologies To Watch In 2021

I may be stating the obvious here, but 2020 has been a particularly difficult year for businesses. For many of us, our working practices have changed significantly, and we have had to overcome challenges that we could never have foreseen. However, as the year comes to...

Most common IT mistakes – a view from our helpdesk

At Dynamic Edge, we’ve been supporting clients with their IT for over a decade and in that time we’ve come across and helped to solve countless problems – from five minute fixes to longer, strategic projects. This fact got the team here thinking, what are the most...

Our technology trends for 2020

We’re now in the second decade since the millennium, and since then we’ve seen the launch of the smartphone, massive growth in ecommerce and the widespread rollout of superfast fibre and mobile internet services. In the office we’ve witnessed the wholesale...

Top 5 IT quick wins for your business

Top 5 IT quick wins for your business At Dynamic Edge we’ve been the trusted IT partner for hundreds of clients for over a decade, providing expert technical support to businesses across multiple industries up and down the UK. One question that our customers ask us...

Hire us to help with your IT

We’d love to help your business, whether that’s a managed provision or to support your in house IT team. Get in touch with our team to discuss how we can support your IT needs.

What have people said about us

         

“Dynamic Edge has been integral in the growth of Cubiquity. They are a forward-thinking company who always come to the table with innovations changing the way we work, streamlining our workflows. Dynamic Edge’s support is perfect for Cubiquity with 90% of the issues resolved remotely without the need of an engineer on site. The engineers that do come on-site really get to know our company, understand our requirements and the pressures of our industry. They offer a personal service which is also prompt and efficient.”

Nick Burden, Operations Director

Cubiquity

         

“Dynamic Edge are dynamic and do have the edge. We have had several recommendations that have led to upgrades over recent months and all have gone smoothly. From the CEO down, the team are approachable, helpful and nothing is too much bother. I would not hesitate to recommend Dynamic Edge for all your IT requirements.”

Caz Dobson, Office Manager

Alpha Petroleum

         

“We have used Dynamic Edge for a number of years, from day-to-day IT support, through to consultation and implementation on IT projects, both large and small. The IT support team are highly responsive and able to communicate well with both our technical and non-technical staff. A simple ticketing simple allows us to have clear sight of any issues raised, and the team’s technical knowledge always leads to a solution.

I would not hesitate in recommending Dynamic Edge, and have indeed done so on many occasions. Dynamic Edge continue to play an important part of our operations, reducing our risk, and delivering first class support and technology.

Liam Mckay