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Compupac IT Solutions attain Microsoft Gold Competency in two Categories

“We have earned the highest partner status in Cloud Productivity and Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, certifying our elite level of expertise in Microsoft Cloud Solutions” We are very proud to announce today that we have attained Microsoft Gold Competency in Cloud Productivity and Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, and consequently have become a Microsoft [...]

Compupac IT Solutions attain Microsoft Gold Competency in two Categories2020-06-01T23:10:43+00:00

How to survive home schooling and working from home

Working from home has been a huge adjustment for able businesses across the Ireland in the last two months. And yet, for many people, this is just one side of the coin; home schooling their children is the other side. Now that children have ‘returned to school’ after the Easter holidays, the struggle of juggling [...]

How to survive home schooling and working from home2020-05-25T22:24:05+00:00

Is this the end of the office era?

The past month has been a rollercoaster of change in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most prominent transitions is that of working from home instead of in the office. The UK has adapted to remote working well, given the circumstances; many able businesses have introduced new remote processes and employees have established [...]

Is this the end of the office era?2020-05-25T21:31:42+00:00

Using Microsoft Teams to keep your business secure

Working from home is now the new ‘normal’. Businesses able to do so have transitioned to remote working and, with no clear indication on the expected length of the COVID-19 lockdown, are getting comfortable; establishing remote routines, revising business strategies and implementing appropriate solutions to enable their employees to work from home efficiently.With increased reliance [...]

Using Microsoft Teams to keep your business secure2020-05-25T23:37:15+00:00

Where in the house do you work from home?

Have you selected the study? Do you like the living room? Maybe you’re keen on the kitchen? With week 4 of the Irish lockdown well underway, and little sign of the current ‘stay at home’ rules being lifted any time soon, many people have now established an office set up in their homes that’s more [...]

Where in the house do you work from home?2020-05-25T22:10:22+00:00

Have you protected your business from Covid-19?

The Irish lockdown is moving swiftly towards its second month and, with no clear indication on when things might return to ‘normal’, businesses are settling into remote working for the long haul. No company was prepared for Covid-19, and many have already suffered major losses as a result of it. But its not too late [...]

Have you protected your business from Covid-19?2020-05-25T23:19:23+00:00

Why employees aren’t the weakest links in IT security

It seems there is a modern perception across many industries that employees are the weakest links in IT security. And, Technology news website ‘The Next Web’ writes that “given the ever-increasing frequency of data breaches – with human error often being a cause or catalyst – you’d be forgiven for thinking that employees are naturally [...]

Why employees aren’t the weakest links in IT security2020-05-25T22:56:18+00:00

Make working work for you with Microsoft Teams

Working from home has been a new experience for businesses across the globe over the last month. And, amid the coronavirus crisis, working from home is going to be the new ‘norm’ for a while. For many, the prospect of remote working full-time poses several questions: do I have the right equipment? How can I [...]

Make working work for you with Microsoft Teams2020-06-02T22:12:35+00:00