Windows 10 is out! On the 29th July 2015 Microsoft started the roll out of the much anticipated Windows 10 upgrade. This upgrade is free for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users for the first year. At HasleNet we have been testing the pre-lease versions of Windows 10 for several months and have found it to be, by some way, the best desktop operating system that Microsoft (and dare we say ‘anyone’)has ever release. Continue reading
SharePoint sites provide a centralised, online location for the storage documents and other resources. These sites are useful for increasing collaboration, improving access and security and providing essential tools for your organisation to run more efficiently. This article outlines how to set up a SharePoint site using Office 365, grant users access to the the site and store and sync documents between the site and your local computers.
Today I am going to tell you a story about Bob, a local wine merchant and a client of ours. Bob switched from conventional phones to VoIP phones and a hosted PBX and was able to not only present a more professional image to his clients, but save money too. This is how he did it. Continue reading
This is the recommended method of sending and replying to email using from a shared mailbox using the Office 365 Outlook web app if you need the ‘from’ address to be that of the shared mailbox and you want the email to be stored in the Sent Items folder of the shared mailbox. Continue reading
Windows 8, with its split desktop/mobile personality, has been far from a universal success. Windows 10 is scheduled for release later in the year and it may even be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users, and a small upgrade fee for Windows 7 users.
Microsoft found plenty of takers when it offered a technical preview edition of the next version of its best known software. More than 1.5 million people signed up and the company says at least half a million people are using the preview every day. Microsoft says it is especially happy about this because the feedback will help them fix bugs and glitches before Windows 10 hits the consumer market.
For some interesting reading on what to expect from Windows 10, see this PC Advisor article
Follow these easy steps to sync your OneDrive for business cloud storage to a folder on your local computer, giving you quick and easy access to all your OneDrive files at any time. Continue reading
Follow these easy steps to archive Microsoft Outlook items into a local data file (,pst) on your computer:
With the business value of our networks, applications and data continually increasing, network security is an area that most business correctly identify as a priority. According to a PWC 2014 Information Security Breaches Survey, 60% of small businesses had a security breach in the last year with an average cost of £65k-£115k to the business for its worst security breach of the year. Securing your systems can seem like a daunting task, but it needn’t be. Follow these simple steps to make your business computer systems more secure. Continue reading
As your business continues to grow you will, at some point, need to think about deploying a servers or servers in order to improve your business’s computing efficiency ad security, and reduce administrative overhead. Find out what servers do, how they can improve your IT operations and whether the time is right for you to deploying servers on your business network. Continue reading