Entries by Patrick Sherlock

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Leased Line Connectivity: What is it?

If your organisation needs connectivity to support business critical data and applications, it’s important to find a solution that works for you, and a leased line connection is often part of that. Leased lines provide connections between networks that require data to ease communication. This could mean they connect offices to the Internet, or to other geographically distant offices and sites, or they might even carry telephony data such as a call centre.

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Fibre Internet from Serviceteam IT Helps Substrakt Accelerate Ahead

Thanks to an existing customer, BanaBay Limited, giving a whole-hearted recommendation of how we at Serviceteam IT support them, we’ve added another fantastic new customer, Substrakt Limited. We provide BanaBay with IP Telephony, Continuity, Office 365, IT Support and of course Fibre Internet. BanaBay were very gracious, in allowing their potential next door neighbours to assess the quality of the leased line services provided by Serviceteam IT, by enabling secured access for Substrakt to evaluate. Substrakt had a resilient fibre ethernet leased line connection installed in an impressive 26 working days. The contract follows another successful year for us, which has seen our client base treble.

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Office 365 Email Signature Management with Mail Flow Rules [Part 2: Apply the Rule]

We covered the reasons why you should include an email signature, and what information you should include in the previous post. However, Office 365 Email signature management is made possible with the application of mail flow rules. This enables the functionality to append email signatures at the server side, meaning that you get consistently applied signatures no matter what device you’re sending from. This enables company-wide standardisation and brand consistency.

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Office 365 Signature Management with Mail Flow Rules [Part 1: Creation]

Office 365 email signature management for company-wide consistency is made possible with mail flow rules. There are a number of reasons why you might want to append an email signature to your emails. The foremost reason is making it easier for customers to contact you. An Office 365 signature looks professional and consistent, distinguishes your organisation, […]

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What business communication and collaboration software do IT pros prefer?

While email remains the primary method of communication between users, many users and companies are experimenting or committing to alternative means such as Slack or Google Hangouts. While these methods have additional benefits and limitations, Skype for Business is favoured by larger firms due to the focus on security, manageability and reliability. “When it comes […]

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Useful Cheat Sheets for Network Engineers

Those who work or study network or communications infrastructure will know how difficult it is to remember all the details of all the versions of all the technologies. Fortunately, over at community site Packet Life, they have produced cheat-sheets covering everything from point to point protocols, VOIP, MPLS, to physical terminations. Whether you need to […]