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ARN interview with Sam Vakili: Behind the 30-year journey of a local reseller

2020-03-12T08:41:15+10:0019th February, 2020|

Our CEO Sam Vakili was recently invited to comment on the 30th anniversary of  mcr IT, as well as mcr IT's recent rebrand and transition to a services focused IT company. Click here to read the whole article. "We thought we would make it a bit more relevant and easy to understand and it has [...]

Sam Vakili – What I learnt from Harvard, part II

2020-03-12T08:38:40+10:001st October, 2019|

7 tips for finding the right talent for your business  I recently completed an executive degree at Harvard Business School and one of my favourite questions to ask my classmates — fellow leaders and managers in their respective fields — was “how do you know who to hire?” Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or [...]

Is the cloud really a silver bullet solution when it comes to IT Service and Security?

2020-03-12T07:48:52+10:0023rd November, 2018|

We all know that organisations who have embraced the move to the cloud can put their feet up and never worry about IT service and security again, right?  Well, not quite.  All IT Managers need consistent proof that the virtual lights are green and that their data (and their budget) are not being attacked somewhere [...]

Windows 10 Upgrades – plan ahead for a smooth transition

2020-03-12T07:46:33+10:0026th April, 2018|

In an environment of increasing cyber-attacks, it is becoming more and more important for organisations to keep up to date with their operating systems security patching and software levels to increase protection. With the end of support for Windows 7 scheduled for 2020, transitioning to Windows 10 now means vendor support is maintained but  more importantly, [...]

Why Flash Alone Won’t Solve Your Storage Problems

2020-03-12T07:41:41+10:0027th March, 2018|

Why Flash Alone Won’t Solve Your Storage Problems The lure of faster storage is unsurprisingly a big drawcard. It has the potential to reduce application bottlenecks, retrieve information faster, produce reports quicker. But, despite popular belief, going all-flash won’t be the magic trick that makes your storage problems disappear in a puff of smoke. The True [...]

Securing Your Most Precious Asset, Your Data

2020-03-12T07:40:18+10:0017th February, 2018|

Protect, restore, recover – securing your most precious asset, your data Every two years, we create more data than in all of history combined. This incredible volume of information has so much value for businesses. Understanding not only how to use this data, but also how to protect it is essential if you want to ensure [...]

Taking the Guesswork Out of Capacity Planning

2020-03-12T07:38:16+10:0013th January, 2018|

Is There a Way to Take Guesswork out of Your Capacity Planning? From small businesses to major corporations, planning capacity is a common preoccupation for those working in IT. Predict too high a demand, and you may end up paying way more than is needed, but under-estimating may cost more in lost productivity and acquisitions that [...]

mcr IT wins ScienceLogic innovation award for 2017

2020-03-12T07:30:06+10:009th November, 2017|

In recognition of mcr IT’s ongoing innovation across their best of breed monitoring tool, ScienceLogic has presented mcr IT with the innovation award for 2017. As a managed services provider, flexibility in toolsets is critical. ScienceLogic is a pivotal tool for analysis of trends and preventative maintenance recommendations. Using the ScienceLogic platform, mcr IT has customised [...]

When You’re Managing Financial Futures, How Secure is Secure Enough?

2020-03-12T07:37:05+10:0030th October, 2017|

It is enough to send shockwaves rippling through businesses. There had already been a growing awareness, but 2017 is the year that terms like ransomware and cyber-crime went mainstream. Headlines about high-profile targets, such as Britain’s National Health Service and Germany’s Deutsche Bahn, were hard to miss. And now, there are reports that Bugs Bunny is [...]