Communications

Good business communication systems are vital for your success. They make it easier to collaborate and contact customers, partners and suppliers.

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Email, calendars and instant messaging

IT offers many ways to communicate, both within your business and externally. These methods of communication can improve productivity and help with marketing.

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Telecoms for competitive advantage

Today's telecoms technology can do more than simply save time and money. Alongside computers, telecoms form the backbone of an efficient business.

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How to choose the best email software for your business

There are two parts to your business email. First, there’s your business email system. This is the part that handles all the messages coming in and going out of your business. Then there’s your email software. This is installed on computers and is used by staff to send and receive emails. ...

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How to build a wireless network

Think before you leap. You can purchase a wireless access point for under £50 and connect it to your network in moments. However, while this may work well to begin with, it can quickly lead to capacity, coverage and security issues. It doesn’t take long to plan a network and check the implic...

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Mobile apps for small businesses

There’s a flourishing market in smartphone applications, or 'apps', and thousands are available. But how do you know which ones are best for you?

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Building a network

Once you’ve decided you need a business computer network, it’s important you plan and build one that’s appropriate for your business needs.