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Know the differences: Microsoft 365 Business Premium vs Office 365 E3 – Which do you need

To help businesses understand the differences between Business Premium and E3 We have created this helpful summary. For small businesses (less than 300 staff) looking to achieve Cyber Essentials certification, they would be advised to consider Business Premium. Important: This comparison is against Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Office 365 E3, NOT Microsoft 365 E3.…
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Available: Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365 for SMB

Meet Microsoft Copilot, the powerful AI solution here to empower your businesses to do even more. Microsoft 365 Copilot is now available for every workplaceCopilot has officially launched for all SMB users. Since there are no user minimums to order, SMBs of all sizes can take their productivity to new levels. What does Microsoft 365…
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Openreach Surpasses 12.5 Million Premises Connected in Accelerated Full-Fibre Rollout FTTP

In a significant stride toward transforming the landscape of UK connectivity, Openreach proudly announces that it has successfully connected over 12.5 million homes with its cutting-edge full-fibre infrastructure. This achievement marks a pivotal moment, crossing the halfway threshold on the journey to connect 25 million homes by 2026. As the United Kingdom’s premier broadband network,…
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Offer: December Phone System

Are you considering replacing/upgrading your phone system? Needing to move from an Analogue to a VOIP system ahead of the BT Switch off? Complete your order application in December and get Free installation on your phone system*. *Offer is based on 24-month leased contract supplying 3CX Pro licence (Not Enterprise). Buy in December for installation…
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Trend Micro Takes Down Notorious Phishing Operation by Working with INTERPOL

Trend Micro have a long-standing history of working with Law enforcement around the world to help take down organised criminals. This is just one example of many where they have been successful in closing down and disrupting organised crime. Well done and thank you Trend Micro and Interpol. What is the significance of this takedown?…
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When do I need Ofcom Licensing for 60GHz EHF

Ofcom authorises and manages the use of the radio spectrum in the UK, keeping the airwaves clear of interference and unlicensed devices. For some radio bands, this means the end-user has to purchase a licence if their devices transmit within that frequency. There is no need to worry about licencing if you are operating devices…
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Openreach Big Switch off – Update

Hello, valued readers and customers of Mear Technology! We want to make you all aware of Changes to services offered by Mear Technology due to Openreach’s copper switch-off. Embracing the Future: Say Goodbye to PSTN and Embrace Single-Order Broadband Services As part of Openreach’s copper switch-off, we will no longer be offering PSTN and PSTN-based…
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Is your business technology a data risk

What is your business policy on disposing of old tech? When you replace old computers, external drives, memory sticks and mobiles do you delete data and then just… get rid of them? You could be putting your sensitive data at risk. Data recovery specialist regularly shows that millions of deleted files can be recovered from…
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How scammers are using AI

Unmasking the Dangers: How Scammers Exploit Voice Cloning Technology There has been lots of information in the news about AI Microsoft has announced that soon AI will be integrated into their Office Suite by way of copilot. While the benefits of AI are helping deliver faster solutions to issues those who make their living from…
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Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 user experience

Supported Migration scenarios. Mear Technology help customers migrate to office 365 reducing the challenges and delivering solutions to organisations that have grown up in other environments. Are Technical team will be on hand to assist with the progress. One part of the migration is moving the business emails. The following article is used to demonstrate…
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