• Launching our CIO Report: Cutting through the noise

      Once again this year, we’ve canvassed IT leaders across the UK for our annual CIO Report. The full report will be available to download soon, but in the meantime, here are some of the headlines and insights our 2023…

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  • Acquisition May 2023

    Acora continues to grow and develop its cyber proposition

    Acora is delighted to announce its acquisition of Infosec Partners Ltd, one of the leading cyber security players in the UK. With the acquisition of Secrutiny Ltd in early 2022, Acora established extended capabilities and scale in its cyber security…

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    Acora Accelerates SME Service Capability

    Acora announces acquisition of Norwich-based Computer Service Centre Ltd Acora is delighted to announce its acquisition of Norfolk-based managed services provider Computer Service Centre Ltd. The transaction, Acora’s seventh in five years, gives the group a powerful new regional presence…

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  • Hybrid Cloud

    What is Hybrid Cloud?

    In today’s digital landscape, many businesses consume a hybrid cloud solution without even realising it. This raises a key question. Are people aware of what a hybrid cloud solution is and, how it can benefit their business? Every business sees…

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  • 501AWARD

    MSP 501 – what it means to us

    Too many corporate awards are questionable in terms of their legitimacy. You sponsor an award, and woo! You’ve won… We take a disinterested approach to awards of questionable legitimacy. We believe awards should be given purely on merit, so we’re…

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  • 2022 Message

    2022: Never the Same Again?

    Like most of us, I’d hoped that 2021 would be something more like a ‘normal’ year. But of course, it wasn’t. Likewise, I’d more-or-less assumed I’d now be looking ahead to a bright, shiny ‘post-pandemic’ year in 2022. Doesn’t look…

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  • User Experience

    The Light of Experience

    As CIOs, we have a general sense of how people feel about IT. Some of this knowledge comes from formal measures like CSAT but we’re also plugged into anecdotal feedback when considering user experience. While it’s useful to know that…

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  • Staying Connected as Leaders

    We could all be forgiven for looking back on the past year and saying, ‘this isn’t what I signed up for’. As IT leaders, we’ve faced the unique situation of going, almost literally overnight, from operating as single locations with…

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  • Return to work 2

    Return to Work (Part 2)

    In my previous post, I highlighted some of the considerations and challenges for IT teams as people return to the office. This time, I want to focus on the specific issues of security and compliance. Flexible Working During the pandemic, you…

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