Be pro-active – prevention is better than cure

There is a famous quote often attributed to Desiderius Erasmus – “Prevention is better than cure”. We strongly believe in this mantra at Proxar. We are never standing still; in the ever-changing world of IT we are always looking to move forward. We believe it is vital that we are pro-active in our approach. Continuously […]

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Outsourcing – how it can help you

More companies are now outsourcing their IT, preferring that approach over an internal IT department. The outsourced approach can offer a number of benefits to businesses including financial, flexibility and resource. Financial Outsourcing your IT support could be a very prudent move from a financial perspective. If you have an internal IT department, then you […]

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Partnerships at Proxar

At Proxar we are always looking to provide our clients with the best service and solutions. The team we have built will take your requirements and work with you to create a solution. We are proud to be partnered with a number of the most trusted brands in the IT industry. We pick our partnerships […]

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Conditional access improves your Microsoft security

What is conditional access? Conditional access is a way of controlling which devices are able to access various services and data on your network.  As a definition, it is a set of policies specified by your administrator. As the name suggests, your administrator can define these policies and they only allow access if certain conditions […]

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One Drive Business or SharePoint?

One question we often find clients asking is should they use SharePoint or One Drive. Microsoft develops both applications and they come with most Office 365 subscriptions. The truth is, when used correctly you and your business can benefit from both. SharePoint SharePoint is a collaboration tool that enables teams to work together. This can […]

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Is it time to migrate to Office 365?

On 13th October 2020, Microsoft will end support of Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010.  There will be no extension and no option for extended security updates. Is now the time to migrate to Office 365? It is possible to carry on using your existing Microsoft Office apps. However the lack of support and […]

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Ransomware, how much do you know about it?

Ransomware attacks are occurring more and more frequently. This past week we saw global brand Garmin fall foul to what is reported to have been a ransomware attack. Garmin is relied upon by athletes and pilots across the globe and all services were down for a number of days. What is Ransomware? A type of […]

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Microsoft Edge – should I switch?

For years now Google Chrome has been the go-to web browser for most people.  It has often been the case that the mere mention of Edge would have you instantly shot down. No doubt everyone reading this has experimented with browsers other than Google Chrome.  The chances are that experiment was short lived and you […]

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Office 365 – why should you choose it?

Your day to day business can massively impacted by the technology you choose to use.  Microsoft Office 365 offers a number of features which can be really beneficial. Ease of migration Moving your business to Office 365 is surprisingly easy.  At Proxar we have a team of Microsoft certified engineers.  Our team have vast experience […]

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Skype for Business vs Microsoft Teams

Many businesses have used Skype for Business as a way of communicating within their workplace. That may be one office or across multiple locations.  In simple terms it is a tool that allows your business to communicate anytime, anywhere.  However Microsoft Teams has overtaken in the popularity stakes. Skype for Business was designed to support […]

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