Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions specialist with MJ Flood Technology talks Internet of Things or IoT

How are you measuring your IT Department and is it Fair?

Empower your IT team and reset their success dial, measure them on business impact and you will reap the rewards.

FORTNITE “A Plague on your HOME??”

Every time I’ve listened to the radio over the last two weeks I’ve heard people talking about Fortnite. Similarly, I had a conversation with a client during a business meeting about the same topic and everyone seems to share the same concerns. Is this bad for my child?

Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions lead, MJ Flood Technology

The Future of Productivity

In the modern age every aspect of our lives is competing for our time, which is becoming more and more scarce as we move forward. Being productive, focused and informed within your business can be a challenge at times.

General Data Protection Regulation: The Facts

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. After four years of preparation and debate the GDPR was finally approved by the EU Parliament on the 14 April 2016 and will come into force from the 25th of May 2018.

Paul Caffrey talks Office 365

The evolution of the modern office – are you on board?

Office 365 and the services within it provide true collaboration and we-centric productivity that gives serious competitive advantage to those that embrace it. By 2020, a corporate “No Cloud” policy will be as rare as a “No Internet” policy is today, according to Gartner. Read more in Paul Caffrey’s latest blog.

Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions lead, MJ Flood Technology

Why we decided to launch the Office 365 online store

by Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions lead, MJ Flood Technology

Office 365 Business Essentials - buy online nowWe’re a traditional IT company, selling a range of IT services which we wrap around a number of vendor technologies. And like most of the industry, we charge for those services as upfront capital expenditure.

But that’s about to change, with our launch of the country’s first Office 365 online store.  This is the first online store of its kind that combines Office 365 licensing, setup and support services, payable through a low-cost, predictable monthly fee.

Why have we done this?  The answer is simple; our customers want it. Read more

In his latest blog, Guido Marchetti talks about Internet of Things and the automotive industry

Self-driving cars fuelled by internet of things

by Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions specialist, MJ Flood Technology

The second in our series of Internet of Things (IoT) articles examines the automotive industry and how IoT services and solutions might start to change our driving experience and behaviour through innovations in the cars that we drive.

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Guido Marchetti, cloud solutions specialist with MJ Flood Technology talks Internet of Things or IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) – marketing spin or market disruptor?

by Guido Marchetti, thumb cloud solutions specialist, dosage MJ Flood Technology

You have probably seen lots of news articles about the Internet of Things (IoT) or as Cisco term it, pharmacy the Internet of Everything. There’s no doubt that we’re in the midst of the famed technology hype cycle but the question is, are we about to nosedive into the trough of disillusionment?

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Paul Caffrey, pre sales consultant, MJ Flood Technology

Top three telco tips to successfully win cloud business

by Paul Caffrey, senior cloud solutions consultant, MJ Flood Technology

I have spent the last six years of my IT career in MJ Flood Technology, providing white glove, pre-sales Microsoft consultancy to a large telecommunications company (telco) and its clients in the UK.

During this time, I have seen a dramatic shift of mind-set from clients towards the cloud, and witnessed first-hand the declining revenues of the telco industry, contract resign after contract resign.

Clearly, clients see the business value in moving infrastructure, apps or other services to the cloud. Many choose their trusted IT service provider to do this for them but more and more, they are turning to their telco as a one-stop-shop for help and advice to address all their communications needs – including cloud.
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Jonathan Finglas, enterprise account manager, MJ Flood Technology

From the sales floor to the classroom and back again

By Jonathan Finglas, enterprise account manager,  MJ Flood Technology

As of January 2016, Ernst and Young (EY) have announced that a university degree will no longer be an essential requirement for successful application to their workforce.

In addition, one of the UK’s top law firms, Clifford Chance have introduced ‘’CV blind interviews’’ giving the assessors no insight into the background of the applicant. This gives every young, ambitious and driven applicant an equal opportunity regardless of background, education or experience.

Why are such industry giants defying convention and radically changing their recruitment policies? Read more