Blog postings from Manx Technology Group
A Successful Career in Technology and Island Life are not Mutually Exclusive

A Successful Career in Technology and Island Life are not Mutually Exclusive

Technology plays a crucial role in continued innovation across all aspects of life driven by an insatiable demand from businesses and society. It’s an exciting and dynamic area to work in and as a technology company Manx Technology Group play their part in the constant cycle of innovation and consumption which has allowed the technology […]

8 x Benefits of IT as a Service (ITaaS)

8 x Benefits of IT as a Service (ITaaS)

The way organisations purchase and consume IT and software services is changing. With the onset of cloud and SaaS applications, there has been a move away from traditional models of purchasing and maintenance towards subscription based delivery models. Opex is now the new norm. Enterprises are now demanding the latest technologies and features, inherent security, […]

Microsoft readies its Cloud GDPR Dashborad

Microsoft readies its Cloud GDPR Dashborad

In a recent blog post Microsoft set out some of its initiatives that will accelerate an organisation’s compliance with GDPR. Julie White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure & Security outlined the different solutions and she reiterated how Microsoft’s Cloud services will be fully compliant come May 2018. This is timely, Gartner estimate less than 50% […]

8 x Office 365 Features that ease GDPR compliance

8 x Office 365 Features that ease GDPR compliance

With GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) looming, many organisations are busy trying to assess the impact on their business, the path to compliance and in many cases, the investment required – particularly in the context of IT and data. Given the complexities of GDPR and to some extent, the uncertainties in the context of IT, many […]

How to deploy an Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)

How to deploy an Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)

In previous articles, we have explained the benefits of internal network firewalls, also known as internal segmentation firewalls. The primary purpose is to secure internal network traffic, particularly between sites, functional areas or departments. Another common use is to provide an additional level of protection for sensitive areas of your network (i.e. databases, R&D) or […]

Outsourced IT Helpdesk – Integration

Outsourced IT Helpdesk – Integration

When an organisation is considering outsourcing or augmenting its IT support function, the management will need to consider how any arrangement could effect the business. Common considerations include the impact on business processes, response times, the user experience, privacy, security and familiarity, when it comes to the nuances of the company or industry.  Outsourcing needn’t mean a […]