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The Benefits of Outsourcing IT Support

Many businesses choose to outsource their IT support, for a wide variety of reasons. Choosing a trustworthy, experienced company to handle day-to-day IT support processes is one of the soundest investments a business of any size can make. Here are some benefits. 1....

Scaling your IT system to grow your business

If you run a start-up or SME, you probably want to grow it into a larger company. However, as your small business grows into a larger one, its IT requirements will also grow. This means that you’ll need to scale your IT systems and solutions as your business expands....

Do SMEs Still Need IT Departments?

In the early days of computers, the IT department was revered. Many companies hired their own IT expert whose entire job it was to ensure that the network operated as desired. Few people understood programming or networking and most did not want to even try putting a...

How IT support can help Belfast businesses get an edge

If you run a business based in Belfast (or anywhere else in Northern Ireland), you should be aware that IT support can help you get an edge over your competitors. Many Northern Ireland-based SMEs don’t invest much in IT support. As a result, if you choose to take...

What to look for when choosing IT support in Belfast

When running any kind of SME in Belfast, the IT support you have is vital. IT is at the heart of most businesses now, from the network you use to run your daily operations to the PCs your staff use in their roles. Keeping this side of your business running effectively...

How do you put together a good cyber defence?

Cyber security isn’t just important – it is essential. You don’t leave the doors of your business’ premises or warehouses open at night. It might be an obvious question, but why? The answer is simple; because things will get stolen or vandalised. So why treat your...

When you should call in IT support in Belfast

If technology is not your strong point, don't worry. Unless your business is in the Northern Irish IT sector, there is no need for you to have to understand much else than computer basics. However, as technology advances at a lightning-fast pace, you can feel left...

What is virtualisation and how does it work?

The term ‘virtualisation’ sounds complicated and vaguely futuristic, which can be intimidating if you don’t have a lot of IT experience. In reality, virtualisation is a fairly simple concept that can help to greatly improve the efficiency of a business’s IT system. It...

What is a hosted desktop and why should you have one?

If you run a business, you are probably already aware of how important it is for your staff to have access to the right software. If they can’t utilise the correct programmes and applications, it can be difficult for an employee to carry out their role sufficiently....

Cyber security threats to look out for in 2018

2017 saw a rise in the number of high profile cyber attacks worldwide. Malicious software is becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect. Now more than ever it is important for businesses to recognise the biggest threats to cyber security and know the methods of...

Why IT training is a wise choice for your business

If you run a business, then you need to use all the resources you can to make it run to its maximum potential. While there are many ways to do this, including outsourcing your IT support or using a managed service desk, one superb option is to invest in IT training...

Nimbus shortlisted for Small Business Awards 2018

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Small Business of the Year and Technology Business of the Year Awards in this years Business Eye First Trust Bank Small Business Awards.  While both award categories have different guidelines they both recognise an...

Has your business had a IT health-check lately?

For all sized businesses now, IT support is a key issue. This is especially true for the small business that operates on finer margins and may have less of a budget in these areas. Even if you decide to handle the IT support you need yourself or via a staff member, it...

Why IT support is for SMEs too

Are you an SME owner? If so, when you think of managed IT support, is it something which you associate with larger companies of say, 50+ employees? If the answer is yes, it might be time for a rethink. In this blog we look at some of the reasons why managed IT support...

Making cloud migration safer and easier for your business

Storing information and carrying out certain types of processing in the cloud is a great way for businesses to save money and eliminate many of the risks associated with computer crashes. However, some businesses are still hesitant to migrate to the cloud because they...

3 ways Sage accounting software can help your business grow

Whatever sector your small or medium sized business operates in, you will have to send out invoices to your customers and keep on top of your company accounts. Sage accountancy software is a great way to do this and is trusted by many businesses as a key part of their...

Cyber security considerations for SMEs using cloud computing

At Nimbus CS we are great believers in cloud solutions, if you are moving to cloud on your own, here's a few security considerations to keep in mind. Increasingly cloud computing is being utilised as an essential tool by SMEs. It is one of the most cost-effective ways...

3 key reasons to consider outsourcing your IT support

If you run a small to medium-sized business then the decision to employ an in-house IT department or outsource your IT support is critical. Many senior managers thinking about business IT support opt to go the outsourcing route due to the many superb operational...

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