Inspirational Inventors

Inspirational Inventors

Bill Gates – 1975

Bill Gates, born 1955 is the founder of Microsoft. With a passion for software and a natural ability for teaching, Bill Gates is the youngest person to ever become a billionaire.

In their later school days, Bill and Paul ran classes to teach other students computer programming. In 1970 at the age of 15, himself and Paul Allen designed a software that measured traffic flow in Seattle. This was their first venture and consequently netted $20,000.

At 18 years old, Gates attended Harvard Law School to follow the footsteps of his father as a lawyer. However, unsurprisingly his loyalty lied with programming. He dropped out of in 1975 to continue his journey with Paul Allen in the world of computing.

In 1975 Paul and Bill founded Microsoft. Although Allen came up with the name Microsoft, Bill did a majority of programming and planning and took the role of president whilst Allen was vice president.

Approximately 82.22% of computers and laptops have Microsoft software.

 

Why Microsoft Office 365?

Why Microsoft Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 is a group of software and services subscriptions which provide productivity software and related services to customers, changing the way businesses work. It is the ideal platform to achieve your business’ productivity as it accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop meaning all files are synchronized so employees can pick up work right where you left off. Here are the main benefits of moving to Office 365.

 

Protection. Office 365 offers data protection and backup so you have peace of mind that you’ll never lose the data you use.

Payment. Works on a pay as you go rate. If your business grows, simply pay for additional services and extra storage. This means your business doesn’t need to buy new hard drive for storage space and you can just pay for what you need.

Cloud-based. It is available on the cloud, so you don’t have to worry about servers. It can also integrate with your company’s on-premises solutions if needs be.

Employees. As it is based in the cloud, it allows you and your employees to work from absolutely anywhere on any form of device without security being an issue.

Efficiency. Once you’ve moved to Office 365 you’ll have instant access to updates and bug fixes as soon as they’re ready and issued by Microsoft so you’ll always have an efficient system with the newest updates.

 

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Why your business should move to Microsoft Azure

Why your business should move to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet your business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favourite tools and frameworks. This can bring many benefits to your business such as:

 

Security. Azure offers easy logon for all users, whether you are logging in on a personal account or a business account. The single sign-in feature eliminates the problems that passwords tend to generate within a business and keeps everyone secure.

Flexibility. If your business needs more resources, with Azure you can spend more without messing about with your infrastructure. Everything is already set up and you pay for what you use.

Speed. Azure is exceptionally fast due to the fact that the connection is private and therefore does not go over public internet. It is faster than your regular internet connection.

Disaster Recovery. There is nothing worse than losing all of your data and resources. Luckily Azure has you covered to stop your business suffering both short term and long term, making sure you don’t lose the edge over competitors.

Practicality. Azure can be deployed and used anywhere whilst being integrated with everything from other Microsoft programmes to the IoT (Internet of Things).

 

At Matrix, we act as your ‘outsourced IT department’, providing help to businesses in Portsmouth, Fareham, Southampton and across the Hampshire region. To find out more about Microsoft Azure and how this would benefit your business, please contact a member of our team on 01329 888444. Alternatively, email us at moreinfo@mtxit.com or complete the consultation form on our new website: https://www.mtxit.com.

5 Benefits of Microsoft Teams for your Business

5 Benefits of Microsoft Teams for your Business

Microsoft Teams is provided as a part of Microsoft Office 365 services. The idea is to provide a place where people can easily communicate and share data, outside of back-and-forth email methods, but within the secure environment of enterprise level computing. Here are the benefits it brings for your business.

 

Online Meetings. Never miss a meeting again with Microsoft Teams. You can host, live stream or even join in a conference call using the software, meeting your business needs (see what I did there).

Chat. Communicate with your team through the chat function, which makes sure you keep everyone in the know. Options to create a private or group chat are present whilst sharing files and co-authoring content is easier to do than ever before.

Phone System and Calling Plans. Receiving, making and transferring calls has never been easier. Through Microsoft Teams, you can do all of these through your phone, PC, Mac or mobile, whatever is easiest for you and your business.

Integrated Office 365 Apps. Every single app on Office 365 is built for easy access to other popular apps such as SharePoint and OneNote. Everything is integrated.

Customisation. You choose how your workplace looks, and what apps and services are the most important. Microsoft Teams allows you to put all these in one place. Organisation at its finest.

 

At Matrix, we act as your ‘outsourced IT department’, providing help to businesses in Portsmouth, Fareham, Southampton and across the Hampshire region. To find out more about Microsoft Teams and how it would benefit your business, please contact a member of our team on 01329 888444. Alternatively, email us at moreinfo@mtxit.com or complete the consultation form on our new website: https://www.mtxit.com.