Last week we welcomed two new consultants into our Auckland team. It's so exciting to have such interest in Think Concepts. These young tech enthusiasts jumped at the opportunity to become part of our team and we just couldn't choose, so we brought them both on board!Read More
Safeguard your business from Meltdown and Spectre
Security experts scrambled last week to try to reassure computer users worldwide that a newly discovered type of security flaw can be managed through the simple act of updating software with patches that technology companies have been frantically...Read More
As a business, when evaluating what a good or service will cost to purchase or implement, are you giving any thought to the total cost of owning it? What will it cost you to use it? Maintain, repair and upgrade it? Will end users adopt it? Will staff spend all of their working time playing with...Read More
It's fine for us to sit here and tell you about our passion for technology, but what better way to explain it than real life examples. We'll give you an insight into how our creative consultants use technology in their daily lives.Read More
In this day and age technology is a part of everyday life and is being used to enhance and support traditional methods of business practice.
This is being referred to as the 'digital transformation' and it's all about how companies are leveraging technology and the new opportunities it provides.Read More
Over the holidays IT can often be ignored, putting you at an increased risk of viruses and large bills when you get back. Make sure that your IT is supported during this time by following our handy Think Concepts IT tips checklist.Read More
Many people don't really know what an "IT company" does, or they have misconceptions about how broad the IT industry has become. One of the first questions we are asked when we introduce ourselves as an IT provider is “what kind of software do you develop?”. Due to the surge of cloud services,...Read More
What happens when you first type an address into your web browser? Many things.
It all starts with the Domain Name, this usually ends in .com or .co.nz. First, your web browser asks your network’s domain name server (DNS, and usually your Internet router) to translate, for example, “google.com”...Read More
Your company network is the backbone of your IT infrastructure.
Your network includes physical cabling, network switches, WiFi devices, routers and fibre or wireless links between buildings.
As your business grows and develops, so can the complexity of your network as more and more devices are...Read More
Data leak prevention is a business technology strategy which uses compliance enforcement to ensure that end users do not send sensitive or critical information outside of your business’ network. The term is also used to describe software products that help a network...Read More
Cloud Computing is a big buzzword in the field of technology and is often sold with the message that ‘it can do everything’ which isn’t far from the truth. Cloud Computing really excels at backing up and storing your data.Read More
One of the biggest costs of natural disasters and cyber attacks is enforced downtime for businesses. Having a Disaster Recovery Plan is critical to keep your business running in case the unexpected happens. Check out this infographic Microsoft put together detailing the differences between...Read More
Maximise your IT with a Managed Service Provider
With technology being at the forefront of business success, it is important to align with an IT partner that understands your business and can align your goals with technology offerings.
Some MSPs allow their services to be commoditised, and push...Read More
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
With all this crazy weather, we wanted to reach out with some advice to hopefully reduce some of the potential business disruption that can be a side effect of the winter conditions.Read More
Making Mondays Better With Breakfast
At Think Concepts we take breakfast and team bonding seriously.
I remember when I first started and heard about the 7AM Monday morning team breakfasts I was excited to be a part of a work culture that recognised the fabulousness of breakfast whilst starting...Read More
It's not just leaked records that can harm a business, we've recently seen the effects of data loss with the 2017 WannaCry ransomware. These attacks have the capacity to level a business without the proper backups, network security and policies in place. As connected databases around...Read More
Spark Digital called upon Think Concepts to assist with a countrywide router replacement project. This project involved kitting out all of New Zealand Fire Service’s volunteer stations with new VPN routers. Our nationwide branches allowed our technicians to coordinate site visits across the...Read More