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CARA Technology are a leading provider of managed IT services and support in the Cheshire, South Manchester, and North Wales supplying small to medium sized companies with unique packages to suit individual needs.  Read our posts and visit our IT service solutions page to see how we can help your business.

Keep it consistent: 5 reasons IT awareness is a must for your business

They say that knowledge is the first step to prevention – and this couldn’t be truer when it comes to the IT practices in your business. But for the average company, simply offering available guidelines or providing initial training isn’t enough to keep your employees aware of all the practices they should be following. Continual, [...]

By |2020-02-17T17:56:35+00:00January 21st, 2020|Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on Keep it consistent: 5 reasons IT awareness is a must for your business

Factors to consider when outsourcing IT support services

A business can choose to either employ IT staff or outsource the services. Large companies tend to hire staff to handle their IT services, but for SMEs, it is cheaper to outsource IT support services. The most expensive mistake any business can make is to blindly sign up to IT outsourcing without thinking about [...]

By |2019-08-30T13:13:56+00:00July 16th, 2019|Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on Factors to consider when outsourcing IT support services

Are you utilising technology efficiently enough in your work practices?

Business to business service providers, as well as professional practices such as solicitors and financial advisers, survive or thrive on the old adage that time is money. Modern technology has made wide-ranging promises about its ability to generate much more of this pivotal resource. Its capacity to automate business processes – and the fingertip [...]

By |2019-08-30T13:11:12+00:00June 13th, 2019|Business Phone Use, Human Resources & IT, IT Gadgets for the Workplace, IT Hardware in the Business World, Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on Are you utilising technology efficiently enough in your work practices?

5 signs that your company is ready to outsource its IT support

Computers are such an integral part of our lives and businesses that we often don't even think about outsourcing IT. When you start a small business, armed with a laptop, smartphone and enthusiasm, choosing your IT support isn't going to be the top priority. Most startups are pretty self-sufficient and low maintenance in terms of [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:28:11+00:00February 19th, 2019|Hosting and Cloud Solutions, Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on 5 signs that your company is ready to outsource its IT support

IT partnerships: advantages to business service firms

Professional, business and financial service firms in Manchester and Cheshire have evolved rapidly in recent years. In terms of operating your own businesses, you will undoubtedly be regularly engaging with clients via rapidly advancing technology. It’s likely that your service portfolio has evolved too, and you are now a more rounded “trusted advisor”. Technology has [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:28:11+00:00November 12th, 2018|Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on IT partnerships: advantages to business service firms

11 Business benefits of an effective cloud solution

The cloud has taken the digital world by storm in recent years (pun intended), and for good reason. There are so many exceptional benefits to cloud storage and services. From allowing you to create a virtual office, accessible from anywhere with WiFi, to enhanced security for your clients and business, there's a lot to love. [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:28:12+00:00August 8th, 2018|Hosting and Cloud Solutions, Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on 11 Business benefits of an effective cloud solution

How software can optimise your work

In an increasingly digital age, computer literacy and knowledge of software and programmes to optimise your workload are an essential part of company culture. Your files are the cornerstone to your business, holding valuable data and backing up all your important work to be reviewed when necessary. There's a whole host of software that is [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:28:12+00:00July 26th, 2018|IT Software User Development, Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on How software can optimise your work

5 reasons to outsource your IT support

When businesses grow to a certain size, their IT requirements can often get to the stage where problems can stop progress dead in its tracks. Drafting IT experts into your team is the best way to ensure that systems run smoothly and problems are rectified quickly, but with more people comes more cost and responsibility. [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:28:13+00:00June 13th, 2018|Hosting and Cloud Solutions, IT Software User Development, Managed IT Services by CARA, Windows|Comments Off on 5 reasons to outsource your IT support

Four reasons to use external IT support for your business

When it comes to IT-related issues or problems, it's rare that we think to check for bugs before they happen, or have the resources immediately available to combat any unexpected problems. To many companies, IT is understandably not the first thought when it comes to running a successful business - but the importance of a [...]

Why proactive IT can make your business better

When it comes to looking after your IT services, management of strategy, security and even software updates are often at the back of a business's mind; until something bad happens, that is. By choosing to go proactive with your IT management, you can not only avoid bad situations at the worst possible time - you [...]