Protect Your Business IT from Scammers in the BYOD Era | Spirit

How to Protect Your Business IT from Scammers in the BYOD Era ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) culture is being embraced by businesses around the world, with up to 85% of organisations already jumping on board. Interestingly, many are even allowing contractors, partners, customers and suppliers to access company data on their personal devices.1 So what does this mean for the security of your business IT? While the use of BYOD certainly has its benefits – increased productivity and reduced costs, to name a few – it’s not without its risks. Security threats and the impact of cyber scammers is a [...]

2019-10-07T10:22:44+11:00 October 10th, 2019|

The ISDN Disconnection is Here: Is Your Business Ready? | Spirit

The ISDN Disconnection is Here: Is Your Business Ready?The copper networks are being disconnected across the country. By 2020, it will be completely shut down. This means your ISDN equipment will no longer be supported. If you haven’t already started making plans, the time is now – or you’ll quickly find your business without a phone or Internet access.Thankfully, Spirit has developed a solution that puts the control back in the hands of your business. We call it Spirit Smart ISDN. Click here to get started or keep reading this blog to find out more.Transitioning from ISDN to the cloudRather than getting rid [...]

2019-09-25T11:17:31+11:00 September 25th, 2019|

Is It Time Your Business Had an Internet Backup Plan? | Spirit

Is it Time Your Business Had an Internet Backup Plan? A damaged cable has left a number of businesses without Internet for more than 24 hours. A construction crew in Melbourne’s east accidentally severed a fibre cable Wednesday morning, causing an immediate outage across the city. There’s currently no ETA on when service will be restored. It’s a news story we’ve all heard before. Some of us have been unfortunate enough to be one of the businesses caught up in it. From startups to large corporations, Internet outages don’t discriminate – and their impact can be just as damaging, whatever your [...]

2019-09-05T13:47:19+11:00 September 16th, 2019|

Why Managed IT Services are Beneficial for Business | Spirit

Why Managed IT Services are Beneficial for Business Managed IT Services have become more commonplace over the years – and with good reason. Once upon a time, businesses were able to focus their efforts wholly toward the products or services they supplied. But as technology has advanced in the workplace, and businesses have become more reliant upon the integration of different tools, platforms and systems, there’s been a need for dedicated IT professionals to manage this capability. That’s why having a dedicated IT service provider is critical to ensuring everything runs seamlessly at all times. Keep reading to learn more about [...]

2019-09-04T14:53:45+11:00 September 2nd, 2019|

Examples of the IoT for Business | Spirit

Save Your Business Money with the Internet of Things By 2020, it’s predicted that there will be 24 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things¹. We’ve all heard the home automation examples: Your smartphone alarm wakes you up in the morning just as your coffee machine automatically starts brewing. When you leave the house, your air conditioning switches to standby. Once in the car, your GPS syncs with your calendar to find the best route to your next appointment. And let’s not forget, that milk you finished this morning with your coffee? Your fridge has already added it to your [...]

2019-08-12T14:40:46+11:00 August 16th, 2019|

What Makes Spirit Internet “Different. Better”? | Spirit

What Makes Spirit’s Internet Network “Different. Better”?There’s a lot of confusion surrounding Australia’s telecommunications industry. It’s hard to know who exactly is selling what, whether they’re reselling something else, and whether any of it is actually any good. But when you’re running a business – or simply working for a company and trying to get your work done – you need an Internet connection that you can rely upon.While the Government have built the National Broadband Network (NBN), their model is geared predominantly towards residential customers. For businesses, there’s still a myriad of technology options from a range of providers.One of [...]

Relocate Your Office Without Losing Productivity | Spirit

How to Relocate Your Office Without Losing Productivity Whether your office is ten people or one hundred, moving is a tough job! And if executed poorly, it can lead to hours of wasted time – all at your company’s expense. Almost puts you off even attempting to move, right? Thankfully, there are steps you can take to make sure you remain productive throughout your office relocation. The key is good time management and even better support. Keep reading to learn more. Plan in advance It should go without saying that an office relocation requires a lot of planning well in advance. [...]

2019-07-26T14:55:52+11:00 August 5th, 2019|

A Real Alternative to the NBN: Sky-Speed Internet | Spirit

A Real Alternative to the NBN – And it’s Bloody Fast We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: the NBN is a dinosaur! Prehistoric before it even began, it doesn’t have the capacity to support a business in today’s digital age. That’s why Spirit offers Australian businesses Sky-Speed Internet – a genuine alternative to the NBN. Our fixed wireless network provides you with the speed you need to get ahead. Interested? Read on to learn more about the NBN and how Spirit plays on a completely different level.What is the NBN?The NBN is Australia’s largest government infrastructure project to [...]

2019-07-29T16:37:47+11:00 July 29th, 2019|

Switch to Super-Fast Fixed Wireless Business Internet | Spirit

No Wires, No Worries: It’s Easy to Make the Switch to Fixed Wireless Internet One of the biggest concerns for any business when switching vendors is whether it’ll be worth the effort. There are far too many businesses out there sticking it out with below average CRMs, HR software – and Internet connections – out of fear the transition to a new provider will be far too difficult. Rather the devil you know… In the case of Internet access, who has time to waste on the phone to your new provider, chasing up the progress of the connection? What if something [...]

2019-07-23T16:30:07+11:00 July 26th, 2019|

Surprise! We’ve Acquired Another Company | Spirit

Spirit acquires Phoenix Austec Group in $1.6m deal In a move that will continue our expansion into the Managed IT Service Provider (MSP) sector, we’re proud as punch to announce we’ve just acquired another company! We’re fast becoming a one-stop-shop for all things business IT with the acquisition of Phoenix Austec. Our focus is on making life simpler for Australian business owners, so we’re continuing to take the leg work out of business IT by consolidating IT and Internet services all in the one place. Need Sky-Speed Internet? IT Services? Cloud Services? Unified Communications? Phone Numbers? Top-Notch Customer Service? It’s all [...]

2019-08-14T16:52:44+11:00 July 24th, 2019|