Free Introduction to Office 365

Office 365 Taster Sessions and demonstrations

Many businesses who have Microsoft Office 365 don’t know what it is, what you can do with it, or how to use it. Learn about Office 365 with an Introduction to Office 365!


  • Introduction to Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online Demonstration
  • Intro OneDrive for Business
  • Learn about Skype-for-Business
  • Understand Microsoft Delve
  • The new Compliance Manager

Free Office 365 Demos and Sessions in Yorkshire

Eitex is a local Microsoft Partner that works closely with Yorkshire businesses to help them understand the components of Office 365!. This is done via product demonstrations, sessions and tasters.

We can help explain how the different applications in Office 365 can enhance your systems (such as email, file sharing, communication, and working from anywhere).

Our Office 365 Demo event aims to provide you with a greater understanding of the platform so you can make an educated decision on if this is the right fit for your organisation.

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The Integrated Solution for Security Direct UK

Eitex were recently pleased to work with Security Direct, based in Beverley, Yorkshire, and with offices in Birmingham and London. They used cloud computing storage via a 3rd party product, but also had a subscription to Office 365 and this included OneDrive for Business. The problem is that add-on solutions can create more problems than they solve. Companies can end up with quite a tangle, especially with today’s increasingly sophisticated demands that overtax systems not designed to work together. Dean Spencer, Eitex MD comments, “Effectively Security Direct had all they needed with their Office 365 account. By also using a
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Digital Technology Grants for Yorkshire Businesses

Keeping up with digital technology can be challenging, both in terms of cost and in fears over disruption to business operations. Business owners or CIOs can often find themselves on the horn of a dilemma. Budget restraints may prevent them adopting the latest tech, despite the risks involved if they don’t keep up. “Balancing IT needs with current business operations is a common challenge,” says Dean Spencer, Eitex MD. “Bosses say they wish they could upgrade their IT, but they worry about potential downtime and how much it’s going to cost.” Fast Forward your Business for a Fraction of the
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Why Good Technology Attracts the Best Talent

As technology changes, so do employee expectations. In the 18th century the Industrial Revolution altered the world forever. In the 21st century, digital transformation and cloud computing is doing the same, for many of the same reasons. It’s said that start-ups have a tech advantage over older, more established companies. The reason given is that start-ups can utilise the latest technology from the start. Established businesses, meanwhile, can’t afford potential downtime through disruption to legacy systems. The truth lies somewhere in the middle. Established companies may have more idea about what they need from technology now and in the future.
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Meeting the Basic Digital Skills Framework with Office 365

How does your company stack up against the Basic Digital Skills Framework? The framework is an updated version of the Basic Online Skills Framework. It sets out the skills individuals and companies need to get on in today’s digital world. This includes the things we do in everyday life, plus tasks carried out in the workplace. There are five skill areas: Managing Information Communicating Transacting Problem solving Creating It’s estimated that around 11.5 million adults in the UK don’t have basic digital skills. In business, digital skills can determine a company’s competitive edge. Lack of skill in any of the
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IT Strategy is Key for Successful Business Start-up or Expansion

Knowing how and when to scale up your business is one of the major keys to success. It’s estimated that only around half of the businesses that start up each year are still trading after three years. This report in the Financial Times states that nearly 660,000 companies started trading in 2016, so that’s an awful lot of new businesses that didn’t make it. In a separate report from Lloyds Bank, having digital skills makes it over twice as likely that new businesses will scale up and see success. The points below are applicable to start-up businesses and established ones
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A New Office 365 Contract with CBR Engineering Castleford

Eitex is delighted to have entered into a new contract with CBR Engineering, a local company based in Castleford. We will be supporting, managing and maintaining all their IT systems. Innovative Engineering and Steel Fabrication CBR Engineering has been at their base on Albion Street in Castleford for many years. In fact, there is a long tradition going back to the mid-nineteenth century of boilermakers on that site. CBR Engineering takes pride in carrying forward the same skills and workmanship. Today, their customer base spans the world, with contracts ranging from the UK to the Middle East. CBR Engineering designs
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Office 365 for SmartGate Solutions of Leeds

Eitex recently contracted to work with Smartgate Solutions, based in Leeds, Yorkshire. We are setting up their new email system in Office 365 via Exchange Online; a system that will open up new avenues of efficient communications across the company. Smartgate Solutions works right across the healthcare industry. This includes health and social care organisations in both the public and private health sectors. Provision of healthcare is heavily regulated and rightly so; we all rely on the expertise (and discretion) of those caring for us when we’re in need. Smartgate Solutions have developed systems that make quality and compliance easier
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Office 365 and Sophos Integration

Managing the same users in multiple locations can be both time consuming and challenging, especially if you have large teams! Sophos Integration If you’re managing users in Office 365 and Sophos, then you will know that users need to be created, modified and / or removed from both places. It is very easy for errors to be made, resulting in discrepancies, paying for licenses you don’t need, and worse, no anti-virus protection for some of your users! Built on Microsoft Azure, Eitex have developed a tool to bridge both solutions together. Add / remove / modify a user account once,
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