IT Companies and MSPs – The Unsung Heroes of Lockdown

The unsung heroes during lockdown - Managed Service Providers

IT Companies and MSPs – The Unsung Heroes of Lockdown Written by Craig Allen, GUEST BLOG – CRAIG ALLAN – THE BLACK KNIGHT – Business Coach and Mentor. IT Support and Managed IT Services Providers (MSPs) have been largely overlooked when it comes to recognition for their frontline work during the pandemic. On the eve of […]

Throwback Thursday – Gaming Through the Years

Throwback Thursday with Shackleton Technologies - IT Support and Services in Dundee

Throwback Thursday – Gaming Through the Years Written by Shackleton Technologies Nowadays the PC is a graphical powerhouse. With visuals that put next-generation gaming consoles to shame and effects that were once only possible in Tinseltown studios, the digital world now comes alive in your home office or place of work. 4K resolutions are becoming […]

How a Recent Flood Challenged our Business Continuity Procedures…

Flood at Shackleton HQ - Why Business Continuity and Data Protection is so important for your business. Does your business have a backup plan?

How a Recent Flood Challenged our Business Continuity Procedures… Written by Shackleton Technologies We had many things to consider over the last few months, but an office flood was not on our list! Very unexpectedly, Steve, our MD, arrived one Tuesday morning to 2-3 inches of water, welcoming him as he arrived at the office.  […]

How to Back-Up and Restore Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 - How to backup and restore your data with Shackleton Technologies, Dundee, Scotland - IT Support

How to Back-Up and Restore Microsoft 365 Written by Shackleton Technologies Microsoft 365 is fast becoming an essential business tool for productivity and seamless collaboration with colleagues.  With the ability to work online, share files and work from home or mobile devices, it is the perfect cloud solution for businesses of all sizes. In today’s modern […]

Shackleton’s Top 10 Tips For Zoom Calls

Tips for Zoom calls - Shackleton Technologies, Dundee, Scotland - IT Support - IT Managed Services

Shackleton’s Top 10 Tips For Zoom Calls Written by Shackleton Technologies ‘STAY CONNECTED, STAY SAFE’ Whilst the country is self-isolating, and many people are working from home there has been a sudden increase in the use of virtual call software both for business (and personal) use to communicate with work colleagues, friends, and family to […]

How to Keep your Devices Clean During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to keep your devices clean - from mobiles to computers with Shackleton Technologies, Dundee and Perth, Scotland - IT Support - IT company

How to Keep your Devices Clean During the Coronavirus Outbreak Written by Shackleton Technologies A study by the University of Arizona back in 2012 found that mobile phones carried 10 times more germs than a toilet seat, largely because toilet seats are cleaned frequently’ Since the outbreak of the coronavirus you will be more self-aware […]

What is your Company’s Work from Home Plan?

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What is your Company’s Work from Home Plan? Written by Shackleton Technologies As the coronavirus in the UK moves into the ‘delay’ phase we are aware of the impact this virus could have on where, when and how we work. We are being cautioned that large public gatherings may be suspended soon and UK business owners may find themselves in the […]

Polar Academy’s Craig Mathieson Speaks at Discovery Point

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Polar Academy’s Craig Mathieson Speaks at Discovery Point Written by Shackleton Technologies Shackleton Technologies recently had the pleasure of hosting an event to raise awareness in the Dundee and Angus area for The Polar Academy, a Scottish charity created to help young adults become leaders of the future. It was a miserable, rainy evening on Tuesday […]

Q&A with Leandra Cresswell – Service Desk Controller

Service Desk Coordinator, Leandra Creswell talks about her role at Shackleton Technologies in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland

Q&A with Leandra Cresswell – Service Desk Controller Written by Shackleton Technologies Leandra joined the Shackleton team in July as a Service Desk Coordinator. Many of you will have spoken with Leandra when phoning our service desk team so we thought it’s time for you to get to know her better via our series of […]