• Veeam-Backup-O365-Header-June-2018

Doesn’t Microsoft Take Care of Office 365 Backup?

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Over the last year, we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of schools, colleges and universities moving from on-premise Exchange environments to Microsoft Office 365.

  • Disruption-in-the-Public-Sector-05-18

How disruptive are you prepared to be?

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Keith Martin, Phoenix Software’s Director of Public Sector, looks at the part that disruption is playing in the Public Sector

  • The-Student-Experience-Institution-Support-Framework

The Student Experience Institution Support Framework

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

By Cheryl Lapham, Phoenix Software Microsoft Business Manager for Education

  • Adobe-and-Universities

Creativity: The Essential Future Job Skill

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

With the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working, workers are going to have to become more creative to benefit from these changes.

  • Windwos-10-Different

Windows 10 & What it Really Means

May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

We know, another new operating system normally means years of planning, application testing and deployment plans, but Windows 10 is different. Yes, different – and here is why.

  • Microsoft-365-in-Education

Microsoft 365 in Education – Built for Productivity, Security and Manageability

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Educators face unique challenges accommodating the myriad of devices used by students and staff while also ensuring adequate protection from data loss, viruses and other malicious attacks. Microsoft 365 offers educational institutions a way to […]

  • Manage-Cloud-Spend

Managing your cloud spend

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Jacob Neil, Cloud Solutions Specialist at Phoenix Software, discusses the options for predicting & managing your organisations spend in this new cloud world

  • Sophos-LG-CG-Partner-of-the-Year-2018

Sophos Local & Central Government Partner of the Year 2018

May 11th, 2018|0 Comments

During the Sophos Partner Conference in London on Wednesday 9 May, Sophos rewarded their top performing and most strategic partners from the UK&I for their commitment and hard work over the last year.

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Disaster Recovery – Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Every few years, we get reminders of how vulnerable we are to acts of nature. Events beyond our control, including fires and floods, have been experienced and have resulted in large-scale disasters.

Phoenix Software has […]

  • NCVO-Conference-2018-AI

Inevitable and Innovative

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Chris Howarth, Phoenix Software Business Development Manager for Charities & Housing Associations, looks at the exciting journey into AI and beyond

  • Public-Sector-Catch-Up

Is the UK Public Sector really playing catch-up?

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Keith Martin, Phoenix Software Director of Public Sector, talks about his vision of the Modern Public Sector:

  • Azure-for-Students-04-18

Microsoft Azure for Students

April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Helping students build for tomorrow
Azure for Students is part of Microsofts growing commitment to Education both in the cloud and in the STEM classroom. Cloud and specifically distributed computing competencies are the #1 skillset needed […]

  • SQL-Server-Direct-or-Indirect

Direct or Indirect SQL Server licensing – that is the question!

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

“On our many travels throughout the Education community as a Microsoft Licensing Solutions Provider (LSP), we often have some very interesting conversations around licensing, which in turn transpire to have potential implications for the whole community. If […]

  • Sophos-in-Education-April-2018

Sophos – Increased Protection with Simplified Control for Education

April 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Education organisations face constantly changing and evolving threats and challenges to keep their students, faculty and networks safe.

  • Adobe-K-12-User-Licence-Blog-Header2

Adobe K-12 user licence is coming!

March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The new named user licensing program under K-12 will be the solution for BYOD or student deployment within schools.

  • Veeam-Awards-2018

Phoenix Software win big with Veeam

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Phoenix Software is delighted to have been named Veeam’s Reseller of the Year at the Veeam Partner awards, held at Mercedes-Benz World on Thursday 8 March

  • Cloud-Adoption-in-Charities-and-Housing

Cloud Adoption within Charities and Housing Associations

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Greg Dean, Phoenix Software Sales Manager for Charities & Housing Associations, takes a look at the progress of cloud within both the Charity and Housing Sectors

  • Sophos-Intercept-X-01-18

Introducing the all-new Sophos Intercept X

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Sophos Intercept X combines deep learning with best-in-class anti-exploit technology, CyptoGuard anti-ransomware, root cause analysis and more

  • Pure-Storage-Named-a-Leader-for-All-Flash-Arrays-02-18

Pure Storage Named a Leader for All-Flash Arrays

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Pure Storage helps organisations push the boundaries of what’s possible.

  • Building-SAM-into-Cloud-Projects-02-18

Building SAM into every cloud project

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Craig Taylor, Head of the Cloud Team at Phoenix Software, discusses the importance of considering Software Asset Management (SAM) at every stage of your cloud migration to better monitor costs, manage the project and maintain […]

  • Public-Sector-Cloud-Adoption-01-18

Cloud Adoption within Public Sector is Accelerating – but why?

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Keith Martin, Phoenix Software Director of Public Sector, takes a look at the progress of cloud in the Public Sector:

  • VMware-Licence-Management-Header-01-18

VMware Licence Management isn’t as simple as it seems

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Ben Rayner, Infrastructure Solutions Business Manager at Phoenix Software discusses VMware Licence Management, falling foul of the more subtle licensing requirements and avoiding non-compliance.

  • Adobe-Creative-Cloud-Header-01-18

Creative Cloud. The next generation is here.

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

World-class creative tools. Hassle-free administration.

  • Cloud-Platform-Managament-Header

Cloud Platform Management

January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

As the cloud matures and cloud consumption grows, we’re finding that more and more of you need better controls and reporting for your cloud platform

  • VMware-LG-Survey-Blog-Header-01-18

Why local government needs to invest in the right technology today to meet the data challenges of tomorrow.

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

By Keith Martin, Director of Public Sector, Phoenix Software

  • VMware-Housing-Survey-Blog-Header-01-18

Are UK housing authorities failing to use data as an asset?

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

By Greg Dean, Sector Sales Manager – Charities & Housing Associations

  • Adobe-Acrobat-Header-01-18

Work faster, smarter and safer

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Adobe Sign is now integrated in all Office 365 apps

  • Mimecast-and-Office-365-Header-01-18

Mimecast and Office 365

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Multi-cloud email management

  • SAM-and-the-GDPR-Header-01-18

Supporting the GDPR with Software Asset Management

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

How Software Asset Management (SAM) can assist in preparing your organisation for the GDPR

  • Pure-Storage-Goldrush-Header

The Digital Goldrush

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

The increased importance of digital technology has driven immense change across a diverse set of industries

  • Druva-Considering-Moving-Backup-and-DR-to-the-Cloud-Header0-01-18

Considering moving backup & DR to the cloud?

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

There are so many real-world business reasons to move backup, archival and disaster recovery to a single, native cloud platform

  • Oracle-Licensing-Challenges-Header-12-17

Oracle’s Licensing Challenges

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

At the end of an Oracle software licence audit it can feel like your organisation has gone through an exercise in survival.

  • Greg-Dean-Review-of-2017

2017: A Year of Change & Growth

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Greg Dean, Phoenix Software Sales Manager for Charities & Housing Associations, takes a look back over 2017 …

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Phoenix Software Technical Kick Off Conference

December 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Phoenix Software Limited recently hosted an inaugural Technical Kick Off Conference, supported by strategic partners Mimecast, Veeam, Dell EMC, VMware and Microsoft.

  • Merry-Christmas-Header-2017

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

As 2017 draws to a close, may we take this opportunity to say thank you for your valued custom throughout the year and wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2018

  • Paradigm-Shifts-Security-Predictions-for-2018

Paradigm Shifts: Security Predictions for 2018

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Bharat Mistry, Principal Security Strategist at Trend Micro UK, takes a look at how the biggest cyber attacks of 2018 will come from known vulnerabilities.

  • Precog-for-GDPR-Druva-12-17

Precog for GDPR: Can you afford to wait for the future?

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Andrew Nielsen, CISSP, CISA, ISSAP, ISSMP, CCSK – Chief Trust Officer at Druva – takes a look at an interesting a way of approaching the forthcoming GDPR …

  • Review-of-2017-Public-Sector-KM

2017 and All That: The Evolution of the Modern Public Sector!

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Keith Martin, Phoenix Software Director of Public Sector, takes a look back over 2017 …

  • Microsoft-Cloud-Header-12-17

Microsoft Cloud

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Your cloud. Your way. With Phoenix Software and Microsoft Azure

  • SAM-and-The-Cloud-Header-12-17

SAM & the Cloud

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Software Asset Management’s role in migrating to the cloud

  • Mimecast-De-Risking-Office-365-with-Cyber-Resilience-Header-11-17

De-Risking Office 365 with Cyber Resilience

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Mimecast CTO, Neil Murray, explores how cyber resilience can help de-risk Office 365 from attacks like ransomware

  • VMware-Infromation-Security-Threats-Header-11-17

Mitigate Information Security Threats

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Safeguard your institution with 10 best practices to combat common cyber security vulnerabilities

  • Every-Adobe-Cloud-has-a-Silver-Lining-Header-11-17

Every Adobe Cloud has a Silver Lining

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Did you know there are a range of cloud services available from Adobe?

  • Pure-Storage-in-Education-Header-11-17

Transforming Storage in Education with Pure Storage

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Pure Storage can provide student applications with exceptional performance and dramatically simplify IT operations – all while reducing your total cost of ownership.  You’ll not only improve online services, you’ll be able to leverage data […]

  • Are-you-ready-for-GDPR-HEader-11-17

Are you ready for the GDPR?

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will determine how your organisation manages, protects and administers data in the future. Phoenix Software can help you start preparing now

  • Phoenix-SOS-Header-11-17

Are you getting the most from your software?

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Maximise your investment in software with the Phoenix Software Optimisation Service

  • Dell-EMC-Advantage-11-17

Give your Institution the Dell EMC advantage

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Spending is always tight within Education, there’s always more you’d like to do, if only you had the budget – have you considered Dell EMC?

  • Microsoft-EES-Changes-11-17

Microsoft Licensing: EES Changes

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

October 2017 saw Microsoft introduce a number of significant changes to their academic licensing programmes.  So, what are these key changes?

  • Trend-Micro-Smart-Protection-for-Office-365-Header

Smart Protection for Office 365

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Trend Micro offers complete threat protection against email and file sharing risks

  • SAM-and-Cyber-Security-Header-10-17

Protect, control and secure your software assets

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Software Asset Management (SAM) should be used as a key tool in the fight against cyber crime, not just limited to purely managing compliance

  • Dell-EMC-Storage-in-a-Hybrid-Cloud-World-Header-10-17

Storage in a hybrid cloud world

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The hybrid cloud world is here but is your storage platform ready?

  • VMware-Housing-Research-Header-09-17

Why UK housing associations are failing to use data as an asset

October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Greg Dean, Phoenix Software Sector Sales Manager for Charities & Housing Associations, takes a look at the findings of recent independent research* we commissioned alongside VMware among employees from housing associations across the UK

  • Focus-Service-Portal-Header-09-17

Focus Service Portal

October 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Your flexible reporting and analysis solution – now with an Azure usage and billing dashboard

  • NetApp-Effective-Data-Management-Header-10-17

Effective Data Management: The Key to IT Transformation

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Grant Caley, Chief Technologist for NetApp UK & Ireland, takes a look at the evolution of IT in business and how data and data management now hold the key to success.

  • Bytes Technology Group UK & Phoenix Software Limited

Bytes Technology Group UK & Phoenix Software Limited

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Bytes Technology Group UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the JSE-listed Altron Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Phoenix Software Ltd with immediate effect.

  • Microsoft-Digital-Business-Transformation-Header-09-17

Become a Digital Business

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Together, we can help you become a digital business

  • Adobe-CC-Header-09-17

Get the latest tools to do your greatest work

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Help your creative team perform at its peak with Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Adobe-Acrobat-DC-Header-09-17

Adobe Acrobat DC

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The complete PDF solution for a mobile, connected world

  • Crown-Commercial-Service-Success-09-17

Public Sector Framework Success for Phoenix Software

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Your trusted hardware and software partner can now also supply all the IT professional services you need to deliver IT transformation in your organisation

  • Druva-for-O365-Header-09-17

Druva for Office 365

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Addressing the critical gaps of Data Protection and Information Governance with Druva inSync

  • Socitm-2017-Header-10-17

Socitm Annual Conference 2017

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Monday 9 & Tuesday 10 October 2017 – King Power Stadium, Leicester

  • Phoenix-Software-and-BMF-Header-08-17

Phoenix Software and the BMF – building a future in the cloud

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and Phoenix Software join to enhance benefits available to BMF members

  • NetApp-Data-Fabric-Header-07-17

NetApp Data Fabric: Realise the Full Potential of the Hybrid Cloud

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Achieving business benefits in the hybrid cloud requires the ability to weave a unifying data fabric across disparate environments

  • Mimecast-Office-365-Header-08-17

Enhance your cloud solution with Mimecast

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

There is a major shift happening right now in the world of enterprise technology

  • Sophos-Phishing-Blog-Header-08-17

Don’t Take the Bait

August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Phishing is big business. Don’t get hooked.

  • Veeam-for-Physical-and-Cloud-Header-07-17

Veeam for Physical and Cloud

July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Protect physical, AWS and Azure workloads – plus Microsoft Office 365 too!

  • Effective-SAM-Manager-Header-07-17

Becoming a more effective SAM Manager

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Focus on the tasks that make the biggest impact

  • Next-Generation-Employability-Solutions-&-Resources-Header-07-17

Next Generation Employability Solutions & Resources

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Ensuring students from all backgrounds have access to facilities preparing them for the next stage of their lives has never been more important than in the digital age.

  • Adobe-Creative-Cloud-06-17-Header

Adobe Creative Cloud for enterprise

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for industry-leading creative apps with enterprise grade capabilities?

  • Yorkshire-Day-2017-Blog-Header-07-17

Yorkshire Day Celebrations – a must attend event for all Public Sector

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Designed specifically for the Public Sector, our Yorkshire Day event returns with a focus on the technological challenges and opportunities faced by the modern Public Sector

  • Adobe-Acrobat-DC-Header-06-17

Named user virtualisation in Acrobat DC

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Streamline the deployment process and resolve compliance concerns with Acrobat DC virtualisation

  • Adobe-in-HE-FE-Header-06-17

Adobe in Further & Higher Education

June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Give your students the power to create bright futures

  • Adobe in Schools

Adobe in Schools

June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Start your Primary and Secondary school students on a creative path to success

  • LG-Survey-Results-Header-06-17

Why Local Government should start preparing for the road ahead – now!

June 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Keith Martin, Phoenix Software Director of Public Sector, digests the findings of recent independent research* we commissioned alongside VMware among local authority IT leaders across the UK

  • DellEMC-World-2017-Review-Header

DellEMC World 2017 – Top Product Launches

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Jamie Shand one of our Infrastructure Solutions Specialists here at Phoenix, speaks about his opportunity to attend DellEMC World 2017 in Las Vegas in May and he sent us the following report.

  • Druva-inSync-Main-Header-06-17

Shield your Microsoft Office 365 data from unforeseen risks

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Close the gaps in recovery, visibility and governance

  • Phoenix-Software-and-Microsoft-can-help-with-your-GDPR-Journey

Phoenix Software and Microsoft can help with your GDPR Journey

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

As Microsoft’s leading education partner, we continuously strive to ensure that our Microsoft licensing customers are kept abreast of important developments

  • Consultancy-for-Consent-Header-06-17

Consultancy for Consent

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Consent is a key component of the new GDPR and together, Phoenix Software and Resilience Partners can help you prepare your organisation

  • SAM-in-Education-Header-06-17

Software Asset Management in Education

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

With effective Software Asset Management (SAM), you can reassign licences, avoid unexpected costs and mitigate the risk of fines for non-compliance

  • Microsoft-Cybersecurity-SAM-Engagement

You can’t protect what you don’t know!

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

With a Microsoft Cybersecurity SAM engagement from Phoenix Software, you get a clear view of what software is deployed to identify areas of potential risk and provide high-level guidance on your cybersecurity programmes and policies

  • Microsoft-Dynamics-365-in-Higher-and-Further-Education-Header-06-17

Microsoft Dynamics 365 in Higher and Further Education

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

A Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution has a key role to play in many aspects of the business operations and student/staff engagement activities of Higher and Further Education institutions

  • Adobe-Creative-Cloud-and-Acrobat-DC-Header-06-17

Get creative apps with enterprise control

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Want to give your organisation the world’s best creative and digital document software – along with the enterprise capabilities you need?

  • Adobe-Acrobat-XI-Reader-XI-EoS-June-2017

Adobe Acrobat XI & Adobe Reader XI End of Support

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Support for Adobe Acrobat 11.x and Adobe Reader 11.x will end on 15 October 2017

  • Mimecast-Cyber-Resilience-Strategy-Header-06-17

Rethink your cyber resilience strategy in an Office 365 world order

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Mimecast cyber resilience expert Dan Sloshberg explains the inherent risks of a wholesale move to Microsoft’s cloud productivity suite

  • GDPR-HEader-06-17

GDPR Gap Analysis

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Phoenix Software is already working with a number of organisations, helping them to take their first steps towards preparing for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

  • Sophos-Schools-and-eSafety-Header-06-17

Schools and eSafety

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

How Sophos can help schools demonstrate best practice when facing an Ofsted eSafety inspection

  • VMware-NSX-A-Game-Changer-Header-06-17

Network Virtualisation: A Game Changer?

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

We take a look at VMware NSX and how this technology could be the next step in your Software Defined Data Centre journey

  • Modernise-your-Office-365-Data-Protection-Strategy-with-Druva

Modernise your Office 365 Data Protection Strategy with Druva

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Phoenix Software has joined forces with Druva to ensure Data Protection, Governance, Security and Data Availability for Office 365 environments

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Microsoft in Education – Inspiring new ways to create & learn

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Microsoft recently shared their vision for empowering today’s students and teachers to create the world of tomorrow and made several announcements at their Microsoft@ Edu event in New York

  • Microsoft-Hacking-STEM-Lessons-&-Hands-On-Activities-05-17

Microsoft Hacking STEM Lessons & Hands-On Activities

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Hacking STEM is made possible by a partnership between the Education Workshop, Hack for Good and the Microsoft Garage

  • Sophos Local & Central Government Partner of the Year 2017

Sophos Local & Central Government Partner of the Year 2017

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

During the Sophos Partner Conference in Lisbon in May, Sophos rewarded their top performing and most strategic partners for their commitment and hard work over the last year

  • Microsoft-Azure-and-Red-Hat-Blog-Header

Microsoft Azure: The Home for All your Workloads

May 12th, 2017|0 Comments

How to achieve significant cost savings by utilising Microsoft Azure as a home for all your workloads

  • Veritas-GDPR-05-17

Veritas: GDPR is a gamechanger in digital transformation

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Governments are stepping up to protect citizens’ data rights and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is setting the standard. It requires responsibility, accountability, accuracy and transparency from organisations handling personal data – in short, […]

  • Sophos-in-Education-Header-05-17

Sophos in Education

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Get inspired with simply outstanding IT security

  • Sophos-Phish-Threat-Headers-04-17

Sophos Phish Threat

April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

End users are the most likely target for malware attacks. Organisations can keep their information safe with effective security awareness testing and training. Automate defense education for users with routine campaigns, training, follow-up, and reporting.

  • Dell-14G-Servers-Header-04-17

Delayed Dell 14G Servers to Pack a Punch

April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

With the already delayed July launch date on the horizon, Dell 14G servers are rumoured to be carrying some top trump winning figures.

  • Bitdefender-for-Education-Blog-Header-04-17

Education: Stay ahead of cyber-attacks & save

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Together, Phoenix Software & Bitdefender can help you defend your key assets as well as your bottom line

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What’s in IT for You?

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Cheryl Lapham, Phoenix Software Education Team
“Welcome to the third of our series entitled ‘What’s in IT for you?’.  We will post a new blog every month on this theme.

  • VMware-vSAN-Performance-Boost-thanks-to-Intel-04-16

VMware vSAN gets an additional 2.5x performance increase thanks to Intel!

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Intel has launched Optane SSD DC P4800X—the first flash device built on the much-anticipated 3D XPoint technology. This is exciting news for VMware vSAN customers!

  • Adobe-CCft-Blog-Header-04-17

Adobe Creative Cloud for business

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Top-of-the-line creative tools. Bottom-line results.

  • Adobe-Acrobat-DC-Virtualisation-Header-03-17

Adobe Acrobat DC now supports virtualisation

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

What keeps CIOs and IT managers up at night? They have to find ways to save money and man-hours, but still effectively and efficiently manage IT infrastructure. It’s no easy task.