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Know when the NBN will be at your door

NBNCo have improved the amount of rollout information they provide on their website. Our Marketing Manager Monique explains in the video (1:33) below.

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Together we reforested 9,091 trees in 2016

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The NBN and your print devices - don't get caught out

There's no doubt the NBN network has some great benefits for business productivity.

But if you're planning to switch to it in the future, you need to be mindful of a few implications it can have on your print hardware if yours is managed by an external provider. (Unfortunately, NBNCo don't outline these implications anywhere on their website as at the date of writing this article. )

Just like your computers, your managed print devices also have an IP address. 
When the NBN gets installed, your computers can detect the change on their own and automatically get reassigned with a new IP address. 
Your managed print devices are not set up to reassign a new address in the same way. It needs to be done manually along with the Gateway, DNS & SMTP settings.

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Our customer service commitment

 At BMS we're always working hard to provide every single customer with the best help & support possible.

To get a deep understanding of how satisfied our customers are and what we can be doing better, we have introduced a customer service rating system.

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Let the BMS games begin!

It's been four years since the London Olympics and now it's Rio's turn. To get in the spirit, we're hosting our very own BMS Olympic Games.

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Have you taken advantage of your small business tax deductions?

Have you been taking advantage of the tax deductions which were made available to small businesses this financial year?

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Our commitment to corporate social responsibility

For over 30 years we’ve been servicing the Illawarra and beyond with our IT Services, Document Management &
Print Solutions, and realise the impact our business has on the environment.


With this in mind we have established a strong culture committed to socially responsible behaviours, and participate in a few sustainability initiatives we’re passionate about:

 

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Security for your mobile team

 
For the purposes of this post, consider a mobile team to be anyone that can do any of the  following via any type of  mobile device (smartphones, tablets, laptops, PDA's and so on): 

 

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Why OneDrive, Dropbox & Google Drive aren't so good for business

When it comes to cloud storage for business, your security & productivity are paramount.
OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive & other similar cloud providers are affordable (often free) & easy to use, but dig a little deeper and you'll see where they fall down in these two key areas and can cause more harm than good for business users.

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The right time to refresh your IT hardware

Investing in new IT hardware can be expensive depending on your business needs, so it's not uncommon to avoid outlaying more money than you have to, any sooner than you really have to. 

But there does come a point when loss of productivity comes into the mix, perhaps costing you more than new hardware does. 

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