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Audio Visual Services

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Oct 11, 2016 11:27:15 AM

We understand that you desire your AV installation to be reliable and operational at all times. A fully functioning AV system is an essential part of business and education today. 

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Topics: AV Installation, Audio Visual

Veeam Cloud Connect - Easy Cloud Backup

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Sep 27, 2016 11:03:59 AM

If your organisation uses Veeam for backup and yet you don't have an automated offsite backup solution - we can help. Veeam Cloud Connect is the easy, efficient way to get backups offsite – saving you time, resources and money.

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Topics: Offsite Backup, Cloud, Veeam

New Edition - BES Buyer's Guide 2016

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Sep 15, 2016 1:27:24 PM

The new edition of the BES Buyer's Guide 2016 is here - your handy go-to source for all your technology needs!

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Topics: BYOD, Apple, Microsoft, Pclocs, Dell, Buyers Guide

New PC Locs FUYL Tower

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Sep 15, 2016 11:39:58 AM

BES presents the new PC Locs FUYL Tower. It is designed to individually store, charge and secure almost any mobile devices.

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Topics: Trolley, Pclocs, Storage

Office 365 in Education Updates

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Jun 28, 2016 10:04:14 AM
This year will see updates to Office 365 Education that will make it easier for teachers to to teach, for students to learn and IT admins to set it up and manage it all!

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Topics: Microsoft, Office 365, Microsoft Office, Microsoft in the Classroom

OneNote Class Notebook Add-In

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Jun 23, 2016 3:35:41 PM

OneNote Class Notebook is a great tool, one that we saw showcased in our Microsoft in the Classroom series across five locations in the South East corner of Queensland last year. 

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Topics: Microsoft in the Classroom, One Note, One Note Class Notebook

Microsoft in the Classroom in 2016

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Dec 15, 2015 1:42:49 PM

Technology has become an essential part of children’s education and Microsoft has been helping to prepare students for their futures with Windows and Office in the classroom. Microsoft offers end-to-end solutions for education and believes that technology can help inspire students and empower teachers to achieve more.

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Topics: Office 365, Microsoft Office, Microsoft in the Classroom, One Note, Microsoft Education Australia

Microsoft Minecraft in Education

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Dec 15, 2015 10:05:07 AM

I read an article the other day, which urges teachers to embrace the Minecraft* game as a teaching tool**. First I thought I had misread the headline but after a second glance it was clear I wasn't mistaken. So what is the hype about Minecraft in the classroom? Should our children play video games at school? 

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Topics: Microsoft

School device checklist - What should you buy?

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Dec 9, 2015 12:02:04 PM

This is a sponsored Microsoft post. Opinions are my own. Microsoft in Australia is investing in professional development programs and outreach to ensure that as many students as possible have access to devices that broaden their horizons and prepare them for the 21st century workplace.

Many schools across Australia have started to implement a “Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) scheme to meet their pupils computing needs. You as a parent are responsible to supply your child with a device suitable for the school environment. But many parents find it difficult to purchase the right device for their children. So, what should you buy?

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Topics: Microsoft

Parents beware: BYOD pitfalls abound in retail land

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Dec 9, 2015 11:57:44 AM

Over recent years hundreds of schools nationwide have been switching from a traditional ‘school-owned’ model of laptop program to a Bring Your Own Device model (BYOD).

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Topics: BYOD

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