From entry level to director and over 1243% growth in a decade

A key member of staff at a leading managed service provider is celebrating ten years with the business, and a journey that has seen the company grow from 10 to over 140 staff, creating job opportunities across the region. Mark Wilkinson joined razorblue in September 2012 in a technical projects role, being promoted to management…

Achieving digital transformation safely

Technology is a business necessity, and its role has been fundamental to grow industry by scaling trade and commerce. Using technology in businesses has provided a more efficient and convenient way to improve performance. Reliance on technology, however, represents a risk due to its increasing vulnerability to cyber-attacks. The main cyber risks involve privacy risk,…

North East entrepreneur named in national top list

Dan Kitchen, CEO of award-winning managed IT service provider, razorblue has been named as a One To Watch in The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme for 2022.   The programme, which is supported by The Times and now in its fifth year, celebrates those entrepreneurs that are growing the UK’s most successful and…

Microsoft 365 basic authentication switch off

It’s been planned for the last couple of years, now Microsoft is finally disabling basic authentication for its clients. The switch, originally postponed from October 2020, is due to be carried out imminently – and will improve security significantly for Office 365 users. From October 1st, Microsoft will start turning off basic authentication at random…

Queen Elizabeth II, the revolutionary ruler and tech advocate

Queen Elizabeth II was a revolutionary ruler, from being the first British Monarch to send an email way back in 1976 to posting tweets and Instagram photos, she embraced technological, scientific, and social change across her 70-year reign on the throne. She was a pioneer and set a lot of firsts for the royal family,…

razorblue upgrades its cloud with strategic partnership

North-East headquartered Managed Service Provider, razorblue has announced that it is upgrading the storage platform that backs its private cloud solution with new, next-generation technology. Through a new partnership with Hitachi Vantara, razorblue will be deploying its Virtual Storage Platform series NVMe-backed (non-volatile memory express) storage arrays in its cloud regions. The new technology implemented…

Dynamics 365 Business Central: An all-in-one ERP solution for any size of business

Choosing the right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is critical for businesses that want to efficiently manage the key components of their business operations. Whether you have outgrown your current ERP system, your current system has become outdated and inefficient, or you are embarking on implementing an ERP system for the first time, the process…

Meet one of our razorblue team, Marnie!

Can you describe your position at razorblue? I am a Microsoft Dynamics consultant, but I’m mainly focused on functional consultants’ side of Business Central. I also work on system setup, implementation and training users. What do you love most about your job? The thing I love most about with this job would be the variety….

How to implement the right technology to support your business strategy

In this era of digital transformation, it’s hard to keep up with the constant innovations emerging from the tech world. In today’s market, for a business to be highly competitive and continue to grow, they need to be innovative, and tech led. It’s hard to know what technology to invest in, when a seemingly better…

razorblue’s charity support climbs to new heights

Multi award-winning IT Managed Service Provider razorblue has assembled a team of intrepid walkers to raise vital funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS).     A team of 15 completed the infamous Three Peaks Challenge, with a goal of raising at least £4,000 to help keep the charity’s life-saving helicopters in the air. …