What's new in Microsoft Teams - January 2021

New Features in Microsoft Teams this month Set the scene with Together mode We’ve got new scenes for your next meeting in Together mode. So take your team from the auditorium to a world of 8-bit pixels, a winter wonderland, or under the sea. To change the scene once you’re in Together mode, select Edit    in the bottom left corner ...

Seasonal Opening Hours

Make sure you know our opening times! This Christmas, rest assured you know when we are available to help. Our sales and support line opening times are as follows: Thursday 24th December – 9am-1pm Friday 25th December – CLOSED Monday 28th December – CLOSED Tuesday 29th December – 9am-5pm Wednesday 30th December  – ...

FutureSpam & UltraVault Portal

We are pleased to announce that our FutureSpam and UltraVault service now has a new web portal which can be accessed via https://portal.futurespam.com/  Some of the features of the new portal are New Rich user interface Mobile Friendly Infomail filter - Block Newsletters etc Content filter for file attachments Phishing Filter Automatic ...

End of Mainstream Support Outlook 2016 for Windows

Support for Office 2016 for Windows will end on October 13, 2020. Rest assured that all your Office 2016 apps will continue to function—they won't disappear from your PC, nor will you lose any data. But here's what the end of support means for you: You'll no longer receive Office 2016 for Windows software updates from Microsoft ...

End of support for Office 2016 for Mac

Support for Office 2016 for Mac will end on October 13, 2020. Rest assured that all your Office 2016 apps will continue to function—they won't disappear from your Mac, nor will you lose any data. But here's what the end of support means for you: You'll no longer receive Office 2016 for Mac software updates from Microsoft Update. You'll no ...

Outlook for iOS - Retiring support for 27 languages

  Major update: Announcement from Microsoft     Applied To: All Microsoft/Office 365 Customers Only     In order to maintain consistency across the Microsoft 365 apps for iOS we are retiring support for 27 languages in the Outlook for iOS app at the end of June 2020.   [How this will affect your ...

Microsoft Teams Webinar

Join us on Wednesday 6th May, 2pm for our live webinar on how to use Microsoft Teams to collaborate when working remotely SMS are dedicated to support businesses through these unpredictable times. That is why we will be creating a series of webinars to help your business maintain communication, assist with your questions on unlocking applications ...

Microsoft Office 365 becomes Microsoft 365

On April 21st, Microsoft rebranded most of its Office 365 subscriptions for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as Office 365 ProPlus. Going forward, all of these products will use the Microsoft 365 brand. The new product names go into effect on April 21, 2020. This is a change to the product name only, and there are no pricing or ...

Security Webinar

Join us on Wednesday 20th April, 2pm for our live webinar on security when working remotely SMS are dedicated to support businesses through these unpredictable times. That is why we will be creating a series of webinars to help your business maintain communication, security and assist with your questions on unlocking applications to build ...

SMS during the COVID-19 outbreak and remote working

Firstly, SMS sincerely hope that during this difficult and unpredictable time that you, your families and colleagues are all well and healthy. We know how important it is to you that during this time we all work together to ensure we protect all of the people in our lives and our businesses. Therefore, we at SMS just wanted to update you with our ...