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GPK Group Holiday Message & Trading Hours

GPK Group wishes to extend to you a sincere THANK YOU for your support throughout the year.

Our business hours over the holiday period are:

  • Fri 22nd Dec – till 12:00 PM
  • Mon 25th Dec – Closed
  • Tue 26th Dec – Closed
  • Wed 27th Dec – Business hours
  • Thu 28th Dec – Business hours
  • Fri 29th Dec – till 12:00 PM
  • Mon 1st Jan – Closed

Rest assured our after hours phone service will be available to take your calls for urgent requests during after hours or public holidays *Charges Apply*

We hope you enjoy a safe and wonderful break and look forward to working with you again in 2018.

All the best from Grant, Meg and the whole team at GPK Group.

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GPK Group Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE: GPK Group leads the charge, launching Azure Stack Private Cloud services for Australian companies.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 13th December 2017 – GPK Group Pty Ltd, an Australian Managed Service Provider (MSP), announced it is leading the charge by being the first Australian MSP to provide Microsoft Azure Stack private cloud services. In partnership with DELL and Microsoft, GPK Group is able to offer customised and scalable private and public cloud solutions, systems integration and application design and delivery.

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Teamwork with Microsoft Teams

Taking collaboration to the next level: Microsoft Teams

In today’s information age, communication, connection and content are more accessible than ever before. Social media is no longer a passing trend: its exponential growth and rate of cross-generational adoption is paving the way for stronger community ties worldwide. But it’s also set a new precedent for how businesses communicate. A fact that is now influencing the technology choices of SMEs and corporates looking for better ways to interact, collaborate and drive productivity.

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Wi-fi marketing

Guest Wi-Fi: The Benefits For You and Your Customers

Today more than ever, meeting your customers’ needs better than your competition is pivotal to commercial success. It’s no longer enough to come up with a new idea and some fancy marketing. Customers want maximum value and service: businesses that don’t deliver, perish. Technology has long played an important role but in the last decade, internet connectivity has become a new baseline.

or retailers, the internet eliminates many barriers to trade but it also meets a much more fundamental human need: connection. Yes, it connects you with your customers, but it also enables them to stay connected to their community. As a spokesperson from Google recently noted, “We don’t go online – we live online”.

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Use a hybrid on premise and cloud backup strategy

Don’t just back up: back up to the Cloud

Cloud technology has paved the way for us to enjoy greater mobility, connectivity and interactivity than ever before. In the retail environment, this has also enabled greater competition, operational improvement and customer satisfaction.

Every day, a growing majority of Australian businesses utilise the cloud. It’s an efficient, economical and secure way to manage email, financials, document storage and more – yet when it comes to backing up their systems and data, numerous business owners still rely on a physical, onsite process.

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Microsoft Dynamics and data integration

Why Integration Is Key to Growth: How Microsoft Dynamics Can Grow Your Business

To remain competitive in the Australian marketplace, business owners must not only implement current technology, they must innovate. Systems for streamlining operations, such as Customer Relationship (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) have grown exponentially in response to this need, but in many businesses they don’t fulfil their potential to drive business growth because they operate independently.Read More

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Accoutnign Integration

It All Adds Up: Why Integrate Your Accounting with POS?

When it comes to business performance, time is money. Yet there are tasks every retailer must do to keep the wheels turning that aren’t directly income producing. So how can you spend more time and resources working on your business, rather than in it?

Today the solution is increasingly found in the cloud. And two of the most impactful areas this technology can help are your point of sale (POS) system and accounting. Imagine the possibilities if these two systems could be integrated!

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eCommerce for independent retailers

3 Reasons Why You Need An E-commerce Site

The digital age has changed the face of Australian retail. Tech-savvy, time-poor consumers are increasingly looking for ways to meet their needs better, faster and cheaper.

In retail, delivering the greatest product and service value is even more critical. Customers want a retailer who’s responsive, convenient and able to fulfil their shopping list week in, week out – whether that list contains one item or one hundred.

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HaaS is scalable and cost effective

3 Key Ways Hardware-As-A-Service Helps Your Business

To succeed in today’s technology driven world, Australian businesses are increasingly compelled to improve operational efficiency and over-deliver on value in order to secure a competitive advantage. No matter what size the business, the IT function plays a pivotal role in achieving this. But often the very technology that drives operations is also one of its greatest drains on financial and human resources.

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Store layout heat mapping adds to business intelligence

Real customer insights drive your store success

The modern retail environment is a far cry from that of just a couple of decades ago. The rise of online shopping and social media, along with a growing desire amongst consumers to understand and be understood by brands and businesses, means that many of us now have multiple interactions with a retailer before visiting a physical store.

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