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#BacktoBasics – Exchange Servers

30.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

Correspondence is an integral part of our daily lives, and the quicker messages are sent and delivered, the better; which is why so many organisations implement an exchange server. From Google Mail to Hotmail, there are plenty of email options available. But businesses need a form of communication that offers more than just sending and receiving emails. Features such as shared calendars and tasks as well as contact information are essential resources for any successful company. What is an exchange server? When people talk about an exchange server, they are actually referring to Microsoft Exchange, which Microsoft describes as: “an…

Prince George’s Domain…

29.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

…appears to be shrinking rapidly as cyber squatters rush to register domain names related to the royal baby. According to reseller Names.co.uk, purchases of domain names containing the name George rose 106.9% after the announcement was made on Wednesday. Words…

#BacktoBasics – Dedicated Hosting for Beginners

26.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

It sounds promising but what exactly is dedicated hosting and how do you know if it’s the right solution for your business? Dedicated hosting, as you might logically assume from its name, means that the server used to host your…

Out-of-the-Box Drupal Users Risk Sales Success

26.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

Community is the key to unlock CMS Drupal's potential and those who don't embrace the community and collaboration are really missing a trick - that's according to a panel of web dev experts at the last UKFast round table. Here's…

Feeling Isolated: The Story of Graphene

25.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

The scientists who discovered this wonder material were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010. So, what is Graphene and what are the implications for the IT industry? There’s a reason we’re always waxing lyrical about Manchester as a…

#BacktoBasics: What is Hybrid Cloud?

25.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

It might sound like a scientific experiment gone wrong but the hybrid cloud is actually a sophisticated and cost-efficient hosting solution bringing the best of cloud together into one. With so much buzz around cloud, it is hard to know…

Top Tips for Drupal Users

18.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

Drupal is becoming increasingly more popular as a web development platform but how should you approach it if it’s all new to you? A panel of industry experts share their top tips. New Drupal users should take advantage of its…

Reasons to Consider Drupal

11.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

Web development platform Drupal is the latest digital buzz word. Is it just hype? Senior Developer at Carpe Diem, Chris Jolley breaks through the frenzy to tell us about why Drupal could be for you. Drupal seems to have undergone…

July 2013 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

10.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

As mentioned in July’s Advance notification post this month’s security bulletin releases are now confirmed to contain 7 bulletins.  6 bullettins are rated critical and 1 bullettin is rated as important. Microsoft has recommended for all security updates to be…

July 2013 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

3.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

This ‘Patch Tuesday’ for July 2013, sees the release of 7 bulletins: Bulletin Breakdown: 6 bulletins are rated as Critical 1 Bulletin is rated as Important Affected Products: All Internet Explorer versions All supported operating systems Office 2003 SP3, Office 2007 SP3,…