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We offer our insight into the latest technology trends that could affect your business, from micro-computers to changes in the regulation of the internet.

Why are businesses choosing hybrid cloud?

15.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

There’s no denying that migrating to the cloud is a great business decision – it improves security, increases agility and accelerates growth. But application suitability can be an obstacle. With some applications simply not intended for the cloud – at least, not yet – occasionally, your workload may be better suited to on-site infrastructure. This doesn’t mean you have to wave goodbye to the cloud completely. Rather, you may find that a hybrid cloud setup – a cloud environment that mixes on-premises infrastructure and/or private cloud with public cloud services – works best. Here, we explore the benefits of working…

How to embrace containerisation in the cloud

4.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Over the last few years, containerisation has become a huge trend in software development. Put simply, it involves packaging up software code and its dependencies so it can run together – and run efficiently – on any infrastructure.   Not only…

Leveraging the power of the cloud

10.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud With organisations turning away from traditional, on-prem solutions, cloud adoption is soaring to new levels. Earlier this year, IDG reported that 81% of businesses have at least one application, or a portion of their…

How the tech sector is set to lead economic recovery

25.9.2020 by Yasmin Duggal

It’s without doubt that the tech sector has kept our personal lives manageable – and, at times, entertaining – over the last six months. Where would we be without countless Zoom calls every Friday night, without 30-minute food delivery on our smart phones,…

Comparing colocation and managed web hosting

18.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

For businesses that rely on the power and performance of dedicated servers, one of the biggest choices they face when setting up infrastructure is whether to choose colocation or managed web hosting. Both options provide an off-premises solution, offering greater scalability, security and cost-effectiveness than on-prem servers.   The main difference…

Accelerated adoption: Covid and the cloud

16.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

By now, we’re all too familiar with the ways in which Covid-19 has changed our lives, shifting the way we work and limiting social activities. For many businesses, the ability to be agile and responsive during the pandemic has meant the difference between…

#WFH: A guide to eliminating common IT headaches

24.3.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Download your free Remote Working: Getting Started with DaaS guide. The COVID-19 virus has prompted companies across the globe to implement widescale working-from-home (WFH) strategies, and quickly. Implementing a remote working setup presents challenges that your business may never have…

Does New Microsoft Licensing Affect Your Cloud?

14.8.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

On 1st August 2019, Microsoft warned its clients of a new restriction that will now be applied to its on-premises licensing. The good news is that this only affects new licences purchased after 1st October 2019 and is not going…

3 Questions to Ask about Remote Working

7.8.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Find out how remote working can revolutionise your business model. Download your FREE Remote Working whitepaper now! It’s no secret that businesses around the globe and across sectors are embracing the advantages of working remotely. And generally seeing results soar…

Why Does It Matter Where Your Website Is Hosted?

6.8.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

There's an astounding number of companies providing web hosting services today. Choosing the right provider for your business can be tricky enough, but then there’s the question of data: where in the world will all your data be stored? The…