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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.

Digital Nomadism: Has the pandemic led to the rise of a remote working culture?

19.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Travelling as part of your job was once limited to aircrews and global salespeople. But today, with a laptop, a passport and some remote working essentials, you can explore and earn in equal harmony. Currently, tens of millions of people from around the world work in this way, and an estimated 17 million aspire to in the future. So, is digital nomadism set to become the new norm? Here, we take a closer look at this growing trend and how the pandemic has played a part. What are digital nomads? Digital nomads have a ‘work from anywhere’ mantra. They trade…

The rise of serverless computing

9.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Serverless computing has been in the top cloud trends for a few years now, but if you’re unfamiliar with the technology, it may seem impossible. Servers run the code that’s written by developers – without them, how can we ensure…

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…

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…