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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.

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, without scanning QR codes for...everything? But technology also accelerated the business world. Digital progression has thrived under the pressure of Covid and might just be the answer to climbing out of economic recession sooner rather than later.   In March, more than half of adults said they thought life would be back to normal in six months – when the same question was asked in August, ‘more than a year’ was the…

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…

Drupal Vulnerability: How to keep your site safe

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

The Drupal CMS team has released a security update to address a critical severity access bypass vulnerability in the CMS' core component. It could allow attackers to take control of impacted sites. So, what are the details and how can…

Why GDPR Compliance? Ask British Airways

8.7.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Are you still catching up with your to-do list when it comes to maintaining GDPR compliance? Well, today’s news proves exactly why protecting your business data is still of utmost importance. About that £183 million fine… Today, the Information Commissioners…

TCP SACK PANIC: Linux Kernel Vulnerability

2.7.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Three related flaws have been found in the Linux kernel’s handling of TCP networking.  Let’s take a look at what this means and what you can do about it. What is the vulnerability? The flaws were found in the Linux…