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Cloud Native, the Future and You

3.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

You might have heard the term used increasingly in the workplace, particularly within public sector organisations, as cloud becomes a more and more popular hosting solution. But what is a cloud native environment and how can it be used to help your business expand? Cloud Native: what does it mean for you? A few years ago, the public sector introduced the concept of Cloud First – the idea that when creating a new application or programme, this had to be done via the cloud (ie. think of the cloud first!). As time has gone on, this idea has developed further…

What Five Things Should You Look For in a Hosting Provider?

19.7.2018 by Alice Cullen

Finding the right hosting partner can be a difficult thing. Your website is your pride and joy so who should you trust with your big business venture? Your eCommerce website needs to carry you through peak periods of intense traffic…

How To Leave Your Website Over Christmas

21.12.2017 by Al McCloud

For the best Christmas experience your technology’s got to go, hasn’t it? In fact, for a truly Dickensian Christmas, you should turn off the power, light some candles and rely on paper hats, crackers and charades. Who needs the internet…

IT Storage and Security: The Future Forecast

4.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You probably remember an influx of cyber-attack reports circulating the media last year (well frankly, they dominated the headlines). Over two billion records were stolen in 2016, and as we progress further into 2017 the question is: have we emerged…

The Need for Speed

4.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

Not so long ago, waiting for a web page to load gave you enough time to make a brew, learn a language and solve the world debt crisis. We expected the internet to move at a glacial pace and it…

How to Succeed in eCommerce

22.7.2015 by Jenn Granger

How to succeed in eCommerce is one of the great questions of our time. Well, as a picture says a thousand words we’ve put together a handy infographic to break it down for you! We've put together all the important facts…

Cloud Computing: The Maverick of the Hosting World

30.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

If the world of hosting is the Top Gun academy (bear with me), then cloud is Maverick; the new kid, the hope and the dream that takes risks and is living on a prayer and is… well, flying around in…

Shelter From The Storm

15.1.2014 by Jenn Granger

When as little as 0.1% downtime can equal 40 hours of lost revenue a year, it’s vital that businesses understand the impact that it can have on their finances. But arguably the most important impact it can have is the…

Cyber Crush? Not on Our Watch!

29.11.2013 by Emma Blunt

As Black Friday hysteria takes hold of our little island, it's more important than ever for e-commerce businesses to ensure their websites are at peak performance. As the images of frenzied shoppers grappling cut price goods from the hands of…

#BacktoBasics: What is Service Monitoring?

29.10.2013 by Emma Blunt

In the world of IT, service monitoring refers to a system used by hosting providers to check on servers within a network. The system's purpose is to ascertain whether each server is online and working as it should be. It's…