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Full Speed Ahead

23.4.2013 by Alice Cullen

For some time now we have known that website speed affects the conversion of the site, but what about speed across the whole business? How do businesses accommodate modern shoppers and their need for speed? In 2009, Google revealed research…

Cloud v Dedicated – Hear From the Experts

1.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

Choosing the perfect solution for your business can be a tricky task. From dedicated hardware to cloud hosting, how do you know which is best for your firm? We’re holding a Viewpoint seminar to give you the chance to hear…

#BackToBasics – RPO and RTO

18.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

It would be fair to say that without the internet, computers or technology, many of today's businesses would flounder. Let’s think for a minute about what would happen if your business's computer systems failed. No email. No SQL database with…

Internal Collaboration With Social Media

19.11.2010 by Dick Branston

I've been thinking recently, that for me the problem with the hype surrounding Social Media, is that people often just think of it as a marketing tool and nothing more. However, forget that facebook, twitter, digg...etc exist and think of…

Top Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

18.8.2010 by The Brigadier

Hot on the heels of our recent post about SSL certificates, I have read with interest another security story about the dangers of phishing. In case you have not come across it before, phishing is defined as "the criminally fraudulent…

Migrate sites the easier way

20.7.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Currently on Microsoft Windows 2003? Running IIS 6? If so, methods of migrating to newer operating systems can include laborious reconfiguration of websites and migration of data. However, a little known tool from Microsoft does speed this process somewhat, zipping…

What does it mean to receive the ISO27001 accreditation?

15.7.2010 by The Brigadier

In this series of blogs we shall be investigating the ISO27001 accreditation. This first blog in the series will act as an introduction to the certification, whilst in part two we shall be examining the accreditation in more detail. In…

IIS Express

6.7.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

II'S Express' No - not a revival of the 80's British dance act but a new release from Microsoft .... IIS Express is a lightweight installable version of the popular web hosting platform Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which can…

New hardware tech: Intel 5600 CPUs

19.3.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Intel & Dell have been at it again.  Both companies have release new server/processor and associated technologies. Intel, having released the Nehalem based 5500 'Gainestown' series processors back in early 2009 are now releasing their 5600, 'Westmere' series processors. At the time of…

The ISO27000 Standards – What’s it all About?

18.3.2010 by Jenn Granger

Before embarking on ISO27000 let’s start with what ISO standards are all about. Born of the Second World War and the ‘Space Race’ ISO standards were conceived to ensure conformity and a minimum standard for products and services – products…