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A Smooth Move

17.9.2015 by Jenn Granger

So, you’ve taken the plunge and decided you want to migrate to a new data centre – great news! But now that it’s actually on the horizon, the cold sweats have begun and your colleagues keep finding you wandering around your DC at four in the morning clutching handfuls of wires. Well, a strong plan is key to remaining calm, and luckily for you, we’re big fans of a plan!  Bad planning causes delays in 70% of data centre migrations, so in order to beat the odds you need to get cracking on yours asap. First, you need to know…

Five Flavours of Data Centre Migration

19.8.2015 by Guest

If you're thinking of migrating and are a bit baffled by all the options, Bryn's got a quick rundown of the five different types to clear things up! Congratulations. You’re the proud owner of a growing business. Everything’s on the…

Why Migrate?

4.8.2015 by Jenn Granger

There are many reasons you might want to migrate your hosting solution. Like birds flying south in the winter, moving to a new data centre – or moving to a data centre for the first time – can be a…

Migrating Your IT Infrastructure

14.1.2015 by Guest

Migrating your IT infrastructure is much like moving house. It’s not a job that many people like doing and it becomes far too easy to keep putting it off, and telling yourself things are OK so why go through the…

MS Assessment and Planning toolkit 5 released

26.7.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 is now available for download. MAP 5.0 is a tool designed to simplify IT infrastructure planning processes via automated discovery and assessments of network-wide devices. It performs an inventory of heterogeneous server environments…

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…

Wine – the Linux Drink of Choice

22.2.2009 by Pingu

So, as my ongoing quest to expand the Linux user base continues, I want to mention the middle ground people often get stuck in. It's often perceived as a no-mans lands between the two waring sides, however there is a…