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16/05
2018
Information at our fingertips
Posted by Caroline Moore on 16/05 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Disaster recovery, Internet connectivity,

As we look forward to Exeter Chiefs' Premiership semi-final against Newcastle Falcons this weekend, we reflect on how always-available data forms a part of the team’s working week.In this video, Gareth Steenson describes how all their on-field activity is catalogued into video...

15/05
2018
Availability of data is critical for Exeter Chiefs
Posted by Caroline Moore on 15/05 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Data networks, Internet connectivity,

The demand for 24/7 availability of data in an always-on society is startling relevant for Exeter Chiefs.  Like any business, they need to be able to access their data whenever they need it, especially with a semi-final just days away. Their data consists of video clips and...

14/05
2018
The importance of data in professional rugby
Posted by Caroline Moore on 14/05 at 10:00 AM Data centre,

As we begin the countdown to Saturday's Aviva Premiership semi-final against Newcastle Falcons, we have taken a nostalgic look back at some videos we did with the players and staff at Exeter Chiefs. This interview with Jack Nowell revealed how much data analysis is needed to...

01/03
2018
When the transport system stops, work doesn’t have to
Posted by Colin Woods on 01/03 at 11:00 AM Cloud hosted telephone systems, Data centre, Internet connectivity, Office 365, Unified communications,
women in the snow

Sadly, I’m old enough to remember when not getting in to the office meant not working, but we are lucky enough to live in an age where location doesn’t preclude us from accessing the systems we need to remain productive.  There has been a lot of hype about this week’s abnormal...

24/11
2017
Avoid an Uber-style hack with a private data centre
Posted by Colin Woods on 24/11 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Security,
private data centre

With news emerging that Uber lost 57 million records of customer data last year, the spotlight is firmly back on data security and storage. This becomes all the more relevant with the GDPR legislation coming into force in May 2018.The formerly undisclosed cyber-attack was revealed...

31/10
2017
Hackers work all year round
Posted by Ash Khagram on 31/10 at 10:00 AM Data centre, IT services, Security, Web filtering,
hackers working

During the summer of 2017, UK firms experienced 55,314 security breach attempts which equates to 600 cyber-attacks a day! The expectation was that the hackers would head off on their summer holidays at the same time as we did. Not this year. Cyber-attacks using remote desktop...

08/09
2017
Prepare now for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Posted by Colin Woods on 08/09 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Internet connectivity, Landlines and calls, Retail, Telephone systems,
Black Friday 2017 image

Every retailer knows the importance of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This largely American tradition has made it over the pond and is here to stay. On Black Friday in 2016, shoppers spent more than £1.23 billion, which equates to £51.2 million an hour. This represented a 12%...

29/08
2017
How your business can avoid a BA-style blackout
Posted by Colin Woods on 29/08 at 10:00 AM Data centre,

As the peak of the summer holiday season draws to a close, our head of cloud and connectivity Colin Woods explains why a BA-style blackout is in excusable these days and is a very stark why businesses choose to rely on data centres to ensure they do not suffer any outages.The short...

11/08
2017
Digital transformation needs resilience for success
Posted by Simon Dunstan on 11/08 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Data networks, Internet connectivity, Telephone systems,
Resilience is key image

Digital transformation is the buzz phrase of the telecoms and IT industries but what does it actually mean and have businesses already gone through the transformation process?In simple terms, digital transformation is using digital technology to enhance human life.In business...

01/08
2017
Keeping the professional services sector professional
Posted by Russell Smith on 01/08 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Internet connectivity, Professional services, SIP, Telephone systems, Unified communications,
Helping professional services images

Working within the professional services sector means your time is precious. Often you bill by the hour or half-hour or per email, report, etc. To be able to command these fees, your work has to be of a high standard but you also need to take care of your clients.Your prospective...

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