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29 December 2021

It really has been quite a year

Well that’s it for another year. Trees and tinsel are being packed away until next December. And Christmas playlists have been ceremoniously banished for at least another 10 and a half months! As we all recover from consuming vast quantities of Christmas pud, and prepare to kick start 2022, we wanted to take a moment ... It really has been quite a year

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8 December 2021

What data and Christmas presents have in common

Think of your valuable business data like the Christmas presents you painstakingly picked out for your friends and family. You spent your hard-earned money, scrolled with bleary eyes through online store after online store. You maybe even battled through your local shopping centre, laden with bags, sweat dripping from furrowed brow as you search for ... What data and Christmas presents have in common

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23 November 2021

What is an IT Disaster Recovery Plan?

Imagine walking a tightrope 100 feet in the air – terrifying, right? Now imagine doing it without a safety net or lifeline (err, no thanks). What about cycling down a mountain without a crash helmet? Not very smart either.

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15 November 2021

What’s our sustainable (super) power source?

COP 26 has been dominating the headlines around the world this month (you can read our blog ‘Why is COP26 important?’ here). But, instead of focusing on the gaggle of world leaders over at the global climate change conference, we’re here to talk about superheroes (don’t worry, we’ve not lost it!).

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8 November 2021

Why is COP26 important?

From 31st October to the 12th November 2021, Glasgow welcomes world leaders and delegates for the international climate change conference, COP26 (and Joe Biden to a football club in Paisley). St Mirren aside, throughout these two weeks, we’ll see 200 countries band together to work out how we can drastically reduce our emissions by 2030.  

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20 October 2021

What is a Managed WAN for Business?

What is a Wide Area Network (WAN)? Before we get into managed WAN, we better figure out what WAN is. No, it’s not Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lesser known sibling. Although WAN is a network of connections, much like the Force it is the energy that flows through all things and binds the universe, wait…

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14 October 2021

What is a Managed Firewall?

Imagine your business is a castle. You and all the people in the castle are terribly busy running things. I’m sure there are harvests to plan, and fires to stoke.

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22 September 2021

Advantages and disadvantages of dedicated server hosting

First of all, what is dedicated server hosting? Well, basically, it involves a hosting provider like iomart renting a single server, and the necessary resources, to one client. This allows the client to choose from two options. Option one, the client has exclusive use of the server and can choose to install the software they ... Advantages and disadvantages of dedicated server hosting

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17 September 2021

What is Hybrid Cloud?

When it comes to cloud architecture, there isn’t a one size fits all approach, because each business case is unique. Cloud architecture lets you decide where you want to store your data—whether that’s in the public cloud, private cloud, on-premise or hybrid. Not sure of the difference? We’ve got you covered.

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