What to Consider When Migrating Your Business to the Cloud

Posted on December 16, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Storing your business’s important information on the cloud is a great way to prevent data loss, protect against cyber criminals and provide easy accessibility to selected individuals. In addition to this, you have a nearly unlimited amount of storage which means that you won’t need to worry about upgrading your hardware every couple of months.

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Data Encryption Within the Cloud: What You Need-to-Know

Posted on August 23, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

In the last few years there has been a huge trend towards online cloud storage and with Eurostat now showing 1 in 5 enterprises in the EU use cloud computing, security for this data should be of a high-priority.

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How Do I Send Large Files?

Posted on June 26, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That’s a lot of large files that need sharing across the globe.

So what tools are out there for large file transfers?

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What the Enterprise Cloud Needs to Send Business Critical Files

Posted on May 12, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Since its birth, the cloud has become increasingly synonymous with the convenient, simple sharing of non-sensitive data.

Read more: How the Cloud Means That Every Situation Has a Scalable Solution

IT departments would roll it out to enable employees to send and receive files across different locations – improving productivity, offering flexibility and making the day-to-day generally easier. The cloud would be used to send and receive temporary files between departments and share non-sensitive files, particularly during seasonal spikes in demand.

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Drinking to the Future with a Beer and Big Data

Posted on March 28, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Almost every industry can benefit from big data analytics, even those that you may not expect.

The beer brand Heineken is using data in innovative ways that allows them to advertise their products more efficiently – and ultimately sell more beer. The success that they have had with this project has meant that some of these techniques are now being adopted by other members of the food and drink industry.

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Public, Private, Hybrid, Saas or Paas – What’s the Difference?

Posted on March 20, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Those of you who are familiar with cloud systems will already know that there are three types of cloud computing options. For those of you not in the know, these options are:


• Cloud deployment models, including:
- Public cloud computing
- Private cloud computing
- Hybrid cloud computing

• Software as a service (SaaS)
• Platform as a service (PaaS)

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Ensuring PCI Compliance In The Cloud

Posted on November 25, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

It’s official: the business world has moved to the cloud.

This is not only because of the shift of consumer attention, engagement and spending to online platforms. But with the technological advancements, proliferation of high-speed internet, reduction in costs of computer processing power and data storage...cloud adoption is literally growing at a rate of knots.

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Big Data and the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race

Posted on November 22, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

A little about the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is regarded as one of the world’s toughest and most entertaining offshore sailing events. Taking place over 8 months, starting in Alicante last month and finishing in Gothenburg in late July, the race sees participants compete against each other across the world in some of the most dangerous seas – and all in temperatures that range between -5 to +35 degrees Celsius.

Yachting crews consist of just 9 people and there’s no fresh food taken on board – while each participant is only allowed one change of clothes. This is not a race for the faint hearted.

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The World’s Largest Data Centres

Posted on October 09, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

On the 3rd of September 2014, the world came to an end...for all of 20 minutes.

Why?

Facebook was shut down due to an issue with an infrastructure configuration in its data centres, and its 1.23 billion users were cut off from their friends and networks of contacts.

The reaction across the web to Facebook being down for 20 minutes shows how critical a role data centres play in our day-to-day lives...particularly with the vast amount of fast file transfer interactions happening each second. And to celebrate this role, this blog post will look at 5 of the top data centres in the world.

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If You Don’t, Your Employees Will (Hint: You Don’t Want Them To)

Posted on October 07, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

If you don’t take care of your customers, someone else will.

This is a tried-and-tested mantra of business, proven over millennia of people doing business with each other. And the businesses that thrive are those who realise that not only is the customer always right...but if they don’t take care of her, she will find one of their competitors who will.

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