Category Archives: Business in the cloud

creative desk

Keeping the creative industry running with reliable IT

creative desk

The creative industries earn the UK £9.6m every hour, and one in 11 of all UK jobs now falls within the creative economy. Those are some pretty big wheels to keep turning, and perhaps more than any other industry, the creative economy relies on its technology. Whether it’s specialist video editing software, job management systems […]

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OTM Insight page on website

Supporting creative growth at OTM (Case Study)

OTM Insight page on website

OTM is a leading brand and communications agency based in the heart of London, working with prestigious clients such as ITV, RBS, BOC, Cartoon Network and Britax. We have worked with OTM since 2007 as their fully outsourced IT suppliers, supporting their growth by planning and managing all their technology infrastructure. “The Stripe OLT team […]

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controlshadowIT

Control shadow IT – or embrace it?

controlshadowIT

This week, we’re trying very hard not to think about the EU referendum, despite it being all anyone is talking about. So rather than discussing the relative merits of whether we should be voting in or out, who did best on the debate, and which campaign has behaved badly, we thought we’d distract ourselves from […]

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colleagues collaborating at table

Building collaboration into your business

colleagues collaborating at table

Any business leader knows that one of the keys to a successful company lies in building highly collaborative teams. There is increasing evidence that it is peoples’ ability to collaborate, rather than their individual skills and attributes, that determine much of their performance at work. But collaboration is not just a matter of getting the […]

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Meraki MX64 firewall - free if you attend a security webinar

A free Meraki MX64 firewall for attending a security webinar? – sign us up!

Meraki MX64 firewall - free if you attend a security webinar

Please note: when the webinars fill up, the link stops working until Meraki release new dates. We’ve often mentioned Cisco Meraki on this blog as one of the leading suppliers of cloud-controlled WiFi, routing, and security. We love working with Meraki systems for their ground-breaking features and their incredibly easy to use cloud-based management system, among other […]

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Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

100 days of 2016

Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

Every December and January, media outlets line up to reveal their predictions for the coming year. The big analyst players like McKinsey, Forrester, IDC and Gartner take a macro view and tend to deal with the bleeding edge of the industry,  while industry experts often discuss what they would like to happen in the coming […]

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Diagram to represent hybrid cloud infrastructure

Everybody’s talking about…..hybrid cloud

Diagram to represent hybrid cloud infrastructure

2015 was a year of enormous growth for hybrid cloud, and it’s not likely to let up any time soon: a study by IDC found that 91 per cent of IT decision makers expect to be relying on hybrid cloud setups by 2017. So while we’re talking about hybrid cloud, a couple of interesting white […]

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Go Green

Going Green early in the morning

Go Green

Last Wednesday, some of us got up bright and early to attend 2016’s first Go Green Business Breakfast, hosted by UWE on Bristol’s harbourside. After tucking into some tea, fresh pastries and fruit skewers, and some networking to clear the cobwebs away, we settled in for the presentations. Kicking off the morning’s presentations, Ian Brooks – […]

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