Category Archives: High growth business

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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Join us at the Go Green Breakfast on Sustainable IT

Go Green Bristol Green Capital 2015 logo

This month we are really excited to be presenting at the next Go Green Business Breakfast on 23rd March. The event will focus on Sustainable IT, delving into topics like the environmental impact of IT, the practical decisions around IT which can lead to improving sustainability in many sectors, developing business opportunities for sustainable IT […]

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Stripe OLT’s Laura takes home the Go Green Driving Force Award

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Last night, team Stripe OLT was rubbing shoulders with Bristol’s green elite at the inaugural Go Green awards. Although the city’s year as European Green Capital has ended, the Go Green initiative is very much alive and well! To celebrate the initiative and the achievements of all those involved, the Go Green Awards was born, […]

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Hybrid Cloud diagram

Data in the cloud? You still need to think about business resilience

Hybrid Cloud diagram

‘We’re fine – all our data is in the cloud’. Have these words ever come up in conversations about your organisation’s business resilience? Cloud is often touted as the magic solution to many business challenges, offering flexibility and agility for a fraction of the cost of running your own hardware, as well as protection against […]

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Top myths about moving to the cloud – ebook

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We recently stumbled upon a handy little ebook on myths about the cloud, by Microsoft. When we talk to people about cloud services, we encounter quite a few of these pre-conceptions. The question we probably get asked the most is ‘which of my business services should I move to the cloud?’ If you are considering […]

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Crossing boundaries illustration from Stripe OLT

3 technology considerations when making flexible working a reality

Crossing boundaries illustration from Stripe OLT

As of June 2014, employees who have been with a business for 6 months or more have the right to ask for flexible working to achieve that all important work-life balance. Though historically the advantages of flexible working have been more obvious for the employees, many businesses now recognise it as an opportunity from which […]

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