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I have cloud so I already have DR ….right?

September 28th, 2015|Business Continuity, Company News, Tips and Advice|

Cloud IT services are now an established part of the IT picture for most UK businesses. The latest figures from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) show that 84 percent of UK businesses are using some form of cloud service, with 78 percent using two or more cloud services. One of the key reasons used to [...]

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BT announces traditional phone network switch off

July 5th, 2015|Technology News|

BT have recently announced that they intend to have all their clients moved to their IP network (the network that Internet services run over) by 2025.  So what does this mean?  Well the majority of us still use BTs PSTN (public switched telephone network) for our home telephones and often also for fax lines in offices.  Most business also use the [...]

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IT pro services to upgrade your IT department

December 29th, 2014|Company News, Technology News|

Pro Drive have launched a service designed specifically with IT professionals responsible for running internal IT departments in mind. The Professional service is focused on removing annoying repetitive tasks allowing IT to focus its time on projects, initiatives and applications which add facilitate growth and add value to the business. The service is delivered through [...]

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EE switches on 150 Mbps 4G+ starting with London

October 30th, 2014|Technology News|

EE customers in London will be able to enjoy blazing fast speeds on their smartphones and tablets as the carrier announced the completion of its 4G+ (LTE-A) network in the city. Live at 150 sites across London, EE's LTE-A network allows you to download at 150 Mbps on a compatible device. The carrier has stated [...]

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Microsoft’s Cloud Becomes Endless

October 28th, 2014|Technology News|

With cloud storage rapidly becoming a commodity, Microsoft has taken the next logical step in the file-syncing bunfight, doing away with storage quotas altogether for paying customers of its subscription Office 365 offerings. Microsoft began opening up the data-hosting sluices in June, when it gave every Office 365 subscribers' 1TB of OneDrive storage each. Now [...]

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Is there room for USB memory sticks in today’s office?

August 7th, 2014|Security and Threats|

After my partner managed to lose a memory stick containing some important work related files this week, it made me wonder whether there is still a place in today’s office for these devices which we have used so resolutely for many years. There are many arguments to say that cloud based file storage services are [...]

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