It comes up time and time again – “Why would I choose Colocation when I can host in the Cloud?” After all, the Cloud is globally accessible, scalable and you only pay for what you use. But how about the control aspect, especially if you’re trading in a regulated sector or operating environment and you…

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With lockdown restrictions easing, businesses everywhere are taking stock and adjusting to a new operational landscape. For many organisations, this means more and more employees working from home, whether for more time or all the time, let alone ensuring a smooth return to work for colleagues returning from furlough. Given the shift to a more…

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A part of my role that I really enjoy is helping customers to find different ways of doing things and seeing unexpected benefits as a result. A question I get asked a lot as a Colo provider is, “Why would I use Colocation rather than simply storing my servers in-house?” Here’s what I tell them:…

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I recently ran a poll on LinkedIn about what makes a good supplier. The results were fairly mixed, but what’s to say you can’t have it all? Here’s what my ideal supplier would look like…    Proactive when it comes to support. You want a supplier to be all over a fault as soon as…

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It’s a common saying, “if something isn’t broken, don’t fix it”. But because of this, many companies have critical systems and services on legacy platforms. Legacy isn’t always a bad thing. My dad still drives around in an 06 plate Vauxhall Zafira and it’s still going strong. But legacy is so much more than just…

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