We’ve been shortlisted In The Best SME Business Hosting & Managed Service Innovation Categories At The 2013 ISPA Awards.
Over 40 companies have been shortlisted, with winners for all 15 categories unveiled at the prestigious awards ceremony on 11th July at the Park Lane Sheraton Hotel in London. We entered two categories, Best SME Business Hosting and Managed Service Innovation and have been shortlisted for both. Continue reading
Businesses are starting to become more aware of what using cloud systems entails and for those where investment is usually forthcoming and funds are plentiful, it’s possible to future-proof IT systems by starting to integrate into cloud systems slowly. Elsewhere, however, it’s not perceived as being so easy to start making use of cloud hosting and there still seems to be a small reluctance in the public sector and in areas like education to really get started. Continue reading
Different sectors place different levels of importance on IT. For example, in the banking sector, it is relatively high, with 6% of revenue being devoted to technology, where in retail, it is just 1.7%. The average spend for commercial organisations, according to Dell, is 3.5% of total revenue. Continue reading
Freelancers usually pride themselves on extremely economical running costs and by making use of a telephone, a laptop and often some clever software, the returns on capital invested for freelancers can be massive. With that often comes a reluctance to invest too much capital in business assets and things like expensive IT networks, office space and one-off operating expenses are usually off the agenda. Continue reading
There used to be something really exciting about having to go and physically buy software. A trip down to your local PC store and a quick scan of the system requirements preceded the arduous process of watching the installation bar crawl across the screen as the CD whirred away in the background. This process has, of course, become considerably quicker in recent years, but it remains pretty similar; whether you use a CD, you purchase a download from the App store or you buy your software from a third party retailer it generally ends up on your PC, taking up disc space and processor power. Continue reading