Work from home, work from virtually anywhere

Remote working from virtually anywhere

Cloud technology enables employees to work flexibly and remotely, with solutions that give nomad workers a virtual home. Nadine is working as a technology strategist for a big international company. Her commute has recently decreased from almost two hours to two minutes. From a packed train journey to twenty steps through the garden to her … Read more

How has tech changed your festival experience?

The top 10 ways technology has transformed the festival adventure

The top 10 ways technology has transformed the festival adventure Every year approximately 14 million of us venture to a festival in the UK, and with the average ticket price now at £200, it’s an increasingly fruitful and dynamic market. However, over the years, the introduction and evolution of new technology has changed the festival … Read more

Strawberries, Cream and not a Cloud in the Sky

Private cloud infrastructure for Wimbledon

How does the Wimbledon site and app cope with such increasing demands for instant gratification from an eager, information-hungry fan base? As a keen tennis supporter, I am thrilled that the gates are open to the 2016 Wimbledon Championships and that the sun is once again shining on SW19. Unfortunately, unlike the 500,000 who have … Read more

Cloud computing myths exposed in study published by Six Degrees

Cloud computing

Cloud computing adoption is not universally driven by the need to reduce IT costs, according to new research released today by Six Degrees, the converged technology infrastructure provider. London – 5 July, 2016 – Cloud computing adoption is not universally driven by the need to reduce IT costs, and neither is it causing a widespread … Read more

Which cloud model is right for your law firm?

Which cloud model is right for your law firm?

David Ricketts from C24, a Six Degrees Company, discusses which cloud model is best suited for core practice management applications in the legal sector. With governance, security and data residency being among the top focus areas for IT managers, you could think that cloud just wouldn’t work for the legal sector. Yet, law firms are … Read more

Healthcare and the Cloud

Healthcare and the cloud

The advantages of increased flexibility, security and agility that cloud services offer, it’s no wonder that so many healthcare organisations have already made the move. Does the idea of using ‘The Cloud’ feel a bit like storing your money under someone’s mattress… someone with a tendency to move a lot and forget to lock their … Read more

Let’s talk about converging

What do converged solutions really mean and how can they benefit us?

What do converged solutions really mean and how can they benefit us? IT companies come in all shapes and sizes, selling a vast array of products and services.  You will use different companies to supply your laptops, your internet, mobiles, phone lines and your IT support. If you do, you will have done your research … Read more

Tech in Tennis

Technology is changing tennis

How is technology changing the game of tennis? As discussed during the Wimbledon fortnight, technology is taking its rightful place as a game changer in the world of tennis. More real-time and post-match data is available than ever before; whether this be delivered through the IBM Wimbledon Cloud or from sensors built into a racket, … Read more

Avoiding a “Wall Street” crash

Avoiding a Wall Street crash

What would happen if your systems went down? In a today’s society, where almost every company relies on technology for the day-to-day running of their business, the risk of downtime is not one to take lightly. Back in July, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) experienced a disruptive service outage, with key systems down for … Read more