GDPR Compliance Solutions that Protect Your Business

GDPR Compliance Solutions that Protect Your Business

Six Degrees has launched a suite of GDPR compliance solutions that will help you assess your preparedness and protect your business. On 25th May 2018, the European Union will be enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If your business handles EU citizens or businesses’ personal data you will be affected, regardless of the impact … Read more

Comparing UCaaS Providers: 5 Key Considerations

Comparing UCaaS Providers: 5 Key Considerations

Comparing UCaaS providers, and finding the one that meets your business requirements, doesn’t need to be daunting. As the workplace continues to evolve, we see new technologies and services entering the business environment all the time. The office of the future is being shaped by factors like flexible working hours, shared information, and cloud technology. … Read more

Cloud Computing Options

Cloud Computing Options

Are today’s businesses faced with too many cloud computing options? With so many vendors offering numerous cloud choices, it may seem impossible to reach the ‘right’ decision. Today’s market is flooded with different cloud computing options. From smaller managed service providers offering their own private cloud services, to behemoths like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web … Read more

Minimising IT Risk in Retail event review

Minimising IT Risk in Retail

Findings from the 24th floor – A peek into our recent ‘Minimising IT Risk in Retail’ event review Six Degrees recently hosted a client event with retail industry experts on the 24th floor of The Shard. Centred around the findings of Six Degrees’ 2018 Minimising IT Risk in Retail survey, the morning offered a combination of … Read more

Building for Bitcoin

Building for Bitcoin

Why tech service providers hold the key to cryptocurrency profit. Just five years ago, the price of a Bitcoin was a mere $13 – today, at the end of November 2017, the cryptocurrency hit a dramatic new high of $10,000.  Fortunes have been made, media interest has risen alongside its value and the world is … Read more

Cyber Monday – modernising the retail industry

Cyber Monday - modernising the retail industry

Cyber Monday – a big push behind modernising the retail industry Retail has been completely revolutionised by technology, as the shattering of online shopping records year-on-year clearly demonstrates. Many customers no longer want to leave the comfort and convenience of their own homes to get the best deals, forcing retailers to go to them instead … Read more

Think you don’t have a hybrid cloud strategy?

Hybrid cloud strategy

Think you don’t have a hybrid cloud strategy? You’re wrong. I recently spoke to an IT Manager, and during our conversation, I asked what his hybrid cloud strategy was. He said that his company didn’t have a formal hybrid cloud strategy; they were moving more applications out of their data centre and choosing SaaS apps where … Read more

How many cyclists does it take to run a data centre?

How many cyclists does it take to run a data centre

I was on my watt bike this morning – a tortuous device designed to make you a stronger cyclist – when my mind started to wander. Given that I work for a data centre services provider, naturally, I started to think about how many cyclists it would take to run a rack of servers… With … Read more

A lesson to be learnt…

tech fails

Tech fails. But how can you be prepared when it does? Following last night’s news about an issue with AWS’s S3 cloud storage, I think now is a better time than any to highlight the point, however obvious, that technology failures happen (and if it can happen to AWS, then it can happen to anyone…) … Read more

Research reveals the emerging role of converged services to manage cloud complexity for UK businesses

Research reveals the emerging role of converged services to manage cloud complexity for UK businesses

Converged services will play an increasingly important role as IT priorities within UK organisations change, according to research published today by Six Degrees. London, December 13th, 2016 – Converged services will play an increasingly important role as IT priorities within UK organisations change, according to research published today by Six Degrees. Instead of focusing purely … Read more