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

Big storage

Transition to the cloud

Discover how storage has evolved over the past 60 years, from large hard drives to small USB sticks and now the future of the cloud. This picture features the delivery of a 5MB IBM hard drive to a company in circa 1956. It is simply enormous, taking 5 or 6 men just to move it, … Read more

The 10 Year Loops of Transforming Technology

10 year technology change

The advancement of technology over the last 20-25 years has been astonishing, transforming the ways we are able to communicate across the globe. There is no doubt about it that the advancement of technology over the last 20-25 years has been astonishing, transforming the ways we are able to communicate across the globe. With the … Read more

Leading London Law Firm uses cloud-based voice solution during Holborn underground fire

London Law Firm uses cloud-based voice solution

Business Continuity solution from Six Degrees maintains communication in the Holborn underground fire London, April 13th, 2015 – A leading London law firm based near the site of the recent 36-hour Holborn underground fire, remained ahead of the game despite losing its telephony services due to the outages.  Its investment in the cloud-based Livenumber service … Read more

Do you speak IT?

Do you speak IT

The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer According to Gartner, by 2015 25% of organisations will have a Chief Digital Officer sat on the board of directors.  Then, by 2020, 90% of technology spending will be driven by departments outside of IT.  Although analysts have been known to be wrong on the odd occasion, Gartner … Read more