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3 ways compliance is costing your business

02 Sep 2013

In July 2013, the Department of Business Innovation and Skills in the UK launched the Security Breaches Survey which revealed that 87% of SMEs had a data breach in the last year. These results are a clear message that smaller…

Tweet causes Apple stock price rise

20 Aug 2013

Trading based on social media sentiment has become a trending topic itself – with recent news stories showing both the negative and the positive impact social media can have on a company’s share price.

Is your server management a nightmare?

19 Aug 2013

The increased complexity of IT solutions over the last twenty years has seen server management become a headache many businesses could do without. Trying to manage a large box filled with applications and data, that is supposed to make your…

Cloud forecast: how to prevent a storm

19 Aug 2013

The cloud offers the promise of flexibility and simplicity. But for companies considering a move to the cloud, evaluating and comparing options can be ‘cloudy’ and time consuming as there is no industry framework for comparing services and measuring quality.

The Power Usage Challenge: Improving Data Centre Efficiency

15 Aug 2013

Energy usage in data centres represents a substantial business expense across the industry, accounting for 30–50% of data centre operating costs. With electricity consumption across Europe’s data centres projected to grow by over 70% by 2020, there is a pressing…

VDI enables smarter desktops for SMEs

14 Aug 2013

According to recent research, small businesses who “fail to embrace the latest technology” could collectively lose out on billions in missed sales opportunities, and development prospects. With the popularity of BYOD (bring your own device) growing amongst employees and those…

Colt Oppenheimer Conference

13 Aug 2013

On 13th August 2013 Mark Ferrari, CFO, along with Morten Singleton, VP Investor Relations, presented at Oppenheimer’s 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston. Mark provided an overview of Colt’s business and the outline investment case in a…

Forget the EuroMillions, get your share of €350 million!

12 Aug 2013

Many of Europe’s data centres were designed and built 10+ years ago. A time when energy wasn’t very expensive and data centres were kept so cold, some may have considered storing their milk along with their servers.

Can balloons really enable HFT, or is it just hot air?

09 Aug 2013

With the ability to support trading speeds up to 50% faster than fibre, you could be forgiven for thinking that microwave is the ultimate tool for high-frequency traders. But in the never ending hunt for competitive advantage, plans are being…

It’s time to show the Internet some respect

08 Aug 2013

2013 has been a big year for “the Internet”. Back in April CERN celebrated the 44th anniversary of the first message crossing the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET).

Disaster Recovery as a Service - DRaaS

Commuting – time well spent?

05 Aug 2013

Commuting is without doubt a stressful activity. Whether it’s getting up early to leave, returning home late, worrying about missing your train, traffic jams or changing a puncture, the daily travel to and from work takes its toll. So what…

Look for Operators to Lead Cloud Ecosystems

05 Aug 2013

This guest blog post by Jeremiah Caron, senior VP of analysis, was originally posted on the IT Connection Blog.

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