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  • Blog Post: Football benefits from Cloud Computing

    Sounds odd doesn’t it? What has Microsoft, and more importantly, Windows Azure , to influence some great players like Gareth Bale, Craig Bellamy and Aaron Ramsey to inspire to greatness? A consultancy uses software-as-a-service to develop and improve the Football Association’s training...
  • Blog Post: Sponsored Post by GCC innova - Cloud Computing will save you money

    GCC innova are our Sponsored Partner after donating to the charities UK Youth and Cancer Research as a part of our 12 Days of Christmas Auction. Cloud computing allows small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to spend less on acquiring and managing physical IT assets, it has been claimed. ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft cloud computing (BPOS): More new features, by Richard Gibbons

    Microsoft BPOS has, yet again, been something of a star of the Worldwide Partner Conference and a bunch of new features have been confirmed/announced. They are: Exchange Online: Voice mail with Unified Messaging Integrated archiving Retention policies and legal hold Transport rules ...
  • Blog Post: All change in the office

    Guest post from Trevor Eddolls, CEO iTech-Ed Ltd ( www.itech-ed.com ), specialists for IT consultancy, analysis, technical education and training, web design, writing, and editing solutions. Read more from Trevor on his mainframe blog and follow him on Twitter . It started with me looking for the...
  • Blog Post: Don’t miss the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) UK 2010: Manage the Future - Desktop to Cloud, by David Bennie

    We only have 50 spaces left for this event and for medium businesses, this really is an event not to be missed. Covering all the hot topics of the year so far, MMS UK 2010 will provide the best possible opportunity to learn about the latest IT Management products, solutions and technologies from Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: YO! Sushi adopts Office 365 and cuts costs by 40%

    Anyone who has ever eaten at a YO! Sushi restaurant will know the company takes real pride in its modern and fresh image, and of course some very tasty food. It’s no surprise that YO! Sushi also applies a clean, seamless and efficient approach to all elements of the business – including IT...
  • Blog Post: New white papers

    We have two new white papers available to download. The first is called 'Define your private cloud strategy' and you can download it here . The paper focuses on providing a strategic framework along with key considerations for when your organisation is considering cloud computing. The second is...
  • Blog Post: Reasons why SMBs are adopting cloud power

    We’ve just published a couple of new videos on SMB adoption of cloud power on both our Microsoft Showcase and YouTube channels. Andy Burton, CEO of Rise (a division of Fasthosts) and Chairman of the Cloud Industry Forum, explains that the prime driver for adopting cloud power is flexibility –...
  • Blog Post: Cloud computing explained

    In broad terms, cloud computing can be divided into three different classifications - Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). According to Business Link, SaaS is the most common form of cloud computing - where companies and organisations gain...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure: bringing IT and business closer together

    Interview: Jeremy Neal, Head of Online Services at Microsoft systems integration partner, IMGROUP The onslaught of the credit crunch back in 2008 massively transformed the way businesses operate. For one thing, it meant the concept of IT as simply another cost centre ceased to be acceptable - it needed...