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Data Management, why do I need it??

Many organisations see data management as purely a backup option. The protection of data as the last line of defence when something is deleted, corrupted or, in more recent times, stolen through encryption. When data becomes too overwhelming to manage from a DR and business continuity perspective, as well as shrinking storage budgets, IT are…

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Block Chain = the New Disruptor?

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Most people see Bitcoin and Crypto as a gamble, possibly a bubble? It’s not about that for the IT industry, it’s about the opportunity and threat of Blockchain…… In the excellent video below, even the biggest sceptic can’t fail to be convinced of the merits of blockchain. I urge you to make a cup of…

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THE MILE THAT HURTS THE MOST

Aug 07, 2017 The Network is dead! Long live the Network! In our ever-evolving world of web, mobile, IoT applications and systems deployed in the cloud or on-premise – latency is still present as a problem that needs solving. Latency essentially boils down to how responsive a service is (the delay) to you as an end…

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WHAT IS WANNACRYPT AND HOW TO AVOID BEING A TARGET RIGHT NOW

May 16, 2017 On Friday, May 12, a significant cyberattack hit more than 150 countries, conservative estimates put the number of affected computer systems at circa 200,000 devices. Known in the media as WannaCry, the attack was not complex: A phishing attack entices users to click links which follow through to websites and run malicious…

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IF WE COULD TAKE AWAY IT SO YOU COULD RUN YOUR BUSINESS HOW WOULD YOU FEEL?

May 11, 2017 It’s a simple concept, delivery of all your IT needs – reducing down time, upskilling and training, time to market, inappropriate spend, time management of resources, security, connectivity, incompatibility……the list goes on. Access one simple platform where all your data and systems are safe and accessible, always available much like power, water…

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COULD YOUR BUSINESS COPE WITHOUT IT?

May 02, 2017   Could your business cope without IT? If we could take away IT so you could run your business how would you feel ? It’s a simple concept, remove down time, errors, worry about over spend, waste, under investment ,security ,power ,connectivity, incompatibility……the list goes on . Access one simple platform where…

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ONLINE GAMING: MAPPING THREATS TO HIGH LEVEL BUSINESS CHANNELS

Feb 06, 2017 In a previous blog, we covered the most common threats seen in the gaming industry, in addition, we described a high-level approach for a security improvement program (SIP). As a reminder from previous blog, the high-level approach for improving security for businesses in the gaming industry is comprised of three main layers…

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ONLINE GAMING – ASSESSING AND PRIORITISING CYBER DEFENCE CONTROLS

Feb 06, 2017 In a previous blog, we started mapping threats that are prevalent in the Gaming threat landscape to the different business channel tiers, in this blog we’re going to describe an approach to protect the Core and Middle tiers of the business against breaches. Embarking on a Security Improvement Program (SIP) for the…

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NVME EVOLUTION

Feb 06, 2017 Having worked at Pure for three years now I have been constantly impressed by how innovative our software engineering design is.  Customers tell us all the time that they like the simplicity of operation; the fact that all hardware and software upgrades are designed to be non-disruptive and non-performance impacting; and the…

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