Are you setting yourself up to fail?

Are you setting yourself up to fail?

In today’s industry, an IT disaster recovery plan is essential.  It is not only essential to protect a business from catastrophic failure, but it is expected by customers, necessary against our competition and required by data protection regulations. 

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Speculative Execution and Side Channels Attacks

Speculative Execution and Side Channels Attacks

A few weeks back Intel have disclosed details of new vulnerabilities that effect their current and past CPU ranges from at least 2009 up to their latest – so, it would seem, most Intel CPUs in living memory!

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BizTech Brief Season: 2 - Episode: 1

BizTech Brief Season: 2 - Episode: 1

I am back!! Whilst I have been very busy recently with VMUG, my blogging has taken a back seat, but what better time to pick this back up than in the lead up to the busiest time of year, kicking off with VMworld 2018 in Vegas?!

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Useful Dell OS9 Commands and their Cisco equivalent

Useful Dell OS9 Commands and their Cisco equivalent

This blog gives you some of the useful CLI commands on Dell’s OS9 (S & Z series) switch OS and how they compare to the Cisco IOS commands that people might be more familiar with.

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Migrating a Windows vCenter Server to 6.5 Appliance – Part 1

Migrating a Windows vCenter Server to 6.5 Appliance – Part 1

I’ve had many discussions with our customers about the benefits of migrating to the vCenter Appliance so I’m using this opportunity to put into practice what I preach.

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Rethink the way you manage your users desktops

Rethink the way you manage your users desktops

The time has come, If you are managing your users desktops in the same way as you were 5-10 years ago, you've got it very wrong! You no longer own the device or host application the user is using but it's still YOUR responsibility!!

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Azure File Sync launches

Azure File Sync launches

While Microsoft might deem file shares to be old fashioned and prefer you to use SharePoint online, most businesses still use file shares to a greater or lesser extent.

Being able to replicate the files to Azure and back down to other sites is the aim of the newly-launched Azure File Sync.

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Start with why

Start with why

All too often technical conversations start with the what (What technology!) and forget about the why or the how. I think this can also be true of the tasks we undertake on a regular basis as well. We are too quick to get on, get it sorted, complete the task and don't actually stop and think why am I doing this. 

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[VIDEO] Barracuda's Sentinel Demo

[VIDEO] Barracuda's Sentinel Demo

In this video, Barry Coombs and Steve Peake discuss and demonstrate the Barracuda platform of Sentinels. Sentinels is an additional layer to your email security platform that uses AI and machine learning of your emails to understand when an email could be a threat, even without a malicious link or attachment. This video shows the simple platform and demonstrates the clear message your user will receive when Sentinels detects a possibly suspicious email.

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[VIDEO] Cloud to cloud backup platform demo

[VIDEO] Cloud to cloud backup platform demo

In this video, Barry Coombs and Steve Peake discuss and demo the Barracuda cloud to cloud backup platform and discuss how the platform makes the task of backing up your data within Office 365 easy understand and do. 

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