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New Business Development manager joins virtualDCS

Leeds based virtualDCS has appointed Jonathan Bunney as business development manager, as part of the cloud computing and disaster recovery specialist’s latest phase of recruitment. Jonathan brings a wealth of experience to the role after working in IT for over 25 years. His focus will primarily be on continuing to grow virtualDCS’s CloudCover Disaster Recovery…
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How to safely manage hybrid learning in the education sector

We are used to hearing plenty of stories about businesses moving to a hybrid way of working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of which are now dealing with a range of new challenges that these changes have created. It is not just the corporate world that has been forced to adapt its…
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Exploring Hybrid Working

Prior to March 2020, only a handful of businesses had an alternative work from home model in place, but there is now a distinct drive towards a new Hybrid Working trend from both employees and employers. What is Hybrid Working? For anyone that is unaware, Hybrid Working is the latest buzzword for organisations as government…
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The Ransomware threat is getting worse. Here’s how to protect your business.

Things have not improved since the last time we talked about Ransomware. Back then, we gave you some practical tips to reduce your risks and protect your business. The advice we gave back in 2019 still stands, and we will be giving you a reminder of it below. However, there has been a huge surge…
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It is more important than ever to back up Microsoft Teams. Here’s why.

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way that many of us work. With workplaces closing their doors during lockdown, many previously office-based employees had to quickly move online to work remotely from home or in a hybrid role. And while it certainly isn’t right to talk about ‘winners’ from such…
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Why having a single data backup location is never enough

Last month, disaster struck at one of the world’s largest hosting providers. A fire at OVH’s Strasbourg site destroyed one of their data centres and badly damaged two others. The fire was serious enough that a number of their clients lost data. In some cases, that data loss was total. The simple lesson of the…
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Why outsourcing disaster recovery is more cost effective than moving it in-house

Times are tough. Across every economy and every sector, businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of size, from FTSE 100 companies to SMEs, the pressure is increasing on businesses to tighten their belts. So where are companies making the cuts? Unfortunately, IT is one of the areas where many companies are trying…
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