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The Cloud Computing experts

What Amazon and Azure can’t do

In our last blog post on how cloud computing is revolutionising the retail industry, we talked about the big players in the marketplace. Amazon Web Services is the world’s largest cloud computing platform, hosting the likes of Netflix, LinkedIn, Facebook and the BBC. But Microsoft Azure is also one to watch, particularly how global retail…
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How cloud computing is revolutionising the retail industry

Cloud computing is powering innovation in the retail industry at an increasingly accelerated pace, from the big players at the top right down to small local independents. Investment in the cloud by the retail and consumer goods sector was $11.6bn in 2018, predicted to rise to $48.47bn by 2025. [Source: Adroit Market Research]. In this…
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Ethical data management: the future differentiator for successful brands

What’s next for data protection policies? Will we see a “race to the bottom” in data ethics… or is there an opportunity now for businesses to move beyond compliance and use proactive ethical data management as a brand differentiator? You don’t have to look far nowadays to find examples of companies playing fast and loose…
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virtualDCS supports TechUG Leeds

A Blog by Jason Newell, Channel Director. We’re thrilled to announce that we’re sponsoring the next edition of TechUG in Leeds in October. TechUG Leeds is the Yorkshire community event for IT Ops, IT Infrastructure, Cloud, DevOps & Cyber Security Professionals. virtualDCS’ Managing Director, Richard May will also be presenting at the event on Microsoft…
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Instantly cut your Ransomware Risk with these 5 simple tips

According to Cyber Security Ventures, a new organisation will fall victim to ransomware every 14 seconds in 2019, and every 11 seconds by 2021. Damage costs this year alone are predicted to be £9.2bn worldwide. Currently, the three biggest cyber security threats are mobile malware, banking malware, and ransomware. Ransomware is a particularly malicious form…
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virtualDCS appoints Channel Director

The Cloud Computing and Disaster Recovery experts have now welcomed Jason Newell to the team, where he will be heading the company’s fast-growing cloud reseller channel. Jason has over 20 years of Business Development experience, particularly within the IT sector and will now be using his knowledge to support virtualDCS partners. “I am delighted to…
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‘On-Premise’ vs ‘In the cloud’: key challenges and solutions

The vast majority of organisations now utilise the cloud for at least some of their operations – whether that be cloud hosting, cloud disaster recovery, cloud replication or general business functions like HR and marketing. There does remain a small number who still operate entirely on-premise, however, the majority run some form of hybrid solution.…
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