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How to protect yourself from Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) insider attacks

Ransomware is evolving. The emergence of open source “Ransomware as a Service” (RaaS) malware packages mean anyone can now be a hacker – and the UK is seeing the fastest growth in these kinds of attacks. After enjoying a 59% decline in ransomware in 2018, the UK saw ransomware volume jump 195% in the first…
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virtualDCS plants roots in one of Yorkshire’s most innovative cities

The team has now expanded into Hull’s Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) after the company saw a huge increase in demand for its Cloud-based services across East Yorkshire. With state-of-the-art facilities, virtualDCS will now have a permanent residence within the city to host and collaborate with its clients and suppliers, in addition to its long-standing…
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5 Cloud computing trends to look out for in 2020

2020 is set to be one of the most exciting years yet for cloud innovations. With the growth of new technologies like AI and machine learning driving innovation, those in charge of managing IT infrastructures and delivering digital transformation now have more opportunities than ever – but with such rapid advancement, is the speed of…
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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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