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Kids, the cloud and a campervan

Returning to work after children – A blog by Abigail Rice Two of my life goals have always been kids and a campervan. Having fulfilled my first ambition, I now needed to work on my second. I’ve always worked, my parents helped instill me with strong values and an appreciation of hard work and its rewards.…
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Cloud Computing in 2015: Onwards and upwards

Having officially entered its teenage years, 2014 has been an exciting year for the Cloud. Looking back, it’s clear that innovation and acceptance have been the two key themes. Due to its popularity and history, industries are more accepting of the technology, and the Cloud has now become the basic computing model. Consequently, in its…
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How ‘Mo’ can you go? virtualDCS takes on Movember

As November came around the men at virtualDCS decided to once again raise awareness of men’s health issues by taking part in Movember. It’s a valuable cause that we support each year, and we like to encourage others to take part. To date, those taking part in Movember have raised over £346 million and funded over…
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Microsoft® DirectAccess for Windows Server

A Blog by Ben Lavender. After deploying DirectAccess a corporate network this week, I thought doing a blog would be a good way to close the project. Windows Server 2008 R2 first introduced DirectAccess in 2009 as a “seamless” and “always-on” remote access feature for domain-joined Windows clients. It has grown significantly bigger and more…
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5 Tips for remote working

Through the power of Cloud Computing technology, more employees are choosing to work remotely. A recent Virgin Media Business survey anticipates that by 2022 60% employees will regularly work from home. As the Cloud grows, so do the number of individuals working outside of the office, but why is this the case? Why would a…
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How to extend Disk Space on a Server

A blog by Matthew Sharpe. You sometimes need to extend your VM’s disk space – this can be done in a matter of minutes, with no server downtime, as long as you take the correct precautions e.g. snapshots. The instructions below demonstrate the easiest and safest way to extend Disk Space on a Server for a Windows Server 2008…
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Terminal Services Printing issue

This FAQ guide solves the two most common terminal services printing issues, these are when: The printer doesn’t respond or print The printer just prints random characters Step one: The first step is to check the driver on your local computer, you can do this by going to the ‘devices and printers’ setting, if you don’t…
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