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Yorkshire Mafia CIO Forum – Cloud Computing – IT as a commodity

Last Thursday, I was invited to chair a meeting of the Yorkshire Mafia CIO Forum to discuss “Cloud Computing – IT as a commodity”. The round-table discussion, arranged by Yorkshire Mafia co-founder and iSource Group director Sat Mann, was attended by CIOs from BskyB Betting, Optima Law, William Hill, Call Credit, Provident Insurance, Cape Plc.,…
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TechaTogetha – Pecha Kucha in action

Pecha Kucha in action In February Nick from Head Resourcing invited virtualDCS to attend and present at this event, which I personally found to be an excellent experience, both fun and informative. The format is that you have 20 slides and 20 seconds a slide to get your message over. Not enough time to bore…
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Great Yorkshire networking events

This week has been excellent for Yorkshire networking, the first event was the Yorkshire Mafia Conference at the Royal Armouries. The attendance at this event was awesome well in excess of 1400 people attended, we meet lots of interesting people on our stand, and found it a great opportunity to talk to people about the benefits…
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virtualDCS benefit from growth in Software as a Service

Through Software as a Service Businesses are able to glean a number of competitive advantages over traditional licensed software approaches. With Microsoft and Google leading the way for businesses to securely access data online with new online desktop services such as Google Docs and Microsoft Office 365, Leeds-based cloud computing hosting company virtualDCS is predicting…
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Configure Microsoft Office Groove 2007 with SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Office Groove is the predecessor of SharePoint Workspace, it is a desktop application allowing remote users to access SharePoint files and collaborate on documents. Follow the screenshots below to add your SharePoint files to the Groove client. Creating a Groove account is a requirement before the installation can begin. Enter your details into the…
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Configure Microsoft SharePoint Workspace with SharePoint 2010

Microsoft SharePoint Workspace is a desktop application designed for remote users who need access to SharePoint data 24/7. There are 2 methods to configure your SharePoint Workspace, both of which achieve the same result. To “push” the SharePoint site to the Workspace client log into SharePoint via your web browser e.g. https://yoursite.com:987 Select ‘Sync to…
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Grow your Business through Practical Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is revolutionising the business world. But what do you really need to know and how does it actually work? virtualDCS will be presenting at techmesh, demonstrating how to grow your business through practical cloud computing. However it won’t be the usual ‘What is Cloud Computing?’ in this presentation we will demonstrate how cloud based…
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