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How can cloud computing help with power outages?

New analysis shows that office-related problems such as power and communications failures are now the top sources of business disruption in the UK, over and above technology problems.

The Art of Application Performance Testing

Join author Ian Molyneaux as he presents a summary of his book “The Art of Application Performance Testing.” Using real-world examples Ian outlines the reasons why it is increasingly important for businesses to carry out performance testing on their applications. He will provide practical guidance on how and when to introduce performance testing into your…
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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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