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60 seconds with Scott Human

September 28th, 2016 Blog

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  Name: Scott Human What do you do at Backbone? I’m the Service Delivery Manager at Backbone Connect and here are a few facts and qualifications to fire out, so you guys can get to know me. What do you like best about your role at Backbone? The thing I like most about my role at

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Ranked in Deloitte fast 500 again!

November 28th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, News

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We are proud to announce that Backbone Connect has once again been ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa, in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014. To determine the fastest growing companies, the DTTL TMT (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications) global industry group

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Is it time you migrated your SAP into the cloud?

October 23rd, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform

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Is it time you migrated your SAP into the cloud? If you’ve decided not to move to the new SaaS SAP products, but want to improve the agility of your existing SAP environment we can help. Here are some of the reasons you should be thinking about it. No 1 – The ability to accelerate

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Is the cloud the best way forward for the financial services?

August 22nd, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, Future, Generation Cloud

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For the tech-savvy customers of one rather large UK-listed financial organisation, its banking app is godsend. Or, at least, a bit of a time saver. For those with accounts in two separate branches – where one branch in a ‘north-ish’ part of the UK, and the other is in a ‘south-ish’ part of the UK

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The Technology Games

August 12th, 2014 Blog, Just for fun

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‘Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.’ So said, 21st century philosopher Mr Gary Linkeker.  And that’s precisely what happened at this summer’s Brazil football World Cup, leaving the Germans sitting pretty at number at the top of the FIFA world-ranking

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Backbone Connect launches premium pay-as-you-consume cloud for UK’s small and mid-sized market

July 29th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, News

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  Backbone Connect, the UK’s leading independent data centre and infrastructure provider, today announces its partnership with Virtustream, Inc., the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, to deliver a range of pay-only-for-what-you-consume premium cloud services from within secure UK data centres. The packages combine Backbone Connect’s carrier class network platform and data centre services with

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Join the revolution, join Generation Cloud

July 16th, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform, Future, Generation Cloud, Internet

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Let’s talk about your g,g,g,generation. Which are you? Generation X is currently (and very possibly, somewhat anxiously) saving towards retirement, Generation Y is currently (and very possibly, somewhat anxiously) saving towards a house purchase, but Generation Cloud is perfectly chilled, and has no need for deep pockets – literally or metaphorically. The Cloud enables 24/7

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Connection Vouchers – Click&Collect

June 6th, 2014 Advice, Backbone Connect, Blog, How To, Internet

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And in other news, Government is making it easier for all of us to access the likes of BBC iPlayer, Facebook, and Spotify during working hours? Really? Yes. Well, sort of. Let us explain… Users relying on slow and unreliable workplace internet connections waste time, become frustrated, and ultimately can lose interest in the task

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How to choose a data centre outside of London

April 25th, 2014 Advice, Blog, Colocation, Data Centre

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Do you really need to use a data centre in London? It could be more cost effective, and logistically sound, to use a facility outside of the capital. But how do you know which is the right centre? London has long been thought of as the data centre hub of the UK. With many high-tiered

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Can data centres make the world a greener place?

April 17th, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform, Data Centre, Future, Internet

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With Google, Facebook and Apple all earning high marks from Greenpeace over the renewable energy credentials of their data centres, we ask what this means for the rest of the industry? Can data centres lead a worldwide shift to greener energy sources? A new report from environmental organisation Greenpeace has praised companies like Google and

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