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We’re Hiring – Commercial Connected Sales Team

May 1st, 2018 Blog, News, Work for us

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Commercial Connected Sales Executive – OTE £50,000 with generous commission package plus an exceptional benefits package, opportunities for progression and a great place to work Further benefits 22 days holiday, plus your birthday off and one day extra for every year of company service Private healthcare Laptop Mobile phone Company pension scheme Salesperson of the

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We’re Hiring – Trainee Business Development Executive

March 12th, 2018 Blog, News, Work for us

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Trainee Business Development Executive – £25,000 OTE with an exceptional benefits package, opportunities for progression and a great place to work. Further benefits 22 days holiday, plus your birthday off and one day extra for every year of company service Private healthcare Laptop Company pension scheme Sales person of the Quarter and year incentives Free

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We’re Hiring – Existing Business/Account Manager

October 19th, 2016 Blog, News, Work for us

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Existing Business/Account Manager – up to £110,000 OTE dependant on experience plus great benefits. Further benefits 22 days holiday, plus your birthday off and one day extra for every year of company service Private healthcare Company pension scheme Free access to our company Perkbox system (100’s of free benefits including discounted gym membership, restaurant vouchers,

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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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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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Facebook building new ‘flat-pack data centre’

March 17th, 2014 Blog, News

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Facebook is building a new data centre in Sweden, which takes its inspiration from IKEA style flat pack furniture. The Luleå 2 data centre is being constructed in the Swedish town of Luleå, alongside Facebook’s pre-existing data centre there. Using what the company calls its Rapid Deployment Data Centre (RDDC) concept, the centre will be built

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What does IBM’s big cloud move mean for business?

February 7th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, News

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As IBM commits $1.2 billion to expand its data centre and cloud storage business, what does this mean for the rest of us? Cloud computing has certainly grown in popularity over the last few years. With the technology advancing, and the true potential of cloud-based resources being more readily recognised, the newest form of data

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Will Microsoft’s biogas change the data centre landscape?

February 7th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, News

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As Microsoft looks set to move ahead with their experimental new waste-powered centre, we ask if this could pave the way for a greener future for data centres… Computer giant Microsoft recently announced that their highly anticipated new ‘greener’ data centre could be up and running in the next few months. The experimental new centre

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We’re ISO 27001 Certified

January 15th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, News

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We’ve recently been certified by the British Assessment Bureau with the ISO 27001 Information Security Management standard. So you can always be sure your information is safe with us. What is ISO 27001? ISO 27001 is the international standard for Information Security. The standard is awarded to companies that have proved they have an effective

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UK data centres will get climate change agreement

December 19th, 2013 Backbone Connect, Blog, News

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UK data centres are to be granted a climate change agreement, which should be agreed by the end of 2013. Chancellor George Osbourne announced in his Autumn statement, on 5th December, that he was granting a concession to the UK data centre industry, which would allow it a reduction in some carbon taxes in exchange

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