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Building the Business Case for Disaster Recovery

June 20th, 2017 Blog

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Make 2017 the year that you eradicate downtime Disaster Recovery used to be something that only large enterprises could afford. It had a big scary price tag, and was even scarier to implement. In the same way that people only install a burglar alarm after being burgled, many organisations only take Disaster Recovery seriously when

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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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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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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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7 most interesting questions about the cloud we heard

April 10th, 2014 Advice, Blog, Cloud Platform, Future

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Cloud computing is one of the most exciting, growing technologies. Just five years ago it was still very much a concept, but today it’s a widely used, highly useful service for businesses and consumers alike. However, because cloud computing is still on the rise, not everyone is completely up to speed on how the cloud

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Top 10 advantages of cloud storage

March 13th, 2014 Advice, Blog, Cloud Platform, Internet

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Are you wondering whether the cloud is right for you? Check out these top advantages of cloud storage, and see how a move to a virtual data centre could benefit your business. 1. It can be cheaper than a traditional infrastructure When you store your data in the cloud, you don’t need to pay out

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What’s a CD? How the cloud has changed media consumption

March 7th, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform, Internet, Just for fun

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The growth of cloud computing, better connectivity and improved broadband technology has changed the way we consume media. But what are the big differences? We take a nostalgic look back to the way we use to watch, listen and surf…   Recent advancements in cloud computing, 4G technology and ultra-fast broadband have revolutionised the way

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Valentine’s data: Will love put your DC under pressure?

February 13th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, Just for fun

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The run up to Valentine’s day is set to be another peak period of internet traffic. So what will the data centres have to deal with? As Valentine’s day approaches, the country once again prepares to get all loved up, as you let your loved ones know how you feel about them, send secret declarations

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