Fibre Optics

Bristol is truly embracing the full-fibre revolution

A bid to future-proof Bristol’s digital capabilities with ultra-fast internet connectivity has helped benefit more than 80 businesses in its first year of operation. The collaboration between CityFibre and Triangle Networks to bring Gigabit City status to the region was the first of its kind and aimed to drive economic growth and boost competitiveness and productivity across local enterprise. With 69km of full-fibre…

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Testing

Lack of testing putting IT infrastructures at risk

Research conducted by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) has found that IT teams across Europe are putting their IT infrastructures – and businesses – at risk by failing to profile application workloads and test data storage systems before purchase and deployment. Mark Peters, the ESG’s Practice Director & Senior Analyst, said that assessing application workload profiles before acquiring storage solutions provides critical insight…

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Security

Small businesses more likely to experience cyber attacks

After two major ransomware attacks swept the globe and affected numerous large organizations, many companies started re-thinking their cybersecurity protection policies. However, many small businesses still go unprotected – and they could become a target of a ransomware attack any time, since such attacks will be increasing in intensity and sophistication. Small business owners and CEOs should focus on cultivating the mindset in their company that – instead of making…

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