More Cloud Server Migrations
  • 28
    Mar

More Cloud Server Migrations

Holders Sheet Metals manufacture and install ventilation ductwork for many national and local businesses throughout the North West. They had reached that stage, as many companies do, where their peer to peer network was impeding their business efficiency and needed help in moving to a server  infrastructure. Cloud9...

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Is your Company ready For GDPR ?
  • 2
    Jan

Is your Company ready For GDPR ?

With only 4 months left, many of our clients are now well under way with their GDPR Preparations.  If your company holds data on individuals then their are 12 steps you should be taking right now ! Awareness You should make sure that decision makers and key people...

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Windows Server 2016 Installation sees out a busy month
  • 30
    Nov

Windows Server 2016 Installation sees out a busy month

Pheww its been quite a month.................................. Cloud9 were asked to provide consultancy, installation and support on recommended improvements to a Contracting Company IT Infrastructure. They provide support to a select group of the UK's largest facilities maintenance companies, who in turn manage and maintain buildings and infrastructure for...

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Cloud9's New Home
  • 31
    Oct

Cloud9’s New Home

We are now based at Blackpool Enterprise Center 291-305 Lytham Road Blackpool Lancs FY4 1EW Our Phone number remains the same at 01253 304255 and our email is enquiries@icloud9.co.uk Cloud9 based at Blackpool Enterprise Centre

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Security
  • 17
    Oct

Security

Computer security Install a firewall and virus-checking on your computers. Make sure that your operating system is set up to receive automatic updates. Protect your computer by downloading the latest patches or security updates, which should cover vulnerabilities. Only allow your staff access to the information they need to...

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Business Theories & Strategies Applied to the County Council Libraries.
  • 6
    Aug

Business Theories & Strategies Applied to the County Council Libraries.

Management Theorist Henri Fayol (2002) describes Strategic Planning as examining the future and deciding what needs to be done by developing a plan of action. Price Waterhouse (2015) have developed a 4-step approach to Strategic Planning as can be seen in Figure 2 Figure 2 In the first...

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Impact of New Technologies
  • 26
    Jun

Impact of New Technologies

“Whether things will be better if they are different I do not know, but that they will have to be different if they are to become better, that I do know”  (Lichtenberg, 1765, p.208) According to Bitar (2003) innovation is a difficult and elusive process to manage and...

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RansomWare
  • 15
    May

RansomWare

A critical Patch has been released that should be installed on every PC on your network to avoid being hit by the WannaCry Virus. See https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx  

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Cloud Migration For Coach Holiday Company
  • 21
    Apr

Cloud Migration For Coach Holiday Company

G-Line Holidays required a cloud migration. Based in Lytham St Annes on the Fylde Coast, needed to move from their POP email to a more comprehensive and professional Cloud Based email service. They have been creating and operating coach holidays throughout the UK and across Europe for over...

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Edward Snowden, Right or Wrong ?
  • 24
    Feb

Edward Snowden, Right or Wrong ?

Edward Snowden, Right or Wrong?   Harding (2014) at the Guardian Newspaper reports that in 2013 Edward Snowden was a contractor working at the National Security Agency (NSA) in the United States of America on behalf of Booz Allen Hamilton consulting firm. Harding reports that on May 30th...

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