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Microsoft Sinks Data Centre off Orkney

The project involves sinking a data centre to investigate whether it can create a more energy efficient database. If the project proves to be a success, the data centre could sit on the sea floor for up to five years and could potentially revolutionise the way we store data. Orkney was chosen for its already major renewable energy centre. The site has been producing an excess of energy since 2012 and is an industry leader…

Shared Hosting vs Dedicated Hosting

Even tech-savvy businesses need help sometimes. Web hosting can leave you bewildered at best and at worst, can cost you time, effort and money, you can ill-afford. So when it comes to making choices between basics such as, shared hosting or dedicated hosting, you need to do some research, as no one system is the best fit for everyone. Shared Hosting With a shared solution, one physical server is pooled with multiple users who draw…

Maximising Your Site’s Speed Could Save Your Business

Maximising your site’s speed could save your business. 40% of users in a recent survey stated that they would leave a site that took longer than 3 seconds to load. Is this your site? Almost 50% of the people asked in studies conducted by Gomez.com and Akamai.com anticipated page-load times of two seconds or less and 40% of site visitors said they would give up on a site with page load times of three seconds…

Cybersecurity Risks from Old Chips

Chances are, you are reading this on a device hiding a major cybersecurity flaw which could spill all your secrets. A chip flaw dating as far back as 1995 has left billions of computers, smartphones, cloud storage, laptops and tablets cybersecurity vulnerable to exposure has been revealed. The defects According to correspondence sent by tech companies to legislators, Intel Corp did not inform cybersecurity officials in the U.S. of the Meltdown and Spectre chip security…

ADSL vs Fibre Broadband

Fibre broadband and ADSL broadband are the two types of fixed-line broadband most common in the UK, but what does that mean? ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) is carried through the copper wires of your phone line and is the most generally available category of broadband, of which there are two types: ADSL1, which is capable of a maximum speed of about 8Mbit/s, and ADSL2+ a maximum speed of about 24Mbit/s. These speeds, however,…

Data Backup and Why It’s So Important

Still one of the most unrecognised or badly handled network operations is data backup, and according to reports from leading tech industry specialists Microsoft and Cisco, attacks against organisations regardless of size are increasing and causing bigger losses than ever. And the thing about data is that once data has gone, it’s gone forever. Despite this, organisations still leave themselves vulnerable by having no operational backup plan. Nightmare tales of businesses and individuals losing data…

Web Hosting Uptime: Save Downtime with Reliable Web Hosting

Do you know how much uptime could save your businesses? Take the pressure off with Linix’s ultra-reliable hosting services. For many SMEs, connectivity downtime is the highest business cost of human resources. It is also one of the problems with the most far-reaching consequences an organisation can face, having an effect, not just on your business, but on customers, suppliers, management, staff and critically, reputation. Understanding precisely where downtime costs, is crucial if you want…

Superfast Broadband in Liverpool

With Liverpool’s global outlook and incredible economic strengths, it’s no wonder we are seen as one of Britain’s leading destinations for business as well as travel. Organisations and business people are drawn to Liverpool through a range of opportunities, and benefits, and as befits the 21st century, they need high-speed and secure superfast broadband connectivity to the internet in order to limit downtime and thus increase productivity. However, across the Liverpool city region, superfast broadband…

What is Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls are made using the internet. Calls such as these are even less frequently known as Voice over Broadband (VoB) Voice over Networks (VoN), or Internet Telephony; I wonder why none of those stuck? VoIP basically lets you make ‘free’, or very low cost, mobile and landline calls via the Web. Yes, any telephone in the world can call you and you can do likewise, irrespective of the kind of…

Staying Safe on Public Wi-Fi

Using public Wi-Fi is dicey. In 2017 a visitor to one of our security seminars had his tablet hacked and data were stolen while using Public Wi-Fi. If you are not vigilant, data held on devices is a beacon for anyone with the proper software tools to effortlessly see what you are doing. Hackers can easily steal your passwords or other secret data, particularly, from multiple sites if you choose the same password to log…

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