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MOVEit Transfer Vulnerability

On May 31, 2023, Progress Software warned the public about a critical SQL injection vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer, allowing unauthorised access to its database. Identified as CVE-2023-34362 on June...

Why resilient businesses succeed

Resilience has been a buzzword for many years, but what does it mean? What are the component parts, and how do you know you have it? We take a look

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What is Cloud?

Cloud is a broad term for on-demand computer resources provided virtually. This article answers all your questions on cloud

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What is Colocation?

Colocation is the act of physically moving your servers into a data centre. This article answers all your questions on colocation

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How does immersion cooling work?

Despite all the progress made with immersion cooling since the technique was first used in the 1960s, dunking your expensive hardware into liquid still sounds counterintuitive. Why would anyone go...

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Launch of the Redcentric apprenticeship scheme

Based on an interview with Kieran Brady, Group Sales and Marketing Director, Redcentric   Tell us a bit about the background to the scheme? Over the last 18 months a series of four acquisitions...

Digital Transformation

The Essential Guide to Private Cloud Hosting

Cloud computing is a wide umbrella that encompasses a number of different classes, types and architectures of computer system resources. For commercial use, a feature that regularly distinguishes one...

Digital Transformation

The Benefits of Bespoke AWS Managed Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud adoption accelerated dramatically in the last few years as executives scrambled to add digital agility and flexibility to their businesses. But the cloud doesn’t...

Why Redcentric For Connectivity

MPLS WAN – your questions answered

What is MPLS technology? Multi-protocol Label Switching, or MPLS, is a networking technology that routes traffic intelligently using the shortest path based on “labels” rather than the complex...

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Celebrating success

We were recently invited to celebrate success at an evening hosted by Megabuyte for 2021/22 award winners and alumni. Redcentric delivered a strong financial performance among its peers throughout the...

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Charting the ‘call to contact’ journey

Thirty years ago, the customer service department was typically a binary play, handling posted letters or complaint forms and telephone calls. Twenty years ago, that world started to evolve, with...

Why Redcentric For Disaster Recovery as a Service

Guide to Choosing a Cloud Consulting Company

Cloud projects are complex and unique, with many moving parts and stakeholders. It’s why many companies turn to a cloud consulting company for help. With the right approach and guidance, they can...

Why Redcentric Managed Backup Service

The Keys to a Successful Digital Transformation

Since digital transformation projects change your business from the ground up, it’s not surprising that many efforts fall short. McKinsey found that less than 30% of digital transformation projects...

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Top 10 benefits of vulnerability scanning

Vulnerability scans are to enterprises what health checkups are to people; they’re proactive check-ins on a system’s health to ensure it stays in tip-top running condition. For companies, a...

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Secure SD-WAN: peace of mind for your network

Like almost every technology innovation ever, for every problem it solves, it trails another along in its wake. Take SD-WAN. It’s a popular choice for those looking for MPLS-level Quality of Service...

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What are managed infrastructure solutions?

IT infrastructure might seem like boring, background work which isn’t too important, but it’s actually the lifeblood of your business that keeps your business online and your people and customers...

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The importance of securing a digital workspace

Cybersecurity has never been more important, especially for companies that depend on digital workspaces. One study found that cybercriminals can breach the network perimeter of 93% of companies today...

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If only all carbon reduction was this eSIMple

Whether mandated by a formal ESG policy or merely prompted by a desire to ‘do their bit’, organisations are ramping up their sustainability and environmental action plans. The race is very much on...

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The business benefits of hybrid IT

If your business is looking to adopt a hybrid IT system, it means you get the best of both worlds.  It’s a flexible and reliable approach to IT infrastructure that’s essential to keeping...

Why Redcentric IaaS

Debunking data centre myths: Operations

Remember that scene from the Matrix where Keanu Reeves emerges from his jellied pod, surrounded by tens of thousands of similar pods. Or all those times Jack Bauer disappeared to the CTU server room...

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Debunking data centre myths: Sustainability

Every so often, you may see articles discussing the carbon footprint of spam, or the environmental impact of gifs. These articles remind us that every action we take in the virtual world has a...

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How to create a digital workspace

Productivity tools enable your teams to work better, but with various solutions available how do you start to create your digital workspace?

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The simple guide to public cloud migration

Demand for cloud computing services is growing rapidly and is expected to make up 14.2% of global enterprise IT spending by 2024. According to Gartner, spending on public clouds last year reached...

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PSTN and ISDN switch-off

BT’s plan to decommission PSTN and ISDN lines will come into effect in 2025. To get prepared and to future-proof your infrastructure we’ve pulled together some key information you will need to...

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What is Public Cloud? A Comprehensive Guide

Public clouds are one of the most recognised models of cloud computing today. They’re an efficient and economical way to pool tech resources and infrastructure in a virtualised environment. Those...

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What is Hybrid IT?

Hybrid things are valuable because you get the best of both worlds. A hybrid car is better for the environment but has the performance of a petrol car. A liger has the majesty of a lion but the...

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AWS well-architected framework

It’s no longer enough to simply move your workloads into the cloud and forget about them. From reduced costs to increased performance, the cloud provides the foundation your business needs to...

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Healthcare Digital Transformation Trends 2022

Technology is reshaping healthcare and changing how we look at and manage patient care, clinics, and medical facilities. Investment in healthcare technology is growing rapidly and is predicted to...

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Delivering service excellence with SMAX

Interview with Tim Wilkinson We’ve been championing continuous improvement internally within Redcentric for many years now, so I’m really delighted to be talking to our customers about the launch...

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CIO learnings from the pandemic

The pandemic has resulted in rapid changes to the way we work, but it's not only the shift to remote working which CIOs have been hard-pressed to deal with. Read more here.

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How to measure digital transformation progress

In a time where digital disruption seems to be constant, the need for business to embrace all things digital is accelerating. Companies understand that data, technology, and analytics are key to their...

Why Redcentric Managed Backup Service

Environmental benefits of public cloud

Climate change presents one of the biggest environmental challenges our species has ever seen and as the impact is increasingly felt, it is becoming increasingly important for us all to reduce...

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The top 5 security risks of remote working

Working remotely is convenient, but remote employees may unintentionally put your company’s data and networks at risk. Unsecured wi-fi connections, unattended computers, and data breaches are...

IT Cost Savings

What is 95th percentile billing for internet?

95th percentile billing is also called burstable billing, and it’s a way of calculating the cost of internet use which ignores the top 5% of internet usage peaks. It’s commonly applied to the...

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Beginner’s guide to server colocation

Server colocation is the act of hosting your servers in a data centre. Your servers will be hosted securely and separately but alongside the servers of the data centre’s other customers, hence the...

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The future of the data centre

Do you have an endpoint in mind for your digital transformation journey? For many businesses it’s the cloud. Moving everything to the cloud seems like the modern thing to do, right? It’s so...

The steps of a successful private cloud migration

Private cloud migration is a big trend in IT – and one we anticipate will only grow as the drive for greater efficiency increases. But what are the advantages of private cloud, and how can you make...

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The 4 major business benefits of colocation

Growing your business is exciting – but lots of things can conspire to slow you down – and as you expand, one of the biggest brakes on your growth is IT. But a great upgrade option...

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Becoming technology enabled

Organisations are becoming technology enabled to create the agility necessary to overcome the challenges of digital disruption. Read more here

Why Redcentric IP Telephony

SD-WAN: A Buyer’s Guide

There is a growing buzz around SD-WAN as a network solution. It brings considerable benefits for some use cases but it isn’t a silver bullet for networking.

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The effects of power outages

Industry-leading equipment and the expertise and commitment of our engineers means that we’ve been able to ensure power availability within our UK data centres. In the modern business world,...

Why Redcentric For Secure Remote Access

HSCN Secure Remote Access Tokens FAQs

Secure remote access to HSCN services and data provides clinicians critical information to support them to make informed decisions on the move. Get your questions answered below on HSCN secure remote...

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Internet First: FAQs

HSCN is an important transitional step towards the Internet First policy, making digital health and care services available over the internet. In this FAQs article we look at what will this mean for...

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What is cloud computing? With examples

With over 90% of companies using cloud services in some element of their business, it’s an important modern skill to understand what the cloud is, and its uses. We’ve put together an explanation...

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Telephony: an enabler for the public sector

Over the past five years, with the maturing of G-Cloud and the Cloud First approach, and the more recent green light given by Government to the use of public cloud, the public sector, including the...

Having a different conversation about SD-WAN

Having a different conversation about SD-WAN

One of the issues I have with much of the PR hoopla around SD-WAN is its tendency to major on the cost savings, with the implication that organisations could finally unshackle themselves for good from...

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Top 10 questions for choosing a network provider

Proactive management, monitoring, securing and reporting of a complex network are difficult things to get right. Investing in managed network services can appear to be the answer, bringing you better...

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Top 10 benefits of using managed IT services

There was a time when organisations only had to concentrate on their core offer: baking cakes, selling furniture, making cars, providing care etc. But over the past three decades, every specialist...

Why Redcentric IaaS

Shared vs dedicated IaaS

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provides the ability to run many customer servers on the same physical server hardware through the use of server virtualisation. The concept is a repeat of the...

Why Redcentric For Wireless Networking

Common problems with onsite data backup

Many companies are still using traditional backup methods which can cause issues and be ineffective in comparison to online data backup solutions. We look at common issues come with traditional onsite...

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