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Why backups are no good when a disaster or cyber attack hits
Posted by virtualDCS on 26 August 2020 07:44 PM

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Does outsourced IT infrastructure compromise your data security?
Posted by Team Fleek on 03 August 2020 02:28 PM

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IT panel Q&A roundup: remote working during COVID-19
Posted by virtualDCS on 17 July 2020 01:42 PM
2020 is a year that nobody is going to forget, and future generations will be learning about life in a post-COVID-19 world.

We’re proud to say that throughout the global pandemic, we have been there to help businesses as much as we can. We’ve done this by opening our support lines to all organisations that require remote working assistance, we’ve offered free


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IT strategy review for a post-COVID world
Posted by virtualDCS on 02 July 2020 01:58 PM

The challenge for CTOs and IT managers as we return to the “norm” is – what will the post-COVID landscape look like? We’re operating in unknown territory, but what we do know is that change can happen quickly and we have to be able to adapt to survive.

Almost all businesses will have seen some impact from COVID19. The extent to which different organisations have been affected has varied hugely, and so there is no


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Business security and remote working during COVID19 and beyond
Posted by virtualDCS on 03 June 2020 05:27 PM

This week marks the start of the next stage for gradual easing of COVID19 lockdown restrictions. However, remote working looks set to continue for many months. For some businesses, the pandemic has initiated a permanent cultural change, in which remote or flexible working will


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What we’re doing to help: from free Microsoft Teams to support lines
Posted by virtualDCS on 30 April 2020 02:39 PM

We’re proud to say that virtualDCS has always taken Corporate Social Responsibility seriously and the actions we take have left, what we feel, is a positive impact on others locally, regionally, nationally and in some cases, even internationally.

This has continued in the wake of the Coronavirus, COVID-19 epidemic and we’re pleased to say that we’ve put together a range of support services and facilities to help


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Microsoft Teams vs Zoom: Which application is best for business?
Posted by virtualDCS on 23 April 2020 09:20 AM

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Businesses worldwide are being forced to re-evaluate how they’re working in-line with new COVID-19 lock-down restrictions, but why should organisations backup Microsoft Office 365?

Many organisations have had to close their doors and Furlough workers, leaving the lucky ones to explore remote working in this time of crisis. The cloud has never played a more important part in today’s workplace, with millions of individual workers connecting to their data and


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Remote Working guide: How to send a Remote Assistance Invitation
Posted by virtualDCS on 07 April 2020 11:28 AM

With the current Coronavirus crisis, it’s more important than ever before to stay connected. If you know someone who is experiencing issues on their Microsoft Windows 10 system, or you would just like to show them how to do something, like setting up Skype calls, then remote assistance is ideal.

Applications such as WinVNC or LogMeIn used to be two of the most popular ways of accessing a computer remotely until Microsoft built in the Windows Remote Assistance feature into Windows


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Sixteen-year-old Max Elvin joined the team as an apprentice on the 9th March this year and has had a somewhat unconventional introduction to the business.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, Max had two full working days in the company’s head office in Leeds before virtualDCS decided to temporarily close its doors and commence remote working. Luckily, working for a cloud computing company, Max has all


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Could the cloud relieve the impact of the Coronavirus?
Posted by virtualDCS on 12 March 2020 03:59 PM

There are many disruptive sides to the Coronavirus spreading globally – personally, professionally and economically, but throughout the crisis what we’re seeing is that the cloud is significantly reducing its impact – from enabling data to be shared instantly between health care professionals to holding virtual classrooms online.

The rush for cloud-first IT

In recent years businesses have been steadily migrating to a cloud-first approach for the


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Why do 70% of digital transformation projects fail?
Posted by Team Fleek on 04 March 2020 10:12 AM

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Email Sandboxing isn’t enough to secure data against a Phishing attack
Posted by virtualDCS on 05 February 2020 11:34 AM
In the on-going data security war our support team is in the front line, helping many new businesses recover from, and prevent security breaches, including Phishing attacks.

We’ve put this blog together as we feel that it is our responsibility to spread awareness of these evolving attacks, in addition to the proactive and reactive methods of prevention. Right now, some of the leading services we use daily to protect client data include Veeam Cloud Connect Backup


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How to assess your cyber security risk & make improvements
Posted by virtualDCS on 30 January 2020 11:38 AM

A new report published recently in InformationWeek looks at how enterprises are


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virtualDCS plants roots in one of Yorkshire’s most innovative cities
Posted by virtualDCS on 08 January 2020 10:11 AM
The team has now expanded into Hull’s Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) after the company saw a huge increase in demand for its Cloud-based services across East Yorkshire.

With state-of-the-art facilities, virtualDCS will now have a permanent residence within the city to host and collaborate with its clients and suppliers, in addition to its long-standing head office in Leeds.


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5 Cloud computing trends to look out for in 2020
Posted by Team Fleek on 09 December 2019 09:31 AM

Cloud hosting2020 is set to be one of the most exciting years yet for cloud innovations. With the growth of new technologies like AI and machine learning driving innovation, those in charge of managing IT infrastructures and delivering digital transformation now have more opportunities than ever –


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What Amazon and Azure can’t do
Posted by Jonny on 05 November 2019 03:59 PM

In our last blog post on how cloud computing is revolutionising the retail industry, we talked about the big players in the marketplace.

Amazon Web Services is the world’s largest cloud computing platform, hosting the likes of Netflix, LinkedIn, Facebook and the BBC. But Microsoft Azure is also one to watch, particularly how


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How cloud computing is revolutionising the retail industry
Posted by virtualDCS on 30 September 2019 01:20 PM
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