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Using Amazon Web Services Applications to run your Business

When Amazon Web Services (AWS) is mentioned, you likely think of cloud based services such as autoscaling websites, multi-regional support and other more well known things.  However there are a whole range of Amazon Web Services applications that you may not have come across.  Those services relating to business productivity.

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Understanding Cloud Services – Stateful vs Stateless Applications

To be able to make the most of the services available within public cloud hosting it is necessary to create a stateless application.

In this article we look at the difference between stateful and stateless, and why it matters.

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Accelerating your agency’s journey to the cloud with the Microsoft CSP Programme

We have developed our own unique approach to cloud acceleration, through a programmatic methodology to help agencies with a real vision to build a sustainable cloud practise to get onboard quickly.

Here are our top tips for cloud acceleration.

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An absolute beginner’s guide to cloud computing – Part 3

Part three of our absolute beginner’s guide to cloud computing explains the difference between infrastructure, platform, and software.

Because we love a good analogy it also talks quite a lot about chinese food.

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An absolute beginner’s guide to cloud computing – part 2

In part 2 of our Absolute beginner’s guide to Cloud we look at what an API is, how it works, and why we should even care.

We also look a little at some of the possibilities cloud computing offers those with the imagination to utilise it.

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CredSSP Update Causing Remote Desktop Error (Patch code : KB4103721)

Windows have released a new update on the 13th of May with a security patch to the Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP) due to a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in unpatched versions of the CredSSP protocol.  There has however been an unforeseen side effect of this patch.

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An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain – Part 4

Part 4 of our increasingly inaccurately named Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain.

In this one we look at the applications for this amazing technology.

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An absolute beginner’s guide to blockchain – Part 3

In Part 3 of our absolute beginner’s guide to Bitcoin and Blockchain we look at how entries to the ledger are created and verified as being accurate. We look at what proof of work is, and how it is created. And almost incidentally we cover “mining” as well.

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An absolute beginner’s guide to Blockchain – Part 1

For a long time I have struggled with understanding how Blockchain technology actually works. After spending months pestering Robert Belgrave, our CEO, and reading every article I could find I’ve finally begun to understand it.
So here is part 1 of a series of articles explaining it in case you are in the same boat I was.

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What is Ransomware and how to deal with it

According to Jake Moore of the Dorset Police Cyber Crime Unit Ransomware is both the most common, and most damaging cyber crime encountered by UK businesses.
Here we look at what it is and how to deal with it.