On Demand is everywhere. From the way we communicate, to the entertainment we consume and the services we use in our professional lives. We can get what we want, when we want it, wherever we happen to be at the time.
Even better, it’s just as easy to turn it off when we don’t want it anymore.
For Business Owners, Finance Directors and IT Managers On Demand promises a great deal - the ability to cost effectively and efficiently deliver new services without the trouble and expense of building your own infrastructure.
When many businesses think of cloud, they think of Amazon Web Services. But for some cloud has become a dirty word. Businesses that could be realising the benefits of the technology and its associated service delivery model today are held back by what could be largely unfounded concerns. Here we debunk the top six myths and misconceptions by providing the perspective of an Enterprise grade cloud provider.
Today all businesses are aware that they must backup their data to prevent loss. We see everywhere that data is the most valuable asset that your business has. The rise of ‘big data’ is resulting in unprecedented levels meaning all businesses must carefully consider their options as it becomes increasingly difficult to recover following a large data loss.
At Timico our website is very important to us. It is a showcase for our products and services. We use it to generate interest in our company and our products, generate sales leads through the use of live chat services and contact us forms, and we have our contact numbers posted everywhere so that you know how to get in touch with us. It is a pivotal part of our business and we’d be lost without it.
In my last post, I wrote about the benefits of using a hybrid backup environment to manage your backups, which gives you the flexibility to manage your data using a combination of on premise tape backup, or an alternative on premise method, and off-site cloud backup through a trusted partner like Timico.
March 31st was the third World Backup Day. The aim of the day is to encourage us to all backup our data at the same time to ensure that none of us are subject to becoming an April Fool. Although this day is generally aimed at the consumer, it brings home a key message that we all need to think about data – no matter how much of it we have.
There are many exciting features that our Newark Data Centre has given us, including our impressive on-site Network Operations Centre, top notch colocation facilities and the opening of further office space for our ever expanding team. It’s been a year of change! However, for me, the most exciting development that the Data Centre has bought to Timico is our new hosting infrastructure and the amazing benefits that this investment has bought us and our customers.
Two weeks after 2e2 was placed in administration, many businesses are facing the stress of rapidly finding new suppliers for their mission critical hosting and unifed communications services. Timico, along with many of our competitors, are being inundated with enquiries for help.
“…everything’s called cloud something-or-other these days, it really annoys me…it’s just another buzzword dreamt up by overpaid marketing types. They just stick the word cloud on the end of every product and act like it’s something new”. This was the impassioned rant that greeted me recently (it’s not an exact quote, the original was far too offensive for this blog) when I joined a sales meeting pitched at a hardened IT professional.....