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Why most businesses are not equipped to handle information security risks

Oct 28, 2015

Over recent months and years it seems that news stories featuring security breaches and sensitive data are becoming more commonplace; even larger, more established businesses are falling victim to hackers and cyber-attacks putting the information tha...MORE INFO


What is a data centre?

Oct 26, 2015

At Couno we don’t believe in talking in techno jargon, and we’re pretty passionate about ensuring that our clients understand our services from their own point of view in terms of the service benefits delivered to them. Nevertheless we do get ask...MORE INFO


Why Financial Businesses of All Sizes Are Moving to the Cloud through Infrastructure as a Service

Oct 19, 2015

In the realm of financial services competition is rife and the harnessing of technology is a key determinate of such a company’s ability to stay ahead of the pack. As a growing movement such companies are increasingly moving across to the Cloud and...MORE INFO


Data Security: Part 2

Oct 12, 2015

Data theft: it’s a universally challenging IT security threat, and for the modern financial services company it represents an always evolving one that must be robustly managed and protected against. Data theft – A particularly relevant threat fo...MORE INFO


Data Security Part 1: Loss Prevention Hardware / Software / Electrical

Oct 05, 2015

Data security plays a vitally important role within the operations of any business, however when working within the financial sector it becomes ever more critical. After all, such a company has significant assets to ring fence, from actual accounts t...MORE INFO


Why Professional IT Support Is So Valuable To Your Business

Oct 05, 2015

There are few matters so intensely debated within the realm of IT use within business than that of outsourcing services. And whilst some vehemently believe that outside support is nothing short of a bloated expense, others extol the benefits as being...MORE INFO


Who will take the lead in Cloud Computing - Business or IT Executives?

Sep 25, 2015

It executives: "We're going to lead you into the cloud" Business executives: "Thanks, but we've got this covered"A new survey of 930 executives suggest that business leaders are moving as quickly as they can to cloud-based solutions, regardless of wh...MORE INFO


Cloud growth in the financial sector

Mar 06, 2015

Cloud is slowly gaining popularity within the financial sector, but many companies have been slow to adopt it and put in place a proper strategy for cloud. Unsurprisingly, the main concerns are over the security of cloud systems.A survey recently con...MORE INFO


2015: Year of the cloud

Feb 27, 2015

Cloud has long been heralded as the most disruptive and significant technology in computing for a good few years. Will this year be the year it moves from hype to happening in the public conscience? In many ways of course, the cloud is already here. ...MORE INFO


Airlines reach new heights with the help of Cloud Computing

Feb 13, 2015

The airline industry is a fiercely competitive business environment, cutting costs is essential as savvy consumers shop around for the best deal and airlines face testing competition from budgets companies operating at lower costs.You may wonder how ...MORE INFO


What Is Cloud computing?

Feb 05, 2015

It's a simple enough question, but one that a lot of people still struggle with.Can you define cloud computing? Is it a single thing? A service? A product? A state of mind? A religion?Quite simply, the term 'cloud computing' is used to describe the p...MORE INFO


Federal adoption of cloud computing

Jan 29, 2015

Government agencies can sometimes be slow to adopt new technologies, preferring to wait until they have become more established and tested.This holds true for the US federal agencies and cloud technology. They have previously cited security concerns,...MORE INFO


Cloud computing and the future of flexible working

Jan 23, 2015

Cloud computing has many benefits, one of which is enabling us to work from anywhere, any time. How will this effect the future of business? More to the point, how will it effect the future of the physical office? There is a very real possibility tha...MORE INFO


EU Wants To Make Cloud Computing Greener

Jan 16, 2015

Officials at the European Commission are considering proposals to make enterprise servers greener, this would have a significant effect on the cloud computing industry as such servers are vital for operation of cloud servers.Regulation of servers in ...MORE INFO


How IT Is Planning For Its Hybrid Reality

Jan 13, 2015

As we settle into the new year, the ever present push of the cloud is stronger than ever. The face of IT is being restructured across the globe, and the role of the traditional IT department is changing fast. Embracing a new set of responsibilities c...MORE INFO


5 Cloud Predictions For 2015

Dec 18, 2014

2014 has certainly been an interesting year in the world of cloud computing. There's been some real success stories, exciting developments in the technology, and a handful of less positive stories such as the leaked celebrity photos.On the whole, thi...MORE INFO


How Schipol Airport Moved to BYOD

Dec 12, 2014

Schipol International Airport in Amsterdam recently made the move to a BYOD (bring your own device) environment. After trialling a BYOD policy to gauge interest, and seeing half their workforce take to the new system. It was apparent that many employ...MORE INFO


Why Switch To A Managed IT Solution?

Dec 09, 2014

'The Cloud' is slowly taking over. It has passed tipping point. For most businesses it really is a no brainer, it is just a matter of when rather why.If you still aren't convinced however keep on reading for just a few benefits of this transformative...MORE INFO


Saving the public sector with Internet of Things

Nov 28, 2014

It's no secret that the public sector has been strained by recent austerity measures put in place by the government. So in order to save itself, the public sector must look to technology for support. Open source software and Internet of Things are ra...MORE INFO


Cloud Adoption In Africa And The Middle East

Nov 14, 2014

The annual Cisco Global Cloud Index report predicts continued strong growth of cloud services in Africa over the next four years, with private cloud surpassing public cloud by quite some margin. Over the same time period, the study also predicted dat...MORE INFO


Combating The Risk Of BYOD Culture

Nov 07, 2014

Not all that long ago the practice of using personal devices at work was frowned upon in many workplaces.It was viewed as a threat to productivity, a threat to security and a barrier to effective quality control and monitoring. Fast forward to today ...MORE INFO


Empowering The Customer And The Future Of Cloud In Europe

Oct 31, 2014

We are fast entering a world where astonishing computer power can be quickly deployed by anyone with relative ease. Cloud computing is revolutionising the face of business at every level. Many of the fastest growing companies have, in part, achieved ...MORE INFO


The Problem With Passwords

Oct 15, 2014

Passwords are a pain. Recent data from a survey conducted by Centrify Corporation confirms this, revealing that employees waste on average £261 a year in company time attempting to manage passwords.That adds up quickly. In a company of 500 people th...MORE INFO


Uniting Cloud And IT Infrastructure For The Best Of Both Worlds

Oct 10, 2014

Cloud technology is a driving force in business today. IDC, the leading provider of global market intellignce on IT says that 85% of new software being built today is for the cloud. The technology has moved firmly from the experimental stage to the v...MORE INFO



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