SMB Quick Guide: Is Cloud Computing Right for Your Business

| April 26, 2016

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Cloud-based computing is one of the hottest topics in IT circles, as businesses of all sizes look for more innovative, efficient ways to do business while reducing the high cost of infrastructure. But what exactly do we mean when we talk about the cloud? What’s real and what’s hype? And what does it mean for your business.

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Cloud computing for small businesses Five reasons why it works

Article | March 16, 2020

Small and medium businesses (SMEs) play a significant role in the development and growth of the economy of any country. They are also a vital part of the global economy. To stay afloat in an increasingly interconnected and competitive global market, SMEs also need to adapt to the latest technology. SMEs that fail to do so will eventually have to close their doors.One of the most crucial technologies that SMEs must start using is cloud computing. It can help your business grow swiftly, lower infrastructure costs, and help drive innovation. According to a survey by Gartner, up to 60 per cent of organisations will use an external service provider’s cloud-managed service offerings by 2022, doubling the percentage of such organisations since 2018.

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The cloud and rising to the challenge

Article | April 16, 2020

In a very short space of time, the coronavirus outbreak has completely transformed how organisations across all sectors operate. With lockdown restrictions rolling out across the globe, those organisations have moved quickly to instruct their staff to work from home in a bid to halt the spread of the Covid-19 infection.The nature of the IT industry will mean many of its businesses and employees will have remote working experience, but that isn’t the same across the board. According to March 2020 research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), only 30% of UK employees ever worked from home during 2019. For many, the change has been sharp and abrupt, and brought with it significant challenges for both the workforce and the IT infrastructure required to support it.Due to the rapidly unfolding pace of the Covid-19 pandemic, CIOs have had little time to test the robustness of their business continuity strategy. However, the demands of the workforce will remain the same, with remote staff expecting the same resources and applications from home as they would if they were still operating out of a central office. Making sure that IT infrastructures can cope with the surge in demand for access to on-premise and cloud platforms from remote locations is key in the coming months.

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5 SaaS Security Concerns and How to Address Them

Article | April 1, 2020

When a SaaS startup moves to the scale-up phase, a shift often happens.Suddenly, security shoots up on the ever-growing list of business priorities and with good reason.As a business scales, it needs to manage more customers and more data than ever before. And if the business is aiming to attract larger clients, these clients will no doubt have greater security concerns and stricter standards to be accommodated.Of course, there’s also the reality that once your SaaS business reaches the scale-up phase, it’s likely your team has put a lot of time and effort into establishing the business’s place in the market.

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Manx Telecom Signs 5 Year SaaS Deal with Cerillion

Article | April 6, 2020

Cerillion announced a major contract extension with Manx Telecom, which will see them upgrade to Cerillion 8 and move to a new SaaS agreement based on Cerillion’s Evergreen Software Model, including five years of support and maintenance. Manx Telecom is the leading communication solutions provider on the Isle of Man, offering a full range of fixed line, mobile, broadband, data, hosting, and managed services, to consumers, businesses, and the public sector. The Cerillion solution will be implemented on a new private cloud platform, providing the ideal balance between flexibility and control, and benefitting from the latest virtualisation and cloud-native technologies.By upgrading to Cerillion 8, the Operator will take advantage of the full capabilities in the Cerillion suite including the latest version of CRM Plus with a completely redesigned user experience which increases customer service efficiency through task-based navigation and smart search; Enterprise Product Catalogue – which accelerates time-to-market by streamlining the product launch cycle for both consumer and corporate services; and Convergent Charging System – a 5G-ready solution for monetising the next generation of digital services.

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