Adapting Services in a Covid-19 world

Adapting Services in a Covid-19 world

It seems like we have been in lockdown for years now, but it was only on the 12th of March that the Irish government announced the restrictions to our schools, colleges and social gatherings. This was followed, on the 24th of March, with restrictions placed on... Read more
Manage and Mitigate an Active Ransomware Attack

Manage and Mitigate an Active Ransomware Attack

Attackers are constantly developing new kinds of ransomware that use various attack vectors like malvertizing, ransomworm, and peer-to-peer file transfer programs. And now there is even Ransomware-as-a-Service, where hackers sell their malware to other cybercriminals,... Read more
DevOps Engineering on AWS

DevOps Engineering on AWS

Introduction Modern software companies use DevOps practices to build their applications. With the rise of DevOps has come the new methods of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, (CI/CD). Continuous Integration (CI) is a fundamental process for the development... Read more
Networking Availability

Networking Availability

Network Availability technology is used to allow one or more failures in a network without losing connectivity, or at least for a short time. Plenty of different technologies can be used for this purpose. We have tools in Software Design Network (SDN), or Software... Read more
Cost Savings with Multi-Year Renewals

Cost Savings with Multi-Year Renewals

When consulting on our customer’s yearly support renewals, in many cases we advise them to go for a multi-year renewal. As it is a higher cost, the prospect can be daunting on initial evaluation. However, once you have the budget for the multi-year, opting for a... Read more
Remote Working – Tips for Adapting to Change

Remote Working – Tips for Adapting to Change

Covid-19 has made its impact on all of our working lives over recent weeks as numerous Governments internationally have advised remote working as part of their virus containment efforts.  The ability to implement this advice varies on the sector each company is in.... Read more
SaaS – Is it Right for Me?

SaaS – Is it Right for Me?

Years ago, in a galaxy not so far away, Systems Administrators had one thing on their minds: keeping their infrastructure up and running.  As we fast forward through time, it’s become clear that there is no one thing that keeps IT folks up at night.  Today’s... Read more