Category: Technology

Opportunity knocks (part-2)

2021 Opportunity knocks

It has been a while since writing my last post. I make no apology for being submerged in the day to day life of work and not so much ‘play’. If I am honest it feels kind of strange as we rapidly move towards the festive season. For the first time in many years I …

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How frustrating is WordPress

I am not a regular blogger (you guessed right…) and it really shows when I log into my site. Umpteen updates to consider and then the dreaded syncing issue with LinkedIn using the JetPack plugin ( I am now testing with this post) – it drives me crazy! What is your opinion of plesk wordpress …

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Cyber Essentials…. is it worth the investment?

Options to deliver: Self certify Partner Option 1 seems to be the most economical on paper because in the short term it requires less effort but does option 2 represent a better return on investment? Conclusion: So, working with a partner required more investment in time but resulted in additional value and opportunity; – because …

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Website hosting dilemma

Can I have some help with your experience of hosting multiple internal business sites (mostly static WordPress sites) please. Should I leave them all where they are (managed VPS instance) or take them under my management? Security is key but I do not want to spend my life managing upgrades etc. so I understand it …

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In a World of complexity, is KISS the answer…….. Hyper-Converged rocks!

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Infrastructure as Code, Invisible Infrastructure https://www.nutanix.com/company/customers/all-customers/corporation-service-company-csc/ OK, so this is marketing right? Well, yes it is but when you think about the concept of hyper-converged infrastructure, then it just makes sense. Remove complexity, make it elegant and easy to use and cheaper to operate – we all want a better work/life balance. Have …

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Cornwall Internet and Technology

Cornwall Internet and Technology Cornwall is often perceived as a County behind the times and yes to a certain extent that is still valid. But this is changing albeit at a pace that is relevant to the area and traditions.   Direct internet connectivity to the America’s Strong investment from the BT Group (and not …

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Cornwall and Devon, anyone for a free IT assessment?

Cornwall and Devon, anyone for a free IT assessment? If you would like to receive a free IT assessment then please complete the attached contact form. Thank you.

IR35 tax changes, is it the end of the contractor as we know it……

IR35 tax changes – what does this mean for you? So the new changes to legislation come about in April, but what does this mean for seasoned or start-up contractor?¬†https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/03/ir35_hmrc_changes_consultation/. Is it time to jump ship to the private sector or simply stay/go permanent? Perhaps we just all need to collectively increase our rates! It …

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So how many emails is too many……

email overload! Is this a problem that only I seem to have? I doubt that very much, but how do you manage receiving over 100 emails per day? I believe this comes down to 2 keys things; People send too many email because it is simple to do so We have lost the art of …

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