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Securing data in the age of BYOD with policy

Bring your own device

Benefits of BYOD difficult to ignore

Traditionally, businesses discouraged and even prevented employee-owned devices being used in the workplace for accessing company data and services. This was especially true of larger businesses or those with compliance requirements to meet.

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Microsoft invests out of Safe Harbour wrangle but it doesn’t change the right-sized partner rationale for smaller enterprises

Data Privacy Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour renegotiation by the end of January

Following the EU ruling that rendered the Safe Harbour agreement invalid last October 2015, in November Sataya Nadella (the current wearer of Bill Gates’ big Microsoft CEO shoes), announced investment in UK data centres as part of a $2bn European cloud infrastructure development plan.

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Veeam Silver ProPartner status underscores our commitment to delivering high quality solutions for services sector

VEEAM disaster recovery solution with Serviced Cloud

Accredited to provide leading back up and DR solutions

HTL Support is proud to announce that we are now accredited Silver ProPartners for Veeam backup and hosted disaster recovery (DR) solutions.

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Free migration to Hosted Desktop services with HTL Support

Free Cloud Migration with Serviced Cloud

New on-premise server and storage infrastructure data transfer

Typically, when a service provider carries out an on-premise upgrade to replace server or storage hardware, it often quotes for carrying out installation work. Some of this may include charges for data transfer from legacy devices over to new storage. This may accrue significant costs, especially where the charge is based on the volume of data that needs to be transferred.

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It’s Official: Benefits of cloud so compelling for finance firms that FCA issues specific guidance!

Cloud Solutions for Finance Sector

Guidance for firms outsourcing to the ‘cloud’

When it comes to regulation, until now, the document ‘Considerations for firms thinking of using third-party technology (off-the-shelf) banking solutions’ issued in July 2014 had been the chief source of leadership from the FCA on such matters.

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Back to the future: The advantages of hosted desktop computing for financial sector firms

Hosted Desktop advantage for Financial Sector

Big bonuses for finance firms!

Whether it's a web email service, or the apps on smartphones, tablets and wearable gadgets, the majority of us enjoy the benefits of personal internet applications delivered from the cloud.

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Shooting for the moon: HTL Support aiming for lunar landing as well as high quality services and solutions

Lunar Mission Off World data storage

Update: For more information about the progress, please visit https://lunarmissionone.com/

World Space Week 4 -10 October 2015

World Space Week was first introduced by United Nations declaration in 1999 and has grown into the largest public space event on Earth. More than 1,400 events in 80 countries celebrated space exploration in 2014.

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UK data sovereignty assured with HTL Support even if Microsoft loses battle with US Government

UK data sovereignty assured with Serviced Cloud

Microsoft refuses US government access to data stored in Ireland

Despite a court order in 2014 ruling in favour of the US government, Microsoft is refusing to hand over emails stored at a data centre in Ireland alleged to contain details of narcotics sales. The US government position supported by the court is it could force the company to hand over data it controlled and stored abroad because it is a US-based business.

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Firefighter or Strategist: What is the IT Manager role in your firm?

IT Manager from Firefighter to Strategist with Serviced Cloud solutions

What is the career ambition of an IT manager?

Unless they are a square peg in a round hole, which means they should get out of it and do something different, it’s a good bet IT managers have their career sights set on moving up in the world. For an IT professional this might ultimately mean the role of CIO (Chief Information Officer) or CTO (Chief Technology Officer).

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Hosted Desktop solutions and custom database integration

Hosted Desktop solutions and custom database integration

Hosted Desktop: Excellent benefits from the cloud

Hosted desktop solutions offer excellent benefits for finance sector firms. Low maintenance, high reliability, and exceptional security are three key advantages.

Hosted desktop lets firms eliminate costly PCs or laptops and replace them with ‘thin clients’. Thin clients are stripped down versions of computers which enable network-based computing, where the processing is executed on cloud-based systems.

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