Virtualisation in the spotlight

Virtualisation – here’s a definition. The act of creating a virtual version of physical entities such as servers, operating systems, storage devices, and computer networks.


In essence it’s a piece of software that allows stuff to be divided into separate operations. The reason? To create individual resources. Discrete resources. Swappable resources.

Why? Because it

November 30th, 2015|News|

Backup. Don’t f… up!

Here at SaasAge data backup is a topic extremely close to our hearts. Why? Because hard drives die, power fails, stuff goes wrong, people too. We see it time and time again. And with data the lifeblood of any business when backups fail, business runs the risk of failing too – sometimes terminally. You

November 18th, 2015|News|

5 Reasons not to use Cloud Computing

Cloud computing? Not just a big deal. A massive deal. Brando big.

The industry is growing at a phenomenal rate and organisations the world over are spending billions to make sure their online remote servers store, manage and process data faster, safer and more economically than your traditional server huffing and puffing down in the

November 11th, 2015|News|

Amazon goes after Office 365 with WorkMail hosted e-mail service | Ars Technica

Interesting service from Amazon, they’re obviously going for business from a security point of view. However users won’t like it (and users are the boss) if the user interface isn’t intuitive and easy to use. MS has MS Outlook. Google have the Gmail interface. Amazon have…what?

The article says the Amazon service will sync with

January 29th, 2015|News|

Beware Superfast Broadband Connection Voucher offers that seem too good to be true

We have a client who was investigating a faster broadband connection via the government Superfast Connection Vouchers, we quoted the client based on their requirements (20Mb resilient leased line) using our partner Metronet.

Our client rightly did their Due Diligence and obtained competing quotes, one of which blew us out the water, however something was fishy.

December 9th, 2014|News|

Outlook for Mac 2011 randomly prompting for password

One of our clients called recently with an issue with Outlook for Mac 2011. Outlook is connected to an Exchange 2013 environment but would randomly throughout the day prompt the user to enter their Exchange username and password.

We checked and rebuilt the users Keychain but the issue persisted with no particular pattern except the user

December 3rd, 2014|News|