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  • Three key things to consider when building an effective IT infrastructure for your business

    Having the right IT infrastructure is imperative to your business. 70% of businesses now recognise the major role IT infrastructure has in driving business results. IT departments are going through some serious changes, caused by what some may say is IT evolution while others believe it to be the fourth industrial revolution.

    Three key things to consider when building an effective IT infrastructure for your business

  • How Hybrid clouds can maximise your organisation’s efficiencies

    ​​By now, many organisations are familiar with the term ‘clouds’ or ‘cloud systems’. All clouds are data centres or in some cases multiple data centres made up of storage resources connected by a network.

    How Hybrid clouds can maximise your organisation’s efficiencies

  • The Next Generation Of Managed Local Area Networks

    Pinacl is supporting the next generation of Managed Local Area Networks with Cisco ISE. Cisco ISE allows us to manage the assets and configuration of all our Cisco LAN customers estates, with security built in as standard, to allow only authorised assets to consume the LAN Connectivity.

    The Next Generation Of Managed Local Area Networks

  • Why a Digital Ready Network Makes Business Sense

    While organisations are leveraging new digital competencies to revolutionise product and service delivery, it is important to remember that digital transformation is not a technology initiative but a business strategy.

    Why a Digital Ready Network Makes Business Sense

  • What is Software-Defined WAN?

    Increasing amounts of data are being transferred among data centres, cloud environments, branch offices and other remote locations, driven by data analytics, media traffic, storage demand and backup. This traffic creates the need to optimise the performance of Wide Area Networks (WAN) and the applications that run on them.

    What is Software-Defined WAN?

  • Discover the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing has been a hot topic for a long time now, and more companies than ever are adopting this new technology. The cloud computing trend has been growing over the past few years and it doesn’t look like it will slow down any time soon. Cloud computing has a lot going for it; however, there are some downsides. This blog will highlight some of the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud Computing, to help you fully understand the whole Cloud concept.

    Discover the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud Computing

  • Layering Security

    Security has been a bit of a big thing this month with the impact of the WannaCrypt outbreak affecting a large majority of key IT systems across the world. So, what better topic to discuss in our Infrastructure blog this month.

    Layering Security

  • Challenges Challenges

    Yesterday I had a very interesting meeting with an established business who have really set out their strategy for the next 5 years, and it really resonated with me; especially as some of it was a bit of a surprise.

    Challenges Challenges

  • Get your head in the Cloud

    2017 will see an increase of hybrid cloud models across all types of businesses spanning both the public and private sectors. Connectivity to these public cloud providers will form a large part of the success of these projects.

    Get your head in the Cloud

  • The Evolution of the Data Centre

    Technology moves at a rapid pace and Data Centre’s are proving to be a critical part of modern software technology, helping to support the increasing ICT demands being placed on businesses.

    The Evolution of the Data Centre

  • Why Dark Fibre is a worthwhile investment

    The business world has changed dramatically and businesses now realise the increasing benefits that hosted technology brings. As more and more core business applications become cloud based, this drives the need for more bandwidth.

    Why Dark Fibre is a worthwhile investment

  • The Evolution of External Public Wireless Access

    Wireless internet access is now commonplace in the home and the workplace but external networks in public places are limited and often incur a cost to the user. The demand for public WiFi access has grown substantially over the last few years and WiFi is now viewed as an expected service rather than a luxury in most public areas.

    The Evolution of External Public Wireless Access

  • The Evolution of the Wide Area Network

    A Wide Area Network (WAN) provides secure IP connectivity between multiple office and site locations. Typically, this consists of connecting a head office to all of the regional offices and possibly also to a Data Centre.

    The Evolution of the Wide Area Network

  • Public Wireless Networks – Do you know the risks?

    WiFi is everywhere these days, at home, at work, even in public areas. Providing WiFi for guests and customers has gone from a luxury to an essential to an expected service. Many businesses have realised this and now provide free WiFi to their customers and staff although many fail to consider internet security and how to ensure their business is protected.

    Public Wireless Networks – Do you know the risks?