Archive for the Infrastructure Category

Cheap mobile phone plans for business using giffgaff

Giffgaff Giffgaff is a mobile phone service provide based in the UK , operating as a mobile virtual network operator on top of the O2 network. Giffg

Cost Savings, Infrastructure, Starting Up

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Is the web hosting industry saturated?

A little bird suggested to me the other day that I should look at setting up a hosting company.  This is something that I'd investigated doing in the

Industry Comment, Infrastructure, Starting Up

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Fix: Too many simultaneous connections – IMAP Gmail Help

After migration from MS Exchange to Google Apps Gmail, we encountered a number of problems where we had shared access to the same mailbox - e.g a shar

Infrastructure, Starting Up


What is Cloud Computing and how can it help my business?

What is Cloud Computing and how can it help my business?

Cloud computing, iCloud, Cloud based websites - its all very fluffy isnt it? What does it actually mean, in laymans terms and is it of any value to ru

Cost Savings, Industry Comment, Infrastructure

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MS Exchange Replacement winner is… Gmail (Google Apps for Business)

MS Exchange Replacement winner is... Gmail (Google Apps for  Business)

It's been a while since my last post, and having now performed an lengthy investigation for a suitable replacement for hosted Microsoft Exchange, I've

Cost Savings, Google, Infrastructure, Starting Up

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SOGO – another Microsoft Exchange alternative

In my quest to find an alternative to MS Exchange , I've looked at a number of different open source alternatives including Zimbra and Citadel. I i

Cost Savings, Free Software, Infrastructure


Alternative to MS Exchange

Alternative to MS Exchange

A client currently uses a hosted Microsoft Exchange service with BES costing around £10 per user per month. They want to investigate moving away from

Cost Savings, Free Software, Google, Infrastructure


Does Microsoft’s Aquisition of Skype create a problem?

Cisco have commented in their blog that they believe that the Microsoft and Skype merger will be the beginning of a proprietary VOIP service, presuma

Industry Comment, Infrastructure

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Outsourced IT Support vs In-house Support Team (part 1)

As businesses that use any sort of IT expand, they inevitably use more technology during this growth. The purchasing of hardware such as PCs, and serv

Cost Savings, Infrastructure, Staff

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Competing on a level playing field in business – Part 1

One of the most difficult things when starting out on business is getting the word out there, and making people aware of you.  First impressions coun

Cost Savings, Infrastructure, Marketing, Starting Up

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