vXtream Insights

Aug 25

Banana Loaves, box sets and Joe Wicks

Pandemic drives expansion of European Data Centre Market Whether we home-schooled, worked from home, kept ourselves connected, fit or active, internet access has been vital for us as we’ve navigated the devasting impact of the pandemic. With some providers reporting data traffic increases of 60% on their networks since early... read more →
Aug 08
Jul 12
Independence Day ransomware attacks US

REvil’ing in Independence Day Weekend Woes

The 4th July is traditionally the day that we reach out to family and friends across ‘the pond’ and wish them a Happy Independence Day. The national holiday, marked by patriotic displays, commemorates the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776, when the Continental Congress declared... read more →
Jun 25
FCUK suffers ransomware attack

Well and truly FCUK’d

It appears that this season’s best collection comprises companies held to ransom by cybercrime group REvil, the latest addition being fashion retailer French Connection. Originally founded in 1972 as a women's fashion brand, and famed for its FCUK slogan, the company has expanded into a global retailer and wholesaler of... read more →
May 24
May 12
May 06

Hybrid Cloud meet Hybrid Working

This week Google confirmed it expects around 20 percent of its employees to work from home, with 60 percent meeting their teams in the office a few days a week, validating the view that the new ‘norm’ for working post pandemic will be a hybrid home/office model. This is further... read more →
Apr 30
Apr 15
Power supply in data centres

We’ve got the Power

There really was only one story in 2020 – COVID-19. During the past twelve months, the news has almost entirely focused on the major disruption that the pandemic has caused to our daily working lives and the impact that the ‘new norm’ will have on us in 2021 and beyond.... read more →