Connectivity is still King

As one of Europe’s leading cloud computing companies, we’re obviously delighted that the adoption of cloud services is continuing apace, with a majority of organizations using at least one cloud service. While the range of services and solutions that can be delivered through the cloud continues to grow and expand, it’s important to remember that there is a tangible side…

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Could Big Data be the Big Winner during this Summer of Sport?

We’re a little bit sport obsessed here in the iomart offices – one of our main charitable initiatives is our Host Your Kit campaign, now in its fourth year, providing sports kits to football, netball, rugby and basketball youth teams throughout the UK. So, as you can imagine, we’re delighted that 2014 is a Summer of Sport! Whatever your favorite…

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UK Home Secretary Opens Our Newly Expanded Data Centre

We are proud to announce that the UK Home Secretary, The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, has officially opened a £multi-million extension to one of our data centres. The Home Secretary was given a guided tour of the new facility in Maidenhead, Berkshire, by Angus MacSween, the CEO of our parent company iomart. It was the first time Mrs May…

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The People behind iomartcloud

Over the course of the past several months, I’ve discussed the importance of thoroughly researching your cloud services provider before signing up. It’s good practice to consider the resiliency of their infrastructure, the security and location of that infrastructure, how regulatory compliant they are, what accreditation they have, the level of SLAs they offer and the quality of the hardware…

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iomart Announces 37% Rise in Pre Tax Profits

Revenues Reach £55.6m Boosted by Hosting Growth and Acquisitions Our parent company, iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), has today announced pre-tax profits of £14.6m for the year ended 31 March 2014. In its annual results announcement to the London Stock Exchange iomart revealed that adjusted profit before tax had increased by 37% from £10.7m in 2013. iomart also announced revenue growth…

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The continuing growth of XaaS

As one of the first organizations to operate in the Cloud, and as one of Europe’s leading Cloud companies, iomart is committed to maximizing the benefits associated with this technology for our partners and customers. The growth of XaaS (Everything/Anything as a Service) is an exciting opportunity for businesses to benefit from the Cloud by replacing their on premise applications…

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iomart and the Community

Since our inception in 1998, iomart has been acutely aware of the importance of our role as a business in the context of the wider community. Corporate Social Responsibility has been a key driving force in our company vision and values, and an area that we’ve always been determined to ensure that we don’t simply pay lip service to but…

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Five Top Tips for Data Security

How can organisations store their data safely? If content is king, then data is the new currency. As consumers become more aware of what information is out there about them, so does their concern about how secure that information is. The recent Heartbleed scare proves that no company is safe from data theft, but there are some precautions companies can…

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iomart Wins Data Centre Excellence Award from Rittal

Cold Aisle Containment Technology Optimises Power Efficiency in iomart DCs iomartcloud’s parent company, iomart, has been recognised by global systems provider Rittal for its innovative approach to data centre technology. iomart uses Rittal TS IT enclosure systems in its data centres to provide the optimum environment to host the servers and network requirements of its customers. iomart was the first…

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iomart Gains ISO 20000 International Standard for IT Service Management

ISO 20000-2011 Recognises High Quality of Customer Support iomartcloud’s parent company, iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM) is proud to announce that it has achieved ISO 20000-2011, the International Standard for IT Service Management. The accreditation was achieved following a successful inspection by ISOQAR. It means that iomart’s Support Services team of network, architecture, design, implementation, installation, operations and support engineers have…

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