Banking on the new international standard on cloud privacy

Would you put your money in a bank you didn’t think was operating to the highest standards? That’s the question asked in the latest edition of ISOfocus, the magazine for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  The point it is making is that the cloud is pretty much like a bank – you outsource your data to a third party…

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New Force in IT Reseller Market Partners with iomartcloud for Cloud Services

TransACT Technology Solutions Announces Exclusive Cloud Partnership  TransACT Technology Solutions, a new force in the UK technology channel, has selected iomartcloud, part of iomart, to be its exclusive cloud services provider. TransACT Technology Solutions, which has offices in London, St Albans and Reading, is focusing on establishing strategic relationships with technology providers to ensure the highest quality service for its…

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4th Annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 Report Identifies World’s Top Cloud Computing Companies in the IT Channel

iomart has been ranked among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton Media’s fourth annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $23.4 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2013, up nearly 44 percent from what they reported the previous year. The full report is available now by visiting the Talkin’…

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The Importance of Cyber Security

Increasingly complex IT infrastructures and environments have had a hugely positive impact on the world today, streamlining businesses, powering economic growth, improving the ability of workforces to collaborate, enabling flexible working practices and creating jobs across a variety of industries and sectors. However, along with the undeniable benefits associated with this ongoing technological revolution, there are significant risks and challenges…

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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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