Worried about cloud security? Migrating is safer than you think!

Security has become the business of every reputable Cloud Service Provider (CSP) because of the potential ramifications to both itself and its clients of any incident of data loss. While an in-house team might make you feel secure because it is on your premises, in reality its members are unlikely to have the range of security expertise that a large…

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iomart named as Top 5 Managed Service Provider on MSPmentor 501 List

iomart has been rewarded with a top 5 ranking in the annual MSPmentor 501 list, the prestigious global ranking of the world’s top Managed Service Providers. Ranked at number 5, iomart is the top MSP from outside the United States to be named on the global list which is produced by Penton Technology. Bill Strain, CTO of iomart, said: “We are…

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After the Gold Rush: 30 years of the domain name

The 15th of March 2015 marked the 30th anniversary of SYMBOLICS.COM, the first ever domain name to be registered and by default the first ever .Com. According to the web site, the original Symbolics company pioneered computer development and designed and manufactured a line of Lisp machines, single-user computers optimized to run the Lisp programming language. The Lisp Machine was…

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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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