Category Archives: Data backup

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Buying IBM, getting sacked, and other short stories…

If there was one phrase that celebrates the success of a global tech company and at the same time the failure of a million sales people, then that’s the one. “You never get sacked for buying IBM…” You know the company. IBM. Technology giant. 100 years old. Almost 500,000 employees worldwide. Great computers. Great company, […]

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Would you buy a car from a cheese shop?

No I’m pretty sure that you wouldn’t but it isn’t as ridiculous a question as it first seems. 20 years ago the idea of going to food retailer to buy electronics, telephones and clothes would have been equally absurd, but today Sainsbury, Marks and Spencer et al offers the consumer the complete range of just […]

What If I say I’m not like the others

What If I say I’m not like the others

They call him ‘The nicest guy in Rock and Roll’, Dave Grohl, Frontman of the Foo Fighters. Dave Grohl has always been an inspiration to me, not just for his unique ability to churn out some of the best Rock music of the past 2 decades but for his passion and hunger for music. Born […]

The birth of a Rockstar: Phil Lynott

The birth of a Rockstar: Phil Lynott

There are not many men who epitomized and embodied the true spirit of a “Rockstar” better than Phil Lynott. He would have been 62 today. From birth and by nature, he was different to anyone else. Born in the UK Midlands in 1949, Lynott always considered himself to be 100% Irish having grown up in […]

Veeam report

Data backup & recovery headache set to get worse?

A survey conducted last year for its annual Data Protection Report by software supplier, Veeam, focused upon the challenges facing small and medium sized businesses undertaking the task of data protection in a virtual environment. You can read the full report but in a nutshell it found that 80% or more of the 500 SMBs […]