Category Archives: Data protection

If you hold customer data, be afraid, be very afraid – GDPR is coming to get you!

If you hold customer data, be afraid, be very afraid – GDPR is coming to get you!

GDPR – it sounds a bit like a disease, doesn’t it? Like AIDS or H5N1. GDPR is not a deadly virus, which is a threat to humans as such. But it could be a threat to the life of your business, and it was created to make sure that you look after sensitive customer data […]

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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 […]

Birth of a Rockstar: Joe Strummer

Birth of a Rockstar: Joe Strummer

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine in 1999, Joe Strummer revealed to the world: “My motto is: “What’s the hurry?” I’m trying to get it across to the modern world that we need to sit around and think a little bit more.” This just doesn’t seem like an apt description of the Clash’s front […]

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 […]