The New Normal

The New Normal

With 2 years of lockdowns, isolation and restarts the landscape is looking very different – or is it? We have been busier than ever with new clients coming to us from across the country needing help to address those specific challenges that the ways of working have thrown up. Here are some of them: Everyone…

Localised Outages

For the first time in ages Edinburgh has experienced an outage which is not localised to a single provider. At the moment it seems that around 4am services stopped and while it resumed for some providers there are still others with issues. Logs from 4am this morning showing the failover in effect. For a number…

Broadband in Edinburgh

Broadband in the UK and in Edinburgh in particular is very variable. Some areas have multiple oftions of 4G and fibre, while other areas struggle to get ADSL. As the majority of Broadband is provisioned via BT Openreach there is plenty of scope for things to go wrong. We have recently been involved with a new…

Goodbye XP

With this weeks patching we say good-bye to Windows XP. It seems like only yesterday when we got access to the early beta code and started downloading the discs over a dial-up connection. We have been asked by many clients about what they should do with their existing XP boxes and how to ensure they…