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Online bellen
blog July 28, 2021 | Core

8 Things to Consider when Choosing a Managed Cloud Service Provider

What questions should you be asking when considering a Managed Cloud Provider? Jake Story investigates.
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Ransomware Experiences – team around screen
blog July 28, 2021 | Secure

Ransomware Experiences from the Ekco Team

Thoughts, experiences and advice on Ransomware from Ekco experts. Learn why it's so difficult to recover from an attack and why it pays to be prepared.
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Security Operations Centre Why You Need a SOC SIEM
blog July 14, 2021 | Protect

Why Every Company Needs A SOC

A security operations centre has become essential, even for small organisations. But additional security processes don’t have to be a burden, especially with the right partner. 
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Casual business people shaking hands over a meeting – Support Act Ekco Partner Blog
blog July 8, 2021 | Ekco

Support Act: Why MSPs need a single partner to support the entire cloud journey

Organisations are facing huge IT challenges and turning to MSPs for help. Rather than trying to do it all, smart MSPs partner with the likes of Ekco to fill the gaps in their coverage. 
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App Modernisation Journey
blog June 25, 2021 | Ekco

Here’s to a Smooth App Modernisation Journey

A detailed blog outlining how to start mapping out an application modernisation journey. 
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Managed from a distance
blog June 16, 2021 | Ekco

SaaS Backup: How Secure is Your Data in 3rd Party Apps?

A look at the risk of data loss from SaaS tools and how backup solutions are changing to solve this challenge.
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Team of young developers working behind a desk
blog June 10, 2021 | Core

Demistifying CI/CD

This in-depth blog strips away the unnecessary mystique of CI/CD, looking at the tools and processes that are key to speeding up your software delivery lifecycle.  
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Female developer working in Network Operations Centre
blog June 7, 2021 | Protect

5 Backup and Disaster Recovery Myths to Avoid

Business continuity is a well-established area of IT, so why is there so much confusion? In this blog, we debunk the 5 most common myths we encounter here at Ekco.
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VMware Principal Partner
blog May 27, 2021 | Core

Ekco Becomes a VMware Principal Partner

Ekco – a leading cloud service provider delivering services across Europe – is pleased to announce that it is now a VMware Principal Partner, the highest level of partnership within the VMware Partner Programme.  
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Hybrid Cloud Architecture
blog May 27, 2021 | Core

How a Hybrid Cloud Architecture can Power Your Future

The term digital transformation has become inescapable in recent years. Every business has a transformation plan of some sort, and each will be different from all the others.
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Modern Workplace Solution – laptop on desk
blog May 18, 2021 | Workspace

The Benefits of a Modern Workplace Solution

A long-form blog exploring how modern end-user compute (EUC) solutions can support your remote organisation.
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Team looking at Agile Kanban board
blog May 12, 2021 | Core

Making Sense of Application Modernisation

When it comes to legacy apps, business as usual equals complacency. Utilising a legacy application and IT infrastructure in a cloud-everything world might mean you're slowly bleeding market share. Here's what you can do about it.
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Man Working from Home on Sofa
blog May 11, 2021 | Protect

VMware and Ekco reveal the Top 5 opportunities for IT growth in 2021

Following a recent event with UK-based IT providers, Ekco and VMware reveal the key opportunities for IT growth over the year ahead.
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Cyber Security Threats: It's All About People
blog April 30, 2021 | Protect

Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat? It’s All About People

Ekco's Head of NetOps looks at the role your employees play in keeping your organisation safe, including some best practices he's been using for over 20 years to help keep organisations safe.
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Lady working from sofa – securing the remote workforce blog
blog April 12, 2021 | Workspace

Securing the Remote Workforce

A study into the impact of remote working on IT.
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Dark Server Room and Code
blog March 24, 2021 | Core

Application Streaming: Getting your Legacy Apps Ready for Take-Off

Redeveloping a legacy app for the cloud is a time-consuming and costly process but not redeveloping is worse. Using VMware Horizon or Microsoft RDS, there’s a middle ground that gives organisations more time.
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Business woman taking notes and using laptop
blog March 15, 2021 | Core

More Challenges, Same Budget. How Does IT Achieve More with Less?

Our research has shown that businesses plan to expand their cloud usage over the year ahead, but budgets will be tight. In this blog, we look at why that doesn't need to be an issue.
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IT burnout
blog February 25, 2021 | Ekco

Without a seamless IT experience, your staff will burn out or quit

The way we work has changed forever and making the best of that means prioritising employee experience. IT has a central role to play.
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blog February 18, 2021 | Core

Multi-cloud is the future. Here’s how to secure it

Following the pandemic, even more companies seem set to embrace a multi-cloud approach. That’s great but staying secure requires careful planning.
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secure
blog February 4, 2021 | Workspace

Secure by design IT: changing working practices demand a security re-think

The shift to remote working and increased cloud uptake is a security challenge for IT teams. Is your organisation up to the task?
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hostage
blog February 4, 2021 | Workspace

Ransomware is on the Rise - Are we Doing Enough?

This blog explores the issue of Ransomware in detail and examines if companies are doing enough to stay safe. 
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Network security
blog January 21, 2021 | Workspace

Home Networks: How do you Keep Your Employees Secure?

Your users are working from home on networks that aren’t secure. A recent study of 127 popular routers found that every single one of them had critical vulnerabilities. Find out more in our blog.
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Security laptop
blog January 20, 2021 | Workspace

Remote Working and the Risk of Shadow IT

The response to Covid-19 has resulted in increased security risks in 2021. IT departments scrambled to support staff as they shifted to working from home. That effort was remarkable and successful, but it’s time to consider the security ramifications.
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Ops Team 2
blog September 16, 2020 | Protect

Disaster Recovery On Demand

We can’t avoid disasters, but we can prepare for them. This is why it’s imperative to look beyond legacy B/DR solutions, which often offer slow recovery and rebuild times and no guarantees on the amount of data recovered, to on-demand recovery.
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Backup and Recovery Salesforce
blog June 30, 2020 | Protect

Why you need Backup & Recovery for Salesforce

Effective July 31, 2020, Salesforce has announced that Data Recovery as a paid feature will no longer available as a service. It is Salesforce's recommendation that you keep a regular backup of your data and to do a manual point-in-time backup before you proceed with any major data project within your organisation. 
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Hosted Desktop
blog June 18, 2020 | Workspace

7 reasons to switch to Hosted Desktop

Are you considering making the move to Hosted Desktop? We've put together 7 benefits of DaaS and how it will improve security, peace of mind and contribute to cost efficiency.
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Desktop as a Service: Remote Working is the New Normal
blog May 6, 2020 | Workspace

Remote Working is the 'new normal'. Are your team ready?

For companies without the functionality in place to enable remote working, all is not lost. Desktop as a Service can be implemented quickly to keep your business thriving in the face of adversity.
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Should I backup 365?
blog May 5, 2020 | Protect

Should I Backup Microsoft 365? Part 2 of 2

In Part 2, we discuss Versioning within Microsoft 365 and present the case for using a third party backup provider.
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Backup blog cover
blog May 5, 2020 | Protect

Should I Backup Microsoft 365? Part 1 of 2

or is Microsoft’s default backup enough? In the first of two articles, we'll find out exactly what Microsoft backups up and if there's any gaps.
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Working from home
blog March 16, 2020 | Ekco

Covid-19 Update from Ekco

A quick update from Ekco on our plans to work remotely in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. We want to assure our customers that we'll do everything we can to ensure your business remains available and operational during these unprecedented times.
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