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Jeroen van den Nouwland, chief revenue officer, Ekco
news November 26, 2021 | Ekco

Ekco eyes Dutch expansion with acquisition of ITON

Cloud and security services provider Ekco today announced further European expansion with the acquisition of technology services company, ITON in the Netherlands.
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cloud backup vs local backup blog – team working together around desk
blog November 23, 2021 | Protect

Cloud Backup vs Local Backup: Demystifying the Dilemma

In this article, we walk you through the cloud backup vs local backup debate to help you decide where to host your critical data. 
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Young team meeting round a wooden desk – Rising threat of ransomware blog post
blog November 5, 2021 | Secure

The Rising Threat of Ransomware: Top 10 Tips for Prevention and Recovery

The risk of a cybersecurity attack on your business has never been greater. In this post, we'll look at what you can do to keep ransomware at bay, reducing the risk and impact of an attack.
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Team in meeting - cloud migration strategy blog post
blog October 28, 2021 | Core

Cloud Migration Strategy: How to Prep for Success

Got a cloud migration on the horizon? In this blog, we look at how you can prepare internally to ensure a smooth project.
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Team working in modern office – Ransomware Protection for Partners blog
blog September 30, 2021 | Protect

Ransomware Protection for Ekco Partners

A look at how we keep Ekco Partners safe from Ransomware, including some practical advice for partners to keep their customers safe.
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Remote Worker on Laptop
blog September 20, 2021 | Core

Comparison of Public Cloud Container Services

What are the key differences between the container services on AWS, Azure and GCP? We find out in our latest tech deep dive.
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Young Team working – Ransomware M365 considerations
blog August 27, 2021 | Workspace

Ransomware Considerations for Microsoft 365

A practical hands-on look at how to keep your Microsoft 365 environment secure from ransomware. 
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Eoin Blacklock Jonathan Crowe Ekco
blog August 24, 2021 | Ekco

Ekco acquires Irish cybersecurity specialist Ward Solutions

We are delighted to announce that The Ekco family is expanding, this time with the addition of Ward Solutions.
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Team working collaboratively around a desk – Backup and DR for Kubernetes Clusters
blog August 18, 2021 | Protect

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for Kubernetes Clusters

Moving from VMs to containers carries its own, unique disaster risk, bringing with it the need for revamped DR plans. In this blog, we show you how to get prepared.
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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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Team working collaboratively - Veeam Platinum Partner Announcement
news July 19, 2021 | Protect

Ekco Achieves Platinum Partner Status with Veeam

Ekco has achieved the highest level of partnership available within the Veeam VCSP program.
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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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news April 12, 2021 | Protect

Release Notes: Veeam v5.0 for Ekco Partners

The release of Veeam Service Provider Console v5 brings a range of benefits to our Backup platform, enabling you, our partners, to deliver an improved service to your customers.
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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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news February 22, 2021 | Core

Ekco and UbiOps partner for Machine Learning on Private Cloud service

UbiOps and Ekco are delighted to announce a strategic partnership to deliver a UbiOps on Private Cloud service.   
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