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How to choose a data centre

It can be a big step to move your IT infrastructure from the 'safety' of your main office into a data centre facility. While colocation services can save you both time and expenditure, there are some things that are important to consider when you’re selecting a facility. We’ve listed the ten most important considerations [...]

By | 2017-08-02T15:17:23+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|

CORETX launches IT device lifecycle management facility

CORETX today opened its new IT device lifecycle management facility in Dartford. The facility will meet the growing demand for provisioning, managing, redeploying and retiring PCs, laptops, mobile phones, tablets and other devices used in UK workplaces each year. The facility will service existing CORETX customers, as well as new lifecycle contracts totalling £5.85m [...]

By | 2017-08-17T13:29:45+00:00 June 14th, 2017|News|

CORETX service desk ‘Highly Commended’ by UK’s service

CORETX's service desk was recently shortlisted for ‘Service Management Team of the Year’ in the ITSMF’s Professional Service Management Awards. Award Ceremony The award ceremony was on Wednesday night and a big contingent from the service desk attended. While we didn’t win our category, the award went to the National Grid’s support team, we [...]

By | 2017-08-01T09:11:11+00:00 June 9th, 2017|News|

Wannacry? Keep calm by taking action is preferable

I don’t need to go over the impact on multiple organisations of the recent ransomware attack, known as Wannacry. You can’t have missed it on the news. It wasn’t good. The cyber-security landscape is changing with the onset of advanced persistent threats (APT). These threats comprise multiple components, including malware and botnets. APTs can [...]

By | 2017-08-01T09:36:12+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blog, Cyber-security|

CORETX shortlisted for ITSMF service management team award

We were recently notified that CORETX’s service desk has been shortlisted in the ‘Service Management Team of the Year’ category in the ITSMF’s Professional Service Management Awards 2017. We’re absolutely delighted to be shortlisted, as it recognises the hard work the team has put in to developing what we do. Our service desk is [...]

By | 2017-08-01T09:50:12+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News|

Protecting your organisation from the recent ransomware outbreak

By now you’ll be aware that a significant ransomware outbreak started towards the end of last week. The exploit, known as WannaCrypt or WannaCry, affected many organisations around the world. Guidance and steps We’ve updated the systems we manage to protect our customers and will continue to proactively manage this and other security risks. As patches are [...]

By | 2017-08-01T10:46:17+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

Important information regarding the current malware outbreak

The malware outbreak that is dominating headlines and affecting organisations across the world right now is a variation of common ransomware applications. This exploit is referred to as WannaCrypt or WannaCry. Nature of the malware Attacks Some of the attacks we are observing use common phishing tactics including malicious attachments in emails. Once the [...]

By | 2017-08-01T14:11:34+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

CORETX acquisition of 365IT: rationale and what happens next

Our acquisition of 365IT at the start of April 2017 has led to a very busy couple of weeks, and I wanted to write a few words about the rationale behind the acquisition, as well as setting out at a high level what happens next. CORETX's Goal CORETX has a stated goal of becoming [...]

By | 2017-08-01T15:17:49+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News|

CORETX reaches higher at Cloud Expo Europe

We’re deep into the second day of Cloud Expo Europe, hosted within London’s huge ExCeL exhibition centre. We’re taking a little time out from the show to give you a flavour of what we’re focussing on. Message to the cloud expo visitors Our message to visitors – and the organisers expect to see 18,000 people [...]

By | 2017-08-01T15:39:45+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News|

Bournemouth data centre takes on the storm… and wins!

I’m really proud of the systems we’ve built at our Bournemouth data centre. And on one specific day in September this year, I could not have been prouder. Important Visitor The day started with an important visitor. It was audit day and I was showing the auditor around the facility. We have an excellent [...]

By | 2017-08-02T09:23:29+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Blog|