Cloud and Big Data

Download Free Guide: Understanding Managed File Transfer (MFT)

Are you currently evaluating file transfer solutions? Looking to cut through the noise and get to the facts? We’ve compiled this handy guide to modern MFT, explaining what it is, what it does and how it delivers a positive return… Continue Reading →

Our Data Travels Quicker Than…

There’s a saying about time that it is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody gets 24 hours/1,440 minutes/86,400 seconds a day no matter who you are, where you’re from or how much wealth you have. Some just do things quicker than… Continue Reading →

Your Data, Your File Sharing Vendor, Your Responsibility

It’s no coincidence that the first point of call for any parents in the market for a babysitter is family. Outside of the cheap labour costs, family also represents people they know and trust. When it comes to business file… Continue Reading →

How Data Transfer is Taking On Global Warming

It is well documented that the Arctic polar ice caps are melting. What is not well documented is its advantages and the role secure and reliant data transfer plays in exploiting them. Luckily the ice in the North Pole is… Continue Reading →

5 Biotech Startups Using Big Data To Shake up Big Pharma

Big data is dividing the world into two distinct categories: the big data haves and have-nots. Nowhere is this more evident than in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries that traditionally are not associated with innovation and change. But whilst many… Continue Reading →

How Safe is Your Data with Contactless Payments?

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) payment technology is here. It’s being used in smartphone retail payment solutions like Google Wallet, in prepaid payment cards like Transport for London’s Oyster card, and it’s being rolled out on debit cards for low-value goods up… Continue Reading →

If You Don’t, Your Employees Will (Hint: You Don’t Want Them To)

If you don’t take care of your customers, someone else will. This is a tried-and-tested mantra of business, proven over millennia of people doing business with each other. And the businesses that thrive are those who realise that not only… Continue Reading →

The World’s Largest Data Centres

On the 3rd of September 2014, the world came to an end…for all of 20 minutes. Why? Facebook was shut down due to an issue with an infrastructure configuration in its data centres, and its 1.23 billion users were cut… Continue Reading →

Drinking to the Future with a Beer and Big Data

Almost every industry can benefit from big data analytics, even those that you may not expect. The beer brand Heineken is using data in innovative ways that allows them to advertise their products more efficiently – and ultimately sell more… Continue Reading →

China and the Cloud

Cloud computing is a hot topic right now and looks likely to continue to be so for some time to come. It has been described as being the technology that will bring such significant changes to the IT industry that… Continue Reading →

1001 Managed File Transfer Applications

Bizarre Tales from the World of Managed File Transfer I launched FTP-Stream as a hosted FTP service in 2005 thinking it would be useful in specific and obvious sectors such as print and publishing, creative agencies, film and TV. Over… Continue Reading →

Maytech’s Modern Speeds and the Race to Transfer Your Files

The reason the Tortoise beat the Hare was not down to the slow-moving reptile’s dogged determination but rather the Hare’s complacency. The problem for the Hare was he had no one pushing him so he stopped running. Fortunately for fast… Continue Reading →