The Corbel Blog

Keeping your business up to date with the latest IT advancements and news

Increase in Openreach scam calls

Phone scams like this have been around for a while, but since the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that afftected many countries across the world, scammers have stepped up their efforts to take advantage of the confusion. It appears that there are some scam calls being made to businesses (and possibly consumers) which appear to originate ...

World Backup Day: Corbel releases unified Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery solution

Corbel are pleased to announce details of their most comprehensive and resilient backup solution yet. The Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery solution is based around the best components and the latest technologies to bring you a highly resilient, fast and quality backup solution for your business. The solution revolves around a physical backup appliance that ...

World Backup Day

World Backup Day: Data is for keeps, not just for today

In case you didn’t know, March 31st is also known as World Backup Day! So when was the last time you made a successful backup of your critical systems? When did you last check those backups would be good should you need to restore in the event of a disaster? Take the pledge – make ...

DCS awards

Scale Computing makes the shortlist for the DCS Awards 2017

After being recent finalists in the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2017, Scale Computing have also been named as finalists for “Data Centre Management Project of the Year” at the DCS Awards 2017. The DCS Awards are designed to reward the product designers, manufacturers, suppliers and providers operating in data centre arena. The Awards ...

European IT & Software Excellence Awards

StorageCraft and Scale Computing finalists in the European IT and Software Excellence Awards 2017

With the Disaster Recovery Open Day fast approaching, Corbel are excited to announce that two of the sponsors for the event are finalists in the European IT and Software Excellence Awards 2017. Scale Computing are finalists in the “Datacentre Solution of the Year” category and they will be showcasing an affordable yet powerful hyperconvergence solution ...

Disaster Recovery Open Day, 15 March 2017

Come and visit a Disaster Recovery facility – Disaster Recovery Open Day March 2017

Disaster recovery is an important part of any business continuity plan and with the growing occurrences of physical disasters and electronic attacks worldwide, ensuring your business can continue to operate after an unforeseen event is becoming increasingly important. With this in mind, Corbel are sponsoring an Open Day at their Disaster Recovery site in Great ...

Microsoft Windows 10

Second major Windows 10 update due in late 2017

Windows 10 due to get second update in 2017 after Creators Update.   Microsoft’s next update for Windows 10, the Creators Update, is common knowledge these days and is due to be released in the coming months. During Microsoft’s Ignite conference in Australia recently, Microsoft also confirmed that they have a second major update planned ...

Broadcom and ARRIS announce acquisition of Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business

ARRIS to Acquire Brocade’s Ruckus Wireless and ICX Business

In recent months Broadcom has been seeking a buyer for some of Brocade’s IP Networking businesses. Broadcom, in conjunction with ARRIS has now announced that both parties have reached a definitive agreement for the purchase of their Ruckus business unit, which includes the wireless and ICX product and service portfolios. Broadcom has stated that the ...

Corbel at BETT 2017

Come and see Corbel at BETT 2017 and win a Chromebook!

Experience the world of hyperconvergence with help from Corbel and Scale Computing this January. We’re exhibiting at BETT 2017 and on stand C398 we will be able to demonstrate to you how to save money and improve the resilience of your IT infrastructure. You’ll be able to see a scalable, value-for-money hyperconvergence solution demonstrated live ...

SIP vs ISDN – What are the advantages?

When businesses are upgrading their communication systems one of the most effective system upgrades is the move to using SIP Trunking. SIP Trunking offers a number of advantages over more traditional ISDN lines, and not only in terms of costs. BT has also announced that they intend to switch off their ISDN network by 2025 ...