The real cost of continuing to use an onsite server

Are you the proud owner of an onsite-server? When you think about it, it’s like having an old house cat… give them enough attention and keep them cosy and you’ll have a friend for years, purring away happily in its special place. However, fail to do that at any point, and you’ll get bitten where ...

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 ...

Multi-display workspaces increase productivity

Multi-display workspaces. Have more space and be more productive!

I’m sure most of us have seen those computers on the trading desks and television channels like Bloomberg that have multiple monitors (often four or six) connected at the same time, displaying rafts of fact and figures, graphs and other data. The use of multiple monitors is often a topic of heavy debate amongst users, ...

Microsoft Surface Studio

Microsoft Surface Studio announced

Microsoft have announced the Microsoft Surface Studio at their Microsoft Windows 2016 event in New York. The Surface Studio is the result of a progressive journey Microsoft have been undertaking, investigating ways to produce a tablet platform that could act as a replacement for the ...

The HP Spectre Pro 13 G1. The ultra-thin laptop with a huge roar

One of the things that strikes you about the HP Spectre Pro 13 G1 (apart from its name), is how ...

HP in Higher Education

By the time students enter the voluntary stages of their education, it is hoped that many of them have some kind of burgeoning career plan, or at least an emerging idea or two. Looking back on ‘old school’ college days the notion of a hand-held computer with messaging, a camera, GPS, Scrabble and an ‘Internet ...

Solid State Drives (SSD) – technology rivalling the Hard Drive (HDD)

Bring a new lease of life into ageing laptops and desktops Choosing a Solid State Drive (SSD) as the storage component was once classed as a luxury, with prices per gigabyte considerably higher than that of the trusted and well established Hard Drive (HDD).  Over the past few years however, the cost of the SSDs ...