Category Archives: public cloud

Cisco Plays Catchup in DPI Test

If you’re a large enterprise with its own network, an ISP, or a company intent on claiming its own, online, the technology force of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) is with you. But it may surprise you who shows up on the … Continue reading

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Researchers Release Attack Tool That Cripples Secure Websites

Researchers have released an attack tool that makes it trivial for anyone to take down websites that allow users to connect via secure connections. Unlike most denial-of-service attacks (DoS) that require an attacker to direct a network of distributed computers … Continue reading

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Scottish SME’s increasingly adopting the latest technology.

Nowadays, cloud computing, unified comms and virtualisation are the technologies most in demand but it would seem that the public sector will not be the sector who are most interested in them. According to a recent Pearlfinders Index, which monitors … Continue reading

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Web Security – The Problem

Web security has changed a lot in the past few years. It is no longer good enough to take a desktop antivirus scan engine and scan web content. URL filtering isn’t enough. It is not enough to put HTTP security … Continue reading

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10 reasons why a hosted phone system is good for SMEs

1) A State of the Art phone system A Rustyice Solutions Hosted Phone System provides business customers with a leading edge phone system without the associated capital cost. From day one you will have a system that delivers all the … Continue reading

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How to recognise security vulnerabilities in your IT systems

As IT systems continue to extend across multiple environments, IT security threats and vulnerabilities have likewise continued to evolve. Whether from the growing insider threat of rogue and unauthorised internal sources, or from the ever increasing number of external attacks, … Continue reading

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UK LLU breaks the 7 million unbundled line mark

The number of unbundled broadband connections in the UK has broken through the 7 million mark, making up around one third of all broadband connections according to data from the Office of the Telecommunications Adjudicator. The 7.03 million connections shows … Continue reading

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The 6 Biggest Benefits to Switching your business to Rustyice VoIP

The world is making the switch to VoIP, but in case you are still unsure if VoIP is right for you, here are six benefits to adding VoIP to your home and business. At £12 per user per month for … Continue reading

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How practical is the potential of PaaS for changing the landscape of the VoIP PBX?

If you were to draw a systems-stack view of cloud services, ‘Platform as a Service’ (PaaS) is the layer between ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ (IaaS) and ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS). Of all the cloud offerings, it is arguably the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Video to Unified Communications

Enterprise Connect was held last week in Orlando. Among what seemed to be a great deal of interesting presentations and tutorials was a discussion on the role of video in unified communications. John Bartlett, the principal of NetForecast, posted at … Continue reading

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