Category Archives: Web Services

Mobile Satellite Broadband for Events

Events come in all shapes and sizes from little cosy gatherings to gigantic extravaganzas. They also take place in allsorts of locations from city centres to remote mountaintops. Often they will be arranged in ad hoc places which do not … Continue reading

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Inmarsat Fleet Global – The Maritime Communications Solution

Fleet Broadband is the smallest, most simple high speed Internet & telephone receiver for maritime communication. It can be set up by an individual with little or no training and operates globally, also requiring no particular training to keep it … Continue reading

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Which website shopping cart?

We have recently undertaken a study to determine which of the many shopping cart systems we should use on a customers website. After a long process trawling through the myriad of options we finally reached a shortlist of 8 candidates. … Continue reading

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Making Links to Pages that aren’t in a Site Menu with Joomla

Often, when using Joomla you might want to make a link to a page without having to have it in a navigation menu somewhere. Examples might include: Forms A Google AdWords landing page A special offer in an off-line advert … 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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The rise of the Network Plumber

As the worlds journey through the second industrial (Internet) revolution carries on apace, todays businesses face an emerging challenge. Unless your company has its own “in-house” network professionals it is likely that the demands the Internet places on your business, … Continue reading

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How Does Secure Socket Layer (SSL or TLS) Work?

The Secure Socket Layer, SSL for short, is a protocol by which many services that communicate over the Internet can do so in a secure fashion. Before we discuss how SSL works and what kinds of security it provides, let … Continue reading

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Reaching a Geographically Diverse Client Base Through Webcasting

Keeping in touch with a geographically diverse client base is a challenge faced by businesses of all sizes, in all industries. On top of that, the requirement to remain connected across what can often be disparate and distributed organisations presents … 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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An Appointment With the Cable Guy?

Besides perhaps a root canal or a tax audit, few things can be more frustrating than making an appointment to have a telephone guy visit your home or even a long anticipated home delivery. You’re given a four-hour window (if … Continue reading

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