Category Archives: Fortify

New Satellite Technology a Possible ‘Game Changer’ for Communications

As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized. So it makes sense to take a look into the future of what could be … Continue reading

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Enhancing Oil,Gas and Power Operations – SCADA via Satellite

Oil and gas operations are located in unforgiving environments, from the blistering cold of the arctic to the scorching heat of the deserts and the storming conditions out on the open sea. To sustain secure operating conditions in these remote … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Infrastructure, Failsafe, Fortify, Industrial Process Control, Network Management, Operational Efficiency, Power, Satellite Broadband, SCADA, WAN | Leave a comment

Can we really make Autonomic Network systems succeed?

The real world is uncertain. Thats a given. Our networks, at their most fundamental, carry the real world from one point to another and therefore by definition carry that uncertainty during every moment they operate. Any autonomic system which seeks … Continue reading

Posted in Acceleration, Cloud Computing, Critical Infrastructure, Failsafe, Innovation, Larger Enterprise, Maintenance, Manage, Network Management, Optimisation, Optimise, Performance Management, Prioritisation, private cloud, WAN | Leave a comment

Energy Retrofits and Building Automation Save the Life and Expenses of a Building

The environmental impact buildings have in the UK is at alarming levels — accounting for 40% of the nation’s energy usage and an equal percentage of carbon output, and, when you consider water consumption, waste management and vehicle transportation for … Continue reading

Posted in Building Management, Critical Infrastructure, Failsafe, Fortify, Intrusion, Maintenance, Operation, Operational Efficiency, Physical Security, Power, SCADA | Leave a comment

Security At the Edge: Locking Down the Network Perimeter

When securing your company’s network, it’s best to start on the edges — the perimeter — where the system interfaces with the rest of the world. It’s an approach that makes sense. While installing safeguards deep inside the network is … 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

Posted in Access Control, Business Integration, Cloud Computing, Critical Infrastructure, Fortify, Infrastructure Security, Intrusion, Network Security, public cloud, Resilience, SCADA, Security, Small Business Secure, Software (SAAS), Test, Threat Management | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business Integration, Cloud Computing, Critical Infrastructure, Enhance Customer Contact, Failsafe, Fortify, Home Automation, Home Networking, Innovation, Larger Enterprise, Messaging and Collaboration, Operational Efficiency, Platform (PAAS), Productivity Up, Costs Down, public cloud, Small Business, Small Business Communicate, Small Business Connect, Take the office with you, Telcentris, Voice, VOIP, Working From Home | Leave a comment

Mission Critical iSCSI Storage Network

Storage Networking is a tricky animal…Our brush with networked storage platforms started from the time we needed few hundred megabytes of shared storage for building a cluster to enable database and email consolidation in the late 90’s. The essential character … Continue reading

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Generator Sizing and Compatibility for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Most critical power protection solutions, incorporating uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), today are interfaced with an alternative source of back-up power (standby power) which could be a fuel cell or flywheel but more usually it is a diesel generator. Generator sizing … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Plan Carefully When Virtualizing Your Infrastructure

There is a lot of excitement around Microsoft virtualization technologies these days and rightfully so. One of the ‘hottest’ areas right now appears to be making virtual machines highly available using Windows Server R2 Failover Clusters so end users can … Continue reading

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