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Retail’s post-COVID-19 silver lining

While retailers start developing their reopening plans, Gekko’s Managing Director Daniel Todaro looks at the opportunities for the next generation of our high streets… The story has been consistently bleak across the board since we locked down back in March and for non-essential retail, the doors were firmly shut with …

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Growth in gaming provides a perfect opportunity to sell cybersecurity

Steve Hicks, Head of Global Sales at BullGuard, discusses how gamers can still enjoy high-performance gaming and be fully protected… Something like 35 million people in the UK play online games. It’s a phenomenal number given that the total UK population is estimated to be 66 million and illustrates just …

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COVID-19 has accelerated the move from ‘cloud first’ to ‘cloud now’

Justin Augat, VP Product Marketing at iland, looks at how companies are evolving how they support their business operations… Total spend on cloud infrastructure services reached $97 billion in 2019, up 38% year-over-year, according to data from Synergy Research Group. Whereas total spend on data centre hardware and software hit …

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“We may well be walking into a cyber pandemic”

Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET discusses the increase in “scareware” during the current COVID-19 crisis, and how it could lead up to a “cyber pandemic” in the near future… What have been some of the biggest cyber threats that have emerged over the past year? The cybercrime market …

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Partner Content: Stay at home – work at home, with HANNspree

Covid-19 has presented extraordinary circumstances to which we have all had to adapt. One of the most profound changes in our white-collar world is the order to work from home full-time during the pandemic. Some may be lucky enough to have a dedicated workspace along with the necessary hardware to …

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Business continuity demands data management

By Alan Bentley, President, Global Strategy, Blancco In times of uncertainty, enterprises inevitably find themselves with more questions than answers. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception and unprecedented circumstances have seen a seismic shift in business operations and working culture. Facilitating methods of remote work is now a necessity, but …

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The rapid shift to remote working life

Paul Jarrett, Founder and Managing Director of digital product agency Sonin, looks at how remote working presents a valuable opportunity for businesses to evaluate existing operations. Offices up and down the UK remain deserted as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to grip the world. Despite an outstanding effort from people all …

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What the networking industry can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic

Richard Brandon, VP of Marketing at RtBrick, discusses why broadband is a critical resource, especially in the midst of the current pandemic. Since the days of sending digital photographs to one another to our more recent passion for streaming our favourite TV shows online, we have found more and more …

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Dixons Carphone provides free tablets, connectivity and tech support to vulnerable older people

In partnership with Age UK, Dixons Carphone has provided free tablets, connectivity and a dedicated technology support phone line to help hundreds of vulnerable older people from feeling lonely and isolated during the pandemic. The technology retailer, which owns Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse, is working with its charity …

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Retail will need to adjust to the commercial realities of Covid-19

Gekko Field Marketing’s MD, Daniel Todaro, discusses whether the Coronavirus will present the opportunity to re-appraise the retail experience and increase communities’ appreciation of the high street. So here we are amidst the most bizarre of situations that no one in their lifetime has experienced. There’s never been a global …

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