It was the autocorrect, your honour

20 January 2021

With pressure on employees to work harder and faster, it’s easy to think you’ve sent an email to the right person, to then realise you’ve sent it to the wrong person. But for the legal profession, the stakes are much higher. It’s not just a simple mishap to send an incorrect email, or attach the wrong document, it could spell disaster.

By their nature, law firms deal with sensitive and confidential information daily, including client financial data and insurance claims, which is subject to strict compliance and regulatory requirements. The fact that law firms rely on email to share data with relevant parties is a risk in itself – documents covered by legal professional privilege that are accidentally emailed to the wrong person could constitute a breach of confidentiality.

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It’s time to take DCIM to the next level

20 January 2021

Paul Milburn, chief product officer, EkkoSense

Paul Milburn, chief product officer, EkkoSense

One thing that’s certain is that data centre teams will be kept increasingly busy in 2021 as they’re asked to extract even more performance from existing data centre assets. This will continue to be challenging – particularly as organisations work to accommodate the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

While legacy Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools are useful at helping data centre operations teams manage their facilities, many find them limited when it comes to the kind of deep data analysis needed to really optimise performance at the mechanical and electrical level.

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Sunbird

18 January 2021

Sunbird has developed a complete solution based on feedback from customers that supports agile remote management.

Among its features is the ability to remotely view data centre sites in 3D, visualising all assets and physical connections.

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Eutelsat launches UK satellite broadband

15 January 2021

European space operator Eutelsat said its new all-electric (propulsion) broadband satellite, Konnect, is now serving the UK.   The internet service provider which offers fixed broadband access services, currently up to 100Mbps.

Paris-headquartered Eutelsat said businesses in the UK unable to access terrestrial broadband connectivity through traditional means can now enjoy superfast satellite broadband, no matter where they live, via the Eutelsat next-generation Konnect satellite.

This new service is provided by Eutelsat’s new direct operation, which, like the satellite, is also called Konnect. It offers packages specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses and institutions currently operating beyond the reach of fibre. 

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