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So far Matthew McCloskey has created 79 blog entries.

How To Avoid Trouble At the Front Taking Down Your HQ

As a director of both www.bluesky.co.uk and https://psyphr.com I interact with businesses of all shapes and sizes and business people at every level - from developers to CEO’s, finance directors to marketers.  This has led me to develop some thoughts about business in general, how businesses feel about technology and how it helps (and sometimes [...]

2018-03-16T08:01:54+00:00March 12th, 2018|Consultancy, News|

Backup Backup Backup

This is a short list of natural disasters that damaged businesses in 2017: Hurricane Maria – This Hurricane devastated the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, virtually wiping out many businesses. It caused billions of dollars in infrastructure damage that will take years to repair. Earthquake in Mexico City – A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shattered Mexico [...]

2018-03-13T16:10:53+00:00March 12th, 2018|News|

AWsome Day – London 2018

Despite having a title which provokes an uncomfortable feeling for anyone this side of the pond we had an interesting and dare I say entertaining time. But was it AWesome? In parts yes; it's not exactly new but the concept of auto scaling and AWS' implementation of it is great. Budget holders might not want [...]

2018-03-13T16:11:38+00:00January 26th, 2018|Cloud|

Domino Jam 2025

On January 12th, selected customers and business partner were invited by IBM to contribute ideas and suggestions for the roadmap for IBM Notes/Domino. The #domino2025 jam session, held at IBM'S South Bank offices,  was the latest in a series of global events both live and virtual. As vastly experienced IBM (and Lotus) business partners [...]

2018-03-13T16:12:31+00:00January 18th, 2018|IBM, News|

Meltdown & Spectre

As an IT Professional for 20+ years, always with a keen interest in security the ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ vulnerabilities aren’t exactly a surprise; it’s business as usual albeit with a wide reaching impact. Unless you’ve gone off-grid, shunning all computing equipment, you need to make sure you're patched. What has surprised me is how very [...]

2018-03-13T16:13:17+00:00January 5th, 2018|Cyber Security, News|

Meet Our Team:Luke

These are exciting times to be joining Blue Sky and I am in the privileged position of being involved in the expansion of our cyber security services division. We live in a time that requires us to direct a lot of resources towards protecting our connected devices from attack on many fronts. But often businesses [...]

2018-03-13T16:14:29+00:00December 6th, 2017|News|

Work With Us To Best Use AWS

The cloud market has been accelerating and evolving for some considerable time now and we all know who the main players are. We have Amazon with AWS, Microsoft Azure and a plethora of other smaller companies. All promise, in part at least that utilising the cloud will cut your costs or/ and enable you to [...]

2017-11-22T16:02:16+00:00November 10th, 2017|Cloud, News|