ICON 2018

Blue Sky Hosting are a Bronze sponsor at ICON UK 2018 Find out what’s HOT We think it’s great news that ICON UK is back for 2018 and we are proud to be a Bronze sponsor. Why not come and hear for yourself the latest set of announcements from IBM & HCL about what’s happening [...]

2018-07-13T15:55:15+00:00July 13th, 2018|IBM, News|

Update. Patch.

Updating your systems with the latest’s patches from the manufacturer may seem like a simple and quick task, click update, make coffee, click restart, drink coffee, all done. So why do so many people not do it? Recently I saw a customers PC running Windows 7 which had never been updated since the day it [...]

2018-07-05T08:46:31+00:00July 5th, 2018|News|

Blue Sky Thinks: June

Welcome to the June Blue Sky Hosting newsletter. Hopefully you’ll enjoy reading some of the latest articles of interest at Blue Sky recently, if you would like to discuss any of them further, then please let us know! IBM Domino v10 makes waves at Engage: We're very excited to hear that Domino v10 has been getting [...]

2018-06-27T08:42:51+00:00June 27th, 2018|News, Newsletter|

Phishing for a Solution

Phishing emails have become a common threat, most of us see something daily that has all the hallmarks of a phishing email. Symantec have recently released an Internet Security report (https://resource.elq.symantec.com/LP=5840?cid=70138000000rm1eAAA ) that told us that “Spear-phishing emails emerged as by far the most widely used infection vector, employed by 71 percent of groups.”. Spear [...]

2018-06-26T07:18:40+00:00June 26th, 2018|Cyber Security, News|

Cloudflare Internet Summit 2018

What an entertaining and edifying day! I’m a fan of the services that Cloudflare deliver and after today run the risk of being a little infatuated. That said when Cloudflare launched I trialled their service and found it to be lacking but I was intrigued by the idea and that was enough to re-visit the [...]

2018-06-15T14:39:47+00:00June 15th, 2018|Cloud, Cyber Security, News|

Is your backup a disaster waiting to happen?

Backups are great. We all love to know our data is safe and sound. But having a warm fuzzy feeling isn't a strong business case. At Blue Sky we adopt and strongly advise a full Disaster Recovery review process to ensure a business can continue to function effectively in the event of any given scenario. [...]

2018-05-22T09:51:18+00:00May 22nd, 2018|News|

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|