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What is Backup as a Service (BaaS)
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What is Backup as a Service (BaaS)

General consensus says that the traditional approach to backing up data leaves a lot to be desired. Most on-premises solutions are often costly, require a lot of maintenance, reduce efficiency and put businesses at risk of data loss. Backup as a Service (BaaS) is a modern alternative to these traditional backup solutions. With this, businesses...

April 25, 2019April 25, 2019by
The 3-2-1 Rule of Backup
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The 3-2-1 Rule of Backup

In a time where almost all of our lives exist online, most of us have, or know someone that has lost data. While most of these are probably individuals on their personal devices, we can only imagine the number of businesses that are subject to loss of hardware each year. A recent survey found that...

April 17, 2019April 17, 2019by
Leased Line: What you need to know
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Leased Line: What you need to know

A leased line (also known as managed internet, MIA, private circuit and more) is a high-speed communications link that is dedicated to one business customer and can be flexibly configured to offer various voice and data services including high-speed internet access. It consists of a dedicated fibre optic (or copper) cable that physically links two...

January 11, 2019January 11, 2019by
Trainees Take Top Spot
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Trainees Take Top Spot

Stratus Technologies have announced the handover of its daily running from the current Managing Director, Gavin Scotchbrook to two former trainees, Steven Cox and Dale Waring. The three have worked together at Stratus since 2016. Stratus forms part of the technology division of Unity Tech Group, which services large and medium-sized organisations across the UK....

October 4, 2018October 4, 2018by
Getting GDPR ready
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Getting GDPR ready

The dreaded 4-letter word – GDPR. Okay, technically an acronym, but we’re all sick of hearing about it, right? Regardless of whether we are sick of hearing about it, we respect our data and all businesses must comply. At Stratus Technologies, we are getting ourselves ready for it in a number of ways. 1. Unsubscribe...

May 18, 2018June 5, 2018by
Stratus team grows again!
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Stratus team grows again!

We are thrilled to announce we have begun the year by taking on another apprentice and promoting our existing apprentice into a full time role. Ilona Bensley joined Stratus last April and with her yearlong apprenticeship scheme coming to an end in May we are delighted in offering a full time role early. “Ilona has...

March 22, 2018June 5, 2018by
The new GDPR and how we can help
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The new GDPR and how we can help

With new GDPR coming into force in May next year businesses should be starting to look at how to abide by the new laws. Policies and procedures should be put in place otherwise hefty fines can be given to businesses. We have put together some basic starter points with some tips on how we can...

December 15, 2017June 5, 2018by
The importance of offsite data backup
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The importance of offsite data backup

Every company with an IT element will likely have heard plenty about backing up data and files. It is something that is often discussed and continually recommended but surprisingly, is also commonly ignored or overlooked by businesses. Many companies either entirely fail to implement a backup solution for their data or routinely neglect the solutions...

November 10, 2017November 20, 2018by
Lift & Shift
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Lift & Shift

We understand the pain and inconvenience migrating servers, switches and other equipment to a new DC location can bring. Logistically, it’s an unwanted headache, there is always the fear of what if the equipment doesn’t work properly at the new location and, ultimately, it is time consuming. Here at Stratus we know the problems it...

September 12, 2017June 5, 2018by
Our Partner Portal
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Our Partner Portal

In March of this year, we launched our partner portal as part of our ongoing commitment to provide the best possible service to our partners. Dovetailed into our website, the partner portal is used regularly by a number of partners who wish to maximise their working operations and their customer delivery. We continually strive to...

June 27, 2017June 5, 2018by