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Getting GDPR ready

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...

Stratus team grows again!

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...

The new GDPR and how we can help

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...

The importance of offside data backup

The importance of offside 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...

Lift & Shift

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...

Our Partner Portal

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...

Is VoIP really the future of telecommunications?

Is VoIP really the future of telecommunications?

In short, yes. Last year, BT announced the end of ISDN was in sight with a target to migrate all ISDN and PSTN customers to IP by 2025. Although 10 years sounds like a long time, in order to achieve that target a migration process needs to begin in the...

How to effectively transition from PSTN to VoIP

How to effectively transition from PSTN to VoIP

Making the migration over from PSTN to VoIP requires careful planning and checks to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. Although the migration process depends considerably on the size of your network, there are some basic guidelines to follow to help make the move as smooth as possible. Ensure your...

A night under the Stratus’

A night under the Stratus’

On the 2nd November, Stratus Director Gavin Scotchbrook will be once again sleeping rough for a night in order to help raise awareness and funds to fight homelessness and poverty. This event is part of the fantastic ongoing efforts from CEO Sleepout UK, a charity that challenges businesses leaders and...

6 points to consider when choosing a VoIP solution

6 points to consider when choosing a VoIP solution

When it comes to investing in a VoIP solution, it is important to get the right fit for your company. There are all sorts of factors to consider and questions to answer before committing to one solution. Below we try to help you with 6 key points to evaluate before...

Moving to the Cloud

Moving to the Cloud

41% of businesses currently not using cloud computing are planning to do so by the end of 2018. The growth in the marketplace has blossomed over recent years with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Cloud computing is the big thing right now in ICT, but how easy is...

What is Unified Communications?

What is Unified Communications?

Quite simply, it is the integration of real time communication solutions such as IP telephony and web or video conferencing with non-real-time communication services such as email, voicemail and SMS. The term does not describe a single product but rather a collection of products that provide a consistent unified user...