Category: Blogs

Advantages of colocation compared to on-site hosting
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Advantages of colocation compared to on-site hosting

You may have customers who are potentially looking at Colocation as a possible solution to host their vital data, particularly if any of those customers currently store their data on their own premises. We often face a range of questions from our partners in regards to the infrastructure choices of their customers so we thought...

November 15, 2019November 15, 2019by
£67m UK Gigabit Voucher scheme running low
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£67m UK Gigabit Voucher scheme running low

The Government’s £67m Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) has been so successful that there is now less than a third of the pot available for eligable users. The scheme, which offers up to £2,500 to help businesses and homes gain access to a 1Gbps connection, has little over £20m remaining and will certainly run out...

October 10, 2019October 10, 2019by
The Great Debate: SIP Trunking vs. VoIP
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The Great Debate: SIP Trunking vs. VoIP

If you’re a Telecoms or an IT Provider, you will have likely been faced with a decision at some point on what solution is the best choice for your customer. By working closely with our partners, this is something we get asked all the time. Should you be offering Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) or a...

September 26, 2019September 27, 2019by
How can VoIP benefit your end-users?
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How can VoIP benefit your end-users?

What is VoIP? Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a way of simplifying phone networks by routing phone calls over the internet instead of over telephone lines. Other than the extra features and added functionality, using a VoIP phone is just like using a normal phone. How can VoIP benefit your customers? Multi-functionality: Modern systems...

September 4, 2019September 4, 2019by
Veeam me up, Stratus
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Veeam me up, Stratus

Wholesale communications specialist Stratus Technologies have today announced their latest product offering – Veeam Cloud Connect. Working with data backup experts Veeam, Stratus will be offering their partners a range of data backup, disaster recovery and intelligent data management solutions for virtual, physical and multi-cloud infrastructures. The launch of this solution comes off the back...

August 1, 2019August 1, 2019by
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