Category: Blogs

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, 2019October 23, 2020by
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
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