Category Archives: Managed Service

Nimble SAN – How to replace a faulty controller

Tweet If you get a message about a ‘correctable error’ on a controller on a Nimble SAN, what do you do. Well the Nimble SAN will ‘call home’ like a lot of vendors and alert the TAC. The TAC emails us to confirm that there is a problem (this is the second time the controller B has needed replacing) We…

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The Pro’s and Con’s and the For and Against of Microsoft Office 365

Tweet This is an article discussing the merits of why you should and shouldn’t move your ‘on premises’ Microsoft Exchange server to Office 365, and why you should consider Office 365 instead of Google Apps. Also why you should consider Office 365 against for example a hosted Exchange or POP3 offering you might already have. In recent years it was…

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How Restaurant Businesses Can Use Technology To Grow

Tweet Found this on the Twitter earlier. It really highlights the importance of technology use in restaurants, both to increase their efficiency but also to increase their desirability and customer loyalty. How Restaurant Businesses Can Use Technology To Grow There’s nothing more old-fashioned than sharing food with the people you love. But technology is changing the restaurants industry, and the…

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ITogether Promoted to Cisco Premier Cloud Partner

Tweet Last week ITogether were promoted to a Cisco Premier Cloud Partner. ITogether have their own managed Cisco Cloud Services powered by Meraki. This means that should a customer want to deploy managed network, wireless or security in the cloud, this can be handled by ITogether and powered by Cisco Meraki. More details of the Cisco Managed Services are here.

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Akamai & Prolexic Vs Cloudflare Vs Check Point DDOS Protection Vs Corero Smartwall Appliance v Incapsula (Imperva) Cloud Web Application Firewall – WAF

Tweet DDOS service or appliance buying and specifying considerations What is DDOS? DDoS is a distributed denial of service. A hacker with malicious intent uses a flooding type attack to make a computer resource (i.e. – website, application, e-mail, voicemail, network) stop responding to legitimate users, customers. The hacker achieves this by commanding an army of remotely controlled computers (bot…

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Smart Training

Tweet So this will be my first post to the blog since starting at the company two weeks ago. In those two weeks it’s fair to say that my brain has very nearly exploded with all of the information I’ve had to take in. However all of it has been incredibly useful in providing me with the knowledge and background…

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ITogether provide managed wired and wireless network for Thai Leisure Group

Tweet ITogether, the network and security company with a more human approach to IT based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, is providing a national network for the Thai Leisure Group (TLG).  TLG are the UK’s largest independent Thai restaurant chain employing over 1500 people and currently operating 11 restaurants nationwide. Chaophraya was the first restaurant in Leeds in 2004. ITogether have delivered a Wide…

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ITogether launch unique Check Point Multi Domain Security Management managed service

Tweet With immediate effect ITogether are today launching their Check Point Multi Domain Management Service – often referrred to as Check Point Provider-1. This is an enterprise offering that enable Check Point customers to benefit from managed services built out around Check Point Software Technologies. “ITogether have invested in infrastructure and knowledge to provide this service to all of our…

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ITogether join Cisco Global Partner Network

Tweet In response to our previous and current and future customer needs ITogether have to have a global presence. As a Cisco Premier Partner, we have access to the Cisco Global Partner Network as an ‘agent’. We can work with other partners around the world to deliver services, support and managed services on all Cisco products and services including Meraki….

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Knowledge IT and RandomStorm both bought last week (by different companies!)

Tweet Interesting end to the week. Randomstorm purchased for £8.9M plus £1M they had in the bank by Accumuli. Then Knowledge IT purchased by Onyx for £10M. Both were companies I know of. Knowledge we competed with, and Randomstorm we replaced with Outpost24 in 2007 when I didn’t think their product was right for our business.

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