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Data corruption, breach and loss: how endpoint protection lifts the three curses of business mobility

Today’s professionals are mobile. Constantly on the go. And they’re bringing their own devices (BYOD) into the work environment. So you have the challenge of making sure business data and systems remain secure and compliant – yet accessible anytime and anywhere, on any device. This article investigates how endpoint protection can lift the three curses that come with business mobility: 1) data corruption, 2) data breach and 3) data loss.

Who's been hogging all the space?

Breaking news! We've received a report that the first ever hedgehog has landed on the moon. Scientists are saying this breakthrough could spell the beginning of a new way of life for our favourite spikey friends.

Cloud Direct goes the whole hog with Prickles Hedgehog Rescue

In harmony with our company mascot, Eric the hedgehog, Cloud Direct provides technical and financial support to Prickles Hedgehog Rescue in Somerset.

A recipe for success: how to write a great blog

Ultimately, the purpose of a blog is to drive traffic to our website (where we publish all our blogs). It should inspire web visitors to continue on their journey and have a good look around. The cherry on the top is when we drive them to do something – like download an eBook or get in touch. There are no hard and fast rules for blog writing. There are, however, a few simple guidelines outlined in this recipe that can help make a blog more entertaining, relevant and useful to your audience. The recipe should make it easier for you to write your blog, while helping us stay at the top of search engine rankings.

Brett battles with the Sahara in the Marathon des Sables

I believe more is in you. Last week I tested this under the scorching Moroccan sun in what the Discovery Channel describes as ‘the toughest footrace on earth’. 156 miles across the Sahara Desert in up to 50 degrees centigrade – exhausted, beyond myself, I said hello to my edge… and pushed on.

Meet The Apprentices: Billy Collins

Billy joined Cloud Direct as an apprentice in July 2013, passed all his exams by August 2014 and is now a fully fledged member of the Technical Support Team.

Meet The Apprentices: Rowan Farmer

Rowan joined Cloud Direct as an apprentice in July 2013. He's completed & passed all his exams and has been a full time Helpdesk Support Analyst since July 2014.

Meet The Team: Rob Penfold

Rob has been part of our Technical Support Team since May 2010 and has previously worked for Danone's IT support team. Rob originates from South Africa and moved to the UK in 2001 with his parents.

Meet The Team: Emma Askew

Emma has been with the company since July 2011 and is part of our Data Analyst Team. Emma has previously worked at EE, Orange, BT and Logica.

Meet The Team: Gregg Thompson

Gregg has been part of our Sales Team since July 2012. He has previously worked for a charity working across Europe, wine selling and in educational recruitment.

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