DigiCert introduces new cloud management platform

05 March 2019

DigiCert, the TLS/SSL, IoT and PKI solutions provider, is rolling out a new certificate management platform for cloud and hosted environments.

CertCentral Enterprise will provide enterprise customers with better control over certificate security and compliance, DigiCert said. Firms will also have access to 24/7 visibility, remediation and expertise and guidance to protect their businesses, customers and reputations.

 

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DEFRA gives £1.8m broadband aid for Suffolk enterprises

05 March 2019

Matthew Hicks

Matthew Hicks

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has released £1.8m to help improve “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) coverage for enterprises in rural parts of Suffolk. 

The cash injection is expected to result in a further 550 business premises being covered. Currently, the existing £64m state aid-supported Better Broadband for Suffolk (BBS) project with BT’s Openreach has already achieved 93%+ coverage of superfast ISP networks - up from just 50% in 2013. The aim is to aim to reach 98% coverage by the end of next year.

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UKFast Public Sector & ClearCloud join forces

05 March 2019

UKFast caters for more than 5,000 clients from its HQ in Manchester (pictured) and office in London.

UKFast caters for more than 5,000 clients from its HQ in Manchester (pictured) and office in London.

UKFast has pulled ClearCloud and UKFast Public Sector together to form UKFast Group – a one-stop shop with revenues predicted to exceed £60m this year.

The Manchester-based company said ClearCloud secured 11 customer wins in its first quarter of trading. It provides managed support and migration services for public cloud hosting from Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.

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SMEs not heeding GDPR warnings

05 March 2019

An alarming 75 per cent of small businesses in the UK are yet to update or review their data and privacy policies since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, a new report has found.

According to the findings of Under Attack: Assessing the struggle of UK SMBs against cyber criminals, a quarter of the 500 IT bosses within SMEs who took part in the survey, said they had no plans to update or review their policies at all.

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