Author: the furious engineer

Top Five Networking Trends for 2018

Martin Hester, Strategic Consultant at Nuvias, looks at the networking trends that will shape 2018.

1. Security First
Cyber threats are becoming ever more sophisticated and increasing in volume. In addition, remote working or working across multiple sites and multiple devices, together with an increasing reliance on cloud-based applications, have all served to

Read More

Top Five Cloud Services Predictions 2018

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, takes a look at what’s in store for organisations using the cloud in 2018

1. The Rise of AI

2018 will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive a transformational change among organisations and impact on cloud use.

ICT isn’t getting any simpler, and businesses are being

Read More

Top 10 IT Security Predictions for 2018

Head of Cyber, and EVP (Executive Vice-President) for Cyber Security for Nuvias Group, Ian Kilpatrick has issued his predictions on IT Security for 2018:

1. Security blossoms in the boardroom 
Sadly, security breaches will continue to be a regular occurrence in 2018 and organisations will struggle to deal with them. New security challenges

Read More

Response to Future of Work report

Following the recent publication of the Report for the Future of Work Commission – which was initiated by Tom Watson MP and assesses the impact that automation and artificial intelligence will have on UK jobs – Tania Bowers, General Counsel at the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), comments:

“As a trade body

Read More

IR35 off-payroll lobbying efforts pay off

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has welcomed the announcement that the government will consult on how to best tackle non-compliance in the private sector, rather than automatically extending public sector reforms around off-payroll working as some feared.

This follows months of lobbying on behalf of members and the publication

Read More

Boost for electric and driverless car industry as government drives forward green transport revolution

Motorway services and large petrol retailers will be required to install chargepoints for electric cars, under plans announced in the House of Commons by Transport Minister John Hayes.

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill will increase the access and availability of chargepoints for electric cars, while also giving the government powers

Read More