What is hybrid IT?

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services

Hybrid IT is an IT strategy which combines both on-premise and cloud-based services. The cloud-based services can be public or private or a mixture of both, which is often called 'hybrid cloud'. Hybrid IT is an...

Public Cloud, Private Cloud or Hybrid Cloud in the Public Sector

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, cloud services

In general, Cloud computing can be said to offer the same benefits to an organisation; cost-efficiency, flexibility and reliability. As budgets in the Public Sector have been heavily cut over nearly a decade of austerity,

Rethinking connectivity for Cloud

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, Office 365

Regular readers of the Core blog will know that we are heavily invested in cloud and the majority of our business is based around helping customers transition to and exist, safely and securely, within...

Most commonly outsourced IT roles

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services, Outsourcing

In past blogs, we’ve looked at the reasons why an organisation might outsource their IT, the benefits outsourcing can bring, and also, reasons why a company may choose to keep IT in-house. There...

Core at Microsoft Inspire partner conference 2018

News : Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services, Microsoft Inspire

Core is delighted to be at the annual Microsoft partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, in Las Vegas this week. Running from 15 - 19 July at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre, Microsoft Inspire is...

Core secures its place on G-Cloud 10

News : Cloud and Infrastructure, G-cloud, Government

Friday 29th June saw the end of the standstill period for the G-Cloud 10 framework agreement and provided final confirmation that Core has all of its existing offerings, plus a few new ones, present...

Identity and Access Management: using IDAM solutions to fix complex AD structures

Blog : Aurora, Cloud and Infrastructure, IDAM, Identity Management

Over the last few weeks, we have looked at how a good Identity and Access Management (IDAM) solution can help to bolster your cyber security stance and improve user productivity, but this is not...

Core present at #OneIdentityUNITE

News : Aurora, Cloud and Infrastructure, Identity as a Service, Identity Management, One Identity

Core were delighted to be asked to present at the recent #OneIdentityUNITE conference in Nice, France. We presented two sessions at the conference: one to the partner community on Monday, followed by a second presentation on...

Core wins One Identity’s UK Partner of the Year award

News : Aurora, Cloud and Infrastructure, Identity as a Service, Identity Management, One Identity

Core is delighted to have been named UK Partner of the Year by One Identity at their recent UNITE Conference. This prestigious award recognises the success of Core's cloud-hosted Identity as a Service platform Aurora,...

New Azure regions in Australian open up new government opportunities

News : Azure, Cloud and Infrastructure, Identity as a Service

Microsoft has announced two new Government Secret level Azure data centres in Canberra, Australia. These are specifically to target Australian Federal Government clients. The new centres present a massive opportunity for Core to host both standard...

Government ICT 2.0

: Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services

​Core are delighted to again be presenting a workshop at Government ICT 2.0 on 30th January 2018. The event, which will be hosted at the QE11 London, will gather diverse organisations presenting...

What are common blockers to cloud projects?

News : Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services, Security and Compliance

Cloud services form part of most organisations digital transformation plans. They help reduce costs while allowing users to leverage the latest technologies and be more productive. But there are some common blockers...

Office 365 E5 Webinar

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

Core ran a webinar last week on Office 365 E5. There are several different levels of Office 365 that businesses can subscribe to, and Office 365 is the most comprehensive package, providing all...

Access Management Cloud Service Provider of the Year Award

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

​Core awarded the One Identity Access Management Cloud Service Provider of the Year Award Core are delighted to have received the “Access Management Cloud Service Provider of the Year" award, at the...

One Identity extends top-rated Active Roles solution to Azure Active Directory

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

One Identity, a recognized leader in identity and access management, today announced a new Active Roles version that extends best-in-class features to conquer the security and management challenges organizations face as they grapple...

Core launch GALSync

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

​​Have you ever wanted to view the availability and status of people in other locations for meetings? Perhaps a partner, customer or supplier? Now you can, with Core's Aurora GALSync (CAGS). What is...

Core explains the value of One Identity Active Roles to your organisation

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

One Identity is an independent brand specialising in Identity Access Management Solutions. They deliver Identity Governance and help businesses to face IAM challenges through their solution, One Identity Active Roles. The solutions offered by One Identity...

Microsoft launch StaffHub

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

Microsoft have unveiled the newest addition to its Office 365 Suites, with the debut of an application for shift workers and management, called StaffHub. The app is designed for those who do...

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms

News : Cloud and Infrastructure

Financial firms that want to move workloads to the cloud can take guidance from a paper by Microsoft: "Enabling Compliance: Microsoft's approach to the FCA's finalised Cloud guidance." The Financial Conduct Authority...

How Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM can benefit the financial services industry

News : Cloud and Infrastructure, CRM

​ The financial services industry is changing. The market is more competitive and attracting and retaining new customers is an ever-growing challenge. The market needs an efficient platform that connects its customers while delivering...

Core are hiring – join our Cloud and Infrastructure team

News : Cloud and Infrastructure, Core

Enterprise Architect Opportunity Our sustained success and continuous growth means we are always looking for new talent to join Core. ​ Our Cloud and Infrastructure team are looking for an Enterprise Architect...