Irish Companies using UK Data Services Post Brexit

Irish companies are being advised to review their data services and storage in the UK. The Irish government has issued advice to Irish businesses that may be storing personal data in the UK or UK Cloud Based Services in regards to Brexit. Irish companies need to ensure that all the sufficient protections are in place so that they can seamlessly transfer personal data post Brexit. This includes but is not limited to: mailing lists, payrolls and any data storage or web hosting where personal data is involved. The Government says that it’s currently working with it’s partners in the EU to ensure that all the necessary protections are in place post Brexit. Protection […]

Managed Hosting or In-House Hosting? Web Hosting Guide

The choice of hosting for your business’s products or applications is crucial. It determines how your infrastructure in the  IT department scales and performs. Every business is different and hence so are their requirements. Some can make do with few resources allocated to them, others need terabytes upon terabytes of storage and enough processing power to blow your socks off (figuratively speaking). There are a few different types of hosting facilities that companies offer. The main being: Colocation: This is when servers and networking hardware are owned by a firm but they are stored and controlled from a third party data center with the help of remote management or on-site management. In-House Hosting: All the […]

Why You Should Avoid Free Web Hosting

Free web hosting, although sounds like an absolute deal of a lifetime, is not a good practice for legitimate businesses or their websites. For alot of small businesses and startups, owning a website is a crucial aspect for their success. Unfortunately, owning and maintaining a website can be quite expensive. Even if you decide to build a website yourself and cut down on the hiring a professional web designer, you still need to pay for web hosting and a domain name. Although web hosting is not expensive, it is a continuous service that you must pay for. Most web hosting companies charge around $5 to $10 per month for their most basic packages. […]

Best Hosting Solutions For Startups

There are many different types of hosting out there that sometimes you might just get lost amongst all the different options! But do not fear, VMotion is here! For a startup business, you know well and true that your decision on your hosting solution will be one of the tipping points for the future of your business. But there are many articles out there that are sponsored, or affiliate related that just scream “Buy from us!” that you can’t help but feel like you’re walking into a trap. This article will give you unbiased and informative advice on the best way to meet the hosting needs of your startup business. There are a […]

What is Cloud Hosting?

What is cloud hosting? And how does it work? The cloud is a word that’s thrown around a lot these days by big companies but you never really stop to wonder “How does it really work?” In order to be able to understand that, you need to be able to envision what this “cloud” is. We are here to explain to you, what the meaning of cloud hosting and how it can benefit your business. First things first, let’s understand what the “cloud is” In a nutshell it is a hoard of servers that are used to store large amounts of data between each other. So if per say, one server is already […]

How To Protect Yourself From The WannaCry Ransomware Virus

How To Protect Yourself From WannaCry The ransomware attack is holding computers hostage all over the world. Here’s what you need to know about it to keep yourself as safe as possible. WannaCry attack started on Friday of last week, locking people out of their computers by encrypting their files and demanding them to pay up to 300$ in Bitcoin. To make matters worse the price doubles after 3 days. To receive a decryption key or risk losing your important files forever. What’s worse is that the malware also acts as a worm, which means that it has potential to infect computers and servers on the same network!

Dell and VMotion IT Solutions sign a six-figure deal for the supply of high-end storage and computing solution

On the 22 November 2012 Dell has disclosed the details of the six-figure deal signed with VMotion IT Solutions. The contract involves provisioning of the high-end storage and computing solution that facilitates the motion of the rapidly growing company towards the corporate services market.

VMotion IT Solutions at Irish Innovation Showcase 2012

The 4th of October has seen one of the Ireland’s largest business events: Irish Innovation Showcase 2012. The event is running for six years now and is growing year-on-year receiving more and more publicity in the press but is yet to get into main media sources. The event was organised by Limerick Institute of Technology and sponsored by DELL.