Why I want to be a techy

We've been lucky this week to have Nicole from Townley Grammar School join us on a week-long placement. She's been hanging out with all the departments but for some strange reason she really loves being around the techies (nerds!).

Here's how she got on:

Technology is embedded into our lives in ways we take for granted. The companies behind...

15 · JUL ·20160

Inside Tech: Goodfederers

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a tennis player. To me, being a tennis player was better than being Marketing Manager. Even before I first wandered into the tennis clubhouse for my after-school job, I knew I wanted to be a part of them. It was there that I knew I belonged. To me,...

8 · JUL ·20160

Six awesome benefits of cloud

As part of Fluidata's summer work experience program, we take on several students each year and let them loose in departments of their choice. Nick, our latest inmate, has kindly put this article together about the benefits of cloud for business during his day with marketing.

6) Flexibility

Cloud computing allows your employees to be more flexible – both in...

27 · JUN ·20160

What have been the top recent developments in connectivity and business IT?

What have been the top developments in connectivity and business IT over the course of the last 10 years? Improved hardware capability, better connectivity, energy saving revolutions, state of the art and secure data centres? Enterprise spending is progressing, moving from the traditional hardware heavy make-up is expected to grow further as more businesses see the potential in cloud computing....

24 · JUN ·20160

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is a concept similar to that of the Internet of People which describes a future that allows devices, gadgets and household objects to be connected to the Internet in the same way to other hardware and us. There are many problems that can arise from this which could potentially lead hackers gaining your personal information simply...

27 · MAY ·20160

Inside Tech: Fluidata vs. Leicester City

Leicester City Football Club are the Premier League champions. Just let that sink in for a second. As a Leicester fan, I’m quite literally the happiest person in the world. However as a Fluidata employee, I am actually quite worried – and you should be too.

Think about it, if Leicester can become champions of the Premier League so...

12 · MAY ·20160

Bandwidth Bandits conquer World Run

After much excitement and anticipation, The Wings for Life World Run finally took place on Sunday across the globe as over 130,000 runners competed in support of spinal cord research.

Runners began at the same time in various cities across the world with the goal being to stay ahead of the catcher car for as long as possible without...

11 · MAY ·20160

Inside Tech: 4 ways to boost your wi-fi

"I really wish my internet was slower" said absolutely no one ever in the history of language. This is why we’ve thrown together a list of simple tricks that you can follow to boost your wi-fi connection. Do they work? Oh, I don’t know they are only backed up by a little thing called science, so yeah? Has science ever...

28 · APR ·20160

Revenge of the Bandits

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in” Anonymous Bandit

The Bandwidth Bandits are back! Yes, after a short hiatus, connectivity’s’ most lovable rag-tag bunch of amateur athletes are back for another gruelling challenge – and this time, it’s personal. Well not strictly personal, but you get the point we’re trying to make (creating emphasis,...

19 · APR ·20160

Fluidata unveils breakthrough water-based internet proposition

Fluidata has unveiled plans to release a water-based internet connection harnessing cutting-edge Hydroptics technology.

Hydroptics is the breakthrough the industry has been looking for; low-cost delivery of fibre infrastructure without the high level of investment and time in installing new ducts and hardware. By utilising existing water infrastructure Fluidata has been able to deliver data packets by shining lasers through the...

1 · APR ·20160

How to become a Tech Genius in 5 days!

This week we are delighted to have had Abdul Mudawi join us on a week long work experience placement. Here's how he got on...


I’ve had the fantastic opportunity to work at Fluidata for a week long experience to expose me to the corporate world of technology and how departments within the company achieve such great success. The...

31 · MAR ·20160

Inside Tech: World’s weirdest wi-fi

Latest research from iPass (if 2014 can still be classed as latest) has revealed that there are currently 50 million wi-fi hotspots around the world; do the maths, this equates to around one hotspot per 150 people. Currently Europe leads the way in terms of coverage; however Asia is expected to overtake them as the number of hotspots rises to...

18 · MAR ·20160