Posted:November 25th, 2014|By:Rebecca D'Cunha
Less than two weeks ago Fluidata wrote an article discussing how much privacy Internet users should have while at the same time ensuring that the UK remains safe from terrorist attacks and other threats organised online. During this article we noted that there is a fine line between security and privacy, however it looks as though this line may have already been crossed by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).
Posted:November 21st, 2014|By:Rebecca D'Cunha
Here at Fluidata we often write about the issues the digital divide causes here in the UK, including SMEs failing to compete on the open market and house prices decreasing in rural areas. However, a recent report has highlighted yet another problem caused by the digital divide as thousands of families may soon be unable to claim child tax breaks due to the fact that they do not have access to the Internet.
Posted:November 19th, 2014|By:Elise Krucler
Last night was The Sunday Times Top 100 Tech Track Awards presentation event sponsored by Hiscox. This was Fluidata’s fourth year to make it into the league table which ranks Britain’s private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales.
With growth exceeding 40% year-on-year for the past 6 years the business has benefited from a number of big client wins and continues to innovate the industry with our Queens Awards winning Service Exchange Platform. Piers Daniell, Managing Director said “the Tech Track awards are a great reminder as to how the business continues to grow and deliver innovative services to our customers. To be listed four years on the row is a significant achievement as each year becomes harder as revenue grows”. Fluidata the Data Delivery Network, in the coming years will strongly focusing on building a world class network to support the next generation of businesses and services for the UK.
Posted:November 13th, 2014|By:Rebecca D'Cunha
There is an old saying when it comes to information: knowledge is power. This is why the UK government is currently locked in a battle with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) over the amount of information they should legally be allowed to have access to, especially when it comes to those suspected of being involved in illegal activity. Over the past few months there have been numerous stories concerning terrorist groups across the world using the Internet to plan attacks as well as recruit new members, which is why the government wants greater access to users’ information.
Posted:November 7th, 2014|By:Rebecca D'Cunha
As broadband technology advances, those on the lower end of the digital divide are becoming increasingly frustrated with the fact that they can’t get online. One of the biggest complaints is that even with all this technology there is still numerous areas across the UK that suffer from rural broadband issues with no resolution in sight. In fact, a recent report has shown that those that live in rural areas are more concerned over broadband connections than those that live in urban ones.