Lincolnshire Tech Expo 2017 Review
2017 May 18 By Wayne Covell 0 comment

We went to our first Lincolnshire Tech Expo yesterday… Having never been to an event like this before, we were unsure what to expect; especially from Lincolnshire, a county that you don’t initially associate with modern technology companies! Finding our way to Lincolnshire Showground was easy, it’s the place to host events in Lincolnshire. What grabbed our attention at first, was the diversity of the companies showcased there. There were Teslas parked up, SEO companies on stage giving talks, accountancy firms demonstrating their software solutions, and gaming companies showing off the latest in VR. We spent the morning walking around,…

TEDx BrayfordPool Comes To Lincoln! – “Ideas worth spreading”
2017 May 09 By Wayne Covell 0 comment

This . Is . Exciting! Innovators and Pioneers are being invited to sign up to talk at Lincolnshire’s first TEDx event, in Lincoln. TEDxBrayfordPool will take place on Saturday, October 28 in The Collection museum, with the theme of¬†Past, Present, Future. TED is a global community, joining people from every culture, discipline and industry to share a deeper understanding of the world. It’s uses the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world through¬†inspiring conferences, events and videos. There have been many big names appearing in TED Talks over the years, including Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, Bono,…

What is Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
2017 May 06 By Wayne Covell 0 comment

AWS is a cloud computing platform by Amazon.com. It enables users to build computing infrastructure, using their services. Some products include RDS (Database), EC2 (Virtual Computers), S3 (Cloud storage) and more. Why Use AWS? The big advantage of using AWS is that a person can relatively easily and cheaply set up enough infrastructure to run web sites and applications without a huge investment. Additionaly, a user can turn on and off services when they desire, or even set schedules for more compute power in peak times. This can be a fanatasic saving on energy, both helping the user save money,…

Sustainability & The Environment With Cloud Software
2017 Apr 29 By Wayne Covell 0 comment

We strongly believe that the Evironment is a key stakeholder, and we are determined to protect it. “Working to aid British Businesses in protecting the environment is one of the key reasons I wanted to build this organisation” – Wayne Covell, Belton Intel Director & Philantropist. Cloud software is a great way to start protecting the environment rapidly in your organisation. Imagine that a number of businesses all have computers running, with staff spening time filling out processes. That’s a lot of electricity. Now imagine all those same businesses, the users were using low powered mobile devices to access a…

What Is The Cloud?
2017 Jan 28 By Wayne Covell 0 comment

The simplest explanation you’ll here is that the cloud is “someone else’s computer”. That’s true; sort of… You’re probably already using the cloud. Have you uploaded photos to Facebook? Well, they are stored in the cloud! Have you used Google Mail? Well, your mails are stored in the cloud! Essentially, if you’re using an application, that doesn’t need to be installed and your using a web browser, it’s likely to be ‘cloud software’. What it isn’t Software that runs only on your own computer isn’t cloud software. Just having a NAS in your building also doesn’t count (even if it…