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Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

February 2018

  • Why doesn’t YouTube ban Logan Paul?

    Ryan Priest 15 Feb 2018
  • YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in California, has insisted its macabre problem child Logan Paul hasn’t done enough to be kicked off the platform. The ...

  • Matt Hancock: the app

    Ryan Priest 01 Feb 2018
  • News of new culture secretary Matt Hancock launching his own app sent Downtime direct to the App Store. After a tantalising few seconds waiting for Matt Hancock to download, we open it up and join ...

  • Alexa makes children rude

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 Feb 2018
  • Smart speaker devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are making children ask for things without say "please", research from Childwise has found






  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...