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GDPR: What You Need to Know

November 10 2017

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GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, a piece of legislation from the EU which intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all EU citizens. The aim is to give people power over their own personal data, as well as simplify data protection regulation by making it uniform across the whole of the EU. […]

Amazon Web Services

August 8 2017

Servers on the cloud
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Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary to Amazon, delivering full suite cloud computing services for on-demand computing platforms. Cloud computing uses a network of separate servers connected through the internet to store and process data, rather than using the local server from a personal computer. The benefit of cloud computing is that it provides stronger […]

Amazon WordPress hosting – Amazon Web Services (AWS)

July 5 2016

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Wirebox have developed a website for the popular science publisher New Scientist, to promote an event they are hosting at ExCel London from the 22nd September, 2016. The WordPress website was developed with the expectation that the website would receive high volumes of traffic through visitors from many different sources. Some of these sources, such […]

WP Engine

June 23 2016

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At Wirebox, WordPress is one of the main web—design platforms for the online development projects we undertake. Why do we use WordPress so much? It’s an open source Content Management System (CMS) which is popular the world over because of its ease of use, flexibility and the amount of creative freedom it provides to all […]

Disaster Recovery: Getting Locked Out of Your Website

October 19 2015

Disaster recovery solutions
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As the saying goes, hope for the best but plan for the worst. This is an important aspect of business, thinking through all possible adverse consequences before implementing an initiative. The astronaut Col Chris Hadfield refers to this procedure as working the problem, looking from every angle at what could go wrong and thinking of […]

Take Control of Your Domain Name

September 28 2015

Changing domain name
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Your website’s domain name is right there, in the address bar on the top of the screen. It gives people a glimpse of what your website is about and takes them to your website. But who owns your domain name? Do you know? If not, then you can find out by doing a Whois search […]

Issue with the Cloud

December 9 2010

Cloud computing vector
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Reading the post from Charles Arthur, the Guardian Technology editor on his blog, he brings up a very good point on issues with the cloud. With this week’s events of Wikileaks and companies like MasterCard, PayPal and then the big cloud provider Amazon EC2 refusing to work with Wikileaks. Obviously this is because of political […]