Moving to the Cloud

How does a server support IT at school? by Michael Oakes

Fundamentally a server is just a powerful computer that historically has run at the heart of the network, ‘serving’ the network. A server stores, sends, receives and ... Read More

What is the cloud and how does it help schools? by Michael Oakes

‘The cloud’ isn’t one particular ‘thing’ or ‘position’, many schools can be ‘in the cloud’, but have completely different set ups and ways of working. ‘The cloud’ refers ... Read More

Why should my school switch to a cloud-based MIS? by Martin Hall

One of the most significant obstacles to schools switching to a modern management information system (MIS) is the fact that any new system is likely to be cloud-based. ... Read More

In the Cloud - Identity is your security... by Darren Baber

The traditional Network Manager The traditional network manager has an on-premise network that they manage themselves. They control, usually through something like CC4 and ... Read More

RM joins Google Cloud Partner Program as an Education Technology Premier Partner by Imogen Naylor-Higgs

We are pleased to announce that RM is now a Google Cloud Technology Premier Partner specialised in education. Google Cloud technology partners build apps and tools that ... Read More

Windows 10 Delivery Optimization by Alan Toogood

Update management is an increasingly important topic in modern technology. ‘Cloud cadence’ and ‘as a Service’ approaches mean that there is almost constant change. Change ... Read More

Project Honolulu by Alan Toogood

Honolulu. The iconic city on the island of O’ahu, capital of Hawaii and famous haunt of Hawaii Five-O. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was a travel blog, but it ... Read More

Windows 10 v1709 and SMBv1 – The End is Nigh! by Alan Toogood

Okay, so ‘The End Is Nigh’ may be a little strong when referring to SMB, but one of the lesser-known changes that comes with the latest release of Windows 10 is an ... Read More

Azure File Sync by Alan Toogood

Having discussed in my last blog some of the reasons why data ends up where it does, this time we’ll have a look at a new Azure feature from Microsoft that will help users ... Read More

Data Storage – Transitioning to the Cloud by Alan Toogood

Or why users put data where they do. I’m going to start this time with a caveat: what follows is a discussion piece about an emotive and complex area, with a lot of ... Read More

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