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PC, laptop and thin client requirements for hosted desktop

yorkshirec November 12, 2013 0 Comments

The Yorkshire Cloud hosted desktop works over an internet connection. The hardware that you use to connect to the Yorkshire Cloud hosted desktop must have the following specifications:- Operating System Windows 7 or Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit), including Embedded Edition Windows Vista (32 bit or 64 bit) Hardware Device needs to have a […]

How fast does your internet need to be to run a hosted desktop?

yorkshirec November 12, 2013 0 Comments

One of the common myths around cloud computing is that you need a lightning fast internet connection. Potential cloud users often dismiss the idea of implementing a hosted desktop because they perceive their internet speed to be too slow. Before I begin talking about internet requirements for Yorkshire Cloud, let me point out that not […]

Prism Scandal – Do you still trust Microsoft and Google?

Jonathan June 28, 2013 0 Comments

You may have read my comments in the Yorkshire Post this week about the Prism scandal that’s overtaken the headlines recently. If you didn’t get a copy of Tuesday’s paper, you can view it online here. If you’ve missed the news recently, here’s what’s happened. After working as an IT consultant for the US National […]

Delivering IT flexibility from the cloud

Jonathan May 8, 2013 0 Comments

Shani Viner is one of the four-person team behind 1st Point Consulting, an innovative firm that helps commercial clients manage their premises cost-effectively. “We’re a service charge specialist for retail property,” she explains. “For instance, a retailer in a shopping centre usually has to pay rent and a service charge to the landlord. The service […]

Yorkshire Cloud launches Office 2013

Jonathan May 3, 2013 0 Comments

Microsoft released Office 2013 recently, and we’re sure that many people are curious about what’s new and improved. Fortunately, Yorkshire Cloud customers don’t need to go through the hassle of upgrading Office themselves. We recognise that Office is one of the core pieces of software our customer use, and upgrading to a major new software […]

Contract win for Yorkshire cloud provider

Jonathan May 2, 2013 0 Comments

Harrogate based, which provides hosted desktop and cloud computing services to small businesses, has been appointed to employement group, Renovo. Growing York-based Renovo provides a range of career support and advice services including executive recruitment, outplacement and employment support services for Welfare to Work providers. With an expanding workforce, the company wanted a cloud […]

A simple cure for a dying server

Jonathan May 1, 2013 0 Comments

Arrow Digital is a small digital marketing agency based in Harrogate. “We help businesses develop their digital strategies and increase online revenues,” explains Leigh Woolard, the firm’s founder and managing director. “That means we mainly build websites, perform search engine optimisation and run pay-per-click advertising campaigns for our clients.” The company’s client list spans a […]

YC now working on iPads

Jonathan January 16, 2013 0 Comments

We’re constantly working very hard to ensure that our customers are benefiting from the very latest in cloud technology. This week, we’re delighted to announce that our Cloud PC software now works on an iPad. This gives our customers the ultimate remote access experience. Why not add an iPad keyboard and finally rid yourself of […]

SOLVED! Poor AutoCAD Performance in Citrix XenApp

Rob Collins December 4, 2012 0 Comments

Yorkshire Cloud’s engineers recently had quite a tricky problem with AutoCAD performance in our XenApp-based hosted desktops. For weeks it had us stumped, but our team don’t like to give up! The problem was that in complex AutoCAD drawings, especially ones with blocks and hatching, the mouse had a tendency to lag and drift across […]

Cloud Computing Industry Statistics 2012

Jonathan October 30, 2012 0 Comments

Cloud Computing is without doubt one of the hottest topics in the IT Community. Surveys and market research are being carried out on a weekly basis to gather a wider understanding of the market and industry trends. We’ve collected some of the most interesting statistics to give you of an idea of why businesses are […]