Volta and C4L join forces to deliver direct connections to AWS in central London

The solution allows customers of Volta to be able to take advantage of Amazon Web Services directly from their IT infrastructure by using C4L's private fibre network between Volta and AWS. This results in higher performance and greater security as AWS traffic routes directly rather than traversing a public Internet circuit, furthermore, bandwidth charges from AWS are lower on direct connections vs public links.

coreTX network PoP VIRTUS next generation data centre in Hayes

The agreement to connect LONDON2 to the coreTX network follows many years in partnership at the successful Enfield location, and an exclusive arrangement allowing full suite connectivity, 10Gb circuits and a large footprint of colocation racks within the facility.

Why we need to be collaborators, not sales people

Drawing on research by Gartner, Pete discusses how traditional buying cycles and sales models are fading in favour of a far more collaborative approach.

Whether we like it or not, every professional is in sales to some extent, customer support, product management, internal communications, PR and so on all draw on aspects of selling to a degree. Sales used to be a well-worn, singular path - identify a target, make an approach and find a reason for them to buy.

C4L provide WiFi for Dorset Business Awards Gala Dinner

C4L is extremely proud to be involved with this event by providing the high performance connectivity required to enable seamless production and live social media interaction. Organised by Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and hosted by broadcaster and journalist Jonty Bloom, the evening promises both excitement and glamour to celebrate professional excellence in Dorset.

How Westbourne bucked national trends to bring back the shoppers

Footfall in the village has defied trends nationally and in other parts of Bournemouth with an increase of 1.4% year-on year. The bustling area has featured on ITV1's Good Morning Britain due to its 'Random Acts of Kindness' event earlier in the year and has created a traders association incorporated as a community interest company, called the Westbourne Business Association.

Naughty list gets longer with the biggest cybercriminal Christmas on its way

In 2014, there were 11.4m fraudulent transaction attempts recorded online during the peak Christmas shopping period. Despite usually being a quieter period, in the past 90 days 45m attacks have been recorded, a 25% increase on the same period last year, including fraudulent account logins or creations and nearly 10m payment attempts.

AFC Business Breakfast

As the sporting hub of our digital town, C4L are certainly looking forward to this one!

DCCI Xmas networking lunch

As proud Platinum sponsors of the chamber C4L like to meet other members and network with local like-minded professionals.