Archive for the ‘Best Practices’ Category

What You Need to Know About Data Privacy and Data Sovereignty

Is your client and employee data secure…enough? How do you know—and how much would you bet that your organization’s existing systems and process are at least currently compliant?

Read more at »

How I stopped worrying and learned to love the Cloud

With all of the “Infrastructure as a Service” (IaaS) models out there today, it can be confusing to pick a provider that offers high performance, is scalable and affordable.

Read more at »

Simplifying Content Management for Nissan Europe

Nissan Europe needed an easy way for their smaller European countries’ websites to share and publish content while still keeping in line with the larger presence sites (England, France, etc). After having previously built websites for the markets in question as well as hosting their websites, they now asked us to build an easy-to-use content management system to simplify their workflow. Alongside the new content management system we also restyled their older websites, including a responsive layout.

Read the rest of this entry »

WordPress Security: How and Why You Need to Step Up Your Game

WordPress’s overwhelming popularity makes it a target for hackers. Specifically, it’s seen thousands of attacks by botnets (networks of computers infected with malicious software) trying gain entry into these sites by brute-force.

Read the rest of this entry »

Stress and Performance Testing on The Student Room


Page load time and site stability are critical, especially when your business is your website. Knowing how a website performs under specific circumstances is essential for every business owner – a poor performance leads to lost revenue and customers.

The Student Room is the biggest online student community in the UK. Every year after highschool graduation, students start looking for the right university, often referred to as the Clearing Phase. During this period the traffic to The Student Room increases significantly. They asked us to ensure their site could withstand the surge in traffic they were going to be hit with.

Read the rest of this entry »