Cloud advice

Road to Cyber Essentials: iOS

This is the 9th part of my Road to CE series, in this post we’ll look at iOS and fully managing iOS (iPhone/iPads), we’ll cover MacOS briefly as well for the initial setup, but MacOS will be a future post. Sadly Apple MDM in Intune isn’t as fluid as Android, but we’ll go through it. […]

Service announcements

New Jisc cloud professional services pilots

I’m excited to introduce two new services that Jisc cloud is seeking institutions to pilot with us: Microsoft Intune deployment accelerator pilot A project to demonstrate how to use Microsoft Intune so that you can confidently set the configuration and policies that will enable endpoint management. This will include mobile devices as well as laptop/desktop […]


OCRE Cloud Framework – projected UK savings pass £10 million

Framework performance The four-year pan-European Open Clouds for Research Environments Cloud Framework (OCRE) launched in January 2021, with the aim of accelerating the adoption of public cloud in the Research and Education community. Over 185 contracts have now been signed by UK institutions across a range of platforms, with projected savings to the sector in […]