Richard R. Thompson
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Richard is a founder member of Central Technology and has been responsible for the account management of longstanding clients. He is responsible for all sales, marketing and account management issues.

Richard is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Licencing Specialist, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Professional, VMware Certified Professional 5 and a Cisco Certified Design Associate. Having trained as an on-site engineer, Richard has a theoretical and practical technical knowledge of networks and servers and a business user’s expectations of its IT systems. He’s interested in making the technical side of IT as accessible as possible to the layperson.

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Four Security Questions You Should Ask Your Cloud Provider

(0) Comments | Posted 5 November 2013 | (16:18)


"Are you secure?" doesn't cut it when it comes to cloud computing. The complexity of cloud security demands detailed and varied questions to clarify just how robust a service is. These questions aren't always asked by customers, and that's frequently because...

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Hacking: From Siberian Pipelines to Your SME's Data

(0) Comments | Posted 16 July 2013 | (11:28)

An early instance of hacking (and one of the most extreme) resulted in an explosion which was 3 kilotons in strength or about one-fifth as powerful as the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

That's the kind of hacking you see in films and the kind of hacking which, though...

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Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Speed Up Your Internet

(0) Comments | Posted 7 June 2013 | (14:24)

Slow internet - one of the main gripes of the modern, Western world. As internet has become faster we expect consistent and instantaneous access (naturally, since we pay for it) and there's not much which can rile an internet aficionado or, indeed, your average user quite like a slowly loading...

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