After a number of years in our current home NetEvidence is moving next week. Relief ! With expansion of the business we have been bursting out of our offices for a while now, and being split over several floors means communication is harder than it should be.
Our new premises are double the size, and much more open plan, with breakout spaces and a lighter, more contemporary feel. The …Read more >
This week's Cisco Live event was a busy one, and we were helping out NetApp by speaking on their stand out on the show floor. It's always an interesting task, talking to an audience which can get up and leave at any moment, and very different from the usual lecture theatre or breakout room. To me the most interesting part came from putting together our presentation, which involved explaining why and how we're moving our Highlight service onto a Virtualised environment with our hosting partners, Claranet. We listed the usual, obvious benefits such as scalability, and resilience - but then got to thinking about Testing.
I’d like to claim that our sales of Highlight come from lovingly-crafted sales campaigns and marketing activity, but I can’t believe the number of ‘Help !’ calls we get from Service Providers who are currently being beaten up by customers over Service Level Agreements.
If you’re a Service Provider selling products with SLAs, be careful : Salespeople are being pressured to sell SLAs based on …Read more >
A HUGE thanks to our Partners and Customers who joined us at the Silicon Cup regatta last week - a memorable two days sailing, the weather was perfect, and our two boats achieved Third and Fourth positions in our class which was really good. Special mentions go to Andi and Lois here at NetEvidence who co-ordinated the whole thing for us ; to Seema for best costume at the Moulin-Rouge-themed …Read more >