Microsoft advice

Microsoft how much have you changed?

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Gone are the days of blue screens and sluggish performance. Microsoft is actually enabling Audent to be more agile and able to focus more on core business which is to maximise the effect of IT on our customers’ businesses. There are so many productivity boosts Microsoft has given Audent. Surface Pros load almost instantly, encrypt […]

Supplier consolidation

Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.

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Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.  This is exactly what the Audent commodities division is achieving with our corporate clients on the smaller items in their IT budgets where the total spend adds up. Audent has a strong focus on enterprise projects impacting businesses in a positive way to become […]

Coffee break

The good old days at Netstore.

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Found my old card sticking out from my desk today from 2007.  Netstore was a great company and had some key attributes: Ethical Customer came first Highly innovative Managed by a team of people that had mutual respect for employees, suppliers and customers Not too greedy and got great deals for customers creating loyalty A […]

Consultative selling

Audent expands with appointment of new Sales Director, Ray Mossom.

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The Audent consortium of companies is growing and we would like to welcome Ray Mossom to the business. As Sales Director, Ray will be leading the communication with new customers to establish where we are able to help and build the client base. Ray and Jeremy Hennequin (Audent CEO) worked together in 1990 for 5 […]

Consulting

GDPR a practical approach from the team at Audent

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Audent provides GDPR services to help reduce the risk of personal data exposure. The biggest drivers for general data protection regulation readiness is the protection of personal data and any information leading to the discovery of personal information.  (Not forgetting a fine of 2% to 4% of global turnover is a motivation too).  From mobile […]

SMT

New CTO joins the Audent consortium

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Dave Ford joins the Audent consortium as CTO.  Dave has his own managed services company and has officially joined the Audent consortium adding his managed services capability to our overall offering.  Dave is a real asset to us and is an excellent architect to help us build more systems for the ever growing Audent client […]

Application development

IoT, smart fridges and hackers

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February 2017:  Audent takes leading role in IoT security testing. The first example of a smart domestic device security breach was with an internet enabled fridge.  Hackers took advantage of a flaw in the way a smart fridge fails to validate SSL certificates, making ‘man-in-the-middle’ attacks possible.  Login details from a Gmail account were obtained. The explosion of IoT devices […]

Coffee break

Amazing picture on Google Earth

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This is a one in a million photo from space to share. What are the chances of this happening? I was looking at on old property on Google Earth and right above my street caught on camera was an Air Canada aircraft! The chances of seeing something like this are so remote I thought I […]

Consultative selling

A refreshing approach

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The IT industry is full of people and organisations that lead engagements with their technology. How many times do you meet technology companies that lead with a product without actually asking you what your plans are and what is important to you?  There are so many sales people out there who simply believe if they […]

Hardware implementation

I am Data

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Hi, I am Data, I am a salary in a spreadsheet.  This is what I did today. Initially I was emailed and went through the Exponential-e data centre to my head office where I was met by Clearswift and a Check Point firewall.  Then I went through a Cisco 2960 switch and flew across an office via […]