Matthew Johns, Product Marketing Manager, EMEA

Matthew Johns, Product Marketing Manager, EMEA

Matthew is a member of the CenturyLink marketing team. He has over 20 years' experience in the IT, cloud and hosting industry gained in a variety of roles spanning project management to product release and product marketing. Matthew has a key focus on Digital Transformation and Cyber Security, including how organisations can best transition to the cloud and secure their critical assets - particularly with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looming ever closer..

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Cybersecurity: considerations for law firms and their clients

Law firms understand the implications of data breaches more than most types of business, so they should ensure their own systems are secure, especially in advance of GDPR, and they should be advising their clients to do the same.

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Building a remote infrastructure for the legal sector

A transformation has been taking place over the last few years in the workplace. The legal sector is one of many industries which have been exploring the benefits of agile working, providing employees with the opportunity of working more flexibility both in terms of hours and location.

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The rise of virtual and dispersed law firms

As part of their digital transformation, many law firms have adopted agile working practices and experimented with paperless or paper-light policies, taking advantage of technology to move away from the traditional office environment to a more progressive way of working. New players have also emerged in the space, setting up virtual and dispersed law firms which enable lawyers to maintain a large degree of independence whilst remaining under the umbrella of a firm (eg for marketing, administration and insurance purposes).

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Online dispute resolution: The pros and cons

Online dispute resolution (ODR) is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) which takes place with the speed and convenience of the internet. It is a broad term, covering a range of online technologies (including email and videoconferencing) - or a combination of online and offline methods - which are used to help resolve primarily high volume and low value disputes.

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How to modernize eCommerce digital performance

Today's consumers are tech and media savvy, with access to anything 24/7. They have high expectations for their user experience and if anything hinders that, whether a slow site or worse, a crashing mobile app, you can expect them to voice their complaints over social media or take their business to a competitor. As an eCommerce vendor, you are challenged to keep up with these demands to deliver seamless digital experiences as sites grow more complex. You need to weigh the impact your site complexity could have on customers while managing the entire digital performance of the business.

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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2017

CenturyLink are proud to have been shortlisted for the Managed Security Award in the 2017 Computing Security Excellence Awards.

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Are retailers taking the driving seat in mobile purchasing?

Four out of five adults in the UK now have a smartphone according to research published by Deloitte late last year. For retailers, this means an opportunity like never before, the chance to tap into consumers wherever they are, and whenever might be appropriate. But what does this actually look like and how can the retail industry drive mobile purchases, not simply mobile views?

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CenturyLink Named a Leader in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe

CenturyLink is proud to have been positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe. We consider our position in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report as validation of how we’ve been helping businesses of all sizes to achieve their Digital Transformation goals, across public, private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

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AWS Summit June 2017

During the recent Amazon Web Services Summit in London, the focus was very much on DevOps, security and digital transformation. Read more about the key points in the show in our latest blog post.

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The “Dark” Side of DDoS Attacks – it’s all about misdirection

DDoS attacks are no longer the simple brute force attack they used to be. These days they regularly form part of a much more complex attack vector and can be targeted at any business. Read on to learn more about this emerging trend in cyber-crime.

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