Scottish cloud computing and data centre partner brightsolid is celebrating the first anniversary of its £5million technology hub in Aberdeen.
In the distant past of the year 1993, when I was but a wee scrap of a lad at eleven years old, I saw the future emblazoned in black and white print. An advert in the latest issue of 'Personal Computer World' shone out at me like a beacon, lighting the way to tomorrow - the Amstrad PenPad PDA600, a touchscreen PDA no bigger than a typical paperback book, with handwriting recognition, a stylus, and all sorts of glorious applications for storing data and keeping notes. I had to have it.
The oil and gas industry could save itself millions of pounds by migrating IT services to the cloud - and the TalkTalk factor may have helped focus the minds of senior executives about just how safe their own systems are from cyber attack.
We know we need to be more clever with our data, especially when you look at the cost of traditional enterprise storage.
A new survey reveals that one in 25 Scots is now employed in the technology sector, boosting the prospects for young people choosing a career in Scotland's digital future.