Tag Archives: Data Centre

Data Centre “Hot Topics”

Whilst considering the design of your Data Centre and the pros and cons of various providers, there are numerous factors to weigh up. When it comes to security, any retail data needs to be held in a tested PCI-DSS compliant … Continue reading

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The Olympic Torch

Ellie: As I’m sure everybody is aware, the Olympic Torch is currently travelling all over the United Kingdom. It has already visited Nottingham (home of Retail Assist’s Head Office) and Northampton (where our Data and Application Centres are based). Today … Continue reading

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Rehearsals: not just for actors

With squeezed IT budgets a reality within the retail industry, it can be hard for IT Directors to justify not automatically buying into the perceived cheapest option for Data Centre hosting. If their preferred supplier does not provide decision-makers with … Continue reading

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The A-Z of Ra

Ever wanted to know 26 facts about Retail Assist? Well now you can – it’s as easy as ABC! A is for our Application Centre where we develop our Merret supply chain solution. B is for the ‘Best Business’ title that we … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Operator Richard Pateman

Ellie: For the next instalment of our ‘Day in the life of’ feature, I’m about to interview Operator Richard Pateman. Hi Richard, we haven’t worked together much as you do a lot of out of hours work and are based … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of System Support Technician David Pollard

Ellie: As part of Retail Assist’s regular ‘Day in the life of’ feature, I’m about to interview System Support Technician David Pollard, who is based at our Data Centre in Northampton. Hi David, my first question as ever, is how … Continue reading

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