Josh Hamilton

​Josh Hamilton ​is an aspiring journalist and writer who has written for a number of publications​ involving Cloud computing, Fintech and Legaltech​. ​Josh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Law​ from ​Queen's University in Belfast​​. Studies included, Politics of Sustainable Development, European Law, Modern Political Theory and Law of Ethics​.
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What The Future Holds – Could VoIP Replace All Landlines?

By Josh Hamilton | September 13, 2017

Could VoIP Replace All Landlines In this series we have already discussed the use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services for business and what the future holds for commercial use of this technology. Now we wanted to take a

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The Rise Of AI Receptionists and Automated Phone Systems – Part 2

By Josh Hamilton | August 18, 2017

The Rise Of AI Receptionists – Part 2 In part one of this article we discussed the advantages of using a VoIP phone system and auto-attendants to manage incoming calls, as well as the benefits of using live agents. However,

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The Rise Of AI Receptionists and Automated Phone Systems – Part 1

By Josh Hamilton | August 16, 2017

The Rise Of AI Receptionists For years most firms would have had to employ numerous phone operators and receptionists to deal with any and all calls that came through. Large companies would have employed entire departments simply just to deal

A Huge Step Forward For Britain’s Space Industry

A Huge Step Forward For Britain’s Space Industry

By Josh Hamilton | July 18, 2017

Britain’s Space Industry Given the amount of VC investment being poured into commercial space projects around the world, it seems only natural that governments of countries not necessarily associated with space travel would look to expand their capabilities as space

Cloud SaaS Providers and the Continued Growth Ahead

By Josh Hamilton | July 13, 2017

Cloud SaaS Providers According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow by 18% this year. But the SaaS (Software as a Service) portion of the market is set to exceed that, growing by over 20%.

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Is There A Ceiling On Digital and Mobile Travel Bookings?

By Josh Hamilton | July 11, 2017

Digital and Mobile Travel Bookings Since the early 2000s, the travel industry has been overwhelmed by the rise of online and mobile booking. Up to now there was suggestions that traditional travel agents could be pushed completely out of the

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Egnyte Launch New Data Security Innovation in the Cloud

By Josh Hamilton | June 29, 2017

New Data Security Innovation Cisco predicted in their 2016 White Paper, entitled Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology 2015–2020, that by the end of 2020 annual global cloud IP traffic will reach 14.1 ZB (1.2 ZB per month), up

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How Close Are We To Space Tourism?

By Josh Hamilton | June 28, 2017

Space Tourism Space tourism has been just over the horizon for the best part of 50 years. From the moment man set foot on the moon there has been businessmen who believed that commercial space flight would eventually become a

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SaaS Travel Booking Industry – Hotels, Air BnB, and OTAs

By Josh Hamilton | June 21, 2017

SaaS Travel Booking Industry The past few years has seen a fervent battle between Hotels, Air BnB, and Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) to become the dominant market force in accommodation bookings. Whilst Air BnB and OTAs have made a significant

What Is Really Driving Cloud Adoption?

By Josh Hamilton | June 15, 2017

Driving Cloud Adoption Cloud adoption is growing at an astounding rate, with companies big and small undergoing digital transformation towards cloud computing. In the Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda report, cloud services and solutions was ranked as second among top technology

Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive in this Day and Age?

By Josh Hamilton | June 6, 2017

Cybersecurity Too Reactive? Cybersecurity today has become far too reactive. The constant innovation of hackers has meant that defenses are made up of a patchwork of web application firewalls, end-point protection, data-loss protection, and more. This can lead to a

OpenStack Nordic Networking Community Event

By Josh Hamilton | May 30, 2017

OpenStack Nordic OpenStack is used to power public and private clouds across the entire world, industries including research institutions, government agencies, financial institutions, ecommerce firms, media companies, and many more all rely upon OpenStack to run their cloud computing. What

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief

Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionage Huawei should be completely ...
WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware

Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli ...
A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

In the early days of the Internet, there was a period when Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses (e.g. 4.4.4.4) ...
France is good at launching tech startups, but not at growing them

France is good at launching tech startups, but not at growing them

“France is maybe the best place to start a company,” said Jean-Rémi Kouchakji, co-founder of PayinTech, a Paris-based fintech firm ...
The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer

The first trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of the Netflix sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror is finally here, ...