Welcome to CPS Consultants Ltd home page. Re-launched in 2013, CPS Consultants Ltd continues to provide excellence and service in the IT consultancy arena.

You will find a growing number of  tech blogs here, which help share our ongoing views of the IT and Technology industry.

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Danny

Tech Blog
The Internet of Kerchings

The Internet of Kerchings

The tech savvy out there will have been hearing more and more a buzz phrase of “The Internet of Things” or IoT. The Oxford Dictionary defines it quite dryly as – “a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data:”. Wahooo! I hear you […]

Wave & Pray (Updated)

Wave & Pray (Updated)

UPDATED 19-05-2013 – Coincidentally my favourite tech site www.the-gadgeteer.com ran an review today on StewartStand RFID-blocking Card Case It wasn’t that long ago that we were happy to queue at the till and wait for the salesperson to fill out the credit card slip, imprint it with the card details and then get us to duly sign the […]

Home is where the LAN is

Home is where the LAN is

  As soon as you mention that you work in IT one of two inevitable questions get asked. Either “Can you have a quick look at my Laptop” or “I’m having terrible problems with my network at home, what do you recommend”. The latter question is becoming more predominant with the increasing popularity of home […]

OBDiant

OBDiant

I’m a big Audi fan and a Gadget Geek, so anything that plays to both these passions is a win. So I recently succombed and bought an iOBD2 from www.iOBD2.co.uk. OBD (or On-Board Diagnostics) is a pretty near industry standard for a diagnostic connector on most modern vehicles. It allows the appropriate equipment access to […]

All TalkTalk and No Encryption

All TalkTalk and No Encryption

There have been many incidents over the years of hacked organisations and personal details “spilled” across the internet. The very recent TalkTalk incident though I suspect will be TalkedTalked about (pardon the pun) for some time to come. Not withstanding this being their third such breach in a year according to the press, this one […]

When IT goes bad!

When IT goes bad!

Having worked in a number of organisations over the last 30 years in IT, I have noticed a common and still persistent set of issues. I have mainly specialised in the design, implementation and operation of IT infrastructure, the key blocks that support the critical applications that make our everyday modern lives possible. It is […]