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January 5, 2015

Education and Training Foundation appoints Digital Craftsmen

Digital Craftsmen, the London-based managed services hosting company, has won a prestigious contract to host the Education and Training Foundation’s Excellence Gateway. The hosting provider, which […]
October 24, 2014

Muzzle ‘Poodle’ with proactive hosting

Web encryption bug ‘Poodle’ has trotted out in the wake of Heartbleed, Shellshock and Sandworm — all pun-worthy names for potentially very serious problems. While predicted to […]
October 22, 2014

Why does the public sector discriminate against small companies?

This thinkpiece was first published by on 1 July 2013. Read it here. BusinessWire subsequently covered the story on 22 July 2013. Read it here. Simon Wilcox, Digital Craftsmen MD […]
September 5, 2014

Bike beats Bertha in cross-London challenge

Hurricane Bertha proved no match for Digital Craftsmen MD Simon Wilcox during this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100. The cyclist battled through stair-rod rain, floods and whipping […]
June 26, 2014

Insurance firm’s success in the cloud

An insurance start-up became a top-ten aggregator player in just six years with the support of cloud hosting from Digital Craftsmen. 1ST CENTRAL’s rapid growth saw […]
June 20, 2014

Avoiding a Code Spaces-style cloud disaster

The meltdown of Code Spaces could have been avoided with better system design and security says Digital Craftsmen MD Simon Wilcox. Most of the world — […]
June 12, 2014

Gleaming new website

As you may have gathered, we’ve re-launched our website to give the world a clearer picture of our people-led services. Have a good look around to […]
June 11, 2014

Insider view: harnessing technology to grow an insurance business

Our ‘insider’ series explores the challenges, pitfalls and triumphs of bespoke hosting projects. Organisation: 1st Central uses Digital Craftsmen to host complex applications and databases that deliver […]
June 8, 2014

TINtech 2014

We are stripping the cloud bare at this year’s TINTech event — a leading technology strategy meet-up for the insurance sector. Digital Craftsmen is introducing and sponsoring a ‘no […]