ISPA Awards Shortlist 2020: Double honours for catalyst2

We pride ourselves at catalyst2 on the quality of both our products and our customer service, so we are thrilled to announce that we have once again been shortlisted for the 2020 ISPA Awards in both categories! Our team has been an ISPA winner or finalist every year for the past nine years, highlighting the …

7 steps for creating a podcast

So you want to start your own podcast? In this article, we’ll give you everything you need to learn how to create your own podcast. Decide on the Topic Chances are that if you have already decided that you want to start a podcast, you know what you want the topic to be about. But …

Google wants you to speed up your site, and we can help

What’s your page load speed? Not only is a slow website bad for customers and sales, now it’s bad for SEO too! A page that loads slowly is a big no-no if you want users to convert. Customers are unlikely to wait around for a page to load…especially when most people these days are browsing …

The remote services we offer at catalyst2

As technology becomes more a part of the way we work, remote working becomes a more considerable requirement for all manner of businesses. The benefits are numerous – it allows you to operate your business more on your terms, and on your schedule. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a medium-sized local business, or a large multinational, …

Proud to be working with FareShare

At catalyst2, we’re proud to support the local and global community when it comes to the companies we work with. That’s why FareShare choosing to work with us was such a fantastic honour. As a company that we respect and wholeheartedly support, we were happy to hear that our services could be an invaluable part …

Coronavirus / COVID-19 and catalyst2

Ensuring that all clients have continuity of service at all times is of paramount importance. We wanted to reassure you around the measures we have in place to ensure the stability of our service during this period of uncertainty. All team members have the ability to work from home. As team members are based in …

Google Chrome to block insecure downloads

As the battle against cybercriminals and computer viruses ramps up, Google has announced new measures to prevent downloads from non-HTTPS domains. The main aim of this Chrome development is to counterbalance some of the confusion and complacency that can trip up internet users. There is evidence that some people are lulled into a false sense …

What is CES? Your guide to this Las Vegas tech event!

Next taking place in January 2021, CES is a consumer technology exhibition – the Consumer Electronics Show. More than 4,400 businesses and inventors use this stage to exhibit their products. Meanwhile, those with an interest travel from all over the globe. Spread across some of the biggest venues in Vegas, including The Venetian, Wynn Las …

Windows 7 End of Life and major Windows Server 2016 flaw

Today is there day when Windows 7 reaches End of Life (EOL), this means that Microsoft won’t provide any further updates so should a security issue be uncovered, it will be left open for hackers to exploit. It is therefore strongly recommended that if you do use Windows 7, you should upgrade to Windows 10 …

What is .NET Core?

Allowing easy access to web and desktop development software that is user-friendly, standardised and works across platforms is one of the most important founding principles of the World Wide Web as we know it today. It means that anyone can take a standard framework that is functional and re-form it into anything they want it …