The Future for Wearable Technology

With the news that CRM provider Salesforce will soon be available for Apple Watch, it is clear that wearable technology is being taken incredibly seriously by the corporate market as well as those targeting consumers. Salesforce are committing to a wearable application hot on the heals of a number of reports highlighting the expected growth…

The Death of Windows 8?

According to the latest figures from NetMarketShare, from March 2014 to the end of January 2014 58% of desktop internet users in the UK were still using Internet Explorer (with 22% using V11, the most popular). Meanwhile, Google Chrome has seen the biggest increase (up to nearly 24%) while Firefox has lost some ground, down…

Happy Christmas

The team at Akita have enjoyed their office party and would like to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2015! The year ahead promises to be another busy one for Akita with some major new clients recently on board. We look forward to serving all of our…

Save the Children – Christmas Jumper Day

The team at Akita, or at least those in the office today, are enjoying a particularly festive day as part of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day campaign. As well as sporting some fine, and not so fine attire, the team have been spoiled with a selection of festive treats and plenty of home-made gingerbread…

Akita in Datacentre Expansion

Akita Systems are pleased to announce that we have invested in another datacentre site. This site in Slough will be used to further improve our cloud computing services and provide our clients with added security and enhanced failover. As well as delivering cloud solutions to a number of existing and new clients, the Slough datacentre…

Receptionist Wanted!

Having experienced recent rapid company growth, Akita Systems are now looking for a confident and outgoing individual to join the team on a permanent, full time basis in the capacity of Receptionist/Administrator, reporting directly into the Office Manager. The main purpose of the position is to work closely with our existing administration department and assist…

Akita Reaches the Summit!

Akita were delighted to support the amazing work carried out by Macmillian Cancer Support by co-sponsoring an expedition to the highest free standing mountain in the world! Standing an impressive 5,895 metres above sea level (over 3.5 miles!), Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is a daunting 7 day climb with those brave enough to take on…

The movement of data – how information travels around the globe

By the end of 2014 there will be more than 3 billion Internet users on the planet. 100 million emails a minute are now sent over the web, but how does each one make its way  from its source to its destination intact in a split-second? We’ve tracked the route of just one email to…

Network Support Engineer Wanted!

Job Title:    Network Engineer Salary:    Circa up to £35K p.a. (depending on experience/qualifications/ skills set) Start date:    ASAP Full time:    Permanent Contract of Employment Hours:    42.5 hours per week Monday to Friday Holiday Entitlement:    32 days (including 8 bank holiday) Contractual Sick Pay:    Commencing after 6 months continuous employment (terms applied) Expenses:    Travel expenses for…

Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race 2014

A team from Akita were delighted to take part in the 2014 Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race on Sept 14th. The Dragon Boat Race was part of a Medieval Weekend at Tonbridge Castle, with a range of themed activities and entertainment taking place. With the costumes for the combined Akita/Tonbridge Round Table team being Minions, the…