Peter Philp

About Peter Philp Online and offline communications expert coupled with language skills and experience of international audiences across multiple channels. Clear in my understanding of communication for impact and how to bridge hard IT skills and the soft skills critical for connecting with people, I align individual and team goals with broader business objectives through coaching and motivational leadership.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
September 11, 2017 No Comments Data security, Infrastructure, New products, Regulatory compliance
New Microsoft Exchange 2016 email and calendar service Penta’s entire email and calendar system will be upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Exchange 2016 for all Penta clients during the month of September. The upgrade has undergone rigorous testing and is part of the continuous free service upgrades. As ...
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Application containerization – why you need it
February 24, 2017 No Comments Understanding cloud
In the age of instant-everything, seconds count. The New York Times claims website users drop off after a mere 400 milliseconds, and a difference in page load time of just 250 milliseconds is enough to convey a distinct advantage over competitors¹. We all agree that great application performance is ...
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Ransomware growing in Switzerland
September 30, 2016 No Comments Data security
At least 600 cases of ransomware – blackmail using infected computer software – are reported every week by businesses and individuals in Switzerland, reports La Liberte. Ransware works by malicious software code making its way onto a computer or corporate network through an infected email attachment or USB drive, encrypting the data followed ...
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Outlook power tip: search, don’t file
January 15, 2016 No Comments Tips
Forget email folders, save time, and be efficient when looking for email by using these Outlook search criteria. Type this To find this “bobby moore” → Items containing the exact phrase bobby moore. Note the use of double quotes so that the search results match the exact phrase within ...
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Penta adopts automated video interviewing for job candidates
September 9, 2015 No Comments News
Geneva- and Dubai-based private cloud computing supplier Penta has opted for Sonru – an internationally recognized video interviewing solution – to manage its talent acquisition process. Sonru’s video selection tool replaces first round phone and on-site interviews, allowing the recruiting team to post interview questions online and then invite ...
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Ernst & Young issues regulatory compliance report for cloud provider Penta
July 9, 2015 No Comments News, Regulatory compliance
Geneva- and Dubai-based private cloud computing supplier Penta was once again issued with a clean “no deviations noted” regulatory compliance report performed by independent auditors EY (Ernst & Young). In addition, EY also confirmed that Penta meets the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority’s (FINMA) requirements for outsourcing. Unlike usual ...
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Penta completes ultra-high availability business continuity infrastructure
September 4, 2014 No Comments Backup and disaster recovery
Swiss private cloud provider Penta now offers the industry’s highest possible specifications in business continuity and disaster recovery with the completion of a year-long infrastructure project in the Tier-4 rated Lausanne data center. The Lausanne and central Geneva infrastructures are now continuously replicated using 10Gbs and 1Gbs fiber optic ...
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Penta successfully completes FINMA compliance review
June 2, 2014 No Comments Regulatory compliance
Penta has successfully met the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority’s (FINMA) compliance standards for outsourcing. The audit – completed by EY (Ernst & Young) – means that Penta’s operations and infrastructure meet the strict IT standards required for banks, securities dealers and larger financial groups in Switzerland. Penta CEO ...
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Advent Software selects Penta to join cloud hosting program
May 15, 2014 No Comments Financial services
Private cloud computing supplier Penta today announced that Advent Software, a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, has chosen Penta as one of the companies that will host their investment management products in the cloud. Penta specializes in delivering cloud computing solutions to ...
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