The Intrahost Team are always looking for great ways to raise money for charities. This year's annual participation of Children in Need includes the Intrahost team making curries, cakes and other delicious treats. What did your business do for Children in Need?
Grimsby Cleethorpes and Humber Region YMCA have participated in the YMCA Sleep Easy event that was held at Blundell Park, Cleethorpes – the home of Grimsby Town FC. Over 70 volunteers slept rough in plummeting temperatures to raise funds for youth homelessness. On average 400 homeless referrals are made in the North East Lincolnshire region every year. This figure is expected to double during 2011.
In the past 12 months, North East Lincolnshire have experienced a rising trend of unemployment and a lack of affordable accommodation.
The event started at 6pm, where the volunteers had to find space to build their shelters from cardboard and get comfy as possible. Every two hours the volunteers were offered warm refreshments. The event proven to be a huge success and was enjoyed by all.
The YMCA Sleep Easy event so far has raised almost £10,000. The Intrahost Team were delighted to hear about the event and donated £250 to the charity.
Fundraisers from the Grimsby Cleethorpes and Humber Region YMCA, from left, Sophie Benson, Lizi King, Vicky Hubbard and Emma Bridge.
Well done to everyone that participated in the YMCA Sleep Easy event.
The Intrahost product development team gathered earlier today to discuss a new exciting project. The team are developing a Hosted Exchange service.
In a nutshell, Hosted Exchange allows you to access emails, calendars, contacts and tasks from your web host. A good example is downloading your emails to computer based applications such as: Microsoft Outlook; Windows Mail or Thunderbird.
In addition, with using Hosted Exchange you can also access your emails from your mobile phone. Your Exchange hosting solution will provide ease of use access to your emails, even if you're using a mobile phone or a computer. The Exchange hosting service provides ease of use and instant access to your emails regardless of the technology you are using.
The Intrahost product development team are constantly working on new ways to enhance the overall customer service.
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We're at HDLive now at the University of Hull! So come along and chat with our team at the Intrahost stand.
Feel free to bring your morning coffee and bacon butty along with you!
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Plus we're making some big announcements and offers today so don't miss out.
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We were delighted to be asked by Sheffield based W2Group to open their latest data centre, SYDC (South Yorkshire Data Centre) in Barnsley. SYDC is W2Group's 2nd second, their first being based in Sheffield. Intrahost's Chairman, Cairn Emmerson and Managing Director, Mike Tree joined W2Group's Director, Norman Shuker, Managing Director, Allan Rooms & Business Development Manager, Mike Bullivant for the opening ceremony. Champagne and handshakes all round. Intrahost are also SYDC's first client to provision their equipment at the data centre and are operational as of 7 May 2009. Enquiries to colocate equipment at SYDC should be sent to: email@example.com
We're all a buzz around the office as tomorrow's Red Nose Day 2009 looms. We have promises of home made lunches, games, head shavings, twister and of course the mandatory fancy dress competition for all staff! Personally, I'm looking forward to seeing the Saint Trinians outfits. If you haven't already, please give generously to Red Nose Day.