1. Look at the profiles of these organizations. For each one, note down at least one advantage and one disadvantage of outsourcing its IT requirements to a Managed Service Provider (MSP). For each company, think about these questions: How complex are the company’s IT and networking requirements? To what extent is technology a core competence Read more about Services[…]

Data Centres

1. Read the extract and explain the bolded words. A data center (American English) or data centre (British English) is a building, dedicated space within a building, or a group of buildings used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. Since IT operations are crucial for business continuity, it generally includes redundant or backup components and infrastructure for power supply, data communications connections, environmental controls (e.g. air Read more about Data Centres[…]


1. Choose from the paragraphs A–G the one which fits each gap in the text. There is one extra paragraph which you do not need to use. Your guide to virtual worlds   A However, while other worlds were withering, Linden Labs was developing their new virtual world, Second Life, which still exists today. Here Read more about VR[…]