"Learn to run when feeling the pain: then push harder."
-William Sigei, former 10,000m World Record Holder
For almost 100 years the marathon has been an incredible test of a runner’s commitment and character; a gruelling challenge of 26.2 miles with often months of preparation leading up to that moment you cross the finish line. Each year, Read more
Bluekeep – RDP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
We take every patch Tuesday seriously at Options, but when we noticed that Microsoft had unusually released patches for Windows XP and Server 2003, we got a chill!
In a world of ever evolving security threats and malicious intent, having the ability to monitor mission critical business components is an invaluable tool. Options’ Security, Intelligence and Analytics (S.I.A) provides in depth visibility in real time and at global scale. By instantly accessing data across a wide and increasing range of systems, S.I.
‘Your Health is Your Wealth’ – simultaneously a snappy slogan and a wise adage you can use to motivate yourself to keep fit, healthy and well-balanced. In a welcomed trend, many companies have been promoting the concept of their team’s health and wellbeing as a priority.
Lyft officially began trading on the NASDAQ following an IPO process that has raised some eyebrows, and particularly with regards to their AWS commitment. $300m in upfront, committed spend certainly seems like a big number for the infrastructure component of a relatively compact car-booking app, albeit a global one.
At Options we have always been serious about creating the best global technology organisation in our business. The need for balance across a number of fronts has been a cornerstone of that strategy. Throughout Women’s History Month, we have been discussing gender imbalance and how we can both reinforce and support positive change across the technology and I.
On Wednesday, 6th March, five members of the Options team attended the Women In Technology Conference in Titanic Belfast. This one-day event was billed to “gather both female and male role models who innovate, challenge and embrace technology” but the attendees from Options found it to be far more than that.
At Options we’re serious about building the best global technology organisation in our business. Creating balance across a number of fronts has been a cornerstone of that strategy.
These include a healthy demographic pyramid, leveraging the knowledge of world-class industry veterans alongside graduates fresh from college.