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The network: from capital cost to revenue generator

Thursday 03 September 2015

It’s sometimes easy to forget how in quite a short space of time business decision makers have made a significant shift in the way they see the value of the network. We’ve gone from networks being seen as purely a cost to a business enabler.

Network downtime once caused low impact and the network was largely an overhead. It would have been used for non-essential activities and if it went…

When your printers are setting off your alarm system it really is time for change

Thursday 20 August 2015

There have been many visions over the years of what future offices would be like and a common concept was the ‘paperless office’.  Some predictions in this area have proven to be largely correct. A BusinessWeek article from 1975 said “we do know that storage will be other than paper. The replacement for the filing cabinet could be magnetic or optical disks.” That’s mostly right.

We’ve seen…

UBM reaps the reward of deploying Redstone's OneSpace

Tuesday 30 June 2015

I am pleased to bring you a case study with UBM who deployed our OneSpace Solution.,

Through OneSpace UBM saved 3m on capital costs and a furthe £1.5m in fit out costs. Their employees meanwhile have a solution that makes it easier for them to work where they want and with whom they want.,

Read more in the full case study, and check out the video…

Is your real estate right for your business? And is it right for your employees?

Friday 10 April 2015

In this three part blog series, Smart Buildings and Utilisation consultant takes a look at the thriving London corporate real estate market. She looks at the background thats leading to investment, the claims we are running out space and importantly how businesses can avoid unnecessary expense against a backdrop of rapidly rising real estate costs.

In my last blog I tackled the…

Office space in London is critically low? Not so fast now!

Friday 27 March 2015

In this three part blog series, Smart Buildings and Utilisation consultant takes a look at the thriving London corporate real estate market. She looks at the background thats leading to investment, the claims we are running out space and importantly how businesses can avoid unnecessary expense against a backdrop of rapidly rising real estate costs.

"Office space in West End 'critically…

With demand rising, London's corporate real estate is a hotspot for foreign investment

Monday 16 March 2015

In this three part blog series, Smart Buildings and Utilisation consultant Julie Garden takes a look at the thriving London corporate real estate market. She looks at the background thats leading to investment, the claims we are running out space and importantly how businesses can avoid unnecessary expense against a backdrop of rapidly rising real estate costs.

The news is that…

Why all businesses need to take notice of co-working

Friday 06 March 2015

You may spot the term co-working, which rather than another buzzword in the industry is in fact a growing new trend of working.

According to a recent article at the Evening Standard: "Work from Home Week highlights the boom in kitchen table start-ups and the rise in homeworking. However, the big trend is not being found at home but in co-working places."

Wor…

Making a building fit for purpose

Monday 16 February 2015

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our, Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her fifth video she discusses, how, with OneSpace, which can act as an ongoing utilisation study, employers…

Getting cabling right first time

Thursday 29 January 2015

With organisations looking to deploy data centres in increasingly shorter timeframes, ensuring planning and implementation happens quickly and effectively is a must. Paul Biggerstaff, design manager at Redstone looks at how efficient and effective cabling enables businesses to be up and running quickly for the long term".

The design, build, management and operation of a data centre…

OneSpace and the importance of employee motivation

Monday 26 January 2015

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our, Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her fourth video she discusses, how OneSpace can bring positive changes to an organisation and help improve…