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Whether it’s the launch of new products and services, the welcoming of new employees or a showcase of recent awards and accreditations, our blog is the place to discover what Backbone Connect has been up to recently.

Why Landlords are taking the lead on installing connectivity into their portfolio of buildings

In a time where going online has become an everyday routine, tenant’s expectations surrounding internet and Wi-Fi in rental office spaces has increased rapidly.

Backbone Connect makes mark on Edinburgh market

Backbone Connect has delivered integrated digital infrastructure for Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Hobart House – a five-floor contemporary office at the heart of Edinburgh’s central business district.

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FM teams: make connectivity a cornerstone of your workplace planning

A focus on connectivity can help facilities management teams drive workplace productivity and engagement for their clients, says John Archer, Solutions Director at Backbone Connect

6 ways to get more from your IT project manager

Rolling out a major IT project can revolutionise your business. And if there’s one person who can turn it into a smooth, seamless experience, it’s a great project manager. Here our Head of Project Delivery, Chris Topping, outlines six sure-fire ways to make the most of your IT projects – and add a ton of extra value to your team.

120 Aldersgate Street

News Update: Legal & General invests in digital infrastructure for 120 Aldersgate as it expands its serviced office space

Legal & General is partnering with leading connectivity provider Backbone Connect to install high-capacity fibre connections and hardware at the building, which has been extensively refurbished to provide Cat-A and fitted office space.


The way we work together has changed. With socially distanced offices and entire teams home working, connecting across the internet and sharing data online has never been more important. But it also brings new vulnerabilities, some specific to commercial property. So whether you’re a property owner or asset manager, what can you do to protect yourself from today’s cyber threats?

7 signs it’s time to migrate to the cloud

Chances are, if you’re reading this, cloud migration’s already playing on your mind. You know firms who’ve done it, but you’ve always felt more comfortable with your own hardware. We get it. But moving some, or all, of your activities to the cloud brings huge benefits, and today we’re looking at 7 signs it’s time to make the leap…

What do Covid restrictions mean for landlords?

As the nation moves out of lockdown again, landlords are likely to be wondering what impact this new phase of tiered restrictions will have on their portfolios.  Despite a relaxation of the rules, a return to five days a week in the office still seems distant as some form of work from home guidance looks set to remain in place for winter.  What will all this mean for vacancy rates and leasing? 

How technology can reduce the risk of COVID-19

There is clearly no silver bullet or nailed-on guarantee to workplace safety. You need to adapt your workspace to the new normal, so it all comes down to “How can we reduce risks as much as possible?”.