Writings by an open fire

I had sought to encourage the image of me as an English gentleman, sitting in a high backed vintage stuffed chair by an open fire. Writing my memoirs and drinking mulled wine as the children dutifully play the piano and recite Tolstoy in the great room next door. Alas...

Born in the UAE

 Those of you who are familiar with our Facebook presence might have picked up on the current Zanshuri staff musings on the subject of what we would each like for Christmas. I know it is a shock to find that we aren’t permanently hunched over a myriad...

Around the corner

It feels like just the other day we were welcoming in 2016. The realisation that we are now a mere five weeks away from the end of the year has come as a surprise. It has been an amazing year for us at Zanshuri and we are sure for you too. Without delving too deeply...

Incredible customer service

 First off, the post today is going to be a little on the side of self-promotion. We don’t make a habit of extolling the virtues of Team Zanshuri, even on our own blog entries. So this is a rare foray out into that uninhabited terrain. In the beginning at...

Infamy, eternity and cake

Many moons when I was a struggling newly graduated student, I found myself having to make a decision about the direction which my life would take. My usual thinking up to that point had been more along the lines of which Pot Noodle “meal” I would like to...

A gentle introduction to cyber security

If the first time you read the words cyber security, a Terminator-like image enters your mind or shades of ED-209 urging you to reach for the sky echo in your ears, then you are probably as much of a geek as I am. And spend far too much time watching movies. What am I...

The Renewable Energy Conundrum

There has been a massive increase in the uptake of renewable energy solutions. Solar panels are conspicuous by their absence throughout much of the developed world. Wind farms appear all over expanses of land and in many cases offshore as well. Progress in the more...

Server and workstation modification trials

Below is a short video presenting recent server modification trials conducted by Zanshuri. Both systems are identically configured with Intel Xeon CPU’s, 16GB RAM and matching non-RAID storage arrays. The operating system of choice is Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS selected...

Zero noise

Some of us appreciate silence. Noise can be a good thing when it is musical, entertaining or delivered by a V8 engine, depending on your point of view. In most situations when focused work needs to be done, silence is golden. Those of you who have young children will...

Make it so

In recent months, we have expanded the reach of our social media presence and encouraged exchanges of knowledge on areas outside our immediate scope. The reason for this is our constant desire to improve ourselves and by extension our products. And we all know the...