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Committed to our climate

At Astun, we take our responsibility to the environment seriously. This #NetZeroWeek, we’re going one step further by signing up for the SME Climate Change Commitment. This encourages SMEs to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by half before 2030 and eradicate them by 2050.  Why it’s important for every SME to go green Emissions from…
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Sharing our expertise

There are many well-kept secrets in the world. Until now, we’d include Astun on the list. However, with a new suite of Data Discoverability tools in the final stages of development, we thought it was time to welcome some marketing experts to our team.  Firstly, who better to help us put Astun centre stage than…
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Taking Cyber Security Seriously

What our Cyber Essentials certifications mean to you Each year, we’re trusted with access to tens of thousands of datasets, some of which are extremely sensitive. It’s therefore vital that every client feels that their data is in safe hands and their organisation is protected from the operational and reputational damage that a data leak…
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Walsall Council and AWS cloud hosting

A Walsall Council case study Walsall Council are utilising a cloud hosted enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) to reduce the running costs of hosting and serving geospatial data to Council Officers and members of the public We have been working with the GIS team in Walsall Council for over 6 years and they have recently…
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