As the oil price remains depressed, many are predicting a flurry of mergers and takeovers in the sector.  Smaller companies suddenly find their costs and debts are overbearing, the product of cash flow challenges, while larger operators recognise the chance to cut costs and potentially acquire long-term assets, at knock-down prices.  As a result, mergers […]

Managing the software in use across your estate is a chore, yet essential task.  It’s not easy to discover which software is in use, by whom and indeed, which applications are potentially redundant.  Add to that, the on-going process of patching, updating or replacing applications and this task quickly becomes unwieldy for the average IT […]

Whilst VSAT is a critical component of getting your rig, vessel or site operational with the IT and communication services required, it is frequently overlooked by ICT teams as an opportunity to make significant cost savings. FACT – Better management of VSAT improves services and saves lots By following four simple steps we recently helped one […]

ISN is delighted to announce the acquisition of Aberdeen-based IT consultancy, Virtual Stream.  We believe this will enhance our oil and gas expertise and presence by establishing an operation in the heart of the UK’s oil and gas hub. Furthermore, Virtual Stream bring with them specialist expertise in the design, configuration and support of enterprise […]

What on earth is the Internet of Things? I am often asked “What’s the next big thing in the IT industry?” Recently, my answer has been “The Internet of Things (IoT)” The response is usually the same “What on earth is that?” Well, the short answer is that it’s a coined term that refers to […]

ISN's management team has been strengthened by the appointment of Tom Smith as non-executive chairman. Tom brings enormous experience in growing companies like ISN to provide better services to meet the demands of the oil and gas industry. His technical background, business acumen and knowledge of the oil industry will be invaluable for our future growth.

ISN is pleased to announce a £4.6m investment from Maven Capital Partners. The deal acknowledges the significant progress seen in ISN’s business over the last five years and recognises the opportunity for further growth in ICT provision to the upstream oil and gas sector. ISN has predominantly served clients who are based in London and […]

So, off I went to the 2014 Cloud Expo Europe show expecting it to be much like last year. I was wrong; a record breaking 5,000 people flocked to ExCeL with 500 exhibitors and hundreds of the world’s leading industry voices from the worlds of cloud and data centre technology were on show to us […]