RIP the old world and why cloud causes inevitable change
The IT Sector is changing rapidly and many are ignoring this change, citing they will get around to it when needed or it will not affect them. So was said in many other boardrooms in other sectors to devastating downfalls. Change is inevitable and the time to take heed and action is now, in a planned and managed way, before the change is forced upon you.
Securing clouds and taking educated steps
The most common objections for holding back SaaS adoption are security and reliability, which is interesting when you consider SaaS security is consistently reported as the fastest growth area.
Cloudy data sovereignty in Europe (part two)
Examining the 'safe harbour' approach to cloud data, and answering the question: who's ultimately responsible for data in the cloud?
Cloudy data sovereignty in Europe (part one)
Blatantly ignoring cloud in today's environment is not viable - and nor should it be. Ian Moyse focuses on SaaS and who hosts what data.
Top trends in cloud computing for SMEs
Following Gartner’s recent report on what it sees as the five key trends that will shape cloud computing strategies between now and 2015, here is my perspective on the impact cloud computing will have on an SME audience.
The CRM lottery - will you get the outcome you expect?
Let’s discuss a couple of the heavyweight C words in the IT Sector: cloud and customer relationship management (CRM).
Are your employees wasting your bandwidth?
Recent studies demonstrate that upwards of 25% of Internet bandwidth in an office are consumed by employees misusing the internet, what are they doing, where are they taking this bandwidth to?
Why more education is needed on cloud
Cloud offers opportunities for those that embrace the new form factor and self-educate and certify themselves for the needs of employers today and tomorrow. More education is needed in cloud across all sectors to enable businesses to understand and utilize this important new technology to its advantage.
How consumerisation is driving cloud acceptance
There has been a thunderstorm of growing noise surrounding Cloud Computing in the past 24 months. Vendors, analysts, journalists and membership groups have all rushed to cover the Cloud medium; A combined hype has paralleled around BYOD (Bring your own device) also known as consumerisation. Where will the two collide?
How cloud is rewriting IT market channels
The big C when it comes to Cloud for the Channel is Conflict. I have been presenting and visiting partners around Europe for the past several years and listening to the opinions and input from vendors, Vars, Resellers, MSP’s, ISP’s and a variety of channels by varying name definitions and one things for sure, the Cloud has certainly stimulated debate.