Third Platform and its Impact on CIOs

Earlier this year IDC Research predicted that cloud computing would grow even more rapidly over the coming years. In fact, IDC anticipates a tenfold increase in new cloud solutions, which is driven by what they call the ‘Third Platform’. Oliver …read more

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Continuous delivery: Huge advantages, but challenges too

Drawing on over 15 years of experience in the professionalisation of IT departments, Eugene Wolf, Director at Logicalis SMC, looks at the benefits and challenges associated with the adoption of a Continuous Delivery model. DevOps; the final IT-frontier. In a …read more

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The rise of cloud-based BI solutions (And the demise of on-premise?)

Joanne Nelson, VP International Marketing for Logicalis Global, assesses the future of business intelligence solutions, as research suggests on-premise solutions may soon be consigned to history. As the business intelligence (BI) market reaches $13 billion, IT leaders searching for new …read more

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5 articles about the changing role of the CIO

Whilst most roles on the board develop over time, the CIO’s role is changing faster than others due to, amongst other things, the  consumerisation of IT resulting in Shadow IT led by line of business managers who know what they …read more

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Why Aren’t Enterprises in Singapore Moving To The Cloud?

Andy Waroma, VP for Business Development, Logicalis Asia, looks at why the region’s IT Managers and CIOs still have a preference for hardware, and so far resist a move towards software and services. I moved to Singapore over fourteen years …read more

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Could skills gap hold back software defined (SDN) transformation?

Eugene Wolf, CEO of Logicalis SMC, looks at potential barriers to both SDN adoption and to the realisation of its true transformative value, and concludes that one stands head and shoulders above the rest – skills. Logicalis SMC recently took …read more

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Is IT succeeding in redefining its business role?

Ed Konopasek, VP, Cloud and Data Centre Solutions says evidence that CIOs are redefining the role of IT departments – from maintenance to a function that ensures business and technology work as one – is mounting up. In a recent …read more

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If your cloud mirrors your on-premise environment, you’re doing it wrong.

Kevin Gruneisen, Senior Director, Cloud and Data Center Solutions, Logicalis US explains why resolving on-premise infrastructure issues is a vital precursor to any successful journey to the cloud. More and more companies are establishing cloud strategies as the benefits of …read more

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Reshaping the CIO Role: The transformation gathers pace

Chris Gabriel takes another look at the changing role of the CIO.  Six months after Logicalis research found signs of a fundamental shift, has reality borne out the theory? Late last year, I wrote a piece for this blog entitled …read more

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IPv6 for banking networks

Lucas Pinz looks at the dangers faced by Brazilian (and other) banks who do not address the pressing call to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6. When was the last time you actually went to the bank? I really do not …read more

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