SDx and The Software Defined City

Chris Gabriel looks at how a UK city is deploying SDN to create a technology-agnostic citywide network that will allow driverless car experiments, traffic and environmental sensor networks, and smart energy grid management. Since we started talking about Software Defined …read more

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The Private Cloud – what it is not

A firm definition of the ‘private cloud’ is at best transient and at worst, well, cloudy. Kevin Gruneisen sets out a simpler definition – what a private cloud is not. Microsoft explains on its Technet website that “A private cloud …read more

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What can Jeremy Clarkson teach us about DDoS?

The BBC’s suspension and subsequent decision to sack Jeremy Clarkson, the host of its Top Gear motoring show, has created quite a stir.  In the aftermath, Mel Grove wonders what the affair can teach us about the nature and scale …read more

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The ‘Generation of Things’ Has Arrived

Chris Gabriel looks at Logicalis UK’s seventh Realtime Generation survey of UK teens.  With smart cities, the IoT and wearables already upon us, it’s the most revealing yet… From way back in 2007 when we found Bebo to be the …read more

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6 articles about business analytics

This week we look back at six articles we have posted over the past three years that discuss Business Analytics.  In May 2012 we proposed predicting the future rather than analysing the past and last week we looked at the …read more

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Big Data – The Power of Real-Time Business Analytics

Gerry Carroll explains how more and more of today’s enterprises are deriving real transformative value from big data and real-time business analytics – successes that seemed unattainable just a short time ago. Companies in nearly every industry across the globe …read more

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Solve your organisation’s IT backup headaches – Backup-as-a-Service

Kama Pathy, Technical Director, Logicalis Singapore argues that legacy backup solutions create unnecessary drag for organisations trying to adopt lean and efficient IT infrastructure, and points out that Backup-as-a-Service offers a streamlined, efficient solution. In our new IT reality, where …read more

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Taking on the BYOD Influx

Chris Gabriel argues that businesses will, sooner or later, be forced to embrace BYOD and offers a series of tips for anyone preparing the ground for a productive, collaborative, yet secure BYOD environment. In the post PC era, many people …read more

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Overcoming the Three Big Data Hurdles: Three ‘Vs’ or Four?

Alex Watson-Jackson identifies the key barriers that continue to prevent businesses from realising the true value of real-time business analysis of big data, and offers tips on how to overcome them. When it comes to unleashing the full power of …read more

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Flash Storage: Changing the Speed of Business

Steve Pelletier looks at how flash storage’s ability to accelerate time-to-information could make it a key weapon for business and IT professionals seeking to deliver for IT infrastructure transformations that strike the right balance between performance and cost. Today’s IT …read more

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