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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The new skills: Planning for a service orientated future

Chris Gabriel, CTO at Logicalis UK, assesses the extent to which CIOs’ medium term focus on software defined technologies (SDx) and desire to transform IT departments into internal service providers is changing the market for IT skills. In a recent …read more

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The next IT platform: CIOs go ‘software defined’

Eugene Wolf, Managing Director at Logicalis SMC, looks at further results from the Optimal Services Study 2014, which confirms CIOs will move to adopt software defined technologies (SDx), as part of a ‘service-defined’ transformation – but faster than anyone imagined. This …read more

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Agile Development, but what about Agile Deployment?

Fred Kouwenberg, Sales Director at Logicalis SMC looks at a key challenge today’s agile organisations pose for operations teams – deploying new releases to production immediately after development and testing is completed – arguing that an automatic and transparent process, …read more

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The IT power shift: How will CIOs respond?

As CIOs increasingly accept that line of business colleagues will take over IT purchasing decisions. Mark Rogers, President and COO at Logicalis, assesses their response – drawing on findings from the second annual Optimal Services Study to argue that they …read more

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Why technological innovation makes Santa Claus more probable…

In the run up to Christmas, Chris Gabriel, CTO Logicalis UK, addresses how technology proves beyond doubt that Santa Claus exists and is increasing productivity due to technological innovation. It is incumbent upon us all, especially in the IT industry …read more

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Line of business purchasing power moves out of the shadows

Chris Gabriel, CTO Logicalis UK, looks at the implications for CIOs and IT departments of new research findings – which suggest shadow IT is now very much in the mainstream of IT purchase decision-making. It might be time to come …read more

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The new IT department: Time to learn from the service portfolio experts

Chris Gabriel, CTO at Logicalis UK looks at the challenge facing IT departments as they strive to establish user-friendly service portfolios– and asks what they can learn from online retailers and marketers. In recent months we have been describing the …read more

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