Category Archives: Business Strategy

The five keys to monetising Big Data

Julie Spiller, VP, Vertical Solutions & Proposition Management for Logicalis US, points out that without effective monetisation, Big Data is just an expensively stored mountain of ones and zeros – and sets out the five key elements of the kind of …read more

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Innovation? Don’t forget your ITSM environment

Erwin ter Berg of Logicalis SMC explains why ITSM should not be ignored when CIOs look at ‘necessary changes in IT’. The role of IT Service Management (ITSM) is traditionally based on what are often referred to as the big …read more

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Six benefits of modernising storage and backup infrastructures

Letting an organisation’s storage and backup infrastructure fall behind the times is fraught with risk – from steeply rising costs and compromised performance to a lack of preparedness if disaster should strike.  Bill Mansfield outlines six of the common benefits …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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4 steps towards successful Application Portfolio Management

In many organisations, line of business managers can commission new applications – few, though, have an overview of the entire portfolio. This results in a complex, inefficient and costly landscape. Erwin ter Berg, Director of Operations at Logicalis SMC, looks …read more

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Five IT Headaches for the Healthcare CIO

Ed Simcox, Healthcare Practice Leader for Logicalis US, looks at the top five issues facing CIOs in healthcare organisations today, and some of the steps they can take to address them. The term “mission-critical” is applied to IT solutions with …read more

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Enterprise Mobility & BYOD – 32 extra employee hours per month!

The productivity benefits of BYOD and enterprise mobility are becoming hard to ignore and corporate adoption is growing, but are businesses getting it right in terms of procedure and policy?  Caryn Johnston, Director of Propositions, investigates. BYOD (Bring Your Own …read more

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Three ways to overcome barriers to converged infrastructure

Given the abundant benefits of a move to converged infrastructure, Brett Anderson, Director Cloud and Data Centre Solutions, asks why so many CIOs are still struggling to persuade boardrooms to commit to this important step in their IT strategy. Our …read more

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Defining Service-led Transformation – Part 1. Third Platform

In this, the first of a two part series, Mark Rogers, President and COO of Logicalis Group, examines the impact of the “Third Platform” on enterprise IT  – what‘s driving it, how it will affect IT procurement and what it …read more

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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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