Category Archives: Security

Business-centric security – A shift in focus

Today’s enterprises face growing challenges to traditional ‘perimeter’ security used to protect IT services and resources, as Oliver Descoudres, of Logicalis Australia explains. Trends like BYOD, the shift of services in to the cloud, or many clouds, and the convergence …read more

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Protect your Digital Assets – Take the CIA Approach

With data breaches making headlines worldwide, CIOs concerned about the security of their companies’ digital assets – and whether their organisations will recover if their data is stolen, lost or damaged – Bill Mansfield, Solution Architect, Data Protection and Availability, …read more

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Five ways to use IT security as a business enabler

Mike Johnson explains how IT security can be more than just an insurance policy against data breaches – and why business leaders also need to consider the benefits. When people hear the word “security,” they almost certainly think about breaches, …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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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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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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Weathering the storm: Four ways DRaaS can help you sleep easy

As the UK begins to recover from its wettest winter for 100 years, while the US and Australia remain in the grip of extreme weather, Mark Rogers looks at how Disaster Recovery as a Service could help keep businesses running …read more

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Seven deadly wins. As a service, is this the year when CIOs get ‘Xaasy’?

Vince DeLuca, CEO Logicalis US, wonders which of the seven main ‘aaS’ (as a service) applications will underpin service-led transformation as CIOs strive to maintain their own relevance in the face of the increased influence of line of business managers. …read more

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Can CXOs protect customer data from spying eyes?

Not a week seems to go by without another revelation about the NSA, and other national security agencies, accessing companies’ data. But whether you are reassured that national security is being maintained or less enthusiastic, as Noam Chomsky was in …read more

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Cyber liability insurance. Another Y2K or a new essential?

Mark Rogers looks at the huge and rapidly growing market for cyber liability insurance and the risks highlighted by those bringing these new products to market, to ask “Is this something we really need?” Cyber liability insurance, the insurance industry …read more

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