Tag Archives: virtualisation

From virtualisation to convergence: Transforming IT is (partly) in the mind

Kevin Gruneison, Senior Director Data Centre Solutions at Logicalis Inc, explains why a move to a converged infrastructure is as much about different thinking as it is about different technology. In a recent blog post entitled The Virtualisation Journey. Part 2 – Brave new world, my colleague Alex Watson-Jackson made an excellent point.  Namely that […]

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The Virtualisation Journey. Part 2 – Brave new world

In this second of a two part series, Alex Watson-Jackson points out how a far-sighted virtualisation strategy can push the benefits well beyond consolidation and cost saving, to enable a brave new world in which IT departments and CIOs can take the lead in delivering powerful longer term strategic and competitive value. As I pointed […]

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The Virtualisation Journey. Part 1 – Beyond Consolidation

In part one of a two part series, Alex Watson-Jackson looks at virtualisation – where it started, what it is now and where it is going, to offer six very good reasons to virtualise. Virtualisation is undoubtedly a hot topic these days, but it is far from being a new concept.  In fact, on the […]

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Tis the season for predictions – ICT trends for 2013

In the run up to the holiday period, Logicalis CEO Ian Cook addresses some of the ICT trends for 2013. Consumers will be driving many ICT trends for 2013 and this will require investment by organisations to support a new way of working. An IDC prediction for 2013 says: “The most important events in 2013 will […]

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Green IT isn’t dead. It’s healthier than ever – under a new name

Chris Gabriel takes a sidelong look at yesterday’s fad, green IT, and finds what we all knew ten years ago – when it comes to eco-friendly IT, necessity is the mother of adoption. In December 2007 a survey was published and presented in the UK House of Commons called “An Inefficient Truth”.  It highlighted some of […]

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Data Centres – lessons from the field (Part 1)

This week we hear from Steve Clarke, in the first of a two part series setting out his experience of data centre commissioning.  Steve is a former CIO with long experience at a senior level running IT operations.  In Part 1, Steve talks about his experience moving data centre services for a major Telco and […]

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