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The Perfect Storm - Why Now is the time for Open Source


Section: Research
Today’s open source is increasingly recognised for its ease of use, high performance and affordability, especially amidst today’s turbulent economic conditions.  According to CIO.com, 53% of businesses are already using open source. Another 10% plan to deploy in the next 12 months.   In this white paper you will learn: •   Why businesses are increasingly turning towards open source • &nb ...   read more

Backup Solutions for SMBs: Tape vs. the Cloud


Section: Research
Tape backup has been the traditional method for routine backup and archival data storage. The decreasing price of hard disks however, has many businesses switching to disk backup or a combination of tape and disk. But local disk backups suffer from many of the same issues as tape. In addition to high hardware and administration costs, neither tape nor disk will provide disaster recovery unless they are stored off-site. Moving backups off-site increases risks in terms of security and comp ...   read more

Extending secure, high-performance video collaboration to any user, anywhere


Section: Research
Successful organisations depend on enterprise-wide video communications to empower virtual teams. The challenge until now has been how to extend secure, high-quality facilities to vital participants outside the company firewall, including mobile users, business partners and customers. This white paper highlights a transformative new approach to ubiquitous, enterprise-calibre video collaboration beyond the firewall, as embodied by Polycom's CloudAXIS. Crucially, ...   read more

Extending the Business Value of Videoconferencing with Microsoft Lync 2013


Section: Research
Barriers to large-scale adoption of videoconferencing in the enterprise have included complexity, poor workflow integration and lack of flexibility. Solutions must be easy to use and accommodate how and where users work to yield business benefits. This white paper explores the potential impact of Microsoft Lync 2013 as organisations strive to make video communications and collaboration a more pervasive and instinctive part of everyday business.   read more

Cloud Security Management | Gartner


Section: Articles Video
Cloud computing combines new technology with unproven vendors and service providers, bringing both business benefits and potential risks. Security, reliability and manageability need to be key elements in the planning and selection processes for cloud services.  read more

Cloud services make inroads into larger SMBs - Part 2


Section: Articles
Incumbent and start-up companies are both offering cloud-based solutions in record number, driven by several factors - or start-ups, the incentive is the lure of launching a business with significantly lower capital requirements that might otherwise be required, while capitalising on a growing demand. Of course, start-ups often enter into the market with new, innovative ideas long before the incumbents take that risk, and this serves to invigorate the market even more. Incumbents however, ...   read more

Enterprise Linux OS Leads the Marketplace


Section: Articles
Microsoft remains the undisputed king of the operating system marketplace, with 78.6 percent of the market in 2010, distantly followed by IBM, HP, and Oracle. But the big story isn't in who is number one, or even two, three or four. The most interesting story in the OS world is Enterprise Linux, ranking at number five according to the   read more

Gmail is now a major player in cloud-based enterprise email – but is it right for your business?


Section: Articles
Google’s Gmail has officially become a major player in the enterprise email sector according to Gartner, but is it the right choice for your organisation?   Although Gmail is currently in command of roughly one percent of the relatively small enterprise market, this represents almost one half of all online enterprise email, according to Gartner. What does this mean for your business? It means that despite being slow on the uptake, Gmail has finally become a v ...   read more

Is Your Network Ready for Cloud Computing?


Section: Articles Video
The cloud is changing the way that organisations are doing business. Although there are lots of terms being used...SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, private cloud, hybrid cloud, VDI, etc, essentially all are heading down the same path into the cloud. By 2014, according to Cisco, 50% of all workloads will be processed in the cloud and Gartner's study suggests cloud service spending will be 5x overall IT spending by 2015.   read more

Private clouds without the capex - Housing your private cloud within a public cloud


Section: Articles
It should come as no surprise that it is possible to have a private cloud within a public cloud infrastructure, in much the same way as we have virtual private networks (VPNs) over the public Internet. The most common unschooled view of the cloud is unfortunately one of confusion, with the belief that it is an amorphous collection of compute resources at an indistinct group of third party sites. That definition more closely resembles the Internet itself, however.  Before addressing p ...   read more

Ten Technology Trends to Watch - Part 1


Section: Articles
IT organisations straining to stay atop of the latest tech developments will want to pay special attention to Gartner's recent webinar, ‘Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore.’ The IT research and advisory giant outlines ten c ...   read more

Ten Technology Trends to Watch - Part 2


Section: Articles
Gartner's recent webinar, ‘Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore,’ outlines ten key tech trends that are shaping how IT organisations do business. In this second of a two part series, we examine five more trends that organisations must watch carefully in order to thrive today and in the next few years, with specific recommendations on what or ...   read more

10% of all IT Security to be Delivered in the Cloud by 2015


Section: News
The cloud-based security technology industry will account for 10% of all IT enterprise security by the year 2015, according to the latest research from Gartner. Cloud is driving changes in the market landscape around a number of key areas, such as secure email and web gateways and it’s thought that by 2016, the cloud-based security services market will be worth around $4.2bn. "Demand remains high from buyers looking to cloud-based security services to address a lack of ...   read more

70% of Companies to use Real Time Predictive Analytics by 2016, say Gartner


Section: News
New research from analysts at Gartner has forecast that by 2016, 70% of the world’s most profitable companies will manage business processes by using real time predictive analytics or "extreme collaboration”. It’s expected that analysts will discuss their findings at the upcoming Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2013, March 13-14 in London, U.K. and April 2-4 in Nati ...   read more

A fifth not PCI compliant, says Gartner


Section: News
Gartner has found that almost a fifth of firms are not compliant with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS). The research specialist believes that the gap is hugely surprising considering the importance placed on PCI DSS compliance by tech firms.Lawrence Pingree, research director at Gartner, said that it was clear from the survey results that security solution providers n ...   read more

Android Platform Fails to Raise Businesses


Section: News
A lack of support from Google is cited as the main reason that many businesses won't be using the Android platform, a survey from Gartner has found. The researchers found that many firms regard Android as being too complex to manage in a survey conducted on mobile device management (MDM) software vendors. 58% of respondents said that they would make use of the iOS platform in the coming year, compared to 20% using Blackberry devices and just 9% considering Android. It's thought ...   read more

Big Data Drives IT Spending


Section: News
Analysts at Gartner say that big data will drive $28bn of worldwide IT spending this year and is forecast to drive £34bn in 2013. The researchers are to further analyse the use of big data at this year’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, USA, October 21-25. A recent report from Gartner found that most of the current spending in IT is being used to update traditional systems to adapt to big data dem ...   read more

Big Data Will Die Within Two Years


Section: News
VP and analyst at Gartner’s Intelligence and Information Management group Donald Feinberg has said that big data, or at least the term big data, is set to die within the next couple of years. Speaking at the Business Intelligence and Information Management summit being held in São Paulo, Feinberg said that too much confusion surrounds the term and this distracts businesses from the true value of data. "The term 'big data' is going to disappear in the next two years, t ...   read more

CIOs 'expecting IT recession', reports Gartner


Section: News
Leading IT analyst Gartner has claimed that chief information officers (CIOs) are expecting a second recession in the sector thanks to growing turmoil in the eurozone. The company claims that, as a result, IT budgeting in 2012 will be even more important than it has been this year. Placeholder0Speaking at its annual Symposium and IT Expo, the firm's senior vice president Peter Sondergaard was reported by the Register as saying: "The second recession is about to hit and CIOs must d ...   read more

Cloud and virtualization technology make biggest impact in 2011


Section: News
Cloud computing and virtualization technology have had the biggest positive impact on UK companies in 2011, according to the majority of surveyed chief information officers (CIOs). A new study commissioned by BT Engage IT has indicated that 70 per cent of CIOs felt these developments were the most important to emerge this year.A mere 13 per cent cited mobile devices such as smartp ...   read more

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