Management Whitepapers

Rethinking Business Continuity with the Cloud

Technology developments and virtualisation have created huge potential for what can be achieved with businesses’ continuity and disaster recovery plans. Recent developments in enterprise technology mean that organisations need to radically rethink their approach to disaster recovery and create new solutions that are more flexible, scalable and cost-effective.

Sustainable Competitive Advantages: Creating Business Value through Data Relationships

‘Graph analysis is possibly the single most effective competitive differentiator for organizations pursuing data-driven operations and decisions after the design of data capture.’ – Gartner Research Sustainable competitive advantage comes from the knowledge of relationships in your data. A relationship (or ‘graph’) based database stores, manages, analyses and uses data within the context of connections

Developing a Cap-and-Grow Strategy

There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided by Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Lync). IT leaders should consider a cap-and-grow strategy where investment dollars in legacy systems are capped and the financial and IT resources are reallocated to grow Skype for Business.

The Hybrid Cloud: a pragmatic view of architectures

Is the future of computing in the cloud? Increasingly, it appears headed in that direction – and for good reason. Cloud computing presents numerous cost, agility, and operational advantages that are undeniably compelling. In fact, in a vast majority of enterprise data centers, cloud-like architectures are quickly taking root. Companies are virtualizing their resources and

10 Things You Need to Know About Colocation

What is Colocation? From the days of the first big mainframes, computers have required specialized facilities. But as computers have gotten smaller, the challenges of housing them have actually grown larger. Ever since the advent of servers, the Internet and ecommerce in the 1980s and ‘90s, technology managers have wrestled with the logistical challenges of