Friday, 22nd March 2019
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Maximised product uptime is the future, and the future is now

  • Published on 22 Mar, 2019 in

As with the proverbial chicken and egg, innovation and customer demand for an innovation present an interesting quandary into which came first. Whether the shift to servitisation – where manufacturers shift from strict product sales to selling the outcome a product delivers – is down to innovation in the industry or customer demand is one for debate. By Gill Devine, VP EMEA, Syncron.

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Simplifying IT Complexity in the Public Sector

Government and public sector organisations continue to seek ways to improve services and mitigate the risk of migrating mission-critical applications to the cloud. Already, many organisations, focused on improving the citizen experience, have set their sights on the cloud. Flexible, agile and affordable, managed cloud can accelerate the agency mission. Still, CIOs are cautious about which applications to prioritise and what steps they must take to ensure the reality fulfils the promise. By Rob...

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Myth-busting the mainframe

Despite the fact that mainframes are helping 96 of the world’s top 100 banks and 70 per cent of today’s Fortune 500 Companies run, I’m still amazed at how many business conversations I have with people who balk at the mere mention of mainframes, viewing them as outdated, ‘dinosaur’ tech. This includes CIOs whose own organisations rely on them. By Guy Tweedale, regional VP, Rocket Software.

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Security alert overload: the real cost of alert fatigue

IT security professionals continuously have to tackle high levels of security alerts in the global cybersecurity space. The volume of alerts is increasing at an alarming rate making it difficult for IT to manage and maintain. By Eldad Chai, SVP Product Management, Imperva.

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How can a CDO tackle conflicting data demands?

The role of a chief data officer (CDO) has changed significantly over the past decade. Ten years ago, the job title was, more typically, data processing manager or head of data processing, and the job itself tended not to be recognised as a driver of added value. By Ken Mortensen, Data Protection Officer, Global Trust & Privacy, InterSystems.

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What are the dangers of BYOD for the enterprise?

The trend of BYOD, or ‘bring you own device’ to work is ever-growing. In fact, 31% of organisations rely completely on these policies, according to research by Samsung and Oxford Economics. Allowing employees to bring their own devices into the workplace can bring a plethora of benefits, including improved productivity and a better work-life balance. In addition, people are using mobile phones and the internet more than ever before, so employees are seeking the same convenience and flexibility t...

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Technical Discussion: Encryption and Security at High Speed over Distance for IP Storage

Why do so many IP replication solutions lack encryption capabilities, and why is performance an issue when you need to encrypt data inflight? Check out Brocade subject matter experts discussing the challenges of maintaining security while replicating data between data centers at high throughput, including how Brocade addresses this architecturally with IP Extension.

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