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Not all clouds are created equal

Choosing the right cloud, or cloud combination, for your business and its application delivery is one of the most important infrastructure decisions you’ll make. Cloud brings many benefits, however, if it is not managed or controlled proactively, performance can diminish and costs can spiral. This can lead to a poor end-user experience and degraded business…

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What is SDSN? (And why it needs to be considered in your IT roadmap)

Software Defined Secure Networking (SDSN) can transform how your entire organisation operates, not just your network. With on-demand IT and digital services now an integral part of business operations, a secure network is critical for growth and innovation. Software-defined networks (SDN) opened up the networking market to a new level of flexibility and management, and…

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How the rise of IT as a Service will shape the future of the IT professional

As on-demand cloud services and MSP engagements are transforming businesses, the future of the IT professional is also changing. Amongst this change, some traditional IT roles are becoming less relevant; however, many new and exciting IT roles are emerging. Innovative and disruptive, these new IT roles are elevating the strategic importance of the IT professional…

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Haven’t gotten around to GDPR yet? Start with these 5 simple steps

The terms ‘GDPR’ and ‘heavy fines’ are being used in the same sentence. Let’s not get lost in the hype and stay focused on privacy best practice. The introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May has caused quite a stir within the tech industry. Any company which houses personal data…

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Collaboration counts: IT and finance working together for the business

To prepare for future growth and industry disruption, the CIO and CFO must find better ways to collaborate. IT has the potential to be a massive profit centre and prudent CFOs are always thinking about growing the business. Good leaders are also continuously assessing their own products and services, and providing more visibility into their…

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5 things to consider before jumping (all) into cloud storage

Having your data hosted in the cloud is enticing, but have you assessed the possible risks? Cloud storage is fast, easy, scalable and safe. Or is it? Hyperscale clouds such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform are offering storage as a utility ready to serve businesses at the click of button. But that doesn’t…

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5 Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today’s constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.

How to get more out of your IT budget

In a time of rapid technological change and increasing competition, what company is not trying to stretch its operating budgets and capital? We are all trying to do more with less, and no department faces this pressure more than IT. Most executives now view IT as one of the most important enablers of their business…

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Kogan Nano Drone: The Drone that Fits in the Palm of your Hand

Product Details The Nano Drone is packed with impressive tech. It features a 6 axis gyroscope for more stable and controlled flying, as well as the ability to perform 360-degree flips and awesome stunts. USB connectivity allows you to plug your drone into any USB charger for simple and fast charging convenience. Some of its…

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Is on-premises still an option? Or do all workloads lead to the cloud?

Cloud is a huge step forward for IT infrastructure and application delivery, but on-premises still plays an important role for many business requirements. It seems not a day goes by when we don’t hear the word cloud. Cloud technology has without a doubt revolutionised the way we run our entire business operations for the better.…

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