Gartner – Five steps to mainstream SDN success
IT Brief Software-defined networking (SDN) is a radical new approach to designing, building and operating networks that brings a degree of agility similar to what abstraction, virtualisation and orchestration have brought to server infrastructure. Read More →
Gartner debunks 5 of the biggest data myths…
IT Brief With so much hype about big data, it’s hard for IT leaders to know how to exploit its potential. Read More →
Businesses set to suffer as lack of data centre skills hammer home
IT Brief Capacity planning and performance management skills within IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams are no longer sufficient to meet business needs in the digital economy era. Read More →
Will the internet of products need digital ownership certificates?
Telco Review Recently, some suspicious cell phone towers were discovered in the United States. It is believed they are spy towers – listening in on calls and or tracking people. It’s not known who put them there. Read More →
How to communicate IT security benefits to executive management…
Featured IT Brief The importance of information security and technology risk management continues to grow, but many risk and security professionals continue to struggle with non-IT executive communication. Read More →
NZ CIOs… Every budget is now an IT budget
Featured IT Brief “The CIO is challenged to adopt a higher profile and actively engage in opportunities to influence IT decisions in business budgets.” Read More →
Power of Internet of Things to change CISO security scope
Featured IT Brief “The power of an Internet of Things device to change the state of environments and of itselfwill cause chief information security officers (CISOs) to redefine the scope of their security efforts beyond present responsibilities.” Read More →
Gartner: Microsoft’s portfolio… A “formidable mix”
Featured The Channel For some 30 vendors, we assign a single analyst to act as a focal point for coordinating across the 1000 analysts we have when research covers that vendor. In Microsoft’s case, that has proven to be fascinating… Read More →
Data centre market to undergo “dramatic change”… Four disruptive factors revealed
Featured IT Brief “There are four market disruptions in play in the DC infrastructure market…” Read More →
Set your smartwatch… Apple triggers market explosion
Featured The Channel “Apple has finally unveiled its Apple Watch, which we expect to trigger more consumer interest once it starts shipping in 2015.” Read More →
Gartner: Enterprise spends big money on Big Data…
IT Brief “Last year, we said 2013 was big data’s year of experimentation and early deployment. So is 2014.” Read More →
Gartner asks… Why are private clouds failing?
IT Brief I recently wrote a research note to explain what we’ve been seeing from our client base. In thousands of interactions, Read More →
Enterprise beware… 75% of mobile apps will fail basic security tests
IT Brief “Enterprises that embrace mobile computing and bring your own device (BYOD) strategies are vulnerable to security breaches unless they adopt methods and technologies for mobile application security testing and risk assurance.” Read More →
CEO strategy: How many cloud places will consumers need?
IT Brief Recently I took a photo of Copenhagen airport on a beautiful sunny morning, shortly after take-off. I used my phone of course… Read More →
As CIOs look out at Wearables, what is it that they see?
IT Brief Think back over the past 20 years at the innovative technologies that you have absorbed into your life… Read More →