Author Archives: Tony Lock

It’s time to look again at IT and Software Asset Management

In the realm of IT administration, it’s all too easy to get stuck in familiar[...]

The key to future IT success is a switch to managing services, not systems

For most of the history of commercial IT, system design has focused on meeting the[...]

Getting real about IT sustainability

From good intentions to tangible results through smart systems selection

Have you made the right platform choices to minimise risk?

Critical systems have to run and run…

Don’t let your smart software suffer from poor platform choices

Mismatched AI and analytics can be massively inefficient

Supporting the needs of highly unpredictable workloads

It’s all about flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness

Linux and sustainability

The emerging role of modern, high-scale consolidation platforms

CIOs plans for 2022

Priorities and interests

Ransomware teaches the importance of data protection

Several years ago, around the time that ransomware attacks started making the front pages

Is it a Suite, Package, Bundle or Platform?

People have been selling collections of products and tools for centuries, and with the advent[...]

Where vendors too often go wrong: SMBs need enterprise-grade IT too

For far too long now, many vendors seem to have assumed that the IT requirements[...]

SMB-friendly IT solutions are needed

Your business deserves more than a cut-down enterprise offering

Is IT investment handled better now than a decade ago?

Throwback Thursday: People like to think that the way IT works with business has changed

Software-Accelerated S/4HANA Migration

Striking the right balance and maximizing ROI

So many ways to pay for IT

Which best suits your needs?

The business change agenda

Throwback Thursday: Research carried out in 2011

Data governance in software testing

Throwback Thursday: this week we're going back to 2008

The importance of modern data archiving

In today’s business world, the value of archiving is greater than ever

Mobile moments and the past left far behind

Throwback Thursday We have looked at many reports from years ago that show that, whilst[...]

Has the data centre of the future already arrived?

Throwback Thursday: Predicting the future back in 2012

Effective IT recovery in small/midsize businesses, 10 years on? Maybe tomorrow…

Throwback Thursday: this week we're going back to 2011

10 years on, and HPC is taken for granted

Throwback Thursday: Heading back to 2010

How have attitudes to risk and resilience changed?

Throwback Thursday: Looking back to June 2008