Author Archives: Tony Lock

Workload selection on mixed server estates

Over the last year or so Freeform Dynamics has asked Reg readers if the new[...]

Provisioning – how do you approach it?

Buying new physical servers has always taken time and effort. Unfortunately virtualisation has managed to[...]

Are CIOs ready to use cloud computing?

By Tony Lock Seldom in the history of IT have CIOs faced a marketing barrage[...]

Infrastructure Consolidation

By Tony Lock Research results obtained by Freeform Dynamics towards the end of 2009 show[...]

Can IT Financing and Management Models Survive IT Change?

By Tony Lock In a nutshell: The models used for businesses to create IT budgets[...]

Is your data safe – and accessible?

Data protection has been a requirement and an obligation for organisations of all sizes since[...]

The case for storage virtualisation

‘Virtualisation’ is acknowledged by IT professionals as being a pretty good thing. But when we[...]

What is service management?

This 60-minute webcast features Martin Atherton and Tony Lock, who donning business and IT hats[...]

The Great Virtualization Debate

by Tony Lock With virtualization close to the top of every CIO’s to do list,[...]

The Future Of Virtualisation?

by Tony Lock     There are few areas of IT that have developed so[...]

Security Divulgence – where’s the rub?

by Tony Lock   A couple of weeks ago I attended a roundtable, organised to[...]

Arming techies with business nous

by Tony Lock     We recently had a very interesting conversation with Martin Griss,[...]

Desktop management

by Tony Lock   Throughout much of the last 15 years a lot of attention[...]