Category Archives: Infrastructure & Platforms

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[...]

Standardized solution implementation services

Shorten time-to-value, reduce costs and risks, and future-proof your investment[...]

IT Financial Management Revisited

Time for a smarter and more joined-up approach[...]

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…[...]

The IT Transformation Imperative

Driving meaningful change to make tangible difference[...]

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

Mismatched AI and analytics can be massively inefficient[...]

To maximise potential, mainframers must reach out and engage

The team here has always had immense respect for the mainframe community[...]

From multiple clouds to multi-cloud

Time to strengthen your cloud operating model[...]

Kubernetes and the open-source maintainer question

While much of October's KubeCon-CloudNativeCon North America[...]

S/4HANA without compromise

A modern ERP architecture needs a powerful and future-proof platform[...]

VMware’s breadth and depth impresses, but is it still a safe bet?

At the recent VMware Explore conference in Barcelona[...]

Supporting the needs of highly unpredictable workloads

It’s all about flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness[...]

The modern SD-WAN advantage

Even if you run an SD-WAN today, it’s time to check what’s new[...]

Has the cloud caught up with the mainframe?

Yes, you read that right[...]

Frustrated with your company’s cloud obsession?

What goes around, comes around[...]

Linux and sustainability

The emerging role of modern, high-scale consolidation platforms[...]

Singing the key management blues

We need cryptographic keys, but who is going to manage them?[...]

Distributed Cloud Computing

An emerging strategic imperative for IT leaders[...]

Why does ransomware still work?

As someone who first encountered ransomware during the last millennium[...]

SMB-friendly IT solutions are needed

Your business deserves more than a cut-down enterprise offering[...]

Evaluating the potential of hyper-converged storage

What to consider when planning for modern IT and the hybrid cloud era[...]

The business change agenda

Throwback Thursday: Research carried out in 2011[...]

Even data fragmentation has gone virtual

Throwback Thursday: If there’s one thing our report from eight years ago reminds us[...]