Opinion

Datacentre cost calculations critical

Romonet's Zahl Limbuwala

Too many services providers assess their datacentre cost base in a slipshod manner, warns Zahl Limbuwala

29 Aug 2014

VMware lashes out at AWS' 'biased' cost claims

Businesses comfy with cloud but at what cost?

Calculating the analytics equation

Zizo's Matthew Napleton

Can your customer afford big data at the price of a relational database, asks Matthew Napleton

28 Aug 2014

SecureData cuts itself a slice of big-data outfit Paterva

Why are data stores ending up online?

Network virtualisation essential to meet demand

Software-defined networking and network function virtualisation are key as data consumption expands, says Jay Perrett

26 Aug 2014

Tear down department silos

CIOs need to think horizontally to ensure success, says Neil Cross

22 Aug 2014

Tech growth not dependent on clusters

Steven Forrest notes that mobile comms means more companies can take advantage of regional cost advantages

21 Aug 2014

Training beyond the boot camp

Darren Briscoe asks if IT boot camps in fact offer effective training for IT professionals

20 Aug 2014

Real fun starts for Lenovo in IBM x86 sale

Clearing the deal was the start of a longer row to hoe in servers at the vendor, notes Larry Walsh

19 Aug 2014

Advancing threat landscape should attract clever VARs

Sophisticated cyberattacks have become a truly golden opportunity for resellers, says Dan Sibille

18 Aug 2014

Rare bedfellows spell real opportunity

The IT channel may learn from a proposed sex industry and feminist partnership, suggests Chris Gonsalves

15 Aug 2014

Putting the tech in biotech

Albie Attias shines a light for the channel on the role of IT in genomic medicine

14 Aug 2014

We do not need so much mobile control

Barry Scott reckons there is less need for full, mandated, mobile device management

13 Aug 2014

Who will stop the rain?

The long hot summer may be over for now so a question may soon reemerge on everyone's lips, suggests Calum MacLeod

12 Aug 2014

Offices should be in the cloud

Just what is the channel waiting for when customer fears are so misplaced, asks Aidan Simister

08 Aug 2014

Take action ahead of next password hack

Tom Burton says the massive Russian password hack is more than a numbers game

07 Aug 2014

At cross purposes in the cloud

Outsourced support providers must not compete with resellers, says Richard Eglon

06 Aug 2014

Spend more on break/fix first time

Not sending an engineer first to a call can be a false economy, says Stuart Pooley

05 Aug 2014

Focus on lifecycle costs

Total cost of ownership is ever more critical in winning deals, says Tracey Rawling Church

04 Aug 2014

Filling a TrueCrypt-shaped hole

There’s a gap in many MSPs’ data encryption and management after the end of XP, notes Cam Roberson

01 Aug 2014

Why are data stores ending up online?

A new exploit points out the poor understanding of cloud security, suggests Russ Spitler

31 Jul 2014

More G-Cloud guidance and clarity required

Confusion reigns in G-Cloud and this is dissuading local government, warns Peter Groucutt

30 Jul 2014

Know your mobile OS and your customer

Nigel Hawthorn maps out a channel mobile management strategy for enterprise customers

29 Jul 2014

IT channel equality not quite achieved

What you do is more important than who you are but we need to work to make this a reality, says Jo-Anne Handley

25 Jul 2014

Beware false 'software-defined' status

Proprietary vendor claims of software definition are not what they seem, says Thomas Cornely

24 Jul 2014

Commercial software audits to intensify

Users can expect more frequent software audits, says Jelle Wijndelts

23 Jul 2014

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