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Digital Transformation: Seven Big Traps to avoid in Implementing Bimodal IT

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‘Bimodal IT’ is a term coined by Gartner. It describes one approach for both keeping the lights on with mission critical, but stable core IT systems (Mode 1), whilst taking another route (Mode 2) to delivering the innovative new applications required to digitally transform and differentiate the business.

Overcoming the data integration challenge in hybrid and cloud-based environments

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Industry experts estimate that data volumes are doubling in size every two years, creating an increasingly difficult value-chain for IT leaders to manage and capitalize on.

Head in the clouds? What to consider when selecting a hybrid cloud partner

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The benefits of any cloud solution relies heavily on how well it’s built and how much advance planning goes into the design. So how do you get the most from your hybrid cloud provider?

The economics of disaster recovery

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Companies increasingly need constant access to data and the cost of losing this access – downtime – can be catastrophic. Large organizations can quickly find themselves in the eye of a storm when software glitches strike.

G-Cloud – why being certified matters

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G-Cloud has substantial benefits for both providers and customers looking to buy services. For vendors the benefit is clear – to be awarded as an official supplier for G-Cloud demonstrates that the company has met the standards laid out in the G-Cloud framework and it is compliant with these standards.

The easiest way to explain the cloud to your boss

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One of the predominant issues preventing enterprises from realising the benefits of the cloud is their limited understanding of the technology.

Harnessing the vertical cloud: why regulatory burdens don’t have to feel like an uphill struggle

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As cloud adoption continues to grow, business innovation, scalability and agility are not only becoming realistic goals for the modern business, but mandatory requirements in order to facilitate growth and keep up with the competition.

Containers: 3 big myths

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Joe Schneider is DevOps Engineer at Bunchball, a company that offers gamification as a service to likes of Applebee’s and Ford Canada.

Tackling the resource gap in the transition to hybrid IT


We call the difference between what the IT department is being asked to do, and what it is able to do, the resources gap.

Can Safe Harbour stay afloat?


Although the slow churning of US and EU authorities negotiating a replacement for Safe Harbour can be heard in the distance, no timeline has yet been set for its implementation.