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DATA ANALYTICS: the passport to competitive differentiation – Maximum storage performance is the minimum requirement

The technology that data has been waiting for Consumers are becoming more discerning, demanding, and digitally-savvy in how they choose not just their holidays, but also the providers they opt to purchase holidays and related products from. Providers need to be equally discerning and demanding in their technology choices; making the right moves from an…

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NVMe over Fabrics: the storage revolution

5x more performance than current day lightning fast SSD First there was fast, then came faster. Mellanox states: “The performance of storage technologies has increased 100 times in the last five years as Flash-based Solid State Disks (SSDs), and especially SSDs connected over NVMe, have come to market.” Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) provides 25x faster…

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CYBER SECURITY: QUANTUM LEAPS

Why does everything always get worse before it gets better?   By Tommy Kolega, CIO of Viadex, the global IT infrastructure and deployment specialists. Turn it off, turn it on again The world of IT, if not the world of business too, has something of a buzz about it as 2018 gathers pace. Pundits have…

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Viadex partners with Navisite to fuel worldwide growth

Viadex has partnered with Navisite to deploy its NaviCloud platform and colocation services to deliver hybrid cloud solutions as part of its value added offerings. Navisite’s flexible, scalable system enables the VAR to adapt its business model to offer a range of new utilisation-billed cloud services, in addition to delivering traditional CapEx funded projects.

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Tommy’s top ten tech trends for 2018

Part two: 6-10 More techno trivia[1] Welcome to part two of my scene setting for the year ahead; the hot techs clamouring for your attention in a very crowded environment. So far, we’ve covered the rise of AI, the role of Software-Defined Everything and the proliferation of connected devices, VR and AR, and the emergence…

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Tommy’s top ten tech trends for 2018

Part one: 1-5 It’s time to stop predicting the future, we’re in it[1]. Thirty-five years ago, Ford launched its new Sierra with the inspirational claim that it represented “Man and Machine in Perfect Harmony”. For sure it was probably a comfy car, and must have been a decent drive given that it was ‘honed by…

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Data Management, why do I need it??

Many organisations see data management as purely a backup option. The protection of data as the last line of defence when something is deleted, corrupted or, in more recent times, stolen through encryption. When data becomes too overwhelming to manage from a DR and business continuity perspective, as well as shrinking storage budgets, IT are…

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Block Chain = the New Disruptor?

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Most people see Bitcoin and Crypto as a gamble, possibly a bubble? It’s not about that for the IT industry, it’s about the opportunity and threat of Blockchain…… In the excellent video below, even the biggest sceptic can’t fail to be convinced of the merits of blockchain. I urge you to make a cup of…

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