Posts Tagged ‘cloud’

Why Infrastructure Matters

by Adrian Kingsford, CTO, Viadex Infrastructure’s dead, right? Wrong! Apps have to run on something! As new recruits are joining the marketplace, many of which aspiring to be the next best coder, app developer or data scientist, there may soon be a shortage of skilled infrastructure people, i.e. those with the knowledge of how hardware…

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Cloud choices: How do you decide, when there’s so much on offer?

by Tommy Kolega, CIO, Viadex: Global IT Infrastructure and Deployment Specialists How risky is it to reduce risks? Cloud has been around, some would say, since 1996. It’s no longer a novelty. It is, however, the platform for all things new: services, processes, development, applications, interactions, and great ways of reducing risk and costs. It…

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Serverless is More: Serverless computing means no more sweating the small stuff

by Tommy Kolega, CIO, Viadex: Global IT Infrastructure and Deployment Specialists   Pic’n’Mix computing Serverless computing is becoming the development platform of choice with start-ups, and Innovation and R&D teams within established organisations because it reduces reliance on traditional IT support. It also makes developers less dependent on hardware suppliers. Leveraging a cloud provider’s Serverless…

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Call that a wireless network? Cloud controlled Wi-Fi changes everything

by Tommy Kolega, CIO, Viadex: Global IT Infrastructure and Deployment Specialists Every man, and woman, is an island In an age when the network must be all things to all men, and women, the complexity that comes along with making it just so can be overwhelming. The expectations of the business become more demanding every…

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BIG DATA, ANALYTICS & IOT – ADOPTION ON THE RISE

We are all continually facing a deluge of increasing amounts of information to review, analyse and make decisions about. This trend will only increase as businesses begin analysing unstructured data, implementing smart systems (IoT), and connecting more of their employees into the digital business. IoT itself is driving a significant increase in data touch points…

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BREXIT BRITAIN BURNT MY BUDGET!

Some of the challenges facing businesses operating within the UK around Brexit are only just beginning to be felt. The degree of unpredictability on projects in the planning stage, or about to go live, not to mention the impact of the escalating costs of projects already under way,  is now really impacting expenditure in a…

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WHAT’S IN-STORE FOR MY CLOUD?

In 2009 @infoworld Editor in Chief @EricKnorr published an article about the big 5 questions of what cloud was, and the general summation was “a subscription-based or pay-per-user service that, in real time over the Internet, extends IT’s capabilities. http://www.infoworld.com/article/2628968/cloud-computing/five-big-questions-about-cloud-computing.html The reality is that Cloud is still exactly that, and will remain true; the colour,…

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