While IoT as a buzz word has only really come into the forefront over the last two to three years, the term was first coined nearly nineteen years ago by Kevin Ashton, a British technology pioneer and creator of the global standard system for RFID. Ashton made this statement back in 1999, and I think… Continue reading Demystifying IoT
Over the past 12 months, I've heard the word “compliance” thrown around quite a bit. From ISO to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), compliance is now at the forefront of many organisations strategic requirements and is. is now recognised at board level, highlighted in many cases by the consequences (being fined) for not maintaining compliance. One… Continue reading IS COMPLIANCE SOMETHING I SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT?
Yesterday was my last day working for Concorde Technology Group as their Group Technical Services Manager. I joined Concorde in January from ArrowECS taking on a new and exciting role with new challenges. As I developed into the Role at Concorde and transitioned from working in distribution to the world or reseller it became apparent… Continue reading Moving onto Pastures New
The summer is nearly over, and conference season is getting into full swing. Take it from a veteran: one conference you don’t want to miss is NetApp Insight. I’ve been to many conferences that cover lots of different technologies, but for me, Insight is different. It’s not just a technology event—it’s been instrumental in helping… Continue reading NetApp Insight: Seven Years and Still Going
Everyday businesses are changing the way they deliver applications to their users. Applications traditionally delivered on-premises are increasingly taken as a service from Software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers such as Microsoft. It is estimated that the use of SaaS software will grow at a rate roughly 5 x that of On-premises solutions. Now you’re probably thinking these… Continue reading Is Your Data Protected In The Cloud?
I have been asked in a number of meetings over the past few months “what is GDPR?” and in some cases “What do I have to buy?” But let’s get one thing straight from the start GDPR is NOT an IT problem you can’t just buy something and make it go away. This is a… Continue reading Understand how GDPR could affect your business
The trouble most people have with understanding Data Fabric is that it’s not a product that you can just go out and buy. It’s NetApp’s answer to the future of IT. It’s a way of using a wide portfolio of products to enable continuous data availability across multiple on-premises and cloud platforms. But the real… Continue reading Top 4 Questions About the Value of the NetApp Data Fabric
#1: Reigning in Budgets While Consolidating Your Infrastructure Tell me if this sounds familiar. The other day I was giving a presentation to a customer on how the latest NetApp technology can help transform their business, and I had an epiphany. I thought to myself, “If I only had some of this kit ten years… Continue reading The Top 5 Challenges of 21st Century IT