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The importance of aligning IT with business functions

‘Business-IT alignment’ has become a mantra across the IT sector. Thousands of articles have appeared on the topic in industry magazines, it’s a recurring theme at CIO conferences, and surveys continue to place it in the top three priorities of CIOs.

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Is there any difference between VOIP and IP PBX?

You may be updating your telephone system, and hearing the terms VoIP and IP PBX interchangeably. Is that correct? No, and here’s why.

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The benefits of moving from CapEx to OpEx for IT spending

There used to only be one way an organisation could pay for its IT infrastructure – as an upfront, capital expense (CapEx).

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The Future of Cloud Migration: Part 2

Cloud computing has been the most exciting and disruptive force in the tech market in the last decade, and according to Forrester Research, it will continue to disrupt traditional computing models until at least 2020.

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The Future of Cloud Migration: Part 1

Cloud migrations first gained traction with smaller businesses, who are naturally less complex and have fewer barriers to adoption than their larger counterparts.

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4 steps to creating an IT continuity plan

IT continuity is an integeral part of IT Security and risk analysis. It's often used as a synonym of disaster rescovery (DR), but this isn't the case. 

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The Trick to Getting the Boss to Buy-in to IT Continuity Planning

Today more than ever, IT Continuity should be a key business focus for any organisation to protect its data, infrastructure and the overall business.

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What IT managers need to consider before an infrastructure migration

With the explosion of digital, progressive companies across all industries are looking to incorporate next generation technologies that address business challenges.

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The high price of ageing IT infrastructure

 

While you might think you’re being economical by keeping your old systems running, ageing IT infrastructure brings a lot of hidden costs in the form of performance degradation, rising maintenance costs, and energy inefficiencies.

 

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Why you shouldn’t put off that infrastructure migration project

One of the most frustrating aspects of in-house IT management is the massive burden of upgrading that any company will inevitably face.

Servers that were at the top of their game 5 years ago may not be so flash today, weighed down both by the growth of the business and the data it manages, and the increased complexity of the applications you’re trying to run.  

 

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