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Cloud vs on-premise

Is the cloud right for your business or should you keep your applications in house?  Mike Puglia of Kaseya gives the pros and cons of cloud vs on-premise. (more…)

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Don’t let cloud IT hype override common sense

The world of enterprise software is becoming cloud-only.  Or is it? Eric Wright of Richmond Systems urges us to take pause for thought. A “no-cloud” policy in 2020 will be the same as having a “no-internet” policy today according to a report by industry analyst Gartner. It’s clear that cloud IT is a hugely influential […]

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Businesses keep feet on the ground by sticking with on-premise

Despite impressive growth and interest in cloud computing for sourcing and running enterprise IT, 63% of deployments are still categorised as traditional on-premise installations.  Research from analyst IDC shows that cloud is having a major impact, with spending set to increase 18.9% this year to reach $238.2 billion.  Businesses trying to combine the flexibility of cloud and […]

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What tech is helping IT services return to the limelight?

Spending on IT services technology will rebound this year following a decline of 4.5% in 2015 according to the latest figures from Gartner.   The analyst says that acceptance of cloud infrastructure services and the subsequent momentum is behind a predicted 3.1% increase in spending up to $940 billion this year.  IT software spending remains healthy […]

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Keeping up with tech trends – free white paper download

ITSM technology provider FrontRange has commissioned a whitepaper which explains some of the key challenges and trends that service professionals must keep up with. To get your copy of ‘Embracing Trends and Technologies: Change is in Your Hands’, please complete your details below. You will then be directed straight to the Paper onscreen and will also be […]

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Oxford Brookes University minimises IT disruption with cloud deployment

Oxford Brookes University  is deploying workplace management software from Matrix42 as part of an IT infrastructure investment which includes provision for students’ and staff mobile and personal devices. The University required tools which could manage a mixed estate of PCs and Macs while also ensuring software licence and audit compliance, with the cloud deployment chosen to reduce […]

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Is the end of IT austerity in sight?

The mood of IT austerity may finally be passing, with analyst Gartner  finding that three quarters of public sector chief information officers (CIOs) are reporting stable or increasing budgets in 2013. Government CIOs said that reducing overall business costs continues to be a priority, however instead of slashing IT budgets, organisations are looking to invest […]

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System Solutions partners with Axios to deliver cloud ITSM

Managed services provider System Solutions has partnered with IT service and support specialist Axios to offer on-demand ITSM to customers in its native Luxembourg. Axios’s Assyst ITSM suite was selected after consultation with a number of providers, due to its ‘out-of-the-box’ functionality without the need for expensive customisation, and is aimed at organisations focused on core business needs without […]

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Marval joins government’s G-Cloud initiative

Software provider Marval has announced that its ITSM and SaaS products have been listed on the UK’s G-Cloud 3 procurement framework, a programme developed to encourage the use of cloud services by government agencies. G-Cloud is part of the government’s ICT strategy to simplify how the public sector procures and delivers services by creating a marketplace […]

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