Insights



Latest Provider Insights

Does the Internet of Things Always Mean Big Data?

Does the Internet of Things Always Mean Big Data?


In an interesting article entitled Forget Big Data -- Small Data Is Driving The Internet Of Things, Forbes writer Mike Kavis makes the point that it’s inaccurate to assume that the Internet of Things necessarily presupposes big data. He’s right in an obvious way, to get to big data you need...   READ MORE +
The Demise of the Corporate WAN

The Demise of the Corporate WAN


In 2008, in the article titled: “Cloud computing: End of the corporate WAN?” NetworkWorld asked the interesting and significant question: Why have a WAN when I have the cloud?” The article questioned the long term viability of corporate WANs vs the ubiquitous connectivity that cloud could provide.   READ MORE +
White Paper: Is Your Email More Secure On-Premise or In the Cloud?

White Paper: Is Your Email More Secure On-Premise or In the Cloud?


Download free best practices white paper to find out if your solution measures up on 7 critical dimensions of email security.     READ MORE +
7 Undeniable Reasons Why Your Network Should be Flexible

7 Undeniable Reasons Why Your Network Should be Flexible


Here are 7 undeniable reasons why you should use a cloud-based WAN to make your cloud connectivity flexible.   READ MORE +
Free to Innovate: The CIO Who Outsources

Free to Innovate: The CIO Who Outsources


No time to innovate? Achieve results by outsourcing routine IT to a specialist managed service provider.   READ MORE +
White Paper: VMware Software-Defined Data Center

White Paper: VMware Software-Defined Data Center


The mobile cloud era is changing line-of-business (LOB) expectations of IT. For IT organizations to securely deliver the anticipated improvements in service quality and speed, a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) approach is required.    READ MORE +
SoftNAS Architecture on AWS

SoftNAS Architecture on AWS


Network Attached Storage (NAS) software is commonly deployed to provide shared file services to users and applications. SoftNAS Cloud, a popular NAS solution that can be deployed from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, is designed to support a variety of market verticals, use cases, and workload types. Increasingly, SoftNAS...   READ MORE +
Cloud Security Principles: The Growing Importance of Physical Location in a Virtualized World

Cloud Security Principles: The Growing Importance of Physical Location in a Virtualized World


Legal requirements arise every day while the question of where to store one's data is left without a real useful explanation. The following post adds a new perspective to those considering the data treatment rules “bowl”, and offers a relevant solution.   READ MORE +
Any Teleport in a Storm

Any Teleport in a Storm


When your communications make a 72,000km round trip into orbit and back to reach you, the last thing you want is for the weather to get in the way. For people and businesses relying on satellite signals to communicate across Brazil, this can be much more than a minor hiccup. So...   READ MORE +
C-Suite Study: The Customer-Activated Enterprise

C-Suite Study: The Customer-Activated Enterprise


Building upon more than a decade of research that has helped to produce the IBM C-suite Studies series, the new Global C-suite Study embodies one of the largest collections of C-level executive insights produced anywhere in the world. The Customer-activated Enterprise is now available for download. Following face-to-face conversations with...   READ MORE +
Datacom Datacenter Services

Datacom Datacenter Services


Leverage Datacom's Data centre Assets, Operational expertise and networks to Host and Manage your critical IT equipment infrastructure.     READ MORE +
Datacom Office Productivity as a Service

Datacom Office Productivity as a Service


Datacom OPaaS is a managed suite of services that provides an enterprise-class messaging and collaboration solution. Datacom’s solution allows customers to migrate to an enhanced messaging system based on the latest Microsoft’s technologies along with rich email and collaboration options.   READ MORE +
Get a Full-Service Network, Data Centre and DR Offering Through Datacom, AAPT and Equinix

Get a Full-Service Network, Data Centre and DR Offering Through Datacom, AAPT and Equinix


Through our partnership with global data centre provider Equinix and end-to-end telecommunications infrastructure provider AAPT, Datacom is able to help organisations navigate the challenges of disaster recovery and business continuity and ensure they have a data centre service that meets their unique business needs.   READ MORE +
Datacom Supports Queensland Government Cloud Trial with End-to-End Solution

Datacom Supports Queensland Government Cloud Trial with End-to-End Solution


As part of its ongoing focus on efficiency, and in line with its ICT strategy for the next five years, the Queensland State Government has implemented a plan to refurbish its ICT systems with a view to creating a more time and cost effective experience for government agencies and the community.   READ MORE +
Customer Interview: Equinix Globalizing IT and the Power of a CIO Dashboard

Customer Interview: Equinix Globalizing IT and the Power of a CIO Dashboard


As theCube was extracting signal from the noise at the recently concluded ServiceNow Knowledge 13 event, we got a chance to chat with Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix. Lillie is a great fan of ServiceNow, and it shows.    READ MORE +
CIO Discussion:  Keeping The Lights On,  When It Matters

CIO Discussion: Keeping The Lights On, When It Matters


ServiceNow brought together nine enterprise CIOs and IT leaders to discuss how to successfully execute IT strategy in today's world. In the roundtable discussion, they shared their experiences and pooled thoughts on modern best practices for delivering IT services. This white paper captures the discussion and describes their approach to...   READ MORE +
Case Study: Consolidation at Equinix Evolves into Innovation with the ServiceNow Platform

Case Study: Consolidation at Equinix Evolves into Innovation with the ServiceNow Platform


What started as a standard IT tool-consolidation effort at Equinix has evolved into the creation of innovative applications and has transformed the way IT supports the business. Two-and-a-half years after go-live, more than 400 Equinix users work in ServiceNow under the guidance of Eric Fisch. Now, IT plays a crucial...   READ MORE +
ProfitBricks Weekly Cloud Computing News Roundup: Issue 9

ProfitBricks Weekly Cloud Computing News Roundup: Issue 9


Here is the latest edition of ProfitBricks’ weekly roundup of news, content and conversations about Cloud Computing.   READ MORE +
The Cloud and the Industrial Revolution: Commoditization and Innovation

The Cloud and the Industrial Revolution: Commoditization and Innovation


CEO of CloudSigma Robert Jenkins discusses the opportunities and innovations still to come from cloud computing, likening the state of the cloud industry to the Industrial Revolution. Similar to how the Industrial Revolution completely changed the entire world’s economy, so, too, will the cloud.   READ MORE +
White Paper: “The New Competitive Advantage” - Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud

White Paper: “The New Competitive Advantage” - Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud


This Oracle FSN white paper provides CFOs with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications.   READ MORE +