Simplifying data management and storage in a ‘Connected Everything’ world

Article by: Eran Brown, EMEA CTO, INFINIDAT We’re moving rapidly towards a completely connected world, with approximately 75 billion connected devices expected to be in use globally by 2025, according to Statista. Organisations are recognising the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communication, which is driven by the […]

How to protect customer experience in the face of perpetual innovation

Article by: Michael Allen, VP and EMEA CTO, Dynatrace Over the past decade, the speed of digital innovation has been supercharged. Companies are now on a constant treadmill of pushing software updates to improve the customer experience and offer new functionality for users. This system of perpetual innovation is a crucial part of a business […]

How digitisation has had an effect on IT transformation

Article by: Louise McCarthy, Zscaler Consultant and former HSBC COO Digital transformation is fast becoming a ‘must have’ as opposed to a ‘nice to have’. However, many long-serving IT professionals struggle to embark on the transformation journey. Many IT leaders have gone through various cycles of transformation in various organisations, so they are reluctant to […]

Digital transformation lessons retailers can learn from Tour de France

Article by: By Raj Mistry, Group Director, Retail – Dimension Data The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world, attracting 12 million TV viewers for each of its 21 stages and 6.5 million digital fans from across 190 countries. It is a testament to the benefits of digital transformation that a […]

Pulsant expert on tackling the cyberthreat with a new approach

Cyberattacks aren’t going to disappear anytime soon – there are hundreds of new cases emerging all the time. Martin Lipka, Head of Connectivity Architecture, Pulsant, offers some tips for organisations and enterprises about how to mitigate the threat as best as possible. It’s getting harder and harder to avoid the issue of cybersecurity in the […]

Link11 expert calls for preventative approach to cybersecurity

A recent survey showed nearly half of IT executives don’t change their security strategy, even after a cyberattack. But organisations shouldn’t feel helpless, says Marc Wilczek, COO of, as he calls for more to adopt a proactive, preventative approach to cybersecurity. Insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results, as the […]

From hype to reality: Paladion expert on AI in cybersecurity

Jose Varghese, EVP and HEAD – MDR Services at Paladion, explores AI and the role it will continue to play in combating modern cyberthreats. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity has recently made several headlines. These headlines make seasoned cybersecurity professionals wary. We’ve seen other emerging technologies receive similar attention and we’ve seen many of them […]

Avanite CEO on how web data bloat can be effectively reduced

Francesco Giarletta, CEO of Avanite, examines the potential security issues that simple web browsing data can cause and how web data bloat can be reduced. Whenever a user visits a website, data is created, downloaded and stored. Some of this data is useful; it enables us to get the rich browsing experience we expect from […]

Taking the fast lane to GDPR compliance with data encryption

Article by: Steve Armstrong, Regional Director UK, Ireland & South Africa at Bitglass The vast majority of business enterprises are now using cloud services in some form, swayed by the promise of more efficient IT processes and the long-term cost benefits on offer. However, with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in play, enthusiasm […]

Preparing for the future: Supporting data science as an art

Article by: Dr. Jabe Wilson, Consulting Director of Text and Data Analytics at Elsevier The idea of programming and data science as an art is not new. The ideology can be traced back to the founding of computer science as a discipline. It is mentioned in the 1959 statement of purposes at the founding of […]