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Future cities: Taking a smart approach to infrastructure

Antonio Bocigas, EMEA Telco Director, Lenovo, says cities need an ‘edge’ as they adapt to high bandwidth technologies advancing transformation. For thousands of years, humankind has strived towards building a ‘Smart City’, the ultimate goal in city infrastructure development. Looking back to ancient Rome, people were already seeing new technologies applied through a complex interconnected […]


Simplifying security on the path to a multi-cloud future

CIOs and CISOs must shift their mindset from network-centric security to data-centric security in order to have visibility over their data, said Petko Stoyanov, Global Chief Technology Officer at Forcepoint. He examines why this is important and offers some best practice advice for simplifying security when it comes to the cloud.  The perimeter is not dead, it […]


Making the most of your data to drive effective business decisions

By focusing on value and not volume, organizations can start to find opportunities and efficiencies. Alessandro Chimera, Director of Digitalization Strategy at TIBCO, offers insight into the true value of data and how business leaders can capitalize on their data to become more data-driven.  Soaring inflation, rising borrowing costs and cuts to public spending are never going to create an easy footing […]


Delinea report reveals a decline in attacks and ransom payments

Delinea, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions for seamless security, has published its 2022 State of Ransomware Report which finds that things may be looking up in the fight against ransomware.  Cyberattacks using the popular compromising tactic have declined significantly over the past 12 months compared to the previous year and fewer companies are […]


Innovation: A technology game-changer

Innovation is critical to finding and reshaping an organisation’s strategy. That’s according to Ram Chakravarti, Chief Technology Officer at BMC Software, who discusses this concept in further detail; outlining the importance of being selective about who you choose to partner with and how businesses can better manage complex IT operations with BMC’s solutions and latest […]


The power of data for driving transformational change

Data is an asset to any organisation and business leaders should embrace the use of data to create real, actionable change. Mike Capone, CEO of Qlik, discusses what it means to be truly data-driven and also how organisations are using data to make impactful business decisions. Mike Capone is the CEO of Qlik, a private […]


Tapping into treasure: Bridging the gap between data storage and data value

Michael Jack, CRO, Datadobi, tells us how an unstructured data management solution can make sense of an organization’s data and maximize its potential. In today’s heterogeneous data storage environments, many IT leaders struggle under the weight of their ever-growing unstructured data. Organizational growth, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and more have caused unstructured data volume to […]


How are data centre providers offering a solution to the widening skills gap?

Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has launched the Kao Academy – an industry-first science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) resource, designed to engage primary and early secondary school-aged children with the purpose and role of a data centre. Created in collaboration with Cambridge […]


Counting the cost of the biggest BEC attacks

Robust email protection is a necessity for protecting against one of the industry’s most sophisticated attack types; Business Email Compromise (BEC). Andrew Rose, Resident CISO, Proofpoint, offers some top tips to avoid falling victim to these types of attacks and highlights the importance of adding an extra layer of protection to your business to ensure […]


Expert advice for layering up your defences this World Password Day

The annual World Password Day raises awareness of the importance of having robust and resilient password hygiene practices in place. We hear from various industry experts who discuss best practices for password security. Cian Heasley, Security Consultant at Adarma: “It’s common for people to resort to simple, easy to remember passwords reused across most, if […]


Eight guiding principles for Zero Trust in banking and financial services today

Security leaders will be familiar with the term ‘Zero Trust’ – an approach crucial as vulnerabilities and attacks are becoming more damaging to organisations. Hila Meller, BT Vice President Security, Americas, EMEA and APAC, discusses some of the guiding principles for Zero Trust in banking and financial services. When it comes to adopting a Zero […]


Data residency: Creating a frictionless experience

Avoiding unnecessary friction when it comes to data residency is a high priority for business leaders. Darragh Curran, CTO, Intercom, offers some top tips on the best approaches to turn what might seem like a complex and risky infrastructure project, to something much more manageable. For large enterprise businesses with global size and scale, privacy […]


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