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Calculating the Real Benefits of Cloud Migration

June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Calculating the Real Benefits of Cloud Migration Moving workloads to the cloud is rarely an ad-hoc decision. Organizations put together a business case to justify their decision. But, what are the real measures of cloud migration and how should organizations calculate them? ROI Calculations Remain Essential A 2017 study by ISACA – ‘How enterprises are … Read more

Why Edge Services are Important to Successful Cloud Adoption

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Businesses increasing their adoption and dependence on cloud applications and services must ensure a seamless end-to-end journey between users and their applications. However, a recent study by Forrester Research – ‘Make Edge Services an Integral Part of Your Cloud Strategy’ – found that unplanned downtime was frequently having a negative impact on user experience. Forrester … Read more

How Efficient is Your Infrastructure?

June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

How Efficient is Your Infrastructure? Businesses considering a move to the cloud take many factors into consideration. They may want to make their operations more agile, reduce their costs, increase scalability or improve mobile and remote access to applications and services for employees and customers. In some cases, the driving factors may be closer to … Read more

What’s Holding Up Your Digital Transformation?

April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Digital transformation continues to be a hot topic in the boardroom and the IT department. Transformation promises a better experience for customers and staff, greater agility to meet changing business conditions and stronger competitive advantage. That has led to a forecast global spend of more than $2 billion on digital transformation initiatives. However, many organizations … Read more

April Newsletter 2018

April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the April issue of the VTG newsletter. The focus on digital transformation should bring CIOs into a closer working relationship with other executives, as a recent report by Forbes found. The report highlights the potential benefits of collaboration between CIOs and CFOs. CFOs must encourage collaboration and long-term investment in digital strategies, while … Read more

Data Center-as-a-Service – What’s the Future for the Traditional Data Center?

April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Data center managers who have lived through the evolution of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and other cloud-based services are unlikely to be surprised by yet another xaaS — Data Center-as-a-Service (DCaaS). But, does this mean the end of the traditional data center and how will it affect the role of the data center team? DCaaS is … Read more

How AI is Transforming IT Operations

April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

As businesses accelerate digital transformation, managing availability and performance becomes a priority. Traditional approaches to IT operations lack the speed and accuracy to maintain the highest levels of customer and user experience – a new approach is essential. Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to provide the vital support for faster and better decision making in … Read more

March Newsletter 2018

April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the March issue of the VTG newsletter. Digital transformation remains high on the agenda of both business and IT leaders, but reports from leading analysts like Forrester indicate that IT may need greater support and commitment to transformation from the top to maintain momentum. Researchers also see a changing role for IT as … Read more

World Backup Day – Are You Prepared?

March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

March 31st is World Backup Day. This initiative, which started in 2011, aims to remind businesses and consumers of the importance of regular data backup. Without adequate backup, businesses are at serious risk of financial and commercial loss. A 2017 survey by data protection firm, Storagecraft, found that IT professionals are most concerned about threats … Read more

Microsoft Delivers Small Business ERP from the Cloud

Microsoft Delivers Small Business ERP from the Cloud

March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Microsoft’s latest release of its ERP system is scheduled for 2nd April. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, which has been trialed under the codename ‘Tenerife’, is the latest version of the company’s long-established ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics NAV. This release is targeted at small and medium businesses and highlights the growing trend to move ERP … Read more

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