Automated to the cloud

In these times of transformation, everything revolves around reconfiguring processes: welcome to the world of distributed clouds, cognitive applications and let us not forget smart possibilities for managing new environment using automated tools. Companies are increasingly using multi-cloud strategies, to accelerate innovation and to give their businesses new forms. The average corporate organization already uses […]

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Technology Considerations to Make ITaaS Live Up to Its Promise

IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) was originally based on the idea that the purchase of enterprise technology could be treated as a commodity across all areas: hardware, software and support. Based on this financial perspective, executives imagined that IT could quickly become a completely rationalized and predictable cost that minimized capital investment while providing best-in-breed capabilities. And, as […]

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AI: Hype or reality?

We have seen machines beating humans; IBM’s Deep Blue became world champion chess player in 1997, IBM Watson became the best Jeopardy player in 2011 and Ke Jie lost from Google’s AlphaGo in 2017. Just a few examples of the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in recent history, growing from artifical intelligence to machine learning […]

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APIs: connection with the customer

Buy a car, take out a loan or an insurance policy all at one company that doesn’t offer any of these services itself? If your train is delayed, receive a coupon for a discount for ice cream at a shop near the station? While on the road, receive detailed warnings about approaching severe weather, including […]

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End-user creates his own workplace

Mobile working and communication is crucial to many organizations. After all, employees want the employer to provide the same intuitive user experience at the office that these employees enjoy with their smartphone or tablet in their private lives.  Everything has to be fast, intuitive and work with no fuss. Among the upcoming millennial’s generation, this […]

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Storage with minimum of latency

Networks and CPU’s (possibly accelerated by GPU’s) have gained a lot of speed the last couple  of years. Storage seems to be the bottleneck. But not anymore, because companies can have flash at their disposal. But there are two types of flash, so it is important to decide which one is needed. First, the Solid […]

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Multi-cloud demands intelligence

A single typing error can disrupt the entire service provision. Experience at a large international cloud provider teaches that the risk of a malfunction caused by human error is still ever-present. What’s more: as more and more organizations set up multi-cloud environments, this poses a major challenge, which only fortifies the demand for the ability […]

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Prepare your organization for API

The impact of the API economy on business models is already being frequently discussed. Considerable attention is also being paid to the new requisite competencies and technological support. The organization itself is in the spotlight far less frequently. How do you groom your structure for this new form of activities? First a few words about […]

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To encrypt or not to encrypt…

That question has been on the mind of many of our customers for some time now. In this digital era, data breaches, hacks or any other exposure of personal data is a nightmare for any customer, both financially and for their reputation. One (part of the) solution is encryption, because loosing encrypted data isn’t directly […]

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