Modern businesses are data-reliant and data-hungry. With many using a single converged network for both their data and voice communications, every organisation’s data services need to be up to scratch. Platforms like video conferencing are becoming prevalent across the board, and more and more business applications are moving to the cloud. Which means even carrying out basic day-to-day tasks is dependent on having reliable data services in place.
Large organisations have to stay connected, whether that’s
From remote working to BYOD policies, digital evolution means the offices of today are in many ways unrecognisable from the workplaces of years gone by. But this doesn’t just affect the employee experience. It’s also had a significant impact on how recruiters work. Which means senior IT decision makers always need to have one eye on new trends – and the other on what their organisations need to do to ride the waves of digital
Next year will be the 50th anniversary of the first moon landings, and the historic ‘giant leap for mankind’, which expanded our earthly horizons forever.
Sharing the same birthday landmark is also the very first Wide Area Network; conceived to a backdrop of Jimi Hendrix, the Woodstock Festival, and the first flight of Concorde, it certainly emerged and grew up in a time of change.
The first real use of a WAN was by common agreement ARPANET,
Today’s retail businesses are operating with a complex agenda. On one hand, there’s the need to maintain dynamic, resilient, cost-effective networks, and on the other, to drive a strong, cross-channel customer experience. It can be tricky for business leaders to decide which to focus on – what strategies should they be putting in place to achieve one or the other, or both?
We see it differently. By focusing on your business network, and ensuring you work
The businesses that fall under the umbrella term of ‘financial services’ are many and varied – insurance, hedge fund management, investment banking, stock brokering, credit services, and so on – but one thing that unites them is the challenges they face. Tech-driven change, for example.
To say the financial services industry is feeling the impact of tech-driven change is probably to understate the fact somewhat. Consumer expectations have shifted and are continuing to shift massively, while
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