Technical Services Director, Adrian Polley attends the Gartner Symposium in Barcelona. Amongst all the tech talk, discussions emerge around the increasing presence of an alternative role to the IT Director leading the innovation with the IT Director being left to manage the legacy systems. Here are his comments on the event...
Which hypervisor is the best? Whether you're joining the virtual party a little bit late or you're going through a refresh of your virtual platform, you might be asking yourself this very question. With all of the various products out there, it can all get overwhelming. So how do you arrive at a decision?
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When moving from an in-house provisioned ICT service to an outsource model, organisations may overlook the impact of the supplier transition on service level performance.
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So you've managed to hold off doing any upgrades to your beloved Microsoft 2003 infrastructure.
Let's face it. That was a great year for Microsoft. They finally had a brilliantly stable Server 2003 platform, Exchange was lovingly integrated properly with Active Directory and people loved the Teletubbies backdrop on their XP desktops.
Windows XP has been Microsoft's most successful desktop operating system, but few can have escaped the fact that Microsoft's support for it goes end-of-life in April next year, and indeed for Office 2003. This raises some interesting challenges. By Technical Services Director, Adrian Polley