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Graham Brown

Next Generation IT Infrastructure on Paper.li

by Graham Brown

on Jun 16, 2014 5:11:00 AM

Engaging and challenging content relevant to my own personal interests and the move towards the next generation of IT infrastructure 

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Gyrocom

Every Cloud and His Dog

by Gyrocom

on Jun 16, 2014 5:07:00 AM

Since the term “cloud” was adopted by the IT industry, it has become a buzzword abused by businesses as diverse as service management providers, vendors, resellers, and just about any companies offering some form of Internet based service. Nobody wants to be the unpopular, backwards kid on the block, still toting a flip phone while all of his friends buy smartphones. So today, everything is in the “cloud”, and everybody has to have one or become one.

As it creeps cancerously across the market, cloud computing has become a popular guise to spice up plain old outsourcing. Online outsourcing has been around almost as long as the Internet, and includes such simple things as email providers and file hosts. In 2010, BBC news published an article on cloud computing. The article used Rentokil Initial as an example of a company that used cloud computing, after it moved its email services to Gmail.

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Steve McGarry

Is the Open Compute project set to change the landscape of the Data Centre?

by Steve McGarry

on Jan 16, 2014 10:00:00 AM

With businesses looking to increase efficiency and reduce costs, Open Source projects are becoming a focal point to achieve realistic business objectives.

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The IT Revolution

Join the IT Revolution

by The IT Revolution

on Jan 8, 2014 8:00:00 AM

We believe there is a problem, a problem that impacts businesses at all levels and a problem that is rarely discussed.  We believe the IT industry has become bloated and wasteful. In a knowledge economy, IT infrastructure represents one of the largest sunken costs on a business balance sheet and there is simply too much of it out there. Why? Because an entire industry has grown to support a consumption economy over the last 30 years. We all want it bigger, faster and we want it now!

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