Shadow IT lurks uncomfortably, for IT departments

The growth in ‘Shadow IT’ is leaving IT departments caught between a rock and a hard place, according to Simon Bain, CTO of search specialists, Simplexo, who suggests that the concerns existing around managing unsupported devices are equally matched by the need to bring IT expenditure in on budget.

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New survey highlights worrying lack of guidance from employers on use of personal devices

A survey commissioned by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has shown many employers appear to have a ‘laissez faire’ attitude to allowing staff to use their personal laptop, tablet computer or smartphone for work business, which may be placing people’s personal information at risk.

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Time for a data management revolution

There is no doubt that data management has gone through an evolutionary process, starting with a focus on straight forward backup and recovery in the 1990’s and then moving to integrated protection solutions in the 2000s. However the impact of Big Data and the move to adopt a more mobile way of working again requires a radical new approach. By Nigel Tozer, Business Development Director, EMEA, CommVault.

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Lenovo and NetApp have joined forces and launched several new initiatives to help partners address the simplification of hybrid environments of SMB and mid-market companies, and to enhance their competitive position in the United Kingdom.
The world’s most efficient supercomputer?
Atos and IQM have published the findings from the first global IDC study on the current status and future of quantum computing in high performance computing (HPC). Commissioned by IQM and Atos, the study reveals that 76% of HPC data centers worldwide plan to use quantum computing by 2023, and that 71% plan to move to on-premises quantum computing by 2026. IQM is part of Atos Scaler, an accelerator program creating partnerships with the start-up ecosystem.
Breakthrough HPC clustering solution and simplified programmability enable massive scale-out of cutting-edge compute across existing customer infrastructure and network.
Project includes supply of hardware with innovative two-stage cooling infrastructure, software as well as operational support and comprehensive services.
Leading TPM Provider selected to provide complete onsite maintenance solution for Intel® Server Products.
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Three benefits of a converged infrastructure

ISG looked at the benefits of converged infrastructures, which combine data center components into centrally managed systems. NFLEX is a pre-configured converged infrastructure solution by NetApp and Fujitsu supporting all three ISG requirements.

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