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Network services remain the Achilles heel for both enterprises and service providers. They need a model that is ready to deliver new levels performance as well as increased time-to-market, visibility and adaptability. The alternative is to continue to use a legacy networking model. That means lengthy and complex contracts with long lead times and slow innovation. These may suit service providers, but not customers who want more...

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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Get answers to the crucial questions of "Which cloud best fits my business strategy?" and “What cloud provider should I choose to support my strategy?” Choosing a cloud provider is no easy task. The industry is still in its infancy, and new players constantly appear, offering a full range of XaaS options. New industry-use cases are emerging across public, private, hybrid and custom cloud deployments. Most...

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Business Intelligence (BI) is an umbrella term, used to describe the tools and systems which inform and guide strategy within organisations. The number one issue for ensuring useful BI is the ability to gather, store and crunch data. Previously this meant generating reports and then interpreting the data. However, with no central repository, this often led to data siloes. What’s more, any reports usually needed to...

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Guest blog: Daniel Thomas,  Director at Compare The Cloud Twitter: Compare the Cloud LinkedIn: Daniel Thomas Original article posted on Compare the Cloud: The technology landscape in the year 2025 [line] It is easy to predict what is coming up for the next year but thinking further out is always a challenge.  In this blog post I am going to look at advances made in 2015 that will impact us in 2025. Quantum...

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Guest blog author: GianLuca Carola, Director, Cloud and Application Markets, Epsilon Telecommunications Bio: Mark Gianluca leads the strategic development for Cloud, Content and Applications global markets in Epsilon. LinkedIn: GianLuca Carola   [line] The move from data centres to digital centres is driving change in the network. By 2020, networks will have transitioned from traditional point to point services to being dynamic on demand and elastic services which enable all kinds of...

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Asia leads the world in Cloud Readiness Index 2016 But the Asia Cloud Computing Association study shows growing cloud divide between APAC countries. Asian countries top the new Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2016 released by the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). The CRI places Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia above markets such as Germany, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), showing that Asia economies...

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Guest blog: Daniel Thomas,  Director at Compare The Cloud Twitter: Compare the Cloud LinkedIn: Daniel Thomas Original article posted on Compare the Cloud: Crouching OEM Tiger, Hidden Cloud Dragon [line] Today when we look at the Chinese market we think of it as an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) or white label goods provider, goods that are produced in China and rebranded for sale elsewhere, such as Apple iPhones.  On November the 20, 2012...

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Guest blog author: Mark Daley, Director for Corporate Strategy and Product at Epsilon Telecommunications Bio: Mark plays a leading role in identifying and developing Epsilon’s cutting edge Cloud and communication strategies, with a focus on market and customer needs. LinkedIn: Mark Daley   [line] Planning data centre connectivity for the next two to three years can be a challenging task. The maturation of cloud services and overall changes in the cloud,...

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Over the next three years, Cisco expects 59% of cloud workloads to be Software as a Service. By 2020, IDC predicts cloud will be “the new way business is done and IT is provisioned”. And in 2022, Gartner forecasts 60% of office workers will be using cloud office systems. Here are seven reasons this growth will have a major impact on data centres: Virtualisation As legacy systems expire,...

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