Guiding Mid-tier Businesses on a Journey to Managed Services and the Cloud

Outsourcing core IT functions is proven to deliver compelling benefits for businesses. It can lower IT costs, provide more stable IT infrastructures and drive enhanced staff productivity. According to a survey released in late 2012 by KPMG International, more than three quarters of UK organisations planned to maintain or grow their use of IT outsourcing in the following couple of years.

At the same time, we are seeing growing levels of interest in another key business IT model, cloud...

Guiding Mid-tier Businesses on a Journey to Managed Services and the Cloud

Outsourcing core IT functions is proven to deliver compelling benefits for businesses. It can lower IT costs, provide more stable IT infrastructures and drive enhanced staff productivity. According to a survey released in late 2012 by KPMG International, more than three quarters of UK organisations planned to maintain or grow their use of IT outsourcing in the following couple of years.

At the same time, we are seeing growing levels of interest in another key business IT model, cloud...

“Disruption redefined” – why business is ready for the CDO

By Andrew Carr, CEO Bull UK & Ireland @acarr_bull

Businesses today increasingly look at technologies like big data and software-defined networking as being disruptive in the sense that they force organisations to evaluate new business models and new routes to market.

Rather than having negative associations, disruptive in this context means having an impact through a different way of thinking about business issues and challenges, as opposed to the traditional dictionary...