See through the hype of cloud computing to understand its true value to your business

If you’ve bought into the hype that’s surrounded cloud computing for the past few years,  you’ll likely think it’s the answer to every IT director’s prayers. Cloud platform vendors promise to lower costs with greater flexibility while service providers highlight improvements in workforce productivity and lower management overheads. While this might seem like cause to celebrate, it’s not necessarily the reality. The… Continue reading See through the hype of cloud computing to understand its true value to your business

Trends helping CIOs to stay within budget while boosting their company’s efficiency

CIOs are under a great deal of pressure to rapidly deliver outputs for their business and, in most cases, they are having to work within a limited IT budget, according to Rob Makin, Group Director, Enterprise Business Group, Lenovo ANZ.  Part of the problem, Makin told Dynamic Business, is that digital disruption has resulted in huge… Continue reading Trends helping CIOs to stay within budget while boosting their company’s efficiency

When clouds lead to storms: How SMEs can avoid the pitfalls

Despite all the hype surrounding cloud, it’s clear that small-to-medium businesses are struggling to extract the true benefits cloud has long promised to deliver. Cloud computing has promised  significant advantages due to low start-up costs and quick delivery of computing resources, as well as its pay-as-you-go cost structure. It also promises ease of management, scalability… Continue reading When clouds lead to storms: How SMEs can avoid the pitfalls