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Go Modular for Maximised Data Centre Agility

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IT Pros Need Vacations, Too: Four Ways to Get Ready

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Security Implications of the Internet of Things

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IT Briefcase Analyst Blog

Analyst Report: Corporate Datacenter Trends – July 2015

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About This 451 Research Report: A May survey of 1,240 members of the 451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance looked at key enterprise datacenter trends – including overall spending on datacenter facilities, current capacity utilization and what organizations plan to do as they run out.

Analyst Report: 3Q 2015 Corporate IT Spending Trends

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451 Research’s latest ChangeWave corporate IT spending survey shows a very slight uptick in overall U.S. business IT spending going forward. A total of 1,544 respondents involved with IT spending in their organization participated in the May survey, which also focused on business demand for smartphones and PCs. ChangeWave Research is a service of 451 Research.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Customer Experience Gap – A Q&A with IBM’s Hannah Egan

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with Hannah Egan, IBM Commerce
In this interview, we posed several questions to Hannah Egan, Product Strategy Specialist, IBM Commerce and she helped us understand the changing customer experience landscape and offered some useful tips. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: BYOD Planning with an Eye for the Future

with Israel Lifshitz, Nubo
If you’ve been tracking the evolution of our BYOD work culture, you’ll know that most enterprises are at some stage of getting a grip on a myriad of issues, including employee adoption, compliance, Shadow IT and user privacy just to name a few. Read More >>>


Featured Video

The Internet: Then & Now

In 1969, when the internet was nothing more than an intriguing military communication network, few could have imagined the far reaching impact of the then-budding technology. You don't need me to tell you how deeply integrated the internet is in our daily lives today. It is a communication and information highway. It is a way to distribute entertainment, and consumes more of our leisure time than we may want to admit. It gives voice to the marginalized and forgotten. It is the incubator of innovation.

So how much has changed since the dawn of the internet age? Just about everything. We've pulled together a quick video that runs through some of the most staggering statistics available to describe the meteoric growth of the internet. Take a look:


Featured Webinars & Videos

Improving Collaboration and Agility in the Digital Workplace

It’s more critical than ever before to prepare your workplace for changing work styles and workforce dynamics. Workforces are expected to be more collaborative and agile.

When Goals Collide: Building a Multi-Tenant Big Data Environment

Does your organization face competitive or regulatory imperatives that require higher quality big data analysis in ever shorter amounts of time, even as data volumes explode?

Realize Immediate and Long Term Savings with Enduring Economics

Flash will transform your business with better data driven decisions in real-time - Flash is fundamentally changing the data center design, reducing the footprint, power usage and increasing efficiency.

Best practices in building the optimal storage platform for big data

Is your organization planning to launch new products and services based on client insight using big data analytics? Are you challenged with the ever-growing volume of unstructured data coming at you? If so, attend this webinar and learn how to move from a world where decisions aren’t made by...

Lenovo Webcast: Because Your Mission is Always Critical

Join us and hear from a customer how his team is able to make faster, better informed business decisions with Lenovo® technology featuring Intel® Xeon® processors.


Featured White Papers


Nemertes’ annual study on IP Telephony/Unified Communications (UC) real-world Total Cost of Ownership finds organizations spending less on their on-premises IP telephony and UC deployments, driven by extreme competition between vendors, which are offering previously unseen prices for capital and licensing, and by improved knowledge among IT staffs.

Forrester Report: Build A Better Business Case For UC

This report outlines Forrester’s solution for IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals who are building out communications and collaboration infrastructure.

White Paper: How BYOE Drives Value for Unified Communications

This White Paper has been produced to explain the nature of BYOE (Bring Your Own Experience) and demonstrate how it can make Unified Communications more valuable to the business as well as more relevant to your employees.

3 Hot Buttons for Hosted Unified Communications

J Arnold & Associates monitors the communications technology landscape extensively, and has identified three “hot button” trends organizations need to know when selecting the right communications technology.

The Top Ten Requirements for a Unified Communications Solution

Early adopters who want to update their original UC solution or first time UC buyers may find it difficult to keep up with evolving UC feature sets, so this document will offer an overview of the current "top ten" requirements to consider for a premise - based UC solution.