Looking under the covers, taking the smoke and mirrors away from vendors' stories, questioning the topics de jour - here, Quocirca's analysts provide their views on the business and technology world and what is of importance to you and your businesses in the real world.
Recent Blog Posts
IT Untethered - How Wireless is Changing the World
Wi-Fi start out as way to make local area networks easier to deploy. Now, coupled with cellular networks, the rise ubiquitous mobility and the IoT, wireless is changing the world.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 13th May '16
Akamai takes on Distil Networks in bot control
There are more and more bots crawling over our IT systems and more and more ways to control what they can do
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 15th March '16
Blue Coat, from surf control to riding the security wave
Over the last 20 years Blue Coat has grown from a niche player in the network performance to stand alongside the giants of IT security. This has mainly been achieved through a long series of acquisitions, more will likely follow.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 9th March '16
Transatlantic Data Security
Trade agreements between the US and EU may level the playing field for the many businesses that trade on both sides of the Atlantic, but the EU will still have different rules regarding data protection
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 8th March '16
The rise and rise of public cloud services
Cloud enthusiastic digital natives are now gaining business management positions. The choice IT departments face is no longer whether or not to adopt cloud-based services, but about the security that is put in place to support their use.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 22nd February '16
At least 1 in 5 Europe enterprises lose data through targeted cyber attacks
Many European businesses now see targeted cyber-attacks as an inevitability that must be managed. New Quocirca research looks at the experiences of 600 European enterprises over the last 12 months and list the worst 40 reported incidents.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 14th January '16
Neustar to securely guide things
Neustar, a supplier of real time online information services, is re-thinking its priorities as it has had to re-align its business in the USA. The growth of the internet of things should see its star rise in Europe and elsewhere
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 21st December '15
Containing the application security problem
Containerisation is proving to be a popular and effective way of deploying apps, especially in a DevOps environment. This poses new security challenges, but also new security solutions.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 12th December '15
A simpler online life: trusted use of your social identity
Using social identities to login into other services can make our online lives more convenient and secure. However, there must be choice and backend identity management must evolve the support the concept.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 11th December '15
The rise of digital natives and their enthusiasm for cloud services
As digital natives enter management positions and shadow IT deployments become an accepted norm, the choice is no longer whether or not to adopt cloud-based services, but about how secure their use us.
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 19th August '15