Papers from Quocirca
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1. A reference architecture for the IoE
Quocirca proposes a basic architecture to help organisations avoid the many pitfalls of embracing the IoT across their own networks and beyond.
2. Dealing with Data Dimensions
Data is worthless until is has had some level of analysis placed against it. This short paper takes a look at the possibilities of using multi-dimensional data.
3. Business-driven application release automation
Automating functional release in a secure and manageable manner enables IT to better facilitate rapidly changing business process needs. This requires robust tools to work alongside development, test and operational resources.
4. Financing IT change
Whether preparing to take advantage of new opportunities and markets, or having to cope with further downward pressures, many will be finding their IT and communications systems will require some sort of overhaul.
5. The Mobile Print Enterprise, 2015
This report outlines some key market trends and highlights mobile print offerings from key players in the market and is a revision of the 2012 report
6. Data Centre Co-location: An easy decision; a difficult choice
This paper provides guidelines for those both within IT and within the business who are looking to move to a co-location facility and who want to make sure that their selection procedures cover all the criteria required to make the appropriate choice
7. In demand: the culture of online service provision
This report should be of interest to those charged with providing online services and those who realise their organisation needs to adapt to be able to be better equipped to do so. Also those developing and improving their skills for career purposes.
8. What's costing you dearly?
IT advances need to go hand-in-hand with business process improvements to ensure that organisations gain the maximum benefit of being more flexible, agile and efficient.
9. WAN Speak Musings - Volume III
Further to WAN Speak usings - Volumes I and II, more aggregated blog articles from the Quocirca team covering a range of topics
10. The mid-market conundrum
The research presented in this report shows the extent to which UK-based mid-market IT leaders recognise these problems and how effectively they are working with IT service providers (ITSP) to deliver improved services to their business.
11. Managed Print Services Landscape, 2013
This report examines the competitive landscape for MPS and discusses the key market drivers and trands that will shape future generation MPS engagements.
12. The next frontier for managed print services
The MPS market has matured since many organisations inked their first deal. Organisations moving beyond first generation engagements have often reached the end of their cost-cutting phase and are looking for innovation to drive more business value.
13. FM, IT and Data Centres
Often, Quocirca finds that an organisation has one team, FM, looking after the physical facility of the data centre, with another, IT, looking after the servers, storage and network equipment, along with the software running within it.
14. Using ICT financing for strategic gain
This report with new research, 102 SMBs in the UK, provides insights into views on various aspects of using financing and leasing of ICT hardware and software and comparisons with existing use for other areas such as vehicles and office equipment.
15. De-risking IT Lifecycle Management
This report looks at how an organisation and its IT department should agree a risk profile, and how it should apply a Total Value Proposition to an ITLM strategy.