Papers from Quocirca (Page #2)
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16. Advanced cyber-security intelligence
This paper presents a value proposition for investing in next generation SIEM tools. It should be of interest to any business, security or IT manager that wants to get ahead in the security stakes.
17. Next Generation Datacentre Cycle II -
This re-run of the next generation datacentre research covered 10 regions to identify what progress organisations have made in preparing to adapt to new IT architectures and approaches to computing. The first cycle was held in February 2011.
18. Managed print services: An SMB priority
This paper discusses the printing challenges faced by SMBs and how, by using a simple and flexible MPS, a business can save time and money whilst improving employee productivity.
19. Carrying the can
There is an increasing trend among employees to want to use their personal choice of mobile device in the fulfilment of their work commitments. This appears to bring many benefits to the employee but what about the organisation.
20. Cloud computing in the public sector
This report looks at the promise and issues of cloud computing as described today, along with the direction cloud needs to take in order to fulfil on its promise.
21. Towards a sustainable business
Whether an organisation is looking for immediate green savings, where energy savings result in a positive impact on the organisation's bottom line, for meeting legislative requirements measures and monitors in resource usage is required.
22. Cloud Computing - taking IT to task
Much of the discussion around modern IT still revolves around purely technical aspects of a given platform, leaving many business people in the dark as to what true value of a new technical architecture actually is.
23. Building a case for datacentre infrastructure management
Ensuring that a data centre is run at its optimal levels will become increasingly important - yet the tools required to carry out such a task are not necessarily covered by the general IT budget:
24. A gift from IT to the business
IT managers need to keep demonstrating how IT can help drive the business forward and underpin survival and growth, even in a tough economic climate. On-demand spend analytics is a quick and easy win with a potentially huge return on investment.
25. Be prepared to be flexible
Communications needs are changing rapidly - Internally, there are new technologies appearing and changes in working styles to deal with but there is now the influence of more social and consumer choices affecting the officially deployed systems.
26. Keeping mobile data flowing
This paper discusses how mobile network operators (MNO) can prepare their networks for what is likely to be a continually growing demand for mobile data access.
27. Telecoms reinvention - optimising the online customer experience
As networks, devices and media converge, telecoms companies have increasingly complex catalogues of products and services on offer to customers who are, in turn, becoming more aware that they can easily switch to other providers.
28. Enterprise Performance Management - Cycle II
In February 2009, Quocirca interviewed 800 individuals across 8 geographies for their views on, and usage of, enterprise performance management (EPM) tools and processes. The research was repeated in December 2009 and there was a clear improvement.
29. Customers in the real world
As more and more human activity moves online, it is easy to think that geography no longer matters-surely the internet is without borders? Whilst in some cases this is true, more often than not online activity spills over into the real world.
30. Managing carbon reduction across your data centre assets
In April 2010, many organisations will find that they fall under the UK's new Carbon Reduction Commitment legislation (now known as the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme).