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. Smarter, connected meeting spaces
Intelligently converging audio-visual, information technologies would provide smart connected meeting spaces, more productive meetings and better collaboration.
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. Room for improvement
This research report should be of interest to IT security professionals and others impacted by the risk of data losses; ultimately that is the directors and board members of any organisation.
5. WAN Speak Musings - Volume VIII
Over the last months, Quocirca has been blogging for silver Peak System's independent blog site, http://www.WANSpeak.com. Here, the blog pieces are brought together as a single report
6. Visual appeal
This report will explore why some organizations have embraced and benefitted from the use of video communications and why some have not. Also outlines positive visual cultural aspects that drive adoption, along with challenges that hold some back.
7. Bridging the big data divide
As the big data era takes hold, it is time to sit down with the business and sort out what IT can do to provide a fully supportive data platform for the future.
8. The MPS opportunity for SMBs
This paper is based on original Quocirca research. It reveals that SMBs that have moved beyond basic services to embrace broader full MPS are gaining the most from their contracts.
9. Analytics exploration - today and tomorrow
Existing analytics approaches meet point needs for specific roles within an organisation. The analysis of a blend of multiple different data sources will help to add distinct business value to an organisation.
10. 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.
11. Musings on a data centres - Volume 2
2013 Continued the era of big changes for data centres. Co-location services continued to increase; clouod computing became more of a reality; "software defined" was applied to anything end everything.
12. Sourcing and integrating managed services
This paper looks at the issues that mid-market IT and business managers need to take into account when deciding how to deploy applications and when they should consider turning to managed service providers (MSP) for resources and advice.
13. Customer automation management
Suppliers have to deal with many customers, who all differ in the way they wish to interact. This report looks at these challenges and how they can be overcome.
14. 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
15. Getting to grips with expenses
Insights, from research with 400 individuals, into the gaps between what those making business expense claims think - and the opinions of those who have to deal with the processes behind the scenes.