Humble text kingpin for trusted customer comms: Soprano Design

We’re communicating with each other more than ever before. WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram have become king for keeping connected replacing traditional mail but for me, text messaging still reigns supreme. It has been nearly 27 years since the first text message was sent and the way we connect and interact with each other was changed forever more. In many ways, the text message is … Continue reading Humble text kingpin for trusted customer comms: Soprano Design

Security will prove key differentiator for 5G: Palo Alto Networks

Consumers and businesses are set to benefit enormously from the exponential network improvements promised by 5G. More than just an incremental upgrade, 5G will create opportunities for the most exciting science fiction inventions to become science facts. It will lead to a level of connectedness and interconnectedness that hasn’t been seen before as data is shared between devices and applications at speeds even faster than … Continue reading Security will prove key differentiator for 5G: Palo Alto Networks

Enterprises need to keep edge networks safe: Versa Networks CEO

  Network security is not only a top boardroom priority, but ensuring the protection of corporate data moving from the edge network out to the cloud and back is not an easy task, given today’s complex hybrid-cloud architectures. Network security matters more than ever, especially given that it is now a major C-level concern for every large and mid-market enterprise. Senior executives have seen too … Continue reading Enterprises need to keep edge networks safe: Versa Networks CEO

Digital transformation is about people, not technology

The whole purpose for building technology in the first place is all about the human experience. That’s really what drives our need for digital transformation – it always has and it most probably always will.  Technology is just one aspect, usually the largest, of what designers and engineers use when they create these solutions. Which is why I always stress that digital transformation is about … Continue reading Digital transformation is about people, not technology

Is there a future for Edge Data Centres? 

For those of us that have been around I.T. for a long time, it wouldn’t take much to hark back to the old days when it all started from centralised computing, “The big mainframes”. With the innovation of desktop PCs, we migrated to decentralised computing and then client server architectures appeared, thin clients, centralised computing again and so forth. Network traffic will continue to change … Continue reading Is there a future for Edge Data Centres? 

Internet SD-WAN alone isn’t enough to power most organisations: Brennan IT

If you were to believe the news in the market lately, it would seem that pure Internet based Software Defined Wide-Area Network (SD-WAN) will be the solution to all of our problems, with some reports calling it ‘the most disruptive technology of 2019.’ In the same way, you’d also think that a 100 percent cloud-based organisation is the ideal model for most businesses. The truth … Continue reading Internet SD-WAN alone isn’t enough to power most organisations: Brennan IT

Turbo charging collaboration in a cloud-first world

Today, most enterprise CIOs are of in the midst of migrating more of their business applications and infrastructure to the cloud, including real-time voice calling, video conferencing and collaboration applications.  In fact, Gartner predicts by 2021, 90 percent of IT leaders will not purchase new premises-hosted unified communications (UC) infrastructure because future cloud-hosted UC-as-a-service (UCaaS) offerings will be far ahead in terms of features, functions, … Continue reading Turbo charging collaboration in a cloud-first world

The glue that will bind 5G and the edge together: Silver Peak

5G mobile wireless technology has finally arrived in Australia. There’s no doubt that it’s going to be a game changer for our ultra-high–speed, hyper-connected world. It will provide the fastest mobile internet speeds we’ve ever seen to meet today’s explosive bandwidth and network connectivity demands. 5G is poised to revolutionise several industries by bringing significantly faster connections, meaning shorter delays and increased connectivity for users. … Continue reading The glue that will bind 5G and the edge together: Silver Peak

Managing the explosion of IoT and IIoT

There has been, and there will continue to be a whole lot of discussion in ICT circles about how to manage the explosion (or should we say tsunami?) of devices that are forming the Internet of Things (IoT). Little wonder, because this particular explosion is barely controlled by the IT industry – so much of it is arriving left field from other business sectors. Previous big, … Continue reading Managing the explosion of IoT and IIoT

RECKON CEO HAILS COALITION BUDGET’S SME FOCUS, WARNS ‘MORE TO BE DONE’

Wages & Personal Income Tax Cuts “Personal income tax reductions were a massive focus in last year’s budget, and it was no surprise that it took the spotlight again this year ahead of the election polls. This will be greatly appreciated by small businesses, who have been fearful that a sluggish economy is hurting consumer confidence. As we approach the election, many small businesses say … Continue reading RECKON CEO HAILS COALITION BUDGET’S SME FOCUS, WARNS ‘MORE TO BE DONE’