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September, 2011

September 26, 2011  11:34 AM

IT Disputes – Spotting them Early and Resolving Them Quickly

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Contracts, disputes, law, legal, remedies, Strategies

JimmyDesai.jpgYou might say that you can spot an IT dispute as soon as you see a few emails from your IT supplier to you (the Customer)...

September 22, 2011  11:32 AM

What to Watch Out for When Migrating to Office 365

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Microsoft, Office 2007, office 2010, Office 365

In this guest blog post, Jeremy Thake, enterprise architect and Microsoft Sharepoint MVP at Avepoint looks at how to move onto Office 365.

September 21, 2011  12:00 PM

Microsoft’s Gordon Frazer comment leads to Dutch rethink on US cloud providers

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cloud, data-centre, Google, Microsoft

On September 5th Dutch Minister Ivo Opstelten (Security and Justice) responded to questions relating to US cloud companies storing Duth data and the impact of the US Patriot Act. The minister's response has major...

September 20, 2011  5:47 PM

IBM third-party maintenance breathes new life into mainframes

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The European Competitions (anti-trust) Commission has ruled that IBM must publish information on mainframe spares for third party maintainers.

It's fair to say the mainframe is not going away. Some systems, such as the core banking and insurance applications, are...

September 19, 2011  2:13 PM

IT Departments as business service brokers

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cloud, Cloud Computing

In this guest post Dr Katy Ring, director, K2 Advisory looks at how internal IT should refocus, to ensure they make the best use of commodity cloud-based services. She says, "CIOs need to consider to what extent their internal IT department is...

September 14, 2011  8:00 AM

September 13th Microsoft Patch Tuesday Application Compatibility Report by ChangeBASE

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Application Compatibility, Applications, Windows 7

Application Compatibility Update

By: Greg Lambert...

September 8, 2011  2:49 PM

Accenture Chief Technology Innovation Officer argues the case for disconnecting your IT architecture

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A few weeks ago Accenture's Gavin Michael wrote on this blog about making information the key requirement of IT. In the blog post below he calls for a change in how IT thinks about itself. I...

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