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How Citizen App Dev Can Transform Your Business

3 June, 2021 / by Matt Roberts posted in Modern Workspace

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Modern Cloud Native Mindsets Are a Must for Business Innovation

25 May, 2021 / by Ashminder Ubhi posted in Cloud Services

It took 40 years for the world to create the nearly 500 million apps in existence today. Yet such is the pace of change that the same number is expected to be created in the next three years alone. Just as apps have become essential tools in our daily lives, they have become vital interfaces for businesses to interact with their customers.

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From Tech Strategies to Tech Plans: Creating a Roadmap That’s Right for Your Business

21 May, 2021 / by Kyle Davies posted in Integrated Technology

Strategy, like democracy and sustainability, has a “too many friends” problem. Everyone knows it’s a good thing and everyone claims to be doing it—but when you look a little deeper, things are rarely as complete as they initially appear to be.

At CDW, we’ve noticed that for many IT leaders trying to plot a future course for their organisations through murky waters, a high-level business strategy sometimes raises questions, such as how do we implement this?

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Supporting Your Network’s Edge Environment

17 May, 2021 / by Brandon Zimmerman posted in Data Centre, Data Centre Modernisation, APC

As edge environments become more critical to business success, maintaining the power, cooling and management needs should be top of mind. 

With more people working remotely, end users must have faster access to critical information. Edge environments move that critical information closer to the end user, thus making them more efficient. This is the same concept streaming services use to distribute content to their users.

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What Might You Achieve If You Used Your IT Service Provider More Effectively?

7 May, 2021 / by Kyle Davies posted in Integrated Technology

"How might we?" questions are extremely common for a good reason: they have a way of helping people to see beyond the here and now, to imagine new possibilities that often turn out to be entirely achievable.

So, if you're stuck in a rut with your service provider where you only hear from them when it's time to renew the contract, it's time to ask: "How might we have a more rewarding relationship with our IT partners?"

To help you think it through, here are some of the ways our customers have used us to their advantage:

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Beat the blockers: VDI needs a fast storage solution

22 April, 2021 / by Oreste Majeli posted in Storage, Integrated Technology, Data Centre Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How often have you heard the phrase “speed to market”? This mantra is becoming commonplace as companies facing increased competitive pressure adopt a more agile and speedy approach to drive growth. 

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Intelligent Storage Liberates Data Potential

20 April, 2021 / by Oreste Majeli posted in Storage, Integrated Technology, Data Centre Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

When I was little, my Dad used to keep a fuel logbook in his car. He would religiously write up his mileage and fuel purchase every time he would fill up. I inherited this habit, and still have a collection of logbooks filed away. For tax purposes, of course. And nostalgia. 

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Feel the love: unlocking the hidden value in data.

20 April, 2021 / by Oreste Majeli posted in Storage, Integrated Technology, Data Centre Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

I’ve been reading about Paracelsus, the early 16th century German-Swiss physician, who became famous for pioneering the use of chemistry in medicine. What I love most about him is his thinking, which is summed up in this quote: “The more knowledge is inherent in a thing, the greater the love.” 

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Around-the-clock Retail: the rise of 24-hour warehousing

13 April, 2021 / by Jane Liston posted in Retail

The ‘always open’ store is here to stay as eCommerce continues to dominate retail. But what are the new demands placed on warehouses and how can technology help them adapt quickly without compromising costs and employee safety?

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Stretch your IT budget in 2021

24 March, 2021 / by Kyle Davies posted in Integrated Technology

The past year’s shift to remote working has been challenging and rewarding. It has also created unprecedented pressure to deliver more from IT budgets.

In this post I’ll explore some of the ways IT leaders and managers can meet these new demands, while also investing wisely for the future.

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