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Workstations: Who Needs Them?

23 July, 2018 / by Tom Purves posted in Workspace

The short answer? More users than you think. Today’s technology puts powerful apps, giant databases and huge image files in the hands of individual users right at the desktop. Users across all industries are accessing, editing, manipulating and storing more data—and larger files—than ever before. 

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The Whys and Wherefores of Workstations: 5 Key Advantages

23 July, 2018 / by Tom Purves posted in Workspace

You can tell from its list price that a workstation is no ordinary PC. But what do you get in return for that investment? More than you probably realise. Some advantages are obvious (faster processing! higher capacity!) but today’s workstations have even more to offer.

1. Power

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10 Features Your Workstation Can’t Live Without

23 July, 2018 / by Tom Purves posted in Workspace

Not all workstations are created equal. What you’ll find under the bonnet varies by make and model. And of course your mileage may vary depending on whether the workstation is configurable—and how many configuration options you can choose from. Here are 10 features you’ll want to look for.

1. Powerful processing

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How Hybrid Cloud Clarity Can Boost Your Bottom Line

27 July, 2017 / by Tom Purves posted in Cloud

How is cloud better for business? That’s a thorny question which has been considered by countless senior executives over time as they’ve sat down and weighed up the benefits of varying IT strategies.

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Seeking Security in the Hybrid Cloud

27 July, 2017 / by Tom Purves posted in Cloud, Security

Barely a week goes by without a major cyber security story hitting the headlines. Only recently, the WannaCry virus swept the globe, followed swiftly by the NotPetya ransomware attack. In both cases, malicious software paralysed the IT capabilities of major firms, leading to data being locked up for long periods of time.

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The Digital Drivers Behind Business Transformation

27 July, 2017 / by Tom Purves posted in Cloud

We have reached a defining moment when it comes to the adoption of the cloud. These days, many companies no longer see it as a means of making marginal cost or operational savings, but instead view cloud as the basis for delivering true business transformation.

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Why Scalability is Key to a More Flexible Future

27 July, 2017 / by Tom Purves posted in Cloud

Horizon scanning in the IT sector is an unenviable task. The rapid pace of technological development means innovative software and services can appear from nowhere, often with disruptive effect.

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