Martin Banks

Martin Banks

Martin Banks is a long-standing journalist, commentator and analyst covering IT and its impact on business since the very beginning of the PC revolution. Before that, he was covering the development of the semiconductor technologies and microprocessors that have made it all possible.

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SUSE and Red Hat proclaim OpenStack’s maturity and match fitness

If the majority of large enterprises need mature systems on which to run their businesses rather than the sex-drugs-and-rock’n’roll of technology’s bleeding edges, then SUSE and Red Hat, the producers of the two main distributions of OpenStack, are ready to tell you it is now very much fit for that purpose

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Low code means no code on the Appian way

Appian has been around for nearly two decades, but its low-code approach to Business Process Management and applications development has finally found its time and place.

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Citrix Synergy – A rather garbled message but a chance to kickstart real productivity

Citrix is on a long transition that has to match the one many of its customers are also making. With this year’s Synergy conference it has many of the tools it – and they – will need, but still needs to learn to forget about the technology underpinnings and remember its goal is now all about business, such as providing those customers with some real productivity gains.