Managing growth through acquisition can be a challenge if an integrated business management system is the goal.
Businesses spend billions on the stuff, and much of it does a fair bit of good, but they would do better – and save a fair slice of money – by looking to people rather than tech investment.
Everyone knows the old pro forma document, but when the contents are the livelihood of a business and can be worth millions individually, cut and paste approaches just do not hack it.
The venerable City of London based asset management business has opted for use of virtual desktops to provide inherent data security, maximum flexibility for its staff, and management/infrastructure cost savings.
Citrix Synergy – Citrix tries to bury its tech beneath what do you want to do and why you want to do it
At face value this is another company offering users a 'platform' option, but Citrix looks closer to appreciating what the really involves than others. But it does have history to make this work.
Nutanix wants to be the 'new kid on the block' and exploit new hardware and software architectures to make VDI far more significant and, yes, make it the year of sometime soon.
Low-code application development vendor Appian sees a way to start selling pre-built applications and solutions to its large enterprise user base and opens up the temptation of using the same approach to move into the mid-sized and small business sectors.
The burgeoning cloud services marketplace could grind to a halt if the reseller channel community fails to get its act together and start taking those services – with their own expertise and IP added in – out to businesses.
The future for many businesses will be a hybrid mix with a range of different cloud services and service providers that will need to work together. This is a role custom-made for channel partners to exploit, but they need to be ready, and maybe they ain’t...
Huawei sees a role for itself that includes R&D out at the bleeding edge of research and technological development.
Huawei’s answer to the accusations made against it is to accept every point made against it, whether evidence exists or not, and test more than any other comms vendor to prove the claims unwarranted.
The spat between the US and Huawei, was front and centre, to left and right, above and underneath just about every discussion.
The combination of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud software and HPE’s GreenLake range of base applications services give both partners something to offer both their own and their new partner’s customers, and they stand to gain most from it in the way of greater choice.