Systems & Infrastructure | CIO WaterCooler - Part 7

Systems & Infrastructure

Cloud

Using Cloud to Neutralise the Telephony Hot Potato

Telephone systems and PBX’s (Private Branch eXhange) have historically been a hot potato in a business, an important service for users needing firm ownership and the most obvious bucket to be thrown into being that of the traditional IT team. This IT team if often frustrated that they do not have the telecoms experience to know what they are dealing with.

IoT

IoT adoption not all its cracked up to be? 5 reasons why

Despite all the LinkedIn posts and IoT trade events there is still little sign of hitting the IoT adoption “tipping point”, we are still, at best, at the Early Adopters stage. There is increasing awareness and in some cases “proof of concept” level projects within larger organisations but when you come down to the mid and lower tier (which remember is the vast majority of companies) not much is being done. All in all, IoT is not (yet) delivering substantial value either for end customers or the multitude of companies selling their IoT wares.

Shadow IT

Shadow IT is created by visionaries, not criminals

Shadow IT has become the friend of the Marketing Department and other Lines of Business and the foe of the IT Team. That’s the caricature anyway – and if it’s your view, you need...

Software Asset Management

Microsoft SAM Engagement: Are you being Audited

Have you recently received a “SAM Baseline” Letter of Engagement?  If you are like many of UpperEdge’s clients, you have or you will soon enough; especially if you have a renewal coming up and...

AWS

Controlling AWS Costs

As you move your estate onto cloud inevitably the cost genie escapes the bottle as engineers and ops personnel of all flavours spin up test and Development environments and the general number of machines escalates...

enterprise architecture

Demystifying Enterprise Architecture

The history of Architecture in the IT world stems from the need to have scalable systems with  re-usable components that simply the process of building, deploying and maintaining enterprise systems, whilst taking care of...

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