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Experts from analyst firm Quocirca examine the changing nature of enterprise IT strategy and offer advice to IT leaders.

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  • The convergence of AV and IT

    Rob Bamforth 05 Jan 2017
  • Developments in both audio visual (AV) and information technology (IT) are leading to a ‘convergence’ of the two sectors. This is similar to what has already happened in other markets once open, ...

  • Protecting web sites from web scrapers

    Bob Tarzey - Quocirca 03 Jan 2017
  • You want people to access the content on your web sites. However, increasingly your visitors will not be people, but bots web scraping data with bad intent. Bot activity can be controlled and, when ...

  • Expense spared – the cost of replacing legacy things

    Bob Tarzey - Quocirca 16 Dec 2016
  • There may be much enthusiasm for the Internet of Things (IoT), but that does not mean organisations are prepared to invest lots in replacing legacy devices as they bring them online. To ensure ...

  • The UK’s answer for Identity Governance and Admin

    Bob Tarzey - Quocirca 21 Nov 2016
  • UK-based identity and access management (IAM) vendor ProofID has revamped and renamed it ARMS product. Now called ProofID IGA (Identity Governance and Admin) its prime use case is to aid the ...

  • Maritime network connectivity - all at sea?

    Rob Bamforth 16 Nov 2016
  • Over two thirds (around 70%) of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, mostly the oceans. So, when it comes to thinking about universal coverage for wide area networks (WAN), there are some ...

  • Printing, IoT and Blockchain

    Louella Fernandes - Quocirca 10 Nov 2016
  • Does blockchain technology hold promise for print manufacturers in the IoT world? The Internet of Things (IoT) is a world of connected devices embedded with software and network connectivity, that ...

  • Why consumers need to care about the IoT

    Clive Longbottom - Quocirca 09 Nov 2016
  • Too many people consider the IoT to be of concern only for organisations. However, the consumer IoT is providing new attack surfaces for criminals - ones that need to be protected sooner rather ...

  • When IT goes critical

    Bob Tarzey - Quocirca 31 Oct 2016
  • Critical IT events are an inevitability for any organisation. However, new Quocirca research shows that effective operational intelligence can reduce their impact and cost.