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  • Shock Headline: IT Saves $$$$ (again)!

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 13 Dec 2018
  • Two and a bit years ago – I should remember, it was on my birthday! – I was presenting a panel debate on the latest Cybersecurity deterrents. With four vendors and two consultants on the panel, it ...

  • Black Friday On My Mind

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 22 Nov 2018
  • Ah – tomorrow – the dreaded Black Friday, yet another unwanted import from Trumpland. But, JASK – already previously subjected here to the blogging treatment – has some security advice to offer as ...

  • Global, Load-Balanced Redundant Weather

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 09 Nov 2018
  • I remember long ago, in an unlikely setting for a bleeding-edge test-labs – an old winery surrounded by vines where the only “blood” came from crushed grapes – yes, my old French test labs, where ...

  • All Things Migration

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 22 Oct 2018
  • So, in recent blogs I've talked about all things migration-wise; Windows migration issues and the testing thereof, migrating to the cloud, even migrating the cloud back to OnPrem, from OnPrem to ...

  • No Cloud Over VDI!

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 12 Oct 2018
  • Unsurprisingly, whatever the IT genre and whatever the weather, cloud is always on the horizon right now. One of several top meetings I had last week within IP Expo's confines was with Morteza ...

  • A Cure For IT Paranoia And A Dig In The US Ribs

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 11 Oct 2018
  • Last week's IP Expo at EXCEL wasn't all bad news; we escaped the first night into proper London, to a brewery disguised as a pig restaurant and then, naturally, to a (posh) curry house. Well, it is ...

  • AVIn A Well Balanced Time...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 11 Oct 2018
  • Me and Load-Balancers (the artist wot became known as the Application Delivery Controller at some point in its life, even though it always did this anyway) go back a long way; 20 years basically, ...

  • Parallel Universe Windows Migration as a Service

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 02 Oct 2018
  • Rewind a few years and I was carrying out a series of test projects for a UK-based ISV client, AppDNA, whose focus was the analysis of application compatibility when migrating between different ...

  • What - no grilled sardines?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 02 Oct 2018
  • Recently returned from the sunny climes of the Algarve at this year’s round up of IT reprobates at Netevents (congrats, as ever, to the Netevents team for a) organising the event and b) surviving ...

  • Who is The Cloud Daddy?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 07 Sep 2018
  • Had a great couple of online sessions recently with Joe Merces of the splendidly named CloudDaddy. The aim of CloudDaddy is to simplify one of the great pain points of IT (no, not repairing ...

  • IT On A Budget? Still Plenty Of Investment Money Around...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 29 Jun 2018
  • IT is often two-faced and never more so than when it comes to the financial health of the industry. Speak to one set and they'll tell you how tight it is, scrapping for every penny of profit, and ...

  • Divisive Devices And Conferencing Woes?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 05 Jun 2018
  • Like - I suspect - many people, I spend far too large a percentage of my one and only life on various 'net conferences, using a variety of platforms. Most of them are truly loathsome. So it was ...