Tag Archives: CIO

2013: The Year in Review
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In many ways 2013 has been a pivotal year for businesses: the UK economy entered its first truly stable period of growth in over five years and organisations are now becoming far more optimistic about the future.  Technology trends such … Continue reading

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CIOs Approaching Pivotal Era in IT Infrastructure
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The next 36 months will be crucial for businesses as CIO’s look to refresh their ageing technology estates in order to embrace new working cultures, keep up with customer demand and provide higher levels of enterprise availability. According to our … Continue reading

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IT Transformation Tops UK CIO Agenda
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Research from SunGard Availability Services reveals plans for technology refresh in the next 36 months to support business growth and satisfy demand for mobile working policies Key findings: 36 month countdown: 78% of organisations plan to undertake a technology overhaul … Continue reading

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The CIO–CFO Debate: Mid-Air Collision?
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When it comes to guarding against IT breakdowns, both the CIO and the CFO tend to be typecast into ‘innovator’ and ‘naysayer’ categories, respectively. But cloud computing and virtualisation technologies coupled with security concerns should drive more collaboration across these … Continue reading

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What drives availability?
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When it comes to the technology we rely on to do our jobs or get on with our daily lives, we are much like toddlers in one respect: we want it and we want it now! If we can’t do … Continue reading

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FIVE CONSIDERATIONS TOWARDS ENTERPRISE AVAILABILITY No 2
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Available Enterprise wanted. Only joined-up thinkers need apply. One of the key findings of SunGard Availability Services’ white paper ‘Availability and the bottom line’ is that if organisations are to become truly Available Enterprises, they must take a holistic approach … Continue reading

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Planning for Cloud Outages
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Last year was a trying one for Cloud Computing. While positioned as a game changing revolution for IT, most of the talk instead focused on some of the numerous high profile Cloud outages that affected scores of businesses and their … Continue reading

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Research suggests cloud now mainstream technology
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SunGard Availability Services sponsored research into CIO opinions has revealed that only one third of the 250 UK respondents say moving into the cloud now feels like uncharted territory, suggesting that cloud computing is becoming an established technology platform. As … Continue reading

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So, what’s the right approach to cloud?
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Earlier this year we announced the findings from research collected from surveying 250 CIOs in the UK on their thoughts on cloud computing. You may remember that ensuring security and resilience, cost-cutting and moving to new platforms remained the CIOs’ … Continue reading

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