Mar 09

Work Remotely in 2020

Remote work or telecommuting as it was originally coined is not a new concept. The Economist magazine published an article in 1974 predicting the possibility of such a work arrangement, “As there is no logical reason why the cost of telecommunication should vary with distance, quite a lot of people…
Feb 20

Data Privacy vs. Data Protection

On an almost daily basis there is a data breach that exposes some form of highly sensitive data. This information can encompass credit card numbers, passwords, email address, health records and social security numbers. The consequences of a data breach for an organization or business are generally monetary and reputational…
Feb 11

Modernize Reinsurance Administration

Reinsurance: Often described as insurance for insurers or stop-loss insurance. Reinsurance is the process whereby multiple insurance companies share risk by buying insurance policies from other insurers to reduce their own total loss in the event of a disaster. The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers highlights that Bermuda is…
Jan 28

Data Gravity the Silent Killer?

The term “data gravity” was coined in 2010 by a software engineer named Dave McCrory to describe the tendency of data and applications to be attracted to one another. The metaphor explains that as datasets grow from gigabytes into terabytes and eventually petabytes, they become harder to move from the…
Jan 16

Tower, Rack or Blade?

Server – A computer, device or program that is dedicated to managing network resources. Generally, servers are equipped with greater processing power, storage and memory than that of traditional computers. A user may set up a server to deliver/receive email, control access to a network, manage print jobs or host…
Jan 10

Introducing the Latitude 9510

The construction of a workstation-class mobile PC that offers ease of carry, HD display, advanced performance, robust connectivity and extreme battery life is no easy feat. Dell as an innovator of premium business laptops has delivered on the demands of business users with the new Latitude 9510. The 9510 is…
Jan 10

IT Operations Draining Budget? Free up Resources with Autonomous Infrastructure

Enterprise organizations would readily agree that the most significant resource drain when managing IT infrastructure revolves around the rollout, management and expansion of servers, storage and networking appliances. The concept of self-deploying, self-provisioning and self-healing infrastructure has been discussed for many years. The term “autonomic computing” was coined by IBM…
Dec 20

Local Governments are Prime Targets for Cyber Attacks

Local authorities in various countries are witnessing a troubling surge in the number of malware and ransomware attacks launched against their networks. According to figures released by insurance broker Gallagher local authorities and councils across the United Kingdom were hit by an average of 800 cyberattacks every hour. The first…
Dec 11

Need Storage for your Surveillance Footage?

Video surveillance has become an increasingly popular technology utilized by cities, organizations, governments and airports around the world. From simple miniature cameras to closed-circuit television and body cameras, video surveillance is being used in greater quantity and with higher expectations. For example, many international airports are now installing close to…
Nov 25

Big Data and Healthcare

For centuries healthcare practitioners have primarily relied on a single source of information for the diagnosis and treatment of disease: the individual patient. This medical data has provided a foundation for the analysis of risk factors, disease susceptibility, early diagnosis and preventative measures. Presently, the healthcare industry is in a…