The fifth wave of corporate IT is characterised by a new master IT architecture technology stack known as SMAC - social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies. It’s the fifth wave because it comes...
An introduction to SMAC and what it means for your organisation
Just when CIOs were getting their heads around the 3rd Platform, comes a new definer of technology – SMAC, which relates to Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud. These four technologies are at the...
Tags CIO, Digital Transformation, Cloud, analytics, Gartner, 3rd platform, IDC, mobility, SMAC, Social media
The 4-stage Approach to Adopting Cloud Solutions
Despite the general maturity, dependability and demonstrated utility of the cloud – the modern form of which has been around since about 2002, with the start of Amazon Web Services – some...
Tags CIO, cloud solutions, Digital Transformation, Cloud, IT, cloud advertising, cloud computing, cloud services, Gartner, PaaS, SaaS, 3rd platform, Infrastructure, The Cloud
Third Platform ITaaS – a Competitive Strategy
As we pass through the business-technology predictions and forecast season, there are strong indications that managed IT services providers will definitely be in great demand over the next few years.
Tags big data, big data analytics, CIO, Digital Transformation, IT, Gartner, managed services provider, outsourcing, Platform technologies, predictive analytics, 3rd platform, IDC, ITaaS, Logicalis, managed service providers, managed services