Bola Rotibi

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Six reasons why “Cloud now” is good

By | 2016-10-17T11:08:10+00:00 14 July 2016|Analysis, Cloud|

Is now a better time for Cloud computing? In a climate of uncertainty many businesses have been wrestling with this question – and so have the team at CIC. The emergence of the many-to-many cloud model creates a particular challenge for IT management teams. The explosion of cloud applications bought into the office by users [...]

More than a question of support: Opportunities for London Tech start-ups through IBM’s Digital City Network

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:15+00:00 9 July 2015|Analysis, Developers, Tech Start-ups|

On any list measuring cities by economic, cultural or intellectual dynamism, London is frequently at the top. In many cases it vies for pole position with New York City demonstrating that no matter the measurement criteria both cities are recognisably thriving global centres. The challenge for any capital city like London is in bringing together [...]

IBM challenges Intel dominance with POWER8 release: what’s in it for the market?

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:24+00:00 30 May 2014|Analysis, Platforms and Operating Systems|

For two decades, IBM’s POWER computing division has occupied that space between System x and System z which was traditionally occupied by the mini-computer. Over the last two years, IBM has been pushing System x, POWER and System z at the cloud. Each has a different price point for entry, a different price point per [...]

Out with the old and in with the new: Compuware 2.0 no more

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:29+00:00 17 January 2014|Analysis, Software Development|

January, as the start of the calendar year is a time full of anticipation and trepidation as well as an opportunity for metaphorically starting afresh, with new resolutions, promises of change and all good intentions. Compuware’s announcement on 8th January that it is divesting its Changepoint, Professional services and Uniface business units to Marlin Equity [...]

Microsoft Office 365: A change point that signifies something different?

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:44+00:00 8 July 2011|Analysis|

Office 365 is undoubtedly a significant change point for Microsoft. But bullish statements of it being a change point for the industry can be misleading and underplay service solutions already delivered by its rivals in this space, most notably Google. What Office 365 clearly represents is a business service offering that provides benefits and a [...]

IBM Pulse Check 2011: Rationalising the Tivoli portfolio

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:46+00:00 31 March 2011|Analysis, Delivery and Lifecycle Management|

“Rativo made real” was my first thoughts when I attended IBM’s Pulse in Las Vegas at the end of February 2011.  Rativo is the jocular combination of the Rational and Tivoli brand names often bandied about both internally and externally by the two IBM groups in recognition of their growing alignment and integration. This does [...]

Failure to invest in secure software delivery puts businesses at risk

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:47+00:00 21 February 2011|Uncategorized|

Creative Intellect report claims failure to follow critical processes puts organisations and people at risk Sussex, UK – 21st February, 2011 – Failure to take software security seriously is putting organisations, brands, and people at risk, says software delivery analyst firm Creative Intellect Consulting in its inaugural report on the “State of Secure Application Lifecycle [...]

Stop The Press: Important Research Survey

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:49+00:00 29 October 2010|Analysis|

Security: an ongoing challenge with new dimensions Software security has and continues to be a top line issue for most organisations, yet software and IT teams still continue to produce and deploy insecure code and applications with serious consequences for the brand, reputation and, of course finances of their customers and their own organisation. Of [...]