Alex Meehan

Alex Meehan

Greasing the wheels of business communication

Greasing the wheels of business communication

No matter how automated or intelligent IT systems get, one thing is unlikely to change — the role of personal communication in business, and that’s where unified communications comes in. Alex Meehan reports

Do you know where your data is?

Do you know where your data is?

Ever wonder where all the data you create is stored? Your data, along with everyone else’s on the internet, lives in data centres around the world and there are more than a few in Ireland, writes Alex Meehan

Entering the digital chrysalis

Entering the digital chrysalis

Digital transformation offers the potential to improve all aspects of how companies do business, but only if it’s done right, writes Alex Meehan

When standing still isn’t an option

When standing still isn’t an option

The ability to go mobile is more important than ever, but so too is mobile security. Alex Meehan reports

Under pressure

Under pressure

The complexity of ICT projects means that organisations face challenges to ensure they are properly specified, delivered on time and to budget.

As managing IT becomes increasingly complex, companies can take advantage of managed services

As managing IT becomes increasingly complex, companies can take advantage of managed services

With an IT skills shortage in full effect and the job of managing IT becoming ever more complex, is it time to reach out to a third party to help? Alex Meehan reports on the options available from the world of managed services

Unifying Communications Bringing People Together

Unifying Communications Bringing People Together

The technology behind unified communications isn’t new, but the way people are using it is, write Alex Meehan and Quinton O’Reilly

Lateral thinking

Lateral thinking

Server management is evolving fast and the way the stack is being dealt with is changing, writes Alex Meehan

Is your head in the clouds?

Is your head in the clouds?

Cloud computing may be becoming the norm for many Irish firms, but there is still a range of factors to consider when implementing it, writes Alex Meehan

Travel: A delectable taste of old Italy

Travel: A delectable taste of old Italy

Twenty-three buildings in Vicenza bear the stamp of Andrea Palladio, but there’s more to the medieval Italian city than being the birthplace of one of the greatest architects of all time – including food of the highest quality at rock-bottom prices, writes Alex Meehan

Dry spell: can the AA truly cure addiction?

Dry spell: can the AA truly cure addiction?

Some addiction experts are now coming to the conclusion that Alcoholics Anonymous is a flawed enterprise. Are they right, asks Alex Meehan

BBQ Special: The thrill of the grill

BBQ Special: The thrill of the grill

Finding it hard to choose from the bewildering array of barbecues on sale in the shops? Alex Meehan has a few tips to help you pick the one that’s right for you

Connectivity climbing in importance

Connectivity climbing in importance

A growing number of Irish companies are putting apps and services in the cloud, and a reliable broadband connection has never been more important. Alex Meehan reports

Security concerns are driving cloud adoption

Security concerns are driving cloud adoption

With the WannaCry ransomware attack focusing minds on the importance of security, cloud technology is looking more attractive than ever, writes Alex Meehan

Sushi and so much more

Sushi and so much more

Fresh, healthy and full of delicate flavours, Japanese cuisine is winning lots of new fans across the country. Alex Meehan meets two of the chefs driving it forward in Ireland