Alex Meehan

Alex Meehan

Big data trenda set to run and run

Big data trenda set to run and run

If you’re scared to take chances, you’ll never have the answers

Pressures in the East: when is self defence a step too far?

Pressures in the East: when is self defence a step too far?

With China flexing its economic muscles, and Japan now starting to ramp up its military status, tension is rising in the region

The consumerisation of UC

The consumerisation of UC

Once thought of as a purely business-based technology phenomenon, unified communications now just describes how most of us stay in

Training your staff is the first step in fighting and defeating cyber attacks

Training your staff is the first step in fighting and defeating cyber attacks

Ensuring the right attitude of people in an organisation to security is essential

Ward Consulting’s €1.2m statement of intent

Ward Consulting’s €1.2m statement of intent

Ward Consulting hopes that its new Security Operations Centre in Citywest will help to position it advantageously for the future, writes Alex Meehan

The next episode

The next episode

The question of specialist cloud computing skills has become a dominant one in the sector in recent years

Data centres – how big is big enough?

Data centres – how big is big enough?

Spend any time at all reading the Irish tech media and you’ll quickly come across multiple references to data centres and the growing trend for Irish companies to host their applications, data and even infrastructure remotely in a data centre.

Gigabit internet: will it make a difference to you?

Gigabit internet: will it make a difference to you?

With many regions still unable to access broadband speeds of more than a few megabits per second, the idea of uncontested internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second may sound too good to be true.

Strange clouds?

Strange clouds?

Knowing where and how to best invest in upgrading a company’s IT infrastructure can be a daunting task, particularly for the small-to- medium-sized enterprise (SME)

Mobility and the modern SME

Mobility and the modern SME

With mobility one of the key drivers of cloud services in Ireland, Vodafone is set to launch a new €7 million cloud hosting and data centre project with the intention of offering an end-to-end cloud service

Harder than you think

Harder than you think

As public cloud services have matured, one of the characteristics of the early market and hype has changed radically

How fast is fast enough?

How fast is fast enough?

Broadband is high on the list of utilities most Irish businesses can’t do without, but not all broadband is created equally

What Farran Adrià did next

What Farran Adrià did next

In 2011, Catalan maestro Ferran Adrià closed his world-renowned elBulli restaurant at the height of its fame. Now the most famous chef in the world is busy on a new project: writing what he hopes will be the definitive book on the history of food

Biography of Apple’s totem goes the extra mile

Biography of Apple’s totem goes the extra mile

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Small firms’ optimism is tinged with caution

Small firms’ optimism is tinged with caution

With the economy on the turn, there’s every reason for small Irish companies to be optimistic. So why are so many still reticent about the future?