Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell

Cloud Computing: Keeping it private

Cloud Computing: Keeping it private

Every organisation will have to weigh up the pros and cons of the public versus private cloud debate.

Cloud Computing: Soft options in the cloud

Cloud Computing: Soft options in the cloud

Software-as-a-Service may be maturing, but vendors and customers are still on a learning curve.

Cloud Computing: Hybrid future for the Cloud world

Cloud Computing: Hybrid future for the Cloud world

After all the hype and confusion around cloud computing, some certainties are starting to emerge, Ian Campbell reports.

Cloud Computing: Changing between platforms

Cloud Computing: Changing between platforms

EMC's Jason Ward argues that more open platform-as-a-service environments are central to the next stage in cloud evolution.

Cloud Computing: Joining up governments

Cloud Computing: Joining up governments

Public sector eGovernment aspirations may finally be fulfilled in the cloud.

Cloud Computing: Networks and clouds

Cloud Computing: Networks and clouds

Telcos claim they are best positioned to deliver the benefits of new IT delivery models.

Cloud Computing: Enabling cloud strategies

Cloud Computing: Enabling cloud strategies

Traditional IT giants such as SAP and Dell are helping organisations to reap the benefits of the cloud.

Cloud Computing: Accountants ARE still grounded

Cloud Computing: Accountants ARE still grounded

Not every sector is running to the cloud, as service providers to Ireland's accountancy profession make clear.

University Challenge: Get out and get real

University Challenge: Get out and get real

An innovation centre on the University of Limerick campus believes in pushing its start-ups into the real commercial world as quickly possible. Ian Campbell reports.

Managed Print: Exposing the hidden costs of printing

Managed Print: Exposing the hidden costs of printing

The chaotic way businesses manage their printers and copiers is why they should consider a managed print service - but it's also why they don't see the need. Ian Campbell explains.

Business Analytics/Big Data: Step by step to smarter business

Business Analytics/Big Data: Step by step to smarter business

Ergo helps clients unlock insights from their data one piece at a time, serving the needs of the business without risking capital on a huge IT project, writes Ian Campbell.

Unified Communications: Top down or bottom up?

Unified Communications: Top down or bottom up?

Different vendors are servicing the Unified Communications market from different directions. Ian Campbell reports.

Big data: Who's afraid of the big bad data?

Big data: Who's afraid of the big bad data?

People can be an obstacle to organisations looking to successfully mine data. Ian Campbell reports.

Cloud: Don't mention the cloud

Cloud: Don't mention the cloud

I don't use the word cloud' when talking to customers, I talk about services, said Jason Boyle, director of technology solutions at the PFH Technology Group.

Cloud: Reconsidering the cloud

Cloud: Reconsidering the cloud

BT is confident it has the answers as more savvy businesses start to ask questions of the cloud. Ian Campbell reports.