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Cloud hangover

Cloud hangover

Bad cloud investments can cause more headaches than cures, which is why providers such as Sungard are offering orchestration services to make sure businesses mix and match the right solutions. Ian Campbell reports

Financial Software: why Joined-up systems are best

Financial Software: why Joined-up systems are best

Business systems today aim to be comprehensive across all functions

Getting more from going mobile

Getting more from going mobile

Increased agility is a key demand for many companies looking to avail of cloud solutions, writes Alex Meehan

Financial Software: One giant reaches down

Financial Software: One giant reaches down

Global business software vendor SAP offers systems for the smallest firms

Mobilising cloud interest

Mobilising cloud interest

Vodafone has repositioned itself to be an end-to-end partner on the cloud journey

The Analytics Hunger needs feeding fast

The Analytics Hunger needs feeding fast

The vast majority of businesses we surveyed felt a need to raise their data analytics game

Financial Software: Growing online options

Financial Software: Growing online options

Cloud-based software is ever more attractive for SMEs

The right cloud for you

The right cloud for you

A cloud-based solution can offer many positives to a business without a major capital outlay that many IT projects typically would entail, writes Ross O’Neill

Taking Office to the cloud

Taking Office to the cloud

After a few false starts, Microsoft is taking its customers to the cloud with a SaaS (software-as-a-service) version of the productivity suite that made it so successful in the old IT world

Greater speeds drive greater needs

Greater speeds drive greater needs

It might come as some surprise to learn that, at 13.9 Mbps, Ireland has catapulted itself to seventh fastest in the world for average broadband speeds.

Mapping your migration

Mapping your migration

BT can ably assist organisations in getting to the cloud, but urges them to be clear on what they want from it

Using cloud data intelligently

Using cloud data intelligently

With more data to manage than ever, Irish companies face an unexpected challenge from the benefits of the cloud

Immobility is hurting irish businesses

Immobility is hurting irish businesses

With fewer than half of all Irish businesses having websites optimised for mobile devices, firms are struggling to hold the gaze of potential customers

The known unknowns

The known unknowns

BYOD is still far from mainstream, and Liam Halpin of Dell Ireland doesn’t expect that to change soon

Financial Software: Choosing ERP systems

Financial Software: Choosing ERP systems

How do you find one system to rule them all? That’s the perennial question, writes Leslie Faughnan