Category: Cloud

Facilities Management. Business Intelligence and Business Processes. How do you manage?

Managing office buildings, public areas and other corporate facilities generates a lot of data. There can be many business processes to incorporate into the general everyday running of buildings. These processes can sometimes be quite simple, but can also be quite complex incorporating SLA, (service level agreements), governance policies, supply chain management and the use…

Latest updates to SharePoint and One Drive

The 2017 SharePoint Virtual Summit kicked off yesterday Few key points from the keynote presentation. First SharePoint is growing and growing fast. Now with over 100 million Office 365 users. Used by over 250K organisations including 85% of the Fortune 500 firms. On-Line is increasing in importance as over 60% of SharePoints seats are cloud based….

Global Ransomware Attack

NHS Windows PCs hit hard As many people know there is a wide-spread and serious global PC hacking attack. The BBC and UK papers report numerous hospitals and the NHS in general have been especially hard hit with many thousands of PCs compromised. The virus is bad, as bad as they get. An infected PC…

Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Third Quarter Results

Microsoft announce financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017: Revenue was $22.1 billion GAAP, and $23.6 billion non-GAAP Operating income was $5.6 billion GAAP, and $7.1 billion non-GAAP Net income was $4.8 billion GAAP, and $5.7 billion non-GAAP Diluted earnings per share was $0.61 GAAP, and $0.73 non-GAAP “Our results this quarter reflect…

Business still stuck with older version of Microsoft Windows

According to the Spiceworks 2017 OS Adoption Trends survey, released Monday, some 52% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows XP, despite support for the OS ending on April 8, 2014. The survey also noted that 9% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows Vista, which will lose…

Where did all my Servers go?

It seems that over the last few years large noisy server rooms full of racks of wires, routers, servers and gadgets that no one dares to touch have mysteriously disappeared. Where did it all go? And Why? Well, in the large majority of cases it got moved into the cloud. But just what is the…