In this 13-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how the technology cuts the numbers of discrete skills and associated costs while demanding that those who remain retrain to ensure they know how to manage all parts of the stack – and the organisation implements it with care and an understanding of the risks.
It's been 50 years since Computer Weekly's launch on 22 September 1966. To mark this achievement, we have compiled a special edition of the magazine to reflect on how much the British technology industry has contributed over that time.
Access this expert e-book chapter to discover the types of building blocks available for virtualization infrastructures – including reference architectures, converged infrastructures, and hyper-converged infrastructures. Find out when to use each type and the benefits of each type.
In this week's Computer Weekly, as the US ramps up semiconductor sanctions on China, we examine the ramifications across the tech sector. Cyber criminals are turning to new forms of encryption – we talk to the Dutch researchers trying to catch them. And we look at what cloud providers need to do to improve customer experience. Read the issue now.
In 2015, hyper-converged architectures certainly lived up to the hype with many organizations addressing this change with new platforms. So is 2016 the year to hyper-converge your architecture? In this exclusive e-guide, storage expert George Crump outlines the benefits as well as some areas of concern surrounding hyper-converged infrastructures.
In this week's Computer Weekly, Dell's proposed $67bn acquisition of EMC would be the biggest in the history of IT – we assess the implications. £175bn of IT outsourcing contracts come up for renewal in the next three years- what are your options? And we hear from IT leaders about security and the internet of things. Read the issue now.