Automate your checklists

  • 30th January 2019
  • IBM

Thanks to Paul Wade for contributing this insightful piece on Checklist automation. Paul is one of the UK's leading advisers on Automation and HA. Do you still rely on paper-based checklists? Working with a popular retail bank recently I learnt that they had stopped training staff on how to process daily activities via paper. While more than a simple checklist…

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IBM, Brexit And You

IBM, Brexit and You

  • 24th January 2019
  • IBM

There seems to be some confusion around IBM's position related all things BREXIT. At the time of writing the position regarding the current EU common board policy remains uncertain as to whether we adopt a hard or soft approach to board control. We thought IBM user would find the official IBM response of interest... Official response: “IBM will continue to…

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Top IT Predictions For 2019

Top IT predictions for 2019

  • 2nd January 2019
  • IBM

Happy new year one and all. As the new year begins we put our prediction in place as to what will happen over the next 12 months. Let's dive in... Your storage costs will explode Yes we could of said this last year, but if Forrester are to be believed 2019/2020 is the year of high storage demand. Key drivers…

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Recarta Christmas Party goes to Barcelona

  • 18th December 2018
  • IBM

Carlsberg don't do Christmas parties but if they did they would probably look like a Recarta doo. This year, our intrepid team, took to the skies to land at Barcelona in time for the Christmas markets, Paella making and the Catalan separatist riots. An early start saw the team land just as Barcelona was getting to work. After a brief…

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Infor Super Users Demand The Best

Infor Super Users Demand The Best

  • 26th November 2018
  • IBM

Like most enterprise ERP platforms, Infor makes punishing workloads of any infrastructure environment. ERP platforms like Infor demand an fast and proficient IT environment in order to cope with the demanding workloads placed upon it by every department within an enterprise. Combine this daily demand with escalating storage demands and a tightening of security encryption and your IT infrastructure needs…

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Team Intertrust Wins Recarta Guernsey Karting Challenge

Team Intertrust wins Recarta Guernsey Karting Challenge

  • 26th November 2018
  • IBM

This years Recarta Guernsey Karting Challenge was won by team Intertrust. The worthy winners powered through at an early stage to assert dominance over the other competitors on the track. The endurance challenge took place outside and under the risky conditions of floodlight, a test for all drivers, who all performed brilliantly. A spectacular casualty was Recarta's own Jack Holt…

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Gartners Top 10 Actions To Reduce IT Costs…

Gartners Top 10 Actions to Reduce IT Costs…

  • 19th November 2018
  • IBM

IT industry eagles Gartners have produced an interesting report around reducing operational and infrastructure costs. The report identifies 10 actions to take that can have a significant reduction in overall IT infrastructure and related operational costs. Gartner acknowledge that the days of throwing hardware at storage problems is over and a more intelligent approach to resolving the issue of escalating…

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