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Defending your business from the growing cyber threat


Cyber-crime is now considered one of the biggest threats to the stability of the UK economy and the industries that underpin it. In the first part of our Cyber Security Awareness series, our industry experts discuss the growing challenge businesses face from cyber-crime today and how to defend against an ever-changing threat landscape.

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Hybrid Cloud – is it really the future of enterprise IT?


Cloud computing continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate and plays an important role in most modern organisation’s technology strategy in one way or another. As the momentum of cloud continues, there is one question that still remains unanswered – is hybrid cloud really the future of enterprise IT?

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Does the Internet of Things (IoT) really matter?


Evolution. Its a common phrase used in technology today. The Internet of Things (IoT) industry is certainly an example of modern day technology evolution. But the question is, with people becoming increasingly more ‘connected’ – does the concept of IoT really matter in today’s world?

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Building resilient and scalable applications in the Cloud


With Amazon Web Services (AWS) experiencing a widespread issue with its web-based object storage platform yesterday (find out more) – designing, building and deploying resilient and scalable applications when hosted on public cloud infrastructure is ever more important. It’s no secret that public cloud platforms offer greater flexibility and simplicity, but ensuring applications are designed to be robust enough to handle common failure scenarios should always be a high priority consideration for organisations.

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GDPR – too much, too soon for UK businesses?


From May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect every organisation that handles the personal information of every EU resident. It is by far the biggest overhaul in data protection law in 20 years. Drafted by the European Commission, the aim of the new regulation is to give individuals more control over how their personal information used by the organisations that store it while standardising and simplifying the data protection rules across all 28 EU member states. The EU is hoping to strengthen data protection and privacy standards significantly and introduce tougher measures to enforce its requirements to build trust in a rapidly growing digital world.

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DevOps: is it really the future of IT?


Here at Prodera Group, we have a lot of conversations with clients about that phrase… yes, that’s right – DevOps! We have found that some IT leaders believe that the DevOps methodology is the answer to their prayers and results in a truly flexible and successful IT organisation quickly. However, they all face the same challenge – where to start! The DevOps movement, as it’s known in the community, is emerging as the new face of corporate IT but it does leave some leaders dazed and confused once they embark on implementing the cultural change required to make it successful in the modern enterprise.

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Navigating the Multi-Cloud Era


The last few years have been dominated by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure in the public cloud computing arena. The explosive growth in the adoption of cloud computing amongst companies worldwide has been unprecedented and is expected to continue over the next few years. However, as organisations start to mature their cloud capability over time and the use of cloud platforms becomes embedded, a new era of cloud computing in the enterprise workplace is starting to rapidly unfold.

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