Claudio Scola, Director Product Management EMEA

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Adaptive networking: three critical features for true digital agility

With digital businesses increasingly reliant on fast decision-making based on rapid data acquisition and analytics, we’re seeing demand for a new kind of networking model. Adaptive networking is a radically different approach where a centrally controlled infrastructure automatically, securely and intelligently responds to the varying needs of applications and volumes of data.

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Network investment for data-driven business

The movement of data is absolutely critical to the success of digital businesses. A growing reliance on new and emerging technologies – like 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Reality and the Internet of Things – is leading to an explosion in the quantity of data being created: by 2025, IDC forecasts that around 463EB of data will be generated every day.

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Building the workplace of the future

The expectations that employees have of their working experience is undeniably changing. Flexible working has been increasing in popularity and the COVID-19 lockdown has accelerated adoption, with businesses implementing practices such as remote working at an unprecedented rate.

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Are you providing consumers with the best experience of your content?

As consumers of online content, we have more choice today than anyone could have dreamed of a decade (or less) ago. Thanks to ever more capable and powerful mobile devices, we’re always on — consuming content wherever and whenever suits us. And as mobile connectivity has become ever more integrated into our everyday lives, our tolerance for the slightest delay in our online experience has gone down. We expect instant gratification, whatever we’re doing: whether that’s watching streaming video, rooting for our team during a live sports event, or playing an online game.

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Tipico: Boosting turnover with the reliability and performance of Cloud Connect

Tipico has grown from a single betting shop in Germany to one of the leading European betting providers, and is headquartered in Malta. It offers a range of online sports betting products for mobile, and has a chain of around 1,200 betting shops in Germany and Austria.

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Hybrid IT for financial service firms: addressing the skills gap

In my previous blog, 4 success factors for financial service firms embracing a hybrid cloud strategy, I raised the issue of the IT skills gap and what it means for financial service businesses on a transformation journey. Specifically:

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4 success factors for financial service firms embracing a hybrid cloud strategy

In my previous blog, I argued for the relevance of a hybrid cloud model to the IT transformation of traditional banks, insurers, and other financial service businesses.

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How far can financial service businesses simplify IT?

Just 10 years ago, it wasn’t hard to find financial service organisations that were against public cloud technology (for their businesses) on principle. Today it’s difficult to find a bank, insurer, or other FS business that isn’t at least considering public cloud use.

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Brexit as a driver for trading floor transformation

At the time of writing this, the parameters and timeframes surround when, how, and even if Brexit will take place, continue to shift. But amidst the ambiguity of the outcome and arrangement that the UK will ultimately come to with the European Union, there is certainty within the financial services sector that some degree of change and disruption is inevitable.

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PRS for Music: helping transform how the business works with a flexible voice and collaboration solution

PRS for Music represents the rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK and around the world. CenturyLink helped them transform their organisation with a flexible voice and collaboration solution. Read the case study now:

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