Stories by Antony Savvas

CIOs blind to 40 per cent 'shadow' IT spending at their firms

IT departments are "significantly underestimating" the budgets allocated to technology in others parts of the organisation, as more business leaders bypass the CIO and IT staff to execute their own projects, according to research.

Written by Antony Savvas29 Nov. 13 15:53

Only 10 percent of social networking rollouts succeed: Gartner

Although social networking technologies are employed by 70 percent of organisations, only 10 percent are successful at using them as most take a "provide and pray" approach, says analyst Gartner.

Written by Antony Savvas02 April 13 23:00

Gartner: 2013 is the year of Big Data

This year will be the year of larger scale adoption of big data technologies, according to analyst Gartner.

Written by Antony Savvas12 March 13 19:13

Forrester: Cloud is not the future of IT

Cloud computing is not the future of IT and commoditisation is, says analyst house Forrester, although the two support each other.

Written by Antony Savvas11 June 12 13:13

IT security pros failing on risk strategies

IT security professionals in Europe have "significant gaps" in their enterprise risk strategies, according to research from HP.

Written by Antony Savvas10 May 12 17:14

ISACA sets six key principles for cloud rollouts

Global information security managers' association ISACA has announced the six key considerations it feels are necessary when rolling out enterprise cloud computing strategies.

Written by Antony Savvas11 March 12 21:14

Europe-wide BlackBerry outage totally unexplained

Mystery surrounds a huge BlackBerry outage in the northern hemisphere with manufacturer RIM failing to make the cause of the problem public to users, which include many businesses who rely on the service.
The outages are likely to cause particular concern in New Zealand as it appears the BlackBerry may be the sole approved handset for a forthcoming all-of-government mobile contract.

Written by Antony Savvas10 Oct. 11 22:00