Our Blog: Choice

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how are Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions?

Our Blog: Choice

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how are Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions?

Netflix Shows Us That Cloud is a Jungle

Business Management | Choice | Cloud | Cloud Management

Good entrepreneurs and great salespeople share a key characteristic: at heart they are control freaks. In some it may all be fairly benign, carefully moderated and directed to get good things to happen, but control is what drives them. Michael Porter’s Five Forces is a well established device that’s used by market strategists to analyse […]

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Cloud Vendors are Taking us Back to the 1960s

Business Management | Choice | Cloud

Trousers were flared, and flowers and funny smelling smoke were everywhere when Gene Amdahl worked as a computer architect at IBM in the 1960s. Back then, designing and building hardware was a big deal and very expensive. Only a few companies produced such equipment, and each was different from the rest. Are today’s Cloud vendors […]

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When Customer Service Gets Serious, It’s Time to Get Serious About Cloud

Choice | Cloud | Customer Service | IT Infrastructure

What do you do about hosted Cloud infrastructure when you move from early stage pilots and trials to the roll out of a full-price customer service? Do the tech choices you make at the start of a project, perhaps when it’s in its build and test phase, remain as relevant as you move into a […]

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Why Are You Using Cloud?

Choice | Cloud | Complexity

Cloud has rapidly become ubiquitous, and according to the IDG 2020 Cloud Computing Study, 92% of organisations are now using it to some degree. But why are they? Not so long ago we published a blog: Cost Saving Tool or Platform to Innovate, in which we asked if organisations were using it simply to save […]

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How To Fix the Business Issues Created by Public Cloud

Choice | Cloud | IT Management | Public Cloud

Public Cloud – on-line computing resources from the big brands – was seen as the obvious choice for many and technologists love them, but several key problems have emerged for business users: Costs can become prohibitive when usage gets underway Lock-in strips away business flexibility and choice Privacy and security issues concern many Support is […]

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How to Stop Cloud Costs Strangling Business

Choice | Cloud | Cloud budgets | Use Case

Cloud costs? Once the tech is running, it’s the business that matters in the Cloud Once the devs. have worked their magic and the tech is running and doing what it should, the challenges move to business: getting the service to customers and users reliably, at scale, and profitably. This is where the business challenges […]

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Cloud Business Models Matter

Choice | Cloud | Cloud support | IT Infrastructure | IT Management

Do Cloud business models matter? Should you be aware of the way your chosen Cloud supplier delivers its services? There was a time when the provision of IT services was predominantly an in-house function; from computers to software, printers to storage, the IT department was responsible for it all.  This total control over a diverse […]

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Running Fast with a Tech Team

Agile | Business Management | Choice | Cloud | Digital Evolution | IT Infrastructure | IT Management | Managed Services | Resource Management | vlog

Running fast with a tech team. How do you maximise the effectiveness of tech teams in an ever changing business world? Peter Osborn, founder and chairman of Flexiion MSP talks to Jonathan Taylor, Client Services Director at Panlogic about the challenges and solutions. At Flexiion we regularly talk with business decision makers like Jonathan, at […]

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Support that Unlocks the Potential of the Cloud

Agile | Choice | Cloud | Cloud support

If your organisation is large enough, then you’ll probably have the necessary resources and influence to ensure your big-brand Cloud hyper-scaler responds quickly to your every need. But if your business is smaller with less customer ‘clout’ then getting the Cloud support you need could be more of a challenge. The one-size-fits-all model that Cloud […]

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Solving the Operational Problems of Cloud Delivery

Agile | Business Management | Choice | Cloud | IT Industry | IT Infrastructure | Managed Services | MSP

Solving the Operational Problems of Cloud Delivery: Cloud held out great promise – “All you can eat, whenever you’re hungry, you only pay when you’re eating, and you don’t have to own the kitchen!”. This is often still the dominant message. These things are all true but as dependence on Cloud usage has deepened, the […]

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