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Was the recent British Airways IT outage just a matter of time?
Well, 2018 is just about over and at the end of the year it’s good to take stock of what this past year was about. In 2018, we saw that complex, hybrid IT systems are hard to maintain especially when you don’t really know why they fail. What were the issues that concerned us and the community we serve, what was our take on significant events that occurred and now, what have we learned?
Shoppers plan their Black Friday purchases weeks in advance. Retailers, please plan, test and verify your IT environment resilience in advance, so outages don’t recur.
IT outages seem more common than ever, and their business implications also seem to increase exponentially over time. When looking at the reasons given, way too often it’s a “hardware issue” or the notorious “technical glitch”. So what are the real causes, and why use technology as a scape-goat?
The insurance industry is now at an inflection point, ready to adopt new technologies to bring services and new offerings in line with client demands. A robust and resilient IT environment should be an objective that’s equal in importance to the customer experience.
ECB claims that “financial market infrastructures should be designed to enable it to resume critical operations rapidly, safely and with accurate data”. How can you make sure you meet these new regulatory expectations?
Greater numbers of IT departments have shifted their IT infrastructure towards the software-defined datacenter, but it also presents new risks that every IT manager should take into consideration when making this shift.
Prevent downtime, data-loss and cyber resilience risks in hybrid IT infrastructure