A Brief History of Data Storage [Infographic]

Data storage has been a serious business from the earliest days of computing and remains so to this day. Things have changed though since in the 1950s when IBM launched its 305 RAMAC, which could give you only 3.75MB of storage capacity despite weighing in at over a … READ MORE

Alan McMahon February 4, 2014

Managing the new era of mobile devices in the workplace

Mobile computing has added a new dimension to how employees work and how companies manage security. The growing use of cloud computing and mobile solutions has added new levels of risk, complexity and cost to securing your organization’s data and IT assets. Smartphones, tablet pcs, and laptops all … READ MORE

Alan McMahon October 23, 2013

Where Big Data is going

Big data describes data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using traditional data processing methods like everyday databases. The sheer volume of data being tracked today is immense. One of the biggest challenges large organizations will face over the next decade will be … READ MORE

Alan McMahon October 16, 2013

Data Storage Explosion [Infographic]

In the analytics age, companies are finding data to be one of their biggest assets, and as we strive to collect more data to improve business, the demand for data storage has grown substantially. Find out more about data management solutions with Dell or cloud computing solutions.

Alan McMahon October 10, 2013

Getting the most from virtualization

Virtualization enables businesses of all sizes to keep IT costs down while staying secure and flexible to business needs. Virtualization allows a firm to combine applications onto a single server to reduce the number of servers needed. It allows granular vision to provide insight into usage so that … READ MORE

Alan McMahon October 2, 2013

One device to do it all –consolidating with a tablet

The average worker is carrying less devices with them as they move around during the day (2.95 devices v’s 3.5 devices in 2012). Part of this trend is being driven by device consolidation with tablets at the forefront. A tablet pc now incorporates: camera; movies/dvd player; e-wallet; video … READ MORE

Alan McMahon June 12, 2013

Shopping online – new ways to get what you need

More than 85% of internet users worldwide are also internet shoppers. Global e-commerce revenue is expected to reach nearly $1 trillion in 2013. Have a look at the Infographic below to see what people are buying online. Books, movies, music, fashion and accessories are all top purchases. Online … READ MORE

Alan McMahon May 24, 2013

How much of the world is online?

It is of no surprise that internet usage in the developed world is high from 61% in Europe to 79% in North America. Internet growth is taking place in the emerging/developing markets where internet saturation for example in China is lower at 26%; Africa 14% and Latin America … READ MORE

Alan McMahon April 5, 2013

What's New in Windows 8?

Wondering what’s new with Windows 8? Microsoft’s new operating system comes with a lot of new features that make it easier to use and more intuitive than ever. There are live colourful tiles that you can use to launch applications, get information and connect with others. In Windows … READ MORE

Alan McMahon March 4, 2013

Key differences between a server and a desktop

Servers are designed to support multiple users and run a large number of different services and applications. Many small businesses can benefit greatly from the increased capacity, information sharing and security that a server offers. Check out Dell’s Cloud Computing solutions. Click on the image to seee a … READ MORE

Alan McMahon December 17, 2012

Dell’s Thin Laptops Through the Ages [Infographic]

Check out the evolution in this Infographic of Dell’s thin laptops through the ages. From the Dell Laptop 316LT launched back in 1989 weighing a hefty 6.7 kg and 8cm in thickness, compared to today’s XPS 13 Ultrabook which is at its thinnest point an ultra-slim 6 mm … READ MORE

Alan McMahon September 27, 2012
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