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Is the Cloud the Next Frontier for Employee Learning and Development?

Is the Cloud the Next Frontier for Employee Learning and Development?

Innovation is an essential ingredient of company growth. When business leaders apply innovative solutions to training and development, they can empower their employees with practical knowledge and expertise. Continuously sharpening employees’ skills and enabling them to acquire new ones will give a company a competitive edge in the market and help them reach a broader range of audiences.

Native cloud: how it benefits top management

Native cloud: how it benefits top management

Native cloud has been talked about for quite some time as one of the most important enablers for enterprise digital transformation. If for enterprise-level companies it is a natural evolution, for less structured ones it represents a real revolution.

Outsourced Data Cloud Storage: 5 benefits for business

Outsourced Data Cloud Storage: 5 benefits for business

In 2017, 49% of companies using a SaaS (Software as a Service) service had adopted a multicloud strategy. By the end of 2022, this number is set to grow to 75%. That’s according to Gartner1, drawing attention to what is now a truth that can be shared on many fronts: the word cloud is synonymous with multicloud, given that most companies use multiple public and private clouds. This approach eliminates crucial challenges such as vendor lock-in or latency, and enables easy management of cloud costs. Thus, the need for tools to effectively administer the multicloud arises.

How Object Storage can help reduce your downtime during a ransomware attack

How Object Storage can help reduce your downtime during a ransomware attack

Ransomware is everywhere
Ransomware is everywhere. And it’s a severe threat to your business, data and continuity.
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that blocks access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. Ransomware can infect computers through email attachments or links on websites.

Multi-Cloud Management: solution to reduce business complexities

Multi-Cloud Management: solution to reduce business complexities

In 2017, 49% of companies using a SaaS (Software as a Service) service had adopted a multicloud strategy. By the end of 2022, this number is set to grow to 75%. That’s according to Gartner1, drawing attention to what is now a truth that can be shared on many fronts: the word cloud is synonymous with multicloud, given that most companies use multiple public and private clouds. This approach eliminates crucial challenges such as vendor lock-in or latency, and enables easy management of cloud costs. Thus, the need for tools to effectively administer the multicloud arises.

Hybrid working at WESTPOLE: a subtle balance

Hybrid working at WESTPOLE: a subtle balance

No need to tell you that hybrid working has become the new normal in no time. However, many business leaders still have questions about how exactly this mix of telework and office work should be organised. Employees who are given more autonomy will be more motivated, more productive and more engaged, right? On the other hand, with 100% home working, there’s a greater chance of isolation, and in extreme cases eventually burnout. In other words, how do organisations create the right balance between the digital and physical workplace?

Five checks towards full observability ✔

Five checks towards full observability ✔

“Nobody said it was easy…” Reaching Observability was always going to be a tough ask, but entangled cloud environments and the pace of application changes have made achieving that goal even tougher. Organizations are now, more than ever, facing a big wave of Observability data. These datasets are complex, multidimensional and high velocity. What are the hurdles you should overcome to avoid drowning in data, and ultimately reach maximum if not full Observability?