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Reports

The MPS opportunity for SMBs

Although the MPS market for SMBs is gaining maturity, there are still wide variations in how well it is achieving its expectations. With many SMBs still at the early stages of their journey, MPS has yet to make a significant impact. However, those that have moved to broader full MPS agreements are most likely to be enjoying improved productivity and reduced IT burden through more effective print management. ...

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11/04/2014 | Quocirca SMB MPS Opportunity Excerpt April 2014.pdf | VIEW

Quocirca

European Channel MPS Priorities

Managed print services (MPS) represent an attractive opportunity for channel partners to move towards a recurring revenue business model. This marks a shift away from a traditional reliance on transactional hardware sales to a more predictable contractual approach. This paper examines MPS adoption amongst resellers in Europe, based on original Quocirca research, and discusses the challenges faced as they embark on their MPS journey. ...

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24/03/2014 | Quocirca Channel MPS Priorities March 2014 Excerpt.pdf | VIEW

Quocirca

Getting expense management right

Managing expenses is complicated – and requires deep knowledge and expertise. For an organisation to attempt to cover all the bases internally, it may be more expensive than it thinks. ...

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04/03/2014 | Concur expense management Jan 2014 final.pdf | VIEW

Concur

In demand: the culture of online service provision

Providing the platforms to support on-line applications is a must for most organisations as their external and internal users increasingly expect always-on services. For those pursuing a career in IT and seeking to gain the necessary accreditations, there are higher salaries on offer; but just as important, it is an opportunity to be part of the future of IT. ...

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24/02/2014 | Quocirca - In demand - October 2013.pdf | VIEW

Citrix

The adoption of cloud-based services

We all worry about security in both our business and personal lives so it should come as little surprise that it is the top concern when it comes to the adoption of cloud-based services; this is as true for cloud enthusiasts as it is for cloud avoiders. The former stand out due to the measures they take to overcome their security concerns and the benefits they gain from doing so. ...

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18/02/2014 | Quocirca - Adoption of cloud based services - July 2013.pdf | VIEW

CA

Analytics exploration – today and tomorrow

Existing analytics approaches meet point needs for specific roles within an organisation. However, how analysis is carried out, and the roles of people who will be carrying out the analysis, will need to adapt dynamically to meet the organisation’s changing needs. The analysis of a blend of multiple different data sources will help to add distinct business value to an organisation. ...

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06/02/2014 | Pentaho analytics Jan 2014 final.pdf | VIEW

Pentaho

WANSpeak Musings - Volume V

Over the last months, Quocirca has been blogging for Silver Peak System’s independent blog site, http://www.WANSpeak.com. Here, the blog pieces are brought together as a single report. ...

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13/01/2014 | Wanspeak volume V.pdf | VIEW

Silver Peak

Bringing FM and IT together – Volume I

Quocirca continued to write articles for SearchDataCenter throughout 2013, looking at how facilities management (FM) and information technology (IT) professionals were needing to work together more closely than ever. This report pulls those articles together as a two-volume set for ease of access. This is the first volume of the set. ...

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10/01/2014 | sdc aggregate report 2013 v1.pdf | VIEW

SearchDataCenter.com

Bringing FM and IT together – Volume II

Quocirca continued to write articles for SearchDataCenter throughout 2013, looking at how facilities management (FM) and information technology (IT) professionals were needing to work together more closely than ever. This report pulls those articles together as a two-volume set for ease of access. This is the second volume of the set. ...

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10/01/2014 | sdc aggregate report 2013 v2.pdf | VIEW

SearchDataCenter.com

Musings on data centres – Volume 2

2013 Continued the era of big changes for data centres. Co-location services continued to increase; cloud computing became more of a reality; “software defined” was applied to anything and everything. Keeping up to speed with the changes is difficult at the best of times – and that is why Quocirca has pulled together a set of articles written by Quocirca for ComputerWeekly throughout 2013 as a single report. ...

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07/01/2014 | svdc aggregate report 2013 v1.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly