Nutanix .Next - Recap and Announcements

Posted by Jennifer Bridgeman on May 14, 2019 1:22:00 PM

Invisible infrastructure and Cloud, Visible IT was the theme of the 5th Nutanix .Next conference held in Anaheim, California last week.

6500 clients, potential clients and partners (including us) gathered over 3 days to learn about the Nutanix technology, hear new announcements and get certified on the technical side.

Nutanix, celebrating 10 years since its inception delivers hyperconverged solutions to over 12,000 clients in 45 countries and has over 4700 employees and annual sales of $1.2 billion.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Hybrid Cloud, Convergence / Hyper-convergence, Events

Migrating to the cloud: what is the cost of doing nothing?

Posted by present on Apr 30, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Over the last decades, the business world has redefined itself in an accelerated way. Today, more than ever before, entrepreneurs must quickly change the way they do business to keep pace and stay relevant to their customers.

Companies that resist change and have not followed suit unfortunately have paid the price.

88% of Fortune 500 companies in 1955 are no longer around today.

At that time, the life expectancy of a company was 60 years. It is now reduced to 20 years.

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Topics: IT infrastructure, Cloud, Digital transformation, CIO/IT leaders

Take advantage of all the benefits of Office 365 with personalized training

Posted by Alex Vallieres on Apr 11, 2019 12:10:00 PM

 Like many companies, you decided to make the jump to Office 365. Excellent news! In addition to improving the productivity of your teams, the cloud-based Microsoft suite helps overcome common challenges related to costs, communication, remote work, and more.

However, do not migrate to these powerful tools hoping that your employees will master them in the space of a few days simply by using them! To leverage Office 365 to its full potential, everyone needs to understand all of its features and how to use them properly.

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Topics: Collaboration, Cloud, Office 365

IT Recruitment: 5 reasons to do business with a specialized firm

Posted by Francine D'Astous_ on Mar 12, 2019 10:01:22 AM

When it comes time to fill a technology position, IT managers and human resources have two options: recruit themselves or delegate the responsibility to a specialized IT recruitment firm. In general, the reasons why managers decide to use the services of an IT recruitment firm are speed, the quality of the candidates and a fair price. 

To succeed in reaching the desired results, specialized firms have many advantages: 


  1. In-depth knowledge of the IT field and emerging trends;
  2. A wide and varied network of contacts;
  3. The right tools;
  4. Proactive qualification of candidates;
  5. The satisfaction guarantee. 

 

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Topics: Recruitment

IBM Think 2019: IBM combines data, AI and Cloud

Posted by Julie Cloutier_ on Feb 19, 2019 11:30:00 AM

26,000 participants, innovators, leaders and thinkers attended more than 2000 sessions in San Francisco, February 12-15, for the 2019 edition of IBM Think.

This one-of-a-kind event was an opportunity for Present to keep up to date and discuss best practices, research, advancements and predictions regarding artificial intelligence (AI), Cloud, Blockchain and much more.

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Topics: Hybrid Cloud, Events, Digital transformation, IBM

Cloud security: a shared responsibility

Posted by Claude Gagne_ on Feb 13, 2019 9:46:12 AM

A few days ago, I had a meeting with Mark, a client with whom over the years, a solid relationship of trust has developed. After a while, the conversation turned to the security of the public cloud.

Claude, as you know, our company understands the importance of using IT technology as a lever for growth. Among these technologies, the public cloud has undeniable advantages. But I ask myself questions about its security as the media is always echoing some sort of security issue.

What do you think?

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Topics: Cloud, IT security

PowerAI: harness the full potential of deep learning

Posted by Claude Gagne_ on Jan 31, 2019 7:39:00 AM

 

What is one of the big differences between computers and humans?

Would you say that humans would learn from their experiences whereas computers would execute instructions that were explicitly programmed?

This is no longer the case with artificial or cognitive intelligence.

 

What is this so-called artificial intelligence?

You need to see it like a Russian doll. The biggest doll is artificial intelligence. You open it, and it contains machine learning. You open this second doll and it contains a third which is deep learning.

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Topics: IT Innovation, IBM, Business intelligence (BI)

Top 7 Corporate IT security New Year’s Resolutions !

Posted by Jennifer Bridgeman_ on Jan 15, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Happy New Year! The Present team would like to take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful 2019, full of health, happiness and prosperity

The start of a new year is always an opportune moment to reflect on what we want to achieve over the next 12 months.

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Topics: IT security

Happy Holidays and warm wishes for 2019!

Posted by present on Dec 20, 2018 11:45:00 AM

We would like to take this opportunity to send you and yours our very best wishes for a joyous and safe holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Click below to view our holiday video message.

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Topics: Events

Implementation of Ruckus’ antenna technology: a case study of a Quebec company

Posted by Laurent Chayer_ on Dec 6, 2018 7:45:00 AM

A large furniture manufacturer in the Quebec City area turned to Present to solve their wireless connection problems. The following case study demonstrates the undeniable quality of the Ruckus products, a partner of Present which specializes in Wi-Fi solutions, both in access points and also in wired switches.

 

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Topics: Case study

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