Blog Archive - prior to Nov 2018

SureSkills and the Irish Computer Society tackle the ICT skills shortage

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The launch of the new partnership between SureSkills and the Irish Computer Society happened today, October 10th in the premises of the Irish Computer Society in Ballsbridge. SureSkills will be a national partner for the ICS for ICDL Workforce. Technology is changing the workplace at an ever faster pace. Existing jobs are evolving and new ones are appearing. One thing is certain: digital skills are vital in the workforce. Maintaining Ireland’s competitive edge on a global scale and improving the future of education across the country is essential.



Everything you wanted to know about contracting but were too afraid to ask – part one

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Contracting has plenty to recommend it. There’s no denying the upside: it’s the chance to work flexibly by changing projects regularly, experience new working environments, and earn more money than you would as a salaried employee. Making the move for the first time can be daunting, so in this post, we walk you through all the various pro’s and cons of working as an IT contractor.

Bringing the simplicity of the cloud to enterprise data centres – the SureSkills and Nutanix way

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When we evaluate new technologies to introduce to our customers, we often return to this guiding principle: how will it help them to reduce complexity in their IT operations?

It’s a refrain we hear time after time, and it’s especially true of data centre environments. Many customers tell us they need to manage complex and resource-intensive three-tier legacy infrastructure. At the start of every investment cycle, they have to predict how much storage they will need for the next three to five years, then provision their management and people to look after that data centre.