May-June 2023

Where has all the cash gone?

Craig Lawrance

I wrote some 3 years ago in this very publication that Cash had been having a hard time lately. Well the truth is in many places it’s still struggling to survive. The long-gone pandemic drove users away from cash that could have been considered to carry infection.

Letters

News from HPE’s NonStop Division

Roland Lemoine

As it appears evident this year, we’re all going to discuss of cyber resilience, isn’t it? Is it just marketing fluff and a new name for cyber security? Or is there more to it? Whenever there is a new trend in the industry, you invariably see everyone jumping on the bandwagon, claiming they have the best offering to address that problem. And why not.

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The Flipside

Gaye Clemson

Though hard to believe now, it wasn’t until the mid-90s that there was any sort of ‘life’ part in my Work-Life Balance equation. I’d just created a family and was raising twin boys on my own, and every summer we would venture to my family cabin that was located high on a hill on a lake in Ontario, Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park.

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Real Time View

Richard Buckle

Call it juxtaposition serendipity. Unpacking my bags following this year’s pan-European E-BITUG event in Edinburgh, Scotland, I happened to place this year’s celebratory coffee mug alongside one that I scored more than two decades ago when the European ITUG Spring Conference was held in Nice, France. The dates may indeed be separated by the years, but not the sentiment. The tradition that underpins these annual events is hard to ignore.

Articles

NonStop Trends & Wins

Justin Simonds

As you all may know, HPE is on a fiscal year which starts Nov 1 each year.  Traditionally NonStop usually has a great 4th quarter and the pattern is a soft First Quarter.  It’s not written in stone but falls into the general pattern for as long as I can remember.