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Judyta Słodowska

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The most popular myths about cloud computing
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Judyta Słodowska
The most popular myths about cloud computing
Data in the cloud is less accessible than in other systems A common myth suggests that data availability in the cloud is lower than in…
IT outsourcing in the context of cybersecurity
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Marcin Laskoś
IT outsourcing in the context of cybersecurity
What is security outsourcing? IT outsourcing for small and medium-sized companies is not only a partnership with an external cloud provider, but also a solution…
Where is the cloud going?
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Karolina Bąba
Where is the cloud going?
Technology as a permanent part of business Companies are no longer confined to providing products or services but are becoming active participants in the digital…
Should data centers be eco-friendly?
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Mateusz Borkowski
Should data centers be eco-friendly?
Green trends in IT Getting down to specifics - cloud providers focus on reducing electricity consumption through efficient resource management, using more energy-efficient technologies, and…
Artificial intelligence in the cloud – what opportunities does it bring?
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Paweł Kruszec
Artificial intelligence in the cloud – what opportunities does it bring?
Innovation in data analysis and automation The cloud supports the development of data analytics tools based on artificial intelligence. With these, organisations can easily process…
Backup as a tool in the fight against cyberattacks
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Judyta Słodowska
Backup as a tool in the fight against cyberattacks
Importance of backup plans While planning the process of business continuity and data restoration one of the most important factors is backup. Properly executed backup…
Maintaining applications in the cloud – is it profitable?
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Marcin Laskoś
Maintaining applications in the cloud – is it profitable?
Innovation instead of routine Migration to the cloud marks a step towards modern solutions and the digitalisation of business.The scalability and flexibility that comes from…
Start-up in the cloud. Does it make sense?
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Karolina Bąba
Start-up in the cloud. Does it make sense?
Unlimited growth Cloud computing is a step toward flexible development. Start-ups often operate in a changing environments, and infrastructure in the cloud model allows to…
What challenges does the insurance sector face during the migration to the cloud?
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Piotr Zaborowski
What challenges does the insurance sector face during the migration to the cloud?
First and foremost, there are legitimate concerns about the privacy and security of highly sensitive data related, for example, to customers' finances, assets or health…
Advantages of the private cloud
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Paweł Kruszec
Advantages of the private cloud
Security that gives you peace Private cloud is a dedicated cloud environment, encrypted and accessible only to a single organisation. With customised resources, businesses have…
Cloud computing in logistics and transport – what is worth to know?
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Judyta Słodowska
Cloud computing in logistics and transport – what is worth to know?
Implementing cloud, especially in PaaS model, into the industry can significantly increase competitiveness and operational efficiency. Supply chain optimisation, flexibility, scalability and data security make…
Maintaining applications and systems in the cloud
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Marcin Laskoś
Maintaining applications and systems in the cloud
How does cloud computing work? Cloud computing is an external, virtual realm in which data is stored. It is a modern approach to work organisation…
What do we gain by combining public and private cloud capabilities?
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Karolina Bąba
What do we gain by combining public and private cloud capabilities?
What is the hybrid model based on? Hybrid cloud is an advanced solution that combines the benefits of public and private cloud. It allows business…
Cloud technology in the insurance industry
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Piotr Zaborowski
Cloud technology in the insurance industry
One of the main benefits of moving to cloud computing for insurance companies is the significant reduction in costs associated with the need to purchase…
Accounting and finance in the cloud. What is worth to know?
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Paweł Kruszec
Accounting and finance in the cloud. What is worth to know?
24/7/365 availability Thanks to cloud computing services, organisations gain unrestricted access to key data anytime, anywhere with Internet access. This is not only convenient, but…
Is it worth moving your online shop to the cloud?
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Judyta Słodowska
Is it worth moving your online shop to the cloud?
Increasing load capacity and scalability As a business grows, an online shop begins to experience an increase in users, transactions and data. When this happens,…
Polcom provides time servers
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Marcin Laskoś
Polcom provides time servers
Why is time synchronisation important? The main objective of the Polish Cloud initiative is to increase the level of security by ensuring reliable time synchronisation…
How to prepare business well in case of data loss?
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Karolina Bąba
How to prepare business well in case of data loss?
Identification of potential risk A periodic data loss risk analysis is extremely important to protect against potential threats. In order to carry it out, several…
Digital revolution in the insurance sector – InsurTech, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity
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Paweł Kruszec
Digital revolution in the insurance sector – InsurTech, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity
Integration in cloud computing To take the full advantage of modern technologies, cloud solutions are worth reaching for. Insurance companies should therefore consider data migration…
Move your company data to the cloud
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Judyta Słodowska
Move your company data to the cloud
Cloud in practice The cloud working model is based on access to IT resources such as servers, databases or software via Internet. This means that…
ISO 27001 compliance at the heart of business?
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Magdalena Ślusarczyk
ISO 27001 compliance at the heart of business?
Areas affecting information security in a company The ISO 27001 standard distinguishes fourteen areas affecting information security in an organisation: security policy, organisation of information…
An in-house server room or migration to the cloud?
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Marcin Laskoś
An in-house server room or migration to the cloud?
Model on-premises Having an own server room is the traditional model for managing IT infrastructure. It means that the organisation uses pre-purchased hardware and software…
Safe cloud – how to store data properly
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Karolina Bąba
Safe cloud – how to store data properly
Cloud computing and data privacy Data is crucial for every organization, regardless of the size and sector. Storing and retaining information in the cloud protects…
Financial sector invest in technological development
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Paweł Kruszec
Financial sector invest in technological development
Business continuity as a priority in banking To attract new customers and retains existing ones, traditional banks need to meet growing customers expectations. Ensuring business…
A shortage of skilled IT professionals – how to deal with it?
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Judyta Słodowska
A shortage of skilled IT professionals – how to deal with it?
Shortage on the IT market The lack of qualified staff in the market has a real impact on Polish economy, which is in the middle…
Polcom at Warsaw Industry Week
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Marcin Laskoś
Polcom at Warsaw Industry Week
Industry 4.0 At Warsaw Industry Week, which runs from 24 to 26 Octobers, visitors were able to learn more about migrating key systems to a…
Does server colocation optimize IT processes?
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Karolina Bąba
Does server colocation optimize IT processes?
Why use the services of professional data centers? What are the advantages of server colocation service?   Data security Data is a valuable asset, so…
Retail chains facing cyberthreats
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Paweł Kruszec
Retail chains facing cyberthreats
At the target of hackers Recent years have brought many challenges to business, but what currently threatens companies the most are cyber-attacks that can have…
Cloud service provider – what requirements should be met?
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Marcin Laskoś
Cloud service provider – what requirements should be met?
High availability of It environment, data security, data center location and cost predictability as well as quality of customer service are key aspects for companies…
Business benefits of digitalization – from cost reduction to environmental protection
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Karolina Bąba
Business benefits of digitalization – from cost reduction to environmental protection
Cloud supports digitalization According to the report “Investments towards the development of Polish companies in 2021-2022. Cloud and new technologies” released by Polcom and Intel,…
How does cloud computing affect the quality of customer service?
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Judyta Słodowska
How does cloud computing affect the quality of customer service?
Customer process automation and personalization With cloud services, e-commerce companies can automate many customer service processes. Customer relationship management (CRM) systems enable the collection of…
What technology solutions are Polish entrepreneurs more likely to invest?
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Paweł Kruszec
What technology solutions are Polish entrepreneurs more likely to invest?
1. New opportunities for entrepreneurs There is a notable increase in investment towards cloud computing, which is IT in a service model. In this form,…
What purposes do Polish entrepreneurs use cloud computing for?
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Marcin Laskoś
What purposes do Polish entrepreneurs use cloud computing for?
Support for business processes Organizations around the world realize that cloud computing is a key component to support existing business processes. For that reason, businesses…
How to find the golden mean between flexibility and security in the context of IT investments?
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Karolina Bąba
How to find the golden mean between flexibility and security in the context of IT investments?
Effort to enhance security Customers expect that their systems would be protected to the highest standards. Only a professional IT security company can provide such…
Do companies need to have an extensive IT team to use cloud computing?
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Paweł Kruszec
Do companies need to have an extensive IT team to use cloud computing?
Cloud solutions vs. on-premise model? Investments in developing an in-house data centers, sewers and IT teams are huge costs, which do not always result into…
Business applications in a service model
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Judyta Słodowska
Business applications in a service model
Business application availability Business Continuity is a crucial element for every organization, regardless of size. With cloud migration, businesses can enjoy the confidence that their…
How to ensure cyber security in Industry 4.0? 5 ways
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Jakub Kilarowski
How to ensure cyber security in Industry 4.0? 5 ways
1. Implement a security policy The first step toward enhancing cyber security should be the implementation of a comprehensive security policy, which should be preceded…
Foundation of the IT strategy in the digital age
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Judyta Słodowska
Foundation of the IT strategy in the digital age
The protection and security of processed data is no longer just a technical issue - it's a key matter for building a company's standing and…
Data in the cloud. Does location matter?
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Marcin Laskoś
Data in the cloud. Does location matter?
Local or global cloud service provider? It depends. One aspect to note is that the local data centers are subject to national and European regulations.…
What accelerates digital business transformation?
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Karolina Bąba
What accelerates digital business transformation?
Efficient infrastructure and a competent IT team An efficient and scalable IT infrastructure is an essential foundation for implementing the digital transformation process. It provides…
How does the cloud support business growth?
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Paweł Kruszec
How does the cloud support business growth?
With cloud services, such flexibility becomes available in a way not previously possible. Organizations can easily scale their resources according to current needs. Cloud computing…
5 myths about cybersecurity
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Judyta Słodowska
5 myths about cybersecurity
Myth 1: I am the owner of an SME company, so the problem does not apply to me It doesn't matter whether you run a…
What are the benefits of outsourcing IT services?
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Marcin Laskoś
What are the benefits of outsourcing IT services?
Trust the expert Relying on the services of an external data center results in increased efficiency and reliability of the IT infrastructure. Data center management…
Cyber arms race - how to secure your business from online threats
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Karolina Bąba
Cyber arms race - how to secure your business from online threats
From data theft to operational paralysis In the past, the main target of attacks was usually the theft of personal or financial data. However, in…
Key areas of business development in the era of digital transformation
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Paweł Kruszec
Key areas of business development in the era of digital transformation
1. Cloud computing In the digital age, data storage and processing plays a crucial role in business. Cloud computing solutions provide companies with flexibility and scalability,…
Backup vs. data replication – what is the difference?
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Judyta Słodowska
Backup vs. data replication – what is the difference?
Backup – how does it work? Backup is the process of creating data copies and storing them in a separate location, providing protection against loss…
Cloud in the SME sector
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Karolina Bąba
Cloud in the SME sector
A new direction for small and medium-sized enterprises The size of an organization doesn't have to be a barrier to innovation. On the contrary, small…
How can the integration of IT systems impact your business?
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Marcin Laskoś
How can the integration of IT systems impact your business?
What does the integration of IT systems involve? The integration of IT systems is a process involving the connection of various applications or programs, such…
Cloud computing - a modern tool to support the process of business adaptation
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Judyta Słodowska
Cloud computing - a modern tool to support the process of business adaptation
The cloud comes forward Cloud computing is the answer to the growing demand for efficient computing power and a fast and reliable source of access…
Cybersecurity of your company: 5 ways to ensure it
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Bartosz Imieliński
Cybersecurity of your company: 5 ways to ensure it
1. Employee education The most effective line of defence in the fight against cyber threats is well-trained employees who can guard against error - maintaining…
Digital transformation as the future of business
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Paweł Kruszec
Digital transformation as the future of business
Heading toward the cloud Digital transformation makes it possible to revolutionize a company’s strategy to achieve goals that previously seemed out of reach. However, it’s…
Building cloud maturity from a business perspective
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Karolina Bąba
Building cloud maturity from a business perspective
Cloud as an opportunity for development Cloud maturity brings numerous benefits to businesses. It helps companies reduce costs, increase efficiency, and enhance the flexibility of…
IT Infrastructure as a service – what is an IaaS solution based on?
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Marcin Laskoś
IT Infrastructure as a service – what is an IaaS solution based on?
IaaS is based on the virtualization of resources. Cloud solution providers create virtual instances of servers that are made available to customers via the Internet.…
Security in the SME sector - data migration to the cloud
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Judyta Słodowska
Security in the SME sector - data migration to the cloud
Cybersecurity in the cloud – the best practices A professional cloud service provider should meet high security standards. Therefore, it is worth paying attention to…
Priorities in building an IT strategy
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Paweł Kruszec
Priorities in building an IT strategy
Development of a needs The first step is a thorough analysis of business needs. It is important to understand the organization's goals and the challenges…
What are the benefits of dedicated servers for business?
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Łukasz Reichert
What are the benefits of dedicated servers for business?
Security and management control The first advantage is full control over hardware resources. Dedicated server is exclusively assigned to a single company, which means that…
How is technology debt created and how to protect against it?
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Karolina Bąba
How is technology debt created and how to protect against it?
Technological debt and its consequences Avoidance of investment in new technologies, and incompetent and ill-considered creation of new technologies, results in a growing technology debt.…
PaaS - key advantages of the Platform as a Service model
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Marcin Laskoś
PaaS - key advantages of the Platform as a Service model
Easier application deployment Simpler application deployment is one of the key benefits offered by PaaS in the cloud computing model. The solution is based on…
IT sector in Poland resilient to crisis
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Judyta Słodowska
IT sector in Poland resilient to crisis
Investment in the IT sector Demand for digital transformation is growing. Outsourcing of IT services is becoming equally important, which, combined with access to a…
Technological innovations as an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises
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Paweł Kruszec
Technological innovations as an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises
Investments in innovation One of the key aspects supporting implementation of new technologies in SME sector is facilitating the management of crucial business operations. Modern…
Challenges related to cybersecurity in public administration
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Joanna Matlak-Oczko
Challenges related to cybersecurity in public administration
Implementing new technological solutions based on cloud computing requires a balanced approach - adjusting laws to existing regulations, ensuring adequately trained personnel, and increasing public…
Is it worthy to move resources to the cloud?
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Karolina Bąba
Is it worthy to move resources to the cloud?
1. Data security One of the biggest advantages of collaboration with cloud computing service provider, that possess own data center is ensuring a high level…
Are Managed Cloud Services likely to be a remedy for staffing shortages?
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Marcin Laskoś
Are Managed Cloud Services likely to be a remedy for staffing shortages?
What are Managed Cloud Services? The service involves outsourcing the management of IT infrastructure to specialized cloud providers. The responsibility for monitoring, maintaining and optimizing…
How are Polish companies coping with economic slowdown in the country
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Judyta Słodowska
How are Polish companies coping with economic slowdown in the country
Investment in IT pays off One of most common steps taken by companies during economic slowdown is implementation of technological innovations. Polish entrepreneurs have started…
Continuity of business operation - a key factor for success in a dynamic world
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Paweł Kruszec
Continuity of business operation - a key factor for success in a dynamic world
Customer trust and minimizing losses One of the main reasons why maintaining business continuity is incredibly important is to preserve customer trust. Customers expect that…
Differences between private and public cloud. Which model to choose for your business?
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Karolina Bąba
Differences between private and public cloud. Which model to choose for your business?
Exclusive or shared cloud? Private cloud involves providing IT infrastructure exclusively for one company's use, whereas the public cloud model involves sharing resources among multiple…
Investments in IT - cloud computing as a driver of business growth
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Marcin Laskoś
Investments in IT - cloud computing as a driver of business growth
Often, the primary component of investment costs in the IT domain for many companies is the purchase and maintenance of IT infrastructure. However, this may…
UKRSIBBANK with 1st prize in Best in Cloud 2023
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Karolina Bąba
UKRSIBBANK with 1st prize in Best in Cloud 2023
The implementation won recognition from the jury of the 11th edition of the competition Best in Cloud , organized by the editors of Computerworld. UKRSIBBANK…
Polcom solutions awarded in Best in Cloud 2023 competition
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Marcin Laskoś
Polcom solutions awarded in Best in Cloud 2023 competition
In the latest edition of the Best in Cloud competition, Polcom gained recognition and was acknowledged for innovative solutions in three different product categories. This…
Security in the service model – how to protect your data
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Judyta Słodowska
Security in the service model – how to protect your data
A modern solution to enhance company security What exactly is Security as a Service? It is a business model in which an external provider guarantees…
Private cloud for the most demanding business
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Paweł Kruszec
Private cloud for the most demanding business
In the modern world, where data is a crucial asset, it is important to ensure an appropriate level of security, privacy, and availability. A private…
What to consider when migrating data to the cloud?
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Karolina Bąba
What to consider when migrating data to the cloud?
Data protection in the cloud computing environment Security in the cloud is one of the most critical aspects to consider during migration. Security-related matters play…
Cloud computing as an effective protection against ransomware attacks
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Judyta Słodowska
Cloud computing as an effective protection against ransomware attacks
Cloud provider level security One of the main benefits of migrating systems to the cloud is the fact that cloud computing service providers are responsible…
Cloud computing and business continuity – how the cloud impacts company growth
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Paweł Kruszec
Cloud computing and business continuity – how the cloud impacts company growth
Moreover, Gartner predicts that by 2025, 85 percent of organizations will adopt a cloud-based strategy. This, in turn, brings significant changes to the entire industry…
What are the benefits to companies of a Disaster Recovery center?
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Daniel Gołda
What are the benefits to companies of a Disaster Recovery center?
As an example, the banking sector can be mentioned, where the inability to log in to online accounts becomes news widely described by news services.…
Cybersecurity in the era of increasing cyber threats – how to protect your company?
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Marcin Laskoś
Cybersecurity in the era of increasing cyber threats – how to protect your company?
Cyberattacks are one of the greatest risks for business Hacking attacks are no longer limited to just stealing corporate information – they can also lead…
Data security during cloud migration
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Judyta Słodowska
Data security during cloud migration
The crucial importance of cybersecurity Data security is an aspect that is particularly crucial for organizations, as non-compliance with requirements carries legal, financial, and reputational…
Investing in modern technologies as a necessary condition for continuous development
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Paweł Kruszec
Investing in modern technologies as a necessary condition for continuous development
Can an economic slowdown promote investments? The pace of economic growth is one of the main factors influencing an increase in spending on new technologies.…
Data sovereignty, meaning local and global processing
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Karolina Bąba
Data sovereignty, meaning local and global processing
Data sovereignty gains importance More than half of those surveyed in the report prepared by Polcom and Intel "IT investments in times of crisis. Cloud…
How to properly secure a company in times of crisis?
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Marcin Laskoś
How to properly secure a company in times of crisis?
A strategy for business continuity In today's uncertain times, the loss of business data is one of the darkest scenarios for any organization, regardless of…
How do hackers attack polish companies and how to protect against it?
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Mariola Tylek
How do hackers attack polish companies and how to protect against it?
Social engineering – how not to pass your business ‘on a plate’? There are many different techniques of hacking attacks. Since 2020 Polish companies have…
UKRSIBBANK implements business continuity plan in Polcom cloud
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Judyta Słodowska
UKRSIBBANK implements business continuity plan in Polcom cloud
As a result of the Russian aggression against Ukraine, many companies from various sectors had to change their operational models, including procedures related to maintaining…
Cloud computing in the context of building competitive advantage
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Karolina Bąba
Cloud computing in the context of building competitive advantage
Cloud copmuting versus cost optimization The costs associated with maintaining own servers are one of the largest expenses related to IT. Thanks to the cloud…
Digitalization as a driving factor for the companies in 2023
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Paweł Kruszec
Digitalization as a driving factor for the companies in 2023
Opportunity to development Digitalization is a change that cannot be stopped. According to report published by Polcom and Intel in cooperation with Computerworld “IT investment…
IT outsourcing in the context of cybersecurity
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Karolina Bąba
IT outsourcing in the context of cybersecurity
Safety is the key The developing technology and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused most companies to move their business online. Therefore, ensuring…
Critical aplication in cloud: the future of business solution
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Robert Czarniewski
Critical aplication in cloud: the future of business solution
Inhibiting factors Business applications are today among the critical systems in terms of business continuity and importance to the company growth. In order to exploit…
Benefits of migration to the cloud
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Judyta Słodowska
Benefits of migration to the cloud
Security One of the biggest advantages of moving resources to the cloud is data protection. Organizations operating in the public, financial, or medical sector process…
Despite crisis, entrepreneurs invest in IT
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Paweł Kruszec
Despite crisis, entrepreneurs invest in IT
Digital transformation is priority Investments in times of crisis paradoxically gain importance. The coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing war on our eastern border have led…
IT security crucial in the financial sector
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Judyta Słodowska
IT security crucial in the financial sector
Tailored infrastructure According to the PSD2 directive, banks must provide their customers' data through a dedicated API interface, which ensures integration with various entities' systems.…
ISO 9001 and customer orientation in IT
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Magdalena Ślusarczyk
ISO 9001 and customer orientation in IT
Goal: optimal understanding and fulfilment of customer expectations in a dynamically changing environment. What is ISO 9001 and what are the benefits of implementing it?…
Current challenges for businesses in Poland
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Karolina Bąba
Current challenges for businesses in Poland
Top three challenges The report highlights trends for this year, which will undoubtedly be marked by many challenges. The study particularly emphasizes two IT-related aspects…
Digitalization in Poland
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Paweł Kruszec
Digitalization in Poland
Investments in digitalization The latest report from Polcom and Intel “IT investments in the time of crisis” shows that majority of surveyed organizations do not…
Business facing challenges
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Robert Czarniewski
Business facing challenges
Company problems The rising costs of running business are today one of the major reasons of why firms are in serious financial trouble and, consequently,…
Evolving into a digital business
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Joanna Matlak-Oczko
Evolving into a digital business
I confidently say that the last two years have guided the market, which is moving towards digitization at a rapid pace. What is the evolution…
Migrating data to the cloud. Is it safe?
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Przemysław Radwański
Migrating data to the cloud. Is it safe?
The biggest objections to cloud data migration are about data security and the location of data processing. In fact, the most important thing when deciding…
Outsourcing drives IT in Poland
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Judyta Słodowska
Outsourcing drives IT in Poland
Deficiency of experts in the Polish IT market The Polish Economic Institute has published a study which shows that Poland is lacking nearly 150,000 IT…
Does cloud computing optimize IT costs?
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Karolina Bąba
Does cloud computing optimize IT costs?
IT security According t the latest report from Polcom and Intel, "IT investments in times of crisis. Cloud and new technologies. Perspective for 2022-2023", for…
Non-technology companies are going out of business
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Paweł Kruszec
Non-technology companies are going out of business
Digitalization is the future of business Currently, the functioning of every enterprise relies to a greater or lesser extent on the use of new technologies,…
Cloud in the context of cybersecurity
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