Coffee break

Robot vs Human?

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Recently we have seen a massive increase in bot technology using AI to converse on web sites.  Yet from personal experience I have noticed that they are a bit too fast moving for comfort.  A bit like walking into a shop and the shop keeper is too quick to ask what you are looking for […]

Consulting

Audent, independent research finds shocking price differences with 365 backup vendors. Some apples are more expensive than others.

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Audent is an independent systems integrator. Our philosophy is that technology is secondary to customer requirement. Very often, when asked by clients to help with finding the right technology for their requirement, we review the available options in the market. Often starting with Forrester and Gartner positioning to pick our shortlist of vendors. We then […]

Consulting

Demystifying digital transformation at Audent.

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The term digital transformation is often shrouded in mystery. It is seen as complex, takes a long time and is very expensive. How many of you have seen business plans take too long to implement and also prove virtually impossible to deploy from an IT perspective? We bring business and IT worlds together. We take […]

Freedom to chose

Calling all senior IT decision makers, join us at ATEC. The Audent Technical Excellence Committee.

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Audent’s ATEC now invites senior IT Managers to join and benefit from a unique community of like minded people. The idea behind ATEC is that members consist only of consumers of enterprise IT products and services who can join for free. Sharing ideas and projects without re-inventing the wheel has helped members accelerate innovation. Headed […]

Coffee break

I am data, continued…..

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Life as a salary figure in a spreadsheet can get a bit tedious, especially when it remains the same number for years!  I decided to look for a new career.  I found a job as a temperature figure in a home energy analysis system at a government agency specialising in energy innovation. I started in […]

Screening

Are your people your biggest asset, or biggest threat?

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We think the majority are definitely assets. However, a large number of threats to businesses come from within the organisation from data leakage to reputational damage. At Audent we have extensive security infrastructure and governance expertise.  We believe strongly that alongside a robust security infrastructure allied to good governance should be thorough screening of staff.  […]

Coffee break

Audent, Microsoft Surface Commercial Partner

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After investing in a Surface Pro as my main device for day to day work, I have been very pleased with the excellent build quality, reliability and it is a real productivity tool.  (Boot times are almost instant, no need to make a coffee whilst the machine boots up).  The Surface Pen even feels just […]

Cyber Essentials

ACE Cyber Essentials Plus services make a difference working with the Audent Consortium. A bit of history.

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The original CESG 10 steps to cyber security in 2012 led to an evolution in security positioning.  Cyber Essentials was born on the back of custodians of IT security wanting more guidance and detail than the 10 steps programme.  Developed by government and industry the NCSC (was CESG) now has 5 certification bodies and have […]

Application development

Virtual companies are the way forward just like virtual operating systems, Audent has been doing this since 2010 and going strong.

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Audent Limited leads a group of 10 separate companies to meet the requirements of it’s corporate customers.  Like VMware, we manage virtual teams to meet the IT demands of major corporates.  The difference with us is that we engage our resources only when they are needed.  This makes us very lean and agile. The analogy […]