About

Welcome to The IT Insider, a web portal for business leaders seeking the inside track on IT. Use this site to understand how technology is setting the agenda in all shapes and sizes of organisation, enabling ambitious business objectives and driving innovation in directions never previously imagined.

Gone are the days of buying technology simply to enable production, payroll or purchasing; today’s IT shapes every business interaction, from first customer engagement to supplier logistics to investor research. Organisations that understand this dynamic and enable themselves to make the best choices enjoy powerful competitive advantage.

How is cloud shaping your future strategy? Are you leveraging the full value of data assets? Do your employees enjoy real mobility? Is Social Media paying dividends for you? Are you at risk from security breaches? These are the key drivers behind current IT investment and examples of the many relevant Information Technology topics The IT Insider continues to highlight and explain.

Who is The IT Insider for?

This site is for C-Suite Executives, IT leaders and non-IT roles such as marketing, HR and finance who find themselves making key technology purchases. Suitable for all sizes and type of organisation; this portal enables both IT experts and non-experts, to make better investment decisions and to understand how IT is driving new business efficiencies and opportunities.

What does this forum deliver?

  • Get close to the issues setting the IT agenda: cloud, analytics, mobility, social and security
  • Gain first hand, unique insights from key industry figures
  • Be informed and make better IT and business decisions
  • Find inspiration around innovative uses of IT to drive your organisation forward
  • Create competitive advantage for your organisation
  • Cut the cost of IT whilst also improving service delivery standards
  • Provide an opportunity to input and comment on discussions through our 'Get Involved' page

What topics do we address?

Whilst we maintain a focus on the strategic issues affecting IT such as cloud computing, outsourcing and X-as-a-Service delivery models we’ll also make sure the most pressing tactical issues are also tabled. So if you’re still spending too much on storage, worried about security threats or stressed about Windows Server migrations we’ll make sure you can progress these issues too.

Who are we?

The IT Insider is delivered by an impartial team of editorial contributors from across the IT spectrum, including: independent analysts, experts from the IT channel, vertical market commentators and specialists in core enterprise technologies such as cloud, networking and security.

This forum is sponsored and supported by Arrow ECS, one of the UK’s largest IT distribution businesses and by IBM. If you would like to engage with the Arrow IBM team in the UK please click here for contact details.