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Insights by Penta

Thoughts from the data center

Looking for further reading? Enjoy these stories and ideas from Penta’s team of cloud services professionals. Each written by an expert in our two global data centers, they’ll give you a sense of what’s happening at Penta … and beyond, in the broader world of private clouds and critical IT.

November 03, 2016. | News

Penta wins WealthBriefing award for cloud IT outsourcing

Penta won the prestigious WealthBriefing GCC Award 2016 in the Technology Outsourcing Solution category for its geographic reach, a pipeline of innovative ideas and a clean bill of compliance health. The awards ceremony took place on 1 November in Dubai, bringing together over 300 senior banking and wealth management professionals. “We are delighted to have won this […]

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October 07, 2016. | Understanding cloud

Why CIOs need to reinvent themselves

CIOs are going to have to change into strategists rather than technical experts to handle the growing role of IT in business, according to a study by Cognizant. Instead of acting as administrators and problem-solvers, CIOs should position themselves as strategists vis-a-vis the board in order to address technological evolution not only with client facing […]

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September 30, 2016. | Data security

Ransomware growing in Switzerland

At least 600 cases of ransomware – blackmail using infected computer software – are reported every week by businesses and individuals in Switzerland, reports La Liberte. Ransware works by malicious software code making its way onto a computer or corporate network through an infected email attachment or USB drive, encrypting the data followed by demands to pay to get […]

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July 26, 2016. | News

Penta introduces its new look and website makeover

This year Penta is celebrating its 20th anniversary. What began in 1996 as a small IT consultancy has grown into an international company with offices in Geneva and Dubai. Penta has changed a lot over the past 20 years—from the range of our services to the operational evolution. And today we’re changing things up once […]

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