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Is it the end of traditional IT systems in retail?

4/16/2024 by Marketing Proximus SpearIT

Find out what effect a flexible, scalable and cost-efficient IT infrastructure has on your retail shop's growth opportunities.

6 reasons to deploy Azure Stack HCI

4/12/2024 by Marketing Proximus SpearIT

In the retail world, too, the digital transformation train is racing ahead at breakneck speed. In fact, we are at a critical turning point today. Crossovers between retail and technological innovations are transforming the sector from within. From inventory management and supply chain optimisation to customer engagement and in-store experiences. Every facet of the retail sector passes the revue.

Why retail business should choose Hyperconverged Infrastructure

4/9/2024 by Marketing Proximus SpearIT

Hyperconverged Infrastructure. It is not a day-to-day term for everyone. Yet IT managers know the potential of HCI for the IT infrastructure of the retail companies they work for. In this blog, read about the benefits of HCI for retail and find out why Azure Stack HCI is the best choice.

2022 Proximus cyber security report

4/21/2023 by SpearIT editor

Proximus has published its fourth annual cyber security report, conducted in collaboration with its affiliates Davinsi Labs, Proximus SpearIT, Telindus Luxembourg and Telindus Netherlands.

How does your organization deal with cybersecurity?

10/28/2022 by SpearIT editor

What cyber threats and challenges do companies in Belgium face? Share your experience and fill in our annual survey. Afterwards we will summarize the results and insights in a clear report that we make available on our website proximus.be. You will gain insight into the current cybersecurity situation of organizations in the Benelux.

12/2/2019 by

The European GDPR came out eighteen months ago. How are Belgian SMEs doing with implementation?
Not particularly well, warns Samira Hajji, Business Manager (privacy and security) and Data Protection Officer at Proximus SpearIT. Security in particular apparently leaves a lot to be desired.

“An HCI combines computational power, hosting and network infrastructure in a single, automated, centralized system.”

11/14/2019 by

Hyperconvergence is the latest IT trend. But what is it? How can it benefit your business? What do your C-Levels need to know about it?

Hyperconvergence regroups computing, storage, network and software into one single system – often in the form of ready-to-use servers based on x86 hardware.

11/14/2019 by

An HCI is simple to configure, manage and to scale. But how is an HCI adapted to your needs?

Because it’s less complex, hyperconvergence’s Total Cost of Ownership is lower than a classic or converged infrastructure. 

11/14/2019 by

Hyperconvergence is the latest IT trend. But what is it? How can it benefit your business? What do your C-Levels need to know about it?

Hyperconverged infrastructures are the future.

11/14/2019 by

You’ve chosen to go for a hyperconverged infrastructure? Congratulations! It’s a good idea. But how can you pick the best partner to deploy it?

Have you addressed these 10 components in your security strategy?

6/11/2019 by SpearIT editor

Read about ten crucial IT components to secure and how to do that.

In more than half of attacks on Belgian businesses, cybercrime abused the confidence of employees.

6/11/2019 by SpearIT editor

Belgian businesses had to deal with these forms of cybercrime.

Not only the big companies need to record their personal data processing activities.

6/5/2019 by SpearIT editor

All businesses that process and store personal data have to take the necessary steps to protect that data.

You can get fines, but have you ever wondered about the damage to your reputation after a data breach?

6/3/2019 by SpearIT editor

Every business must take the necessary measures to secure the personal data of its clients and employees. What is your data protection strategy?

Scareware plays on a user's fear and ignorance.

5/6/2019 by SpearIT editor

Cybercriminals are very inventive. Do you know the most common cyber threats for SMEs?

Good preparation, in the form of an incident response plan, can help limit the impact of an incident.

4/30/2019 by SpearIT editor

It's not a question of if but when your business will have to deal with a cyber incident.

No business or organization can ever be 100% certain it won’t be hacked.

4/24/2019 by SpearIT editor

How do you prepare your business for the consequences of a security incident?



Instead of always putting out small fires, think about where the flammable material is located, where the fire extinguishers should hang, and who should do what in case of a fire.

4/16/2019 by SpearIT editor

With these five steps, you can build an ICT security strategy for your business.

According to CERT, SMEs are a prime target of ransomware.

4/2/2019 by SpearIT editor

In 2018, the number of ransomware attacks worldwide rose by 350% (source: BDO).

According to a study by BDO, CEO fraud accounts for 5% of all successful cases of financial fraud in Belgium.

4/2/2019 by SpearIT editor

CEO fraud is on the rise in Belgium. In this type of fraud, cybercriminals posing as a CEO or financial executive ask for a large transfer to be made immediately.

25 May ‘18 was a kick-off; you basically need to prove you have a GDPR plan.

8/29/2018 by

Don't let anyone scare you. Check here if GDPR applies to you and/or set up an organization and IT process (first the organization, then the IT, not the reverse).

Security is best tackled end-to-end: from incoming network traffic to firewalls and user devices.

12/1/2017 by SpearIT editor

Organizations often overlook the most obvious security risk on every workstation. Here's a handy way of fixing this, quickly and without cost.

De meeste IT’ers zijn van opleiding blue code. In je veranderingsmanagement zal je hen meer moeten sturen naar agile, wat een andere mindset vraagt.

10/20/2017 by

Nigel Moulton op het Dell EMC Forum in Brussel bracht een heldere visie over hoe je je IT-afdeling moet veranderen om digitale transformatie mogelijk te maken. Hier de 5 dingen die je moet onthouden.

Less than one in seven Belgian ICT specialists is a woman

10/13/2017 by

Data News published the following Eurostat figures: the number of IT specialists in Belgium increased from 2011 to 2014, but numbers have been falling ever since.

The SAP Technobarometer assesses digital transformation in practice

9/12/2017 by

Belgian companies say they don't have in-house knowledge (57%), a digital strategy (54%), or the right people (50%). And the figures are even higher for smaller companies. What now?

Digital is a mindset

8/11/2017 by

Paul Verwilt of Mediahuis forgoes buzzwords such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Virtual Reality. Read here how to create real added value for customers. 

Meetings: efficient means of communication or waste of time? How do you meet?

6/16/2017 by SpearIT editor

Recognize these office frustrations? They're the five most common problems with meeting rooms at Proximus SpearIT. Things we were sick of. So we decided to solve them. Here, we tell you how.