The latest information about the newest enterprise level IT technologies.

Understanding the Complexities of Identity Management in the Cloud

IT security has traditionally focused on hardening the network perimeter against attack. However, growing numbers of mobile users, coupled with increasing adoption of cloud services, have created a porous network perimeter. In this environment, user authentication has become a primary

The Critical Importance of a Comprehensive Cloud Strategy

Gartner has projected that the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 18 percent in 2017. The greatest growth will come from cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), which is projected to increase 36.8 percent. Rising adoption of IaaS has pushed public cloud infrastructure services

When the Cloud Makes Sense for Startups — and When It Doesn’t

The Kauffman Index recently released its 2017 report of startup activity. According to the report, entrepreneurship increased slightly in 2016, continuing an upward trend. In 2015, business startup activity increased 10 percent, the largest jump in 20 years. The vast

How to Gain the Performance Needed for AI Applications

Long a staple of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) has seen rapid advances in recent years that have brought well within the mainstream. AI has the potential to transform every business sector, and shake up well-established industries with new business

The Pure Storage Vision for the Modern Data Platform

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) have changed the way businesses operate and what it takes to thrive in a digital economy. Companies that have existed for decades have evolved into

Pure Storage Upgrades Pure1 with Meta Artificial Intelligence

In June 2015, Pure Storage introduced the Pure1 cloud-based storage management and support platform. The goal of Pure1 was to simplify storage ownership and improve productivity by enabling IT to monitor storage anywhere in the world from a mobile device.

Are You Prepared to Manage a Growing IoT Environment?

These days, just about any object and most living beings can generate and share data. This explains why IHS expects the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices to grow to 30.7 billion by 2020 and 75.4 billion by 2025.

How NVMe Removes Bottlenecks from Flash Storage Environments

It’s no secret that enterprise data centers are struggling to keep up with high data volumes and eliminate bottlenecks that are dragging down storage performance. These bottlenecks are often traced back to legacy network infrastructure that wasn’t designed to deliver

How Smart Outdoor Lighting Can Improve Efficiency and Safety in Cities

In a previous post, we discussed why organizations are switching to Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting. Today’s energy-efficient LED bulbs require so little power that PoE can easily deliver the necessary electricity through a data networking cable, which is less

Why Organizations Are Switching to Power over Ethernet Lighting

Today’s smart buildings don’t just turn on the lights at the beginning of the workday and turn them off at night. In many cases, the lighting controls are based on sunlight levels and whether people are actually in a room