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The latest information about the newest enterprise level IT technologies.

Evolving Workstyles Require a New Collaboration Strategy

According to Gallup, 43 percent of Americans did all or some work from home in 2016, up from 39 percent in 2015. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) finds that 60 percent of businesses offered a telecommuting benefit in 2016, up from 20 percent

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: A Simpler, Cost-Efficient Approach to DR

Disaster recovery (DR) is the number one workload that organizations plan to move to the cloud, according to a recent study from Zetta. Migrating DR to the cloud was a priority for 36 percent of IT professionals surveyed, ahead of

What to Look for in a Cloud Management Platform

The multi-cloud model has become the norm. According to the RightScale 2017 State of the Cloud Report, organizations are using 1.8 public clouds while experimenting with 1.8 more, and leveraging 2.3 private clouds while experimenting with 2.1 more. That’s a

The Virtually Unlimited Business Potential of Deep Learning

Deep learning is the future of artificial intelligence (AI). Although research has been going on for decades, AI has exploded in the last few years. Organizations have begun to get a handle on collecting and storing massive amounts of unstructured

How Composable Infrastructure Can Increase the Business Value of IT

During the past decade, the role of IT has evolved from caretakers of technology to providers of business services. That role continues to evolve as demands on IT accelerate. More than simply delivering services to the end-user, IT must constantly

Beacons Save Time and Money by Automating Asset Tracking

Organizations lose millions of dollars every year when high-value items and inventory are misplaced, lost or stolen. Employees waste time looking for these assets, and customers experience delayed order fulfillment and other service quality issues. Beacon technology and the Wi-Fi

Highlights and Takeaways from VMworld 2017

VMware hosted its annual VMworld event in Las Vegas from Aug. 27 through Sept. 1 as industry heavyweights and IT professionals gathered to show off new products and services and discuss the latest trends and challenges. During the first general

Why Cloud Security Management Should Be on the Small Business Radar

Dealing with a never-ending barrage of IT security threats that are constantly evolving is a major challenge for large enterprises. For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), IT security is an absolute nightmare. Thanks to limited personnel and budgets, effectively detecting

How Cloud-Managed Servers Can Help You Optimize Multisite Operations

As distributed, multisite operations become more common, the IT requirements of branch locations continue to expand. They need to be able to support advanced, bandwidth-intensive applications. They need more local storage at every site. All capabilities must be integrated across

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