By Shawn Wilson, NeXt ITAs private cloud and virtual desktop infrastructure technology continue to push growth, the promise of ROI rules the dialogue, resulting in the auditing of security policies getting overlooked. Read More >>>
There is a new threat in town when it comes to malware; it attacks without prejudice and it’s got cross-platform power. The same strain of a particular malware and virus, if it has cross-platform ability, can hit multiple OS such as Windows, Mac and Linux etc., simultaneously. It is exceedingly harmful because it has the ability to not just infiltrate multiple OS, but also transfer infection from one platform to another with no trouble at all.
By Patrick Burke, RackspaceIBM has patented a solution which it claims is a “green button” that distributes a cloud service to lower power systems to help save environmental costs. Read More >>>
By Zane Gramendis, East Coast ComputerNot many IT managers remain a stranger to the term virtualization anymore. However, few understand the differences between the types of virtualization technologies and what benefits each solution has to offer. Read More >>>
Security vendors face declining sales as SaaS customers rely on cloud providers for security controlsDecember 9, 2013 No Comments
Technology Business Research Inc. (TBR) recently identified a growing trend among organizations using Software as a Service (SaaS): Increasing use of cloud services is disrupting sales for security vendors. Security vendors that sell products or services directly to end-user organizations will experience a reduction in revenues in 2014 as more organizations move applications and data to the cloud.
by Rick DelGado, Independent Author Over 50% of Americans now use smartphones, with that number expected to rise in years to come. As such, businesses around the world are looking for a way to use these statistics to their advantage. Read More >>>
By Kurt Hagerman, FireHostIf you’ve been paying attention to this series these past few months, you know by now how to lock down the cloud. In parts I, II and III, we talked about the importance of performance, compliance and security in a successful cloud infrastructure. Read More >>>
Agile Optical Networking enables IT and telecom service providers alike to conquer these challenges and accelerate delivery of cloud, mobile broadband and video-intensive services.
By John Pironti, IP ArchitectsAmericans love their electronic devices and the connectivity they provide, as evidenced by the number of Internet-connected devices they own. But a new survey shows that most are struggling with data privacy and security concerns that come with the conveniences of an increasingly always-online lifestyle. Read More >>>
By Adam Ely, BlueboxMobile device management (MDM) pre-IPO market evaluations hit an all-time high in February 2013 however, in recent weeks, we’ve seen two other companies get acquired at fire sale prices, could it be MDM isn’t the complete answer? The answer to all questions is: yes. Read More >>>
By Joe McKendrick, Author and Independent ResearcherIf you are looking for a compelling business case for Platform as a Service, look no further than some of leading firms that are racing to keep up with changes technology is imposing on their business models. Read More >>>
By Patrick Burke, RackspaceWhen envisioning a data center, you probably picture server racks, patch panels, cooling equipment, cabling, temperature alarms, and raised floors. However, when planning for the future, you’re better off reducing your data center from form to function. Rather than establishing what it is, think about what it does. Read More >>>
IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The “Glue” That Holds Modern Systems Together with Mac McConnell, BonitasoftNovember 21, 2013 No Comments
with Mac McConnell, BonitaSoftIn this interview, Mac McConnell from Bonitasoft offers expert advice for organizations looking to overcome data management and data integration challenges, and accentuates the value of BPM and SOA within this equation.Read More >>>
by Wayne Douglas, Technology ReviewerEven the mid-size enterprise has diverse sources of data flowing in every day from multiple sources. The challenge is to integrate and analyze all this information into a unified, user friendly and adaptable view. Read More >>>
Tweet The focus of this white paper is to offer both business executives and IT executives insights into the key issues that customers consider paramount when utilizing cloud services, paying particular attention to the types of applications organizations currently view as applicable for use within a cloud environment. This paper provides a framework of cloud […]
Tweet When IT leaders were asked this question, what was their verdict? If you’ve started on the journey to move your applications to the cloud, just how far can you go? Download this white paper and find out if our speakers and audience said they would ‘stick’ at highly standardised and commoditised test and development […]
by Sam Elbeck, GlobanetOver the last decade, we have witnessed the inception and evolution of the archiving industry. The year 1999 marked the unofficial start of the archiving industry, when just a few software companies began competing to provide these solutions. Read More >>>
by Gil Allouche, QuobleAside from maybe the creation of fantasy leagues, the last huge transformation was the invention of the TV and the live broadcast of sporting events from around the world. Now, big data is promising a whole new transformation in the sporting world. Read More >>>
with Siamak Farah, InfoStreetWe live in very exciting times. Wave after wave of technological innovations are changing our lives on a daily basis. Often, we don’t notice the change until we are swept up by it. For instance, who amongst us would have said that they would use a tablet even as recent as 10 years ago? Read More >>>
By Patrick Burke, RackspaceCloud computing isn’t just for large businesses looking to cut costs and gain a greater understanding of the data flowing through the enterprise. More cities and municipalities are turning to the technology to solve problems both big and small. Read More >>>
BonitasoftLast Tuesday, November 5th, I had the privilege of attending a live Open Source BPM event hosted by Bonitasoft in New York City. It was the 11th stop on their 2013 Process Efficiency World Tour, and was geared towards organizations looking to maximize business processes and information systems with BPM. Read More >>>
In this brief podcast, Clay Richardson, Principle Analyst at Forrester Research, discusses the future of BPM and emphasizes the value of the user experience, referring to business processes today as existing within the “Age of the Customer”.
CommVaultIt may not seem like much, but the “dark data” accumulated over the years you’ve been in business could be an untapped digital gold mine, which could give your company a competitive advantage if used in conjunction with the critical data you employ every day. Read More >>>
When IT leaders were asked this question, what was their verdict? If you’ve started on the journey to move your applications to the cloud, just how far can you go?
With James Donelan, MulesoftIn the interview below, James Donelan from Mulesoft accentuates the value of open source solutions, and outlines ways in which organizations today can achieve a competitive advantage by connecting and automating their business processes across applications and data sources. Read More >>>
IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with Rajesh Ganesan, ManageEngine – Union of Service Desk and Other Business ServicesNovember 8, 2013 No Comments
With Rajesh Ganesan, ManageEngineIn the discussion below, Rajesh Ganesan from ManageEngine talks about the move to help IT provide more value by fusing the IT service desk with the tools needed to create business applications and services for their end users. Read More >>>
By Patrick Burke, RackspaceThe gaming industry is harnessing the power of cloud computing to bring users a higher fidelity game experience and, among other benefits, unique game-sharing opportunities. Read More >>>
How Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Allows You To Protect and Recover Your Applications After a DisasterNovember 4, 2013 No Comments
Disasters happen, especially when it comes to technology. Hurricanes, floods and viruses are all well known, but we took a look at a lesser-known phenomena: the zombie apocalypse and the impact it could have on your business.
with James Snowhill, Independent AuthorIn recent years, cloud computing has increasingly become a part of our day to day lives and yet many people are still wary of embracing the new technology. One of the major concerns that is behind this reluctance is security. Read More >>>