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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Top IoT Trends and Predictions for Organizations in 2016

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Top IoT Trends and Predictions for Organizations in 2016

with Mike Martin, nfrastructure
In this interview, Mike Martin, CTO, nfrastructure, speaks with IT Briefcase about what he believes will be the top IoT trends and predictions for organizations of all sizes and their IT teams for the coming...

Turning Trust Upside Down: How to Reduce Security Risks in a Cloud-based Economy

Turning Trust Upside Down: How to Reduce Security Risks in a Cloud-based Economy

by Rob Quiros, Soha
As the move to hybrid cloud infrastructure causes the Internet and corporate network to meld, enterprises need a new approach to ensure all of their applications and network resources remain secure. But that is easier...

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know to Meet the Open Source Juggernaut

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know to Meet the Open Source Juggernaut

with Bernard Golden, ActiveState
IT professionals are evaluating how open source products can help them meet their organizations’ responsibilities. Enterprise IT has a large and growing commitment to open source products in preference to proprietary alternatives. Read More...





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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Understanding the Evolution of Enterprise Mobility

May 16, 2016 No Comments

with Wes Gyure, IBM SoftwareIn this interview, Wes Gyure, MaaS360 Portfolio Offering Manager, IBM, helps us understand the evolution of enterprise mobility and the challenges organizations are facing as they look to enable their mobile workforce. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Steps for Successful VDI Implementation

May 6, 2016 No Comments

with Jeremy Moskowitz, Founder and CEO, PolicyPak SoftwareIn this interview, Jeremy Moskowitz, founder and CEO of PolicyPak, speaks with IT Briefcase on the challenges and opportunities of using a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI.)Read More >>>

Scale-Out NAS: Best Practices to Implement Tomorrow’s Storage Today

April 29, 2016 No Comments

by Stefan Bernbo, CompuverdeAs the data deluge continues on unabated, vertically scaling legacy approaches to storage are falling short. Organizations need to find a way to store high volumes of data without busting the budget, all while maintaining high levels of performance… Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The rise of cloud application control technology

April 26, 2016 No Comments

with Ed Macnair, CEO, CensorNetIn this interview, Ed Macnair, CEO of CensorNet, speaks with IT Briefcase on how security technologies needs to evolve to meet the challenge and opportunities of cloud computing.Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Top Skills Needed to Manage Hybrid IT Environments

March 14, 2016 No Comments

with Kong Yang, SolarWindsIn this interview, Kong Yang, Head Geek and technical product manager at SolarWinds, speaks with IT Briefcase on how hybrid environments are changing the role of the IT professional. Read More >>>

Are You Prepared for the Top Three Compliance Issues?

February 26, 2016 No Comments

by Fouad Khalil, SSH Communications SecurityNo matter what an enterprise’s major market is, it is probably subject to regulatory compliance requirements, such as PCI, SOX, FISMA and HIPAA. PCI requirements in particular demand a high level of auditability and controls. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Hottest Trends for Government IT Leaders in 2016

February 4, 2016 No Comments

with Chadd Kenney, Pure StorageIn this interview, Chad Kenney discusses how critical laying strategic foundational IT infrastructure is for success in the short-term and over the long haul. Read More >>>

The Access and Identity Market Is Growing: Here’s Why

January 28, 2016 No Comments

by Dean Wiech, Tools4everWhile as a whole, the IAM market has been growing, there have been certain areas and solutions that have, in particular, shown great growth. What are these and why have organizations of all sizes been implementing them? Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Customer Experience Gap – A Q&A with IBM’s Hannah Egan

January 10, 2016 No Comments

with Hannah Egan, IBM CommerceIn this interview, we posed several questions to Hannah Egan, Product Strategy Specialist, IBM Commerce and she helped us understand the changing customer experience landscape and offered some useful tips. Read More >>>

Five Things to Look Forward to in 2016

January 7, 2016 No Comments

by Alex Atzberger , AribaIt’s time for annual predictions. Rather than trying to consult a crystal ball, I will instead offer up five things I see today that I believe will shape our tomorrow.Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: BYOD Holiday Hazards for Popular Shopping Apps

December 17, 2015 No Comments

with Maureen Polte, Flexera SoftwareIn this interview, Maureen Polte from Flexera Software discusses why it’s important for enterprises to understand the risky behaviors associated with mobile apps that could compromise data security in today’s BYOD environment. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Top IoT Trends and Predictions for Organizations in 2016

December 2, 2015 No Comments

with Mike Martin, nfrastructureIn this interview, Mike Martin, CTO, nfrastructure, speaks with IT Briefcase about what he believes will be the top IoT trends and predictions for organizations of all sizes and their IT teams for the coming year. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with Learning@Cisco: New Training Needed to Manage the Internet of Everything

December 2, 2015 No Comments

with Tejas Vashi, Learning@CiscoThe Internet of Everything (IoE) is bringing together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before. Understandably, this is accelerating the pace of digital transformation. Read More >>>

Shifting to a Design-Driven Culture

November 19, 2015 No Comments

by Antoine Mottier, BonitasoftUnderstanding customer need is more important today than ever as millennials enter the workforce. According to Goldman Sachs, millennials are one of the largest generations in history and are about to move into their prime spending years – poised to reshape the economy. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Navigating Threat Mitigation

November 11, 2015 No Comments

Nikhil Premanandan, ManageEngineIn this interview, Nikhil Premanandan from ManageEngine discusses the importance of notifying DBAs the moment any anomalous activity is detected and finding the root cause, enabling a faster threat mitigation response. Read More >>>

Five Places to Focus Your Privacy Efforts

October 20, 2015 No Comments

by Agathe Caffier, DMIThese days, there’s just no telling who’s accessing your data. It could be a social network, an ad retargeting campaign, or even a cyber criminal who’s bought your private information on the dark Web. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with Napatech: The Future of Network Appliances

October 19, 2015 No Comments

Daniel Joseph Barry, NapatechIn this interview, Dan Joe Barry speaks with IT Briefcase about the results of a recent Heavy Reading survey of communications service provider (CSP) and network equipment provider (NEP) registrants regarding the current use of both traditional hardware and virtualized network appliances. Read More >>>

Turning Trust Upside Down: How to Reduce Security Risks in a Cloud-based Economy

October 9, 2015 No Comments

by Rob Quiros, SohaAs the move to hybrid cloud infrastructure causes the Internet and corporate network to meld, enterprises need a new approach to ensure all of their applications and network resources remain secure. But that is easier said than done, since traditional network perimeters and VPNs simply don’t work in this new cloud-based environment. Read More >>>

Analytics Recruiting: A Balancing Act

September 30, 2015 No Comments

by Joe DeCosmo, Enova InternationalWhile many believe the analytics talent crunch is real, others think there’s more hype behind this story than substance. The need for this particular talent set is growing, but in some instances companies have scrambled to hire data scientists and analysts at all levels . Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Technology Recruiting with Bram Daly

September 22, 2015 No Comments

with Bram Daly, Alexander Mann SolutionsIn the below interview, Bram Daly, Information Technology Client Services Manager for Alexander Mann Solutions, shares insights on the recruiting process in the technology sector. He offers advice for companies looking to attract and retain top talent. Read More >>>

Drilling Into the Data Iceberg: How Unified, Intelligent Storage Can Fix the ‘Dark Data’ Problem

September 17, 2015 No Comments

by Mohit Aron, CohesityThis article will focus on a key data issue that companies today face: how to intelligently manage and use every byte of corporate data—even the vast stores of untapped data hidden beneath the surface. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Value of a Two-tier Application Strategy

August 31, 2015 No Comments

with Rahul Asthana, KenandyIn this interview, Rahul Asthana, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Kenandy, speaks with IT Briefcase about why some enterprises pursue a two-tier application strategy and how they transition fully to new systems. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: BYOD Planning with an Eye for the Future

July 30, 2015 No Comments

with Israel Lifshitz, NuboIf you’ve been tracking the evolution of our BYOD work culture, you’ll know that most enterprises are at some stage of getting a grip on a myriad of issues, including employee adoption, compliance, Shadow IT and user privacy just to name a few. Read More >>>

The Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities Across Industries

July 28, 2015 No Comments

with Sam Ganga, DMIZK Research reports that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have 50 billion endpoints by 2010 and will create 2.5 trillion new revenue streams in the next 10 years. That represents a huge opportunity for organizations large and small across all industries. Read More >>>

Capturing Packets Faster in the 100Gbps World

July 27, 2015 No Comments

by Daniel Joseph Barry, NapatechThe number of network end points is growing into the billions as the Internet of Things (IoT) expands its presence, spurred on inexpensive sensors, the rapid adoption of mobile devices and innovative minds. This presents engineers and administrators with the challenge of managing and protecting the network in real time. Read More >>>

Requirements Customers Have For Mobile Payments

July 22, 2015 No Comments

by Kristen Gramigna, BluePayMobile payments can equip small businesses to accept payment by credit or debit card, using the mobile device that small-business owners likely have within reach most of the time. While mobile payment technology can benefit both customer and business owner, some customers remain hesitant about them. Read More >>>

Digital Transformation and the Changing Enterprise

July 9, 2015 No Comments

with Anatoly Belaychuk, ComindwareVolatility of today’s business landscape is unprecedented: it is harder than ever to stay on top and win a lasting competitive advantage. Due to the Digital Disruption, it is now virtually impossible to develop a business model, cast it into the concrete of an ERP system and leverage highly optimized processes for years. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know to Meet the Open Source Juggernaut

July 6, 2015 No Comments

with Bernard Golden, ActiveStateIT professionals are evaluating how open source products can help them meet their organizations’ responsibilities. Enterprise IT has a large and growing commitment to open source products in preference to proprietary alternatives. Read More >>>

Your Mobile Wallet Isn’t Safe

June 29, 2015 No Comments

with Dror Nadler, CellroxAs mobile payments barrel forward like a freight train, the potential consequences of cyber breaches grow in severity. 30 percent of U.S. shoppers already use mobile wallets, and 62 percent of shoppers who don’t use a mobile wallet expect to adopt one in the next year, according to a 2015 report from Interactions marketing group. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with NuData Security: Detecting Identity Theft to Prevent Online Fraud

June 25, 2015 No Comments

with Ryan Wilk, NuData SecurityIn this interview, Ryan Wilk, director of Customer Success for NuData Security, talks speaks with IT Briefcase about just how serious data breaches can be to both the consumer and the organization, the latest trend in fraud and the best way to stop fraud before it starts. Read More >>>

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