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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Keeping Your (Manufacturing) Head in the Clouds

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Keeping Your (Manufacturing) Head in the Clouds

with Srivats Ramaswami, 42Q
In this interview, Srivats Ramaswami, CTO and Vice President of IT at 42Q, takes a look at the differences between legacy, on-premise and cloud-based MES solutions and why moving to the cloud provides competitive advantages...

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

with Sander Barens, Expereo
In this interview, Sander Barens discusses new solutions and evolutions driving internet into exciting places today and keeping enterprise business ahead of the game, from managed internet networks to SD-WAN services. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

with Shawn Moore, Solodev
In this interview, Shawn Moore, CTO of web experience platform, Solodev, speaks to IT Briefcase about the rise in cloud computing and the challenges cloud migration posed for businesses—particularly the enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: As Container Adoption Swells, So Do Security Concerns

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: As Container Adoption Swells, So Do Security Concerns

Fei Huang, NeuVector
In this Fresh Ink interview segment, we talk to NeuVector CEO Fei Huang about the most pressing container security concerns and strategies to mitigate them.
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IT Briefcase Interview: Why Increasing Demand for Always-on Connectivity is Driving Advances in Network Resiliency

IT Briefcase Interview: Why Increasing Demand for Always-on Connectivity is Driving Advances in Network Resiliency

with Gary Marks, Opengear
In this interview, Opengear CEO Gary Marks offers analysis into why network resilience has become such a challenge for today’s enterprises, as well as how businesses are improving the management of their remotely-located network sites....

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

with Alexander Vityaz, Corezoid
In this interview, Alexander Vityaz shares his thoughts on effects that current advances in FinTech are having on the industry, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.
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IT Briefcase Interview: Machine Learning – the Key for Securing Big Data?

IT Briefcase Interview: Machine Learning – the Key for Securing Big Data?

with Dale Kim, MapR Technologies
In this interview, Dale Kim, senior director of industry solutions at MapR, speaks with IT Briefcase on the critical role machine learning plays in cyber-security today.
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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Keeping Your (Manufacturing) Head in the Clouds

July 27, 2017 No Comments

with Srivats Ramaswami, 42QIn this interview, Srivats Ramaswami, CTO and Vice President of IT at 42Q, takes a look at the differences between legacy, on-premise and cloud-based MES solutions and why moving to the cloud provides competitive advantages in efficiency and cost. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Become a Cloud Catalyst, Not a Cloud Road Block

July 19, 2017 No Comments

with Brian Kelly, CloudGenaIn this interview, Brian Kelly, CEO & Founder of CloudGenera provides insights on the current challenges in selecting the right cloud solution to satisfy businesses specific individual needs, and how CloudGenera is helping companies, like Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), overcome them. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Security Jiu-Jitsu

July 19, 2017 No Comments

with Jack Kudale, LaceworkIn this interview, Lacework CEO Jack Kudale discusses the challenges of cloud computing today and how to overcome cloud security challenges. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How All-flash Storage Helps Retailers Stay Competitive

July 12, 2017 No Comments

with Sundip Arora, KaminarioIn this interview, Kaminario, shares his take on how this rapid increase in retail technology means retailers must implement a solid storage backbone to handle the exponential growth of data and stay ahead of their competition. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How Automation and Machine Learning Are Solving the Technology Staffing Crunch

July 11, 2017 No Comments

with Gabby Nizri, AyehuIn this interview,Gabby Nizri, Co-Founder and CEO of Ayehu Inc., discusses how automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are being used as a force multiplier to help organizations overcome the staffing crunch and operate at peak performance. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Digital Collaboration – Shaping the Enterprise’s Evolution

June 29, 2017 No Comments

with Daisy Hernandez, SAPIn this interview, VP of Product Management for SAP Jam Collaboration, Daisy Hernandez, shares her thoughts on how the adoption and application of digital collaboration are shaping the evolution of the enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

June 27, 2017 No Comments

with Sander Barens, ExpereoIn this interview, Sander Barens discusses new solutions and evolutions driving internet into exciting places today and keeping enterprise business ahead of the game, from managed internet networks to SD-WAN services. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Driving Data Decisions Throughout the Development Lifecycle

June 27, 2017 No Comments

with Keith Fenech, RevulyticsIn this interview, Keith Fenech, VP, Software Analytics at Revulytics, speaks with IT Briefcase on how collecting and analyzing software usage data can help developers make faster, more efficient decisions at all stages of the development lifecycle. Read More >>>

The Benefits of Multi-Cloud in a Storage Environment

June 22, 2017 No Comments

with Paul Speciale, ScalityVice President of Product Management at Scality, Paul Speciale offers insights on multi-cloud – from how multi-cloud harnesses the power of thousands of cloud compute instances to what’s in store for the future of multi-cloud. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Heuristics, Virtualization and the Future of Web Application Protection

June 16, 2017 No Comments

with James E. Lee, WaratekIn this interview, an expert in data privacy and security, Waratek EVP James E. Lee dives into a common method of protection in web application security, why it’s problematic and where the industry is headed. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Rethinking your One-Size-Fits-All Unified Communications Strategy

June 1, 2017 No Comments

with Steve Flavell, LoopUpIn this interview, Steve Flavell, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp, speaks with IT Briefcase to explain why one-size never fits all. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Rise of Conversational Interfaces, Chatbots and AI Assistants

May 23, 2017 No Comments

with Michael Levine, PhotonIt’s time to rethink the future of human-computer interaction, which is enabled by everything from intelligent assistants, conversational interfaces, smart devices, and even immersive virtual reality. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Beyond IT Silos – A Better Way to Manage Monitoring

May 22, 2017 No Comments

with Gabby Menachem, Loom SystemsIn this interview, Gabby Menachem, CEO and founder of Loom Systems, speaks with IT Briefcase on going beyond IT silos to better manage application monitoring. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know About Cloud, On-Premises, and Hybrid Systems

May 17, 2017 No Comments

with Shyam Oza, AvePointIn this Q&A, industry expert Shyam Oza dives into the intricacies involved in making the decision to move to the cloud and what companies can expect when migrating. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Database-as-a-Service’s Growing Role in the Enterprise

May 16, 2017 No Comments

with Peter Nichol, InstaclustrIn this interview, Peter Nichol, CEO of Instaclustr, offers his point of view on how the adoption of new database strategies is affecting enterprises – as well as the advantages and potential issues to watch out for. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Why Cloud Isn’t Enough

May 8, 2017 No Comments

with Allan Boyd, AetherWorksIn this interview, Allan Boyd is Chief Operating Officer at Aetherworks LLC discusses data storage and whether cloud is the best option for keeping data safe and accessible. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

May 1, 2017 No Comments

with Shawn Moore, SolodevIn this interview, Shawn Moore, CTO of web experience platform, Solodev, speaks to IT Briefcase about the rise in cloud computing and the challenges cloud migration posed for businesses—particularly the enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Combating the Employee Threat to Data Security

April 28, 2017 No Comments

with Cam Roberson, Beachhead SolutionsIn this interview, Cam Roberson, Director of the Reseller Channel at Beachhead Solutions, shares his perspective on how device security technology is addressing this need across industries. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with SoftwareONE: Cutting Costs in the Cloud

April 27, 2017 No Comments

with Bali Kuchipudi, SoftwareONEFor some, migrating to the cloud brings the promise of slashed IT budgets, but that’s often not the case as first time migrators navigate the complex web of pay-as-you-go models. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Should you put your “eggs in one cloud basket”?

April 19, 2017 No Comments

with Carson Sweet, CloudPassageIn this interview, Carson Sweet, CTO and co-founder of CloudPassage, has evaluated why a provider might push for one cloud environment deployment option and how secure migrated data might be in those environments. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IT and Procurement Should Partner Up As a Superpower

April 18, 2017 No Comments

with Chris Crane, Scout RFPIn this interview, Chris Crane, co-founder and VP of product at Scout RFP, explores not only why joining IT and procurement forces is a smart move for any business, but also some tips on how to bring both departments together to form the ultimate power couple. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: As Container Adoption Swells, So Do Security Concerns

March 21, 2017 No Comments

Fei Huang, NeuVectorIn this Fresh Ink interview segment, we talk to NeuVector CEO Fei Huang about the most pressing container security concerns and strategies to mitigate them. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Interview: Why Increasing Demand for Always-on Connectivity is Driving Advances in Network Resiliency

March 9, 2017 No Comments

with Gary Marks, OpengearIn this interview, Opengear CEO Gary Marks offers analysis into why network resilience has become such a challenge for today’s enterprises, as well as how businesses are improving the management of their remotely-located network sites. Read More >>>

Three Ways to Begin Harnessing AI – Now

February 24, 2017 No Comments

by Matt Smith, CognizantThis article discusses how intelligent automation has moved beyond the back office, and into front-line, customer-facing systems that are quickly changing the way businesses and their customers interact. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Best Practices for Large-Scale Database Management

February 9, 2017 No Comments

with Alan Paradise, WilandIn this article, we ask Alan about Wiland’s predictive analytics and audience modeling, modern challenges of managing large relational databases, and how open source fits into Wiland’s strategy. Read More >>>

Everything You Need to Know About ITSM Analytics

January 27, 2017 No Comments

with Sridhar Iyengar, ManageEngineManageEngine conducted a survey to understand what IT pros need from an advanced analytics tool. The survey looked at the critical areas of analytics and reporting for service desk management around incident management, asset management and change management. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Evolving the Enterprise with the Service Desk and Improved Workflows through IT Service Management

December 26, 2016 No Comments

with Nancy Van Elsacker, Top DeskIn this Interview, Nancy Van Elsacker Louisnord, president of TOPdesk US, discusses the value of IT Service Management within the ever evolving IT Enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

December 20, 2016 No Comments

with Alexander Vityaz, CorezoidIn this interview, Alexander Vityaz shares his thoughts on effects that current advances in FinTech are having on the industry, as well as the challenges that lie ahead. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Contact Center and the Cloud

December 15, 2016 No Comments

with Jason Alley, GenesysIn this interview, Jason Alley, product marketing manager at Genesys, shares with IT Briefcase the changing landscape of customer experience and what role the cloud plays in it. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Interview: Machine Learning – the Key for Securing Big Data?

November 29, 2016 No Comments

with Dale Kim, MapR TechnologiesIn this interview, Dale Kim, senior director of industry solutions at MapR, speaks with IT Briefcase on the critical role machine learning plays in cyber-security today. Read More >>>

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