Analyses

UC in the Cloud – Panacea or placebo?

Separating fact from fiction in a cloud-based unified communications deployment

Understanding how new solid state drive technologies can benefit the data center

By combining SSDs and HDDs in the right mix, performance gains are possible while keeping costs under control


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Can Google's virtual assistant find a home in enterprise?

Google CEO Sundar Pichai credits Amazon with paving an early path for consumer virtual assistants, but the company's first response to Amazon Echo, Google Home, could eventually play an important role in the business world.

For the elderly, smart homes mean the promise of more freedom

While not a panacea, new technologies promise to enable the elderly to stay in their homes longer and more safely

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Hacker psychology: Understanding the 4 emotions of social engineering

And some key considerations for better positioning your employees against falling prey to these types of attacks

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How startups can attract and retain cloud talent

The top three differentiators startups can highlight to maximize their chances of securing employees with a strong cloud skill set

Four major trends in enterprise mobility  

Security models are evolving, cloud is changing the game, the desktop and mobile worlds are converging, and new regulations are emerging

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How AEG’s CIO plans to hit the big time

Former Royal Caribbean Cruises CIO Bill Martin is creating a data governance strategy at Anschutz Entertainment Group to better connect with customers.

Why automation is the key to the future of cyber security

Examining the perceived disadvantages and the significant truths about automation’s role in cyber security

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What’s on tap for Linux container technology in 2016

Some debates remain, including what operating system will run under container applications

Network Performance Monitoring is dead

IT organizations who cling to the old models of monitoring and managing will be at a significant disadvantage to their counterparts who adapt by embracing new technologies.

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4 key takeaways from Samsung's Developer Conference

Virtual reality, the Internet of Things and smartphones took center stage at Samsung's annual developer conference this week, but what the company didn't say was equally notable.

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The Ethernet community is working to introduce six new rates in the next 3 years

New rates are targeted at applications vs. the historic approach of turning the crank

In the Software Defined Data Center, application response time trumps infrastructure capacity management

With applications consisting of a plethora of services delivered from a range of resources, End User Experience (EUE) is key

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DevOps and deviance: How bad IT practices become accepted as normal

What IT can learn about the study of the “normalization of deviance” phenomena

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Savvy CIOs poised to snap up talent cast off by struggling unicorns

CIOs have a great opportunity to hire technology workers jettisoned from startups forced to curb expenses.

How DCIM tools improve PUE, reduce costs and help mitigate your carbon footprint

Data Center Infrastructure Management provides increased levels of automated control to simplify capacity planning and allocation

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5 things to look for in a partner that can help ease the pain of managing a multi-cloud environment

We can’t avoid the complexities of living in a multi-cloud world, but partners can help

Get insight into the user experience by correlating wired and wireless data

Technology advances take IT Operations Analytics to the next level

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Why bimodal IT kills your culture and adds complexity

Bimodal IT is gaining acceptance at some multi-billion-dollar corporations but Forrester Research says it’s the wrong approach at a time when customer preferences for digital technologies are forcing companies to move faster.

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