Securing a data center can be challenging for a variety of reasons. You can't secure what you don't see, for example, and almost everything has remote access capabilities and IP addresses to interface with the Web. Too often, security takes a backseat, which leaves hundreds of embedded and... Read More »
What to do with a legacy data center is one of the most challenging questions CIOs face. After years of cycling people, hardware and software in and out of IT, CIOs often want to consolidate and streamline their data centers, but they're not aware of everything residing there. They fight daily time-consuming, costly battles managing the complexity of system interactions. It's natural to... Read More »
The Internet of things (IoT) is evolving rapidly and emerging at the center of a new digital era. One of the key components: machine-to-machine communication (M2M), which encompasses computing devices, sensors and other electronic systems that send and receive data and instructions within a connected and often automated... Read More »
One of the major benefits of an MSP arrangement is freeing up internal IT staff to work on initiatives that drive revenue and business growth.Read More »
CIOs and their tech teams are constantly under the gun to test and launch digital products and services faster–at lower costs. Fortunately, there are two increasingly popular ways to do so: continuous delivery and DevOps. A report from McKinsey & Company, titled "
Security and productivity require a delicate balance. While an organization can have the best security technology in the world, unless everyone fully grasps why it's important, it doesn't matter. "As CIO, ask yourself if your employees have the right understanding of what security is," suggests Harry Folloder,... Read More »
The modern CIO runs one of the most critical departments in the business. IT is the seat of innovation, so the direction the CIO ought to take is discussed at the board level. In this transitional period for IT, trends have ever-shortening lifespans; disruption is the norm. The CIO is empowered to lead the business across... Read More »