Rewards and Risks of Software-Defined WANs

Posted : 01-04-2017

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are escalating in frequency and scale, and the traffic they generate is sudden, massive and completely unpredictable. Almost any technology-savvy person with a computer and an Internet connection can marshal an army of bots and servers to cripple and quickly overwhelm targets,... Read More »

Why IT Monitoring Tools Are Not Stopping Outages

Posted : 12-29-2016

Most organizations are still using network monitoring solutions that aren't very effective in predicting network performance issues and/or outages, according to a recent survey from Veriflow. The accompanying report, "Network Complexity, Change... Read More »

What's the Cloud's Role in Digital Transformation?

Posted : 12-22-2016

A new study reports that while digital transformation is a top priority for enterprises, most IT decision-makers have not fully implemented the technology needed to address initiatives that are critical to digital business. The report, "Read More »

Why Many Organizations Don't Trust Their Data

Posted : 12-16-2016

Despite all of the talk about the potential of data and analytics (D&A), most of the professionals who work closely in these areas are not confident in the integrity and reliability of the resulting insights, according to a recent survey commissioned by KPMG International and conducted by Forrester Consulting. The... Read More »

How IT Leaders Can Cope With Network Sprawl

Posted : 12-14-2016

Ninety-two percent of IT professionals surveyed said that adopting cloud technologies is important to their organization's long-term business success, according to a survey by SolarWinds, an IT software firm.... Read More »