CLOUD & VIRTUALIZATION

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Useful Virtualization Stats, Trends and Practices

We live in an "Everything as a Service" universe. That's because CIOs and other tech leaders are transitioning all forms of tech resources and support—from hardware to software to storage to platforms—to a virtualized environment. As a technology, virtualization is nothing new. The term dates back to the mid-1960s, when IBM developed the early incarnations of what would become... Read More »

Why Your Heartbleed Patch Isn't Enough

Many Global 2000 organizations haven't adequately protected their external servers against the Heartbleed bug, leaving themselves vulnerable to phishing campaigns and data theft.

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Are Your Virtual Servers Safe?

The odds of a virtual environment being inadequately unprotected are roughly fifty-fifty, as many organizations only partly implement a security solution.

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Potential Problems Lurking in Private Clouds

Companies are increasingly turning to private clouds to run their mission-critical applications. But many are leaving their cloud performance subject to chance, according to a new survey from Continuity Software. A surprisingly large number do not test private cloud availability, findings show, and the majority do not have a... Read More »

Inside IT With CenturyLink CIO Bill Bradley

A CenturyLink veteran, Bill Bradley talks about cultural challenges in the workplace, the advantages of cloud computing, and the importance of reacting positively to change.

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What Does Bezos's Law Mean for Your Data Center?

If the cost of cloud storage is dropping by 50 percent every three years, it might be time for many CIOs to get rid of their data centers and move to a cloud platform.

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Enterprises Double Down With Cloud Investments

Large enterprises are poised to increase their SAP cloud investments, but are committed to a future of hybrid clouds for security, privacy and compliance issues.

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Scripps Networks Broadcasts a Cloud Approach

A major U.S. television broadcast company turns to the cloud and more advanced IT infrastructure monitoring and management—and likes the results.

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When Remote Access Equals No Access

Outdated, under-performing network hardware and the rise in extreme weather-related disruptions are causing IT organizations to struggle to meet employees' expectations about working remotely, according to a new survey by Pertino. The average desk job has moved beyond the office cubicle and "as a result, connectivity isn't a luxury, it's a... Read More »

Everything as a Service Goes Mainstream

In order to transform their operations and become a digital business, a growing array of organizations is embracing an everything-as-a-service approach.

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