INFRASTRUCTURE

Subscribe
 

How a Blended Approach to Databases Can Help IT

With many current systems failing to make data available in a timely manner, a significant share of companies are actively evaluating new forms of database management system (DBMS) technology, according to a recent survey from InterSystems. The resulting report, "Choosing... Read More »

Why Companies Are Adopting DCIM Solutions

A majority of IT departments are deploying data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions and are reaping significant savings, according to a recent survey from Intel Data Center Manager and Schneider Electric. The resulting report, "DCIM Solution... Read More »

Remote Applications Drive Bandwidth Demand

WAN managers need flexible network services due to the growing demand for higher bandwidth and predictable connectivity to applications that are remote, according to a new study, "State of the WAN Report," conducted SD WAN-supplier Aryaka. Traditional Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) no longer satisfies that need in... Read More »

Why Data Centers Still Dominate Tech Deployments

Despite the growing presence of the cloud, the majority of IT assets are still deployed at enterprise-owned data centers, according to the Uptime Institute's seventh annual "Data Center Industry Survey." The findings reveal that flaws... Read More »

Lone Star College Gets Smart About IT Automation

The fastest-growing community college system in the nation automates IT management and boosts customer satisfaction, while trimming service resolution times.

Read More »

Greenville Health System Treats Backups Seriously

The South Carolina health care provider modernized its storage system to deliver better access to patient records, greater efficiency and more reliable backups.

Read More »

City Harvest Improves Data Feeds and Food Delivery

A New York City organization that rescues food for the poor upgrades its IT infrastructure to improve operations and ensure that food reaches hungry citizens.

Read More »

Marketing Automation Drives Success at JIMEX

This global vehicle auction and brokerage firm turned to a cloud-based data integration platform to personalize e-commerce and automate its marketing programs.

Read More »

Disaster Recovery Plans and Testing Are Lacking

Only 60 percent of the organizations surveyed have a documented disaster recovery plan in place, and just 40 percent of them test the plan annually, according to a new survey. Moreover, the majority of companies are dissatisfied with disaster recovery solutions, finding them either too costly or too difficult to implement. However, the survey respondents who use cloud-based DR expressed... Read More »

Rewards and Risks of Software-Defined WANs

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, shut down sites and cause collateral damage. Most hardware-based... Read More »

Read More From Our Infrastructure Archive »