Pete Bartolik

Pete Bartolik has researched and written about technology and vertical market segments for many years and has worked on many market research, writing and social media projects. He was news editor of the IT management publication, Computerworld, and a reporter for a daily newspaper.

Better Application Security: Discovery and Vigilance

Better Application Security: Discovery and Vigilance

CSO recently labeled the cybersecurity battle  as “a war without end.” Not long after the Solarwinds revelations, we learned that tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of Microsoft Exchange servers have been...

So Much to Secure, So Little Time!

So Much to Secure, So Little Time!

Everybody wants more applications, but somebody has to be responsible for assessing the cyberthreat to their growing application portfolio and ensuring an appropriate risk-management structure. That was the topic that...

Avoiding the Complexity and Overprovisioning of Multiple Clouds

Avoiding the Complexity and Overprovisioning of Multiple Clouds

The growing numbers of European businesses leveraging hybrid multicloud environments are often watching costs spiral beyond expectations and sooner rather than later must face the reality that they are spawning new types of data...

The Charge of the Multicloud Brigade

The Charge of the Multicloud Brigade

If your organization is utilizing a cloud service, odds are it’s utilizing multiple clouds, as are 55% of technology decision makers surveyed by IDG. It makes sense: with multiple as-a-service options,  for example, the multicloud...

All-in On Cloud Collaboration

All-in On Cloud Collaboration

Cloud collaboration has proved its value during the COVID-19 pandemic to the extent it has likely advanced by a number of years the transformation of work-oriented collaboration. It’s also raised issues about how to best secure a...

Open Source Mindset Bolsters Hybrid Cloud Strategies

Open Source Mindset Bolsters Hybrid Cloud Strategies

There is a cloud strategy for every organization, and typically it involves a hybrid infrastructure comprising multiple clouds. Only 9% of enterprises rely on 100% on-premises IT environment, and only 9% rely on an all-cloud...

Hybrid Cloud Provides the Foundation for Edge Computing

Hybrid Cloud Provides the Foundation for Edge Computing

Over the next 3 years, enterprises will spend an average of 30% of their IT budgets on edge cloud computing, according to a 2019 report by Analysys Mason. And with good reason. Edge computing takes place at or near the physical...

Red Hat: The Ideal Hybrid Cloud is an Open Source Environment

Red Hat: The Ideal Hybrid Cloud is an Open Source Environment

Full-scale public cloud migrations are a rarity. In fact, 63% of surveyed IT leaders say they have a hybrid cloud infrastructure, and half of the remainder plan to go there over the next two years. Not all workloads are suited for...

Long Live VMs: Virtualization Adapts to the Hybrid Cloud Age

Long Live VMs: Virtualization Adapts to the Hybrid Cloud Age

Cloud-native applications represent the future. New development is shifting to containers, and increasingly to serverless – “the next leg of the cloud journey.” Despite this trend, many organizations have a huge investment in...

Advanced Cluster Management for Your Hybrid Cloud

Advanced Cluster Management for Your Hybrid Cloud

Enterprises are increasingly adopting hybrid cloud technology built on open source software. Look no further than the explosive rise of Kubernetes container orchestration platforms, in use today at many large organizations to...

Increase Business Agility with Hybrid Cloud and Containers

Increase Business Agility with Hybrid Cloud and Containers

Rigid legacy IT infrastructure can prevent you from adjusting to change and also reduce the business value of IT. These complex environments often limit flexibility, speed, and scalability, resulting in slow application and...

Forward Progress in the Work from Anywhere Era

Forward Progress in the Work from Anywhere Era

With some 46 million people moving to working from home full-time, organizations must provide a first-class “work from anywhere” experience.

Create a Digital Ecosystem for the Work From Anywhere Era

Create a Digital Ecosystem for the Work From Anywhere Era

IT can address remote end user frustrations and help desk shortfalls – but it requires new tools and capabilities.

COBOL Forms the Basis for Digital Transformation

COBOL Forms the Basis for Digital Transformation

COBOL is foundational technology that powers 70% of the worlds transaction processing systems. Forward-looking enterprises consider COBOL applications as essential and a strategic element of their digital transformation plans....

Network automation leads to improved organizational and team performance

Network automation leads to improved organizational and team performance

CIOs who prod their organizations to make greater progress in network automation can expect to realize improvements in both organizational performance and team performance, according to Juniper’s 2019 State of Network Automation...

Strategies for fostering greater network automation

Strategies for fostering greater network automation

With network automation correlating highly to achieving business agility, CIOs and other top IT executives may be struggling with how to get their organizations to pick up the pace. Juniper Network’s 2019 State of Network...

Business goal achievement tied to greater network automation

Business goal achievement tied to greater network automation

CIOs focused on business agility take note: There’s strong evidence that a key to success with this goal can be found in a greater emphasis on network automation. A recent survey of IT decision makers at U.S. companies with 250 or...

Five Steps for Bringing About Change in IT

Five Steps for Bringing About Change in IT

Developing more cost-effective support models for legacy applications can help free up necessary resources.

Taking Control of Your Software Licenses in the Cloud Era

Taking Control of Your Software Licenses in the Cloud Era

Traditional enterprise software licensing has been great for entrepreneurs and investors. For enterprises, not so much—until now.

Take an Artful Approach to Attracting and Retaining Talent

Take an Artful Approach to Attracting and Retaining Talent

You’ve committed to digital transformation, now you just have to figure out how to hire and retain the top IT talent needed to pull it off.

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