Which Cloud KPIs Matter the Most?
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Which Cloud KPIs Matter the Most?

There are many key performance indicators (KPIs) associated with cloud computing, including availability, reliability, service usage and more. But for anyone responsible for cloud investments or expenditures, cost-related metrics...

Step 1 to Managing Security: Know Thyself
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Step 1 to Managing Security: Know Thyself

Security has shifted from a back-office IT discussion to the boardroom. No longer can you rely only on the IT team or the CISO or even the CIO. It needs to be a corporate-wide initiative with investment and commitment behind it....

How to avoid being a lonely CIO
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How to avoid being a lonely CIO

For people looking in from the outside, the job of a CIO or other top IT executive might look like a lonely job. In my years as an executive, I’ve rarely felt that way. While a popular perception about CIOs, CTOs and other C-level...

IT isn’t just about technical skills anymore
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IT isn’t just about technical skills anymore

One of the long-standing misconceptions about a career in information technology — at least among some people — is that it’s all about the technical skills. Technical skills are certainly important — you can’t build applications...

How to Better Measure your Managed Service Provider
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How to Better Measure your Managed Service Provider

Binding you as an enterprise customer to a managed service provider (MSP) is a comprehensive legal document that contains terms, definitions, coverage, protocols, procedures and more, including at its heart, a service level...

Why is More Data Staying On Premises?
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Why is More Data Staying On Premises?

Enterprises are keeping more and more data on premises. This shift, which involves on-premises infrastructure and often some form of private clouds, is hard to deny. In a survey last year of more than 400 enterprises in the United...

Retaining IT superstars
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Retaining IT superstars

It’s getting more and more difficult for most companies to recruit and retain top tech talent. Competition from huge tech companies with deep pockets makes it particularly tough for other companies to keep their star IT employees...

5 Ways to Reduce Vendor Complexity
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5 Ways to Reduce Vendor Complexity

Technology is supposed to be complicated. Vendor relations are not. But they often are, which is a problem, because being tangled up with suppliers can led to high costs, poor performance, inefficiencies and headaches. A survey of...

You’ve Migrated to the Cloud, Now What?
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You’ve Migrated to the Cloud, Now What?

Here’s a safe bet: If you’re like most enterprise IT leaders, you’ve already moved some data and workloads to the cloud, or you’re doing so now. How do we know? It’s an educated guess, confirmed by third-party research. A survey...

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