Millennials are moving into IT decision-maker roles in their organizations. A study by Microsoft and Wakefield Research suggests they are more likely than their non-millennial peers to push their organizations to embrace the public cloud and adjust IT policies to better enable innovation.
We are all sick (literally) and tired of the endless rounds of 'catch the data thief' playing at a hospital near you. Since these hospital attacks begin in 2014, they seem to get worse each year. Now industry pundits are indicating that 2017 will be the worst year yet. Santa might have to turn in his sleigh for an EMS truck, but not one loaded with security solutions that are better left on the Island of Misfit Toys.
With the introduction of software as a service, organizations need to understand and evaluate their options to account for their SaaS implementation expenses for both book and tax purposes. This blog post focuses on two major considerations for companies implementing a SaaS solution.
Blockchain started life as the computing schema behind Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, but it has become clear that blockchain is a fundamental technology with many uses as a quasi-public ledger for multiple parties engaged in all sorts of transactions.
This week Facebook announced new functionality in its Workplace enterprise communication product that integrates popular third-party tools, and the move could help make Workplace a much more viable enterprise tool.
Part 1 of this three-part series explores key findings, recommendations and business-critical areas to understand when planning, refining or implementing IoT solutions in business or industrial sectors.
As CIO, you’re under pressure to ensure greater business agility. You need to make sure the business can quickly scale its consumption of technologies. You need to avoid big implementation road maps and switch instead to an easy-on, easy-off method for implementing new technologies. You recognize your IT department has more data center space than needed and more servers than the company can use at any point in time. You also have more software licenses and middleware than necessary. And despite having a state of over-capacity in most resources, sometimes you don’t have enough of the right resources for new initiatives. The remedy is to switch to a consumption-based model.
This course from training provider Logical Operations will prepare your organization for a move to cloud computing. The vendor-neutral class covers common reasons cloud migrations fail — and how to manage those risks — plus offers advice on assembling the cloud project team.
Leading companies are using a hybrid mix of private and public clouds, multiple clouds at various layers, and both centralized hyperscale and dispersed edge computing resources as the Internet of Things matures. Welcome to the hybrid multi-cloud fog.
The NoSQL database software specialist, which powers companies like Netflix and eBay, has acquired DataScale, a provider of cloud-based management services for data infrastructure. The company plans to launch DataStax Managed Cloud service in early 2017.
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