Speak with most IT leaders about their big picture strategies and goals these days and most will describe a cloud-like delivery model in which IT outcomes are provided rapidly, efficiently, and in many cases, via self-service. And these same leaders increasingly are looking to leverage multiple clouds to augment and/or replace existing application infrastructure. In […]
The frequency of high-profile data security breaches has increased the urgency to improve digital security in every enterprise. The challenge confronted by all is how to effectively protect critical data in the face of persistent and ever-changing threats from malicious hackers, foreign governments, and criminal ransom schemes. Traditional security strategies have failed to perform. Now […]
…while most IT executives and data management experts acknowledge that there isn’t one failsafe solution to protecting and recovering data, they agree that there are certain steps organizations should take. What are the necessary precautions companies should take to protect critical files and applications in the event of disaster? Dozens of data storage, data […]
As powerful and beneficial as flash storage can be, many organizations are overspending on capacity they don’t need, deploying flash in the wrong places, and inefficiently spending on flash applications that are not appropriate for their real business objectives. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers […]
There is quite a bit of conversation about tools versus culture, and sometimes, those constantly involved in the back-and-forth forget that not everyone is so steeped in the finer points of the conversation. Tools is the easy part. There are a ton of tools available to optimize IT operations, from small bespoke products such as the […]
The concept of big data has been around for years; most organizations now understand that if they capture all the data that streams into their businesses, they can apply analytics and get significant value from it. But even in the 1950s, decades before anyone uttered the term “big data,” businesses were using basic analytics (essentially […]
How do you pick up a malicious online virus, the kind of malware that snoops on your data and taps your bank account? Often, it’s through simple things you do each day without thinking twice. James Lyne reminds us that it’s not only the NSA that’s watching us, but ever-more-sophisticated cybercriminals, who exploit both weak […]
Collecting global health data is an imperfect science: Workers tramp through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, write the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this messy, gappy information, countries and NGOs need to make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change in collecting […]
Author: Ecourse Review Learn about the pros and cons of on premise vs. cloud storage. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages that set them apart from each other. Watch to learn more and see which storage method is right for your business.
Author: Instructor A Morgan Learn more about what cloud storage is and how it works. Cloud is an offsite storage option, which has its advantages and disadvantages. Check them out in this video.