IT Transformation

What is IT Transformation?

IT Transformation refers to the process of enhancing information and communication technology and drive business results through technological efficiencies. However, unlike traditional investments in technology that require heavy capital investments followed by years to gain a return on investment, today’s technology investments are seeing an immediate return on investment. IT transformation centers on improving infrastructure …

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Top Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Continuing its Surge

It’s been 20 years since a professor coined the term “cloud computing,” using those two words to define what he considered a new “computing paradigm where the boundaries of computing will be determined by economic rationale rather than technical limits alone.” Fast forward to 2017: Gartner is now predicting that the public cloud computing industry …

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10 Key Ingredients of an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan

Floods, tornadoes, severe storms, earthquakes and hail were among the natural disasters hitting the United States in 2016. Some regions of the country, of course, are better than others when it comes to the damaging effects of Mother Nature. But companies globally have to deal with the increasing threats caused by cyber attacks. No one …

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Public vs. Private Cloud: Why the public cloud is a real threat to security

The debate on public versus private cloud is a fierce one with advocates on both sides. Security experts, however, consistently fall in the pro-private camp. As a compliance and security expert, I have to agree. First, let’s be clear on the definitions. The public cloud is available to the public—in a free or pay-per-use capacity—and …

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Comatose Data Center Servers may be Costing More Than you Realize

It’s been a couple years since research revealed a startling discovery: Across the board, in various industries, more data centers were sitting comatose than realized. The study, which was conducted by Stanford University and Anthesis, found that about 30 percent of servers were what they described as “comatose” — not providing computing services for at …

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Why Data Centers Will Need to Beef up Cybersecurity in 2017

If we learned anything in 2016, it was this: The need to beef up cybersecurity — no matter the size or type of industry — is paramount in 2017. It has been a painful lesson learned as institutions and businesses — from Yahoo! to the Democratic National Committee and federal agencies — were added to …

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Top Emerging Data Center Trends for 2017 and Beyond

With 2017 upon us, now is a good time as any to take a look at the new developments that will be shaping the data center industry for years to come. Take a look at what leading researchers and experts say about the top emerging trends, including the shift away from corporate data centers and …

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Data Center Cooling Among Top Concerns For Energy Efficiency

As climate change advances as a top concern globally, IT experts are pressed to discover more innovative ways to minimize the data centers’ impact on natural resources. The cooling process, which makes up 40 percent of the power consumed by data centers, is getting some of the most intense scrutiny. According to the Commercial Buildings …

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American Companies Vulnerable to Cyberattacks Traced to Human Error

According to a recent study, businesses operating in North America are more likely to be vulnerable to cyberattacks than their counterparts globally. And, even more disturbing, a significant number of those data breaches can be traced to problems related to human error, according to Kaspersky Lab. The study revealed that 44 percent of companies in …

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Green Trends Driving the Data Center Industry

With the demands on data centers increasing, fueled in part by the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, expectations are rising for uptime to remain consistent — at 100 percent 24/7. Yet, there is also an increasing expectation that data centers will address the equally rising demand for power. The U.S. Department of Energy, …

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