Digital Transformation Driving Smarter Decisions at Connected Campuses


As seen in Educause Top 10 IT Issues and Strategic Technologies for 2017 report, IT staff at colleges and universities are awash with more data, and the need for data-driven decision making, than ever before. From online learning platforms and digital signage to student ID cards and recruiting systems, data is flooding across campuses like a wave of eager new students at freshman orientation — full of promise and opportunity. Unfortunately, few institutions are taking full advantage of this rich resource; they could be tapping into that data flow and using it to drive valuable insights and actions.

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On The Road Again: The Cybersecurity Good Guys Help You Take on The Bad Guys


Cybersecurity is once again on everyone’s mind as the latest major data breach grabs headlines, creates potential victims of identity theft and calls into question the overall security of major players in the financial system. The latest cybersecurity breach offers a painful reminder of why IT security keeps most C-levels up at night. 

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CenturyLink and EagleForce Join Forces to Reduce Opioid Abuse


As deaths from drug overdose intensifies, real-time prescription-tracking technology is offering local, state and federal governments new hope for stopping one of the early causes of the crisis — the over-prescribing, and diversion of opioid prescriptions — in its tracks.

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Making Multi-Cloud Work for Your Enterprise… Step by Step


The days of the single cloud are gone. This change is driven by the breadth of technology options, potential cost savings, and the need for business agility.  However, enterprises making the move to multi-cloud face critical choices.  The failure to consider common risks can diminish or even eliminate the benefits of multi-cloud.

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What Comes Next: Future-Proof Your IT Infrastructure


Today’s wide-area network is being challenged like never before. These environments are required to handle an unprecedented volume of data – adjusting for customer demands in real-time while staying on the cutting edge of innovation. The ultimate goal is agility, aligning resources for whatever challenge comes next.

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Retailers: Don’t Blame E-commerce Alone for Failure to Thrive


Digital transformation is real, and it’s happening – our data in the retail industry lends more insight into the state of the transition. These are certainly not easy times to be a retailer. Digital disruption underway forces transformational change in not only business model innovation, but also technology investments in order to remain relevant in the eyes of customers.

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Will Digital Transformation Bring You Efficiency? Enterprises Sure Hope So.

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What do enterprises expect is going to happen when they embark on a digital transformation project? What’s the outcome they’re hoping for? After all, digitization is a long process (it can take years), and it can be expensive and disruptive. There must be some benefit coming out the other side that makes it worth doing.

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The Right Cloud for Your Biggest Job


Carpenters travel with hammers, saws and other implements. Chefs work with a set of really sharp knives. Doctors are famous for carrying a little black bag full of life-saving gear. 

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