Tag: IT


Don’t Overlook the Network on your Way to the Cloud

As cloud computing becomes the norm, rather than the exception, it is having a transformative impact on the enterprise data network. 


Six Crucial Steps: Crossing the IT Migration Chasm

Forty percent…That’s the rate of failure analysts associate with business-related IT migration projects.  That’s no small number considering that Bloor Research reports that some Fortune 2000 companies spend a minimum of $5 billion annually on migrations. Even worse, the same … Read more…


Why More Than 80% of Businesses are Going Hybrid

According to IDC, more than 80% of enterprise IT organisations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures by 2017. What’s more, they’re predicting that by 2018, at least 50% of all enterprise IT spending will be cloud-based.


Who are the new Managers of Hybrid Cloud?

The requirement for more agile, quicker to respond infrastructures is creating a rise in the hybrid cloud market.  It’s clear that many workloads require a combination of public and private cloud to meet their demands for compliance, security, flexibility, customization … Read more…


Your network deserves a Farm Team

If you take a look at any Major League Baseball team’s future, you don’t look at the players that are currently in the dugout. They will be there for their allotted time but that time is not forever. Instead, you … Read more…


Utah State University Realizes Big Savings by Upgrading to VoIP

In a world of rapid change, it is tempting to stick to things that are comfortable and familiar: An old chair, a favorite sweater, a local lunch place. For a business person, the phone on the desk might be one … Read more…


Walk Me to the Car: Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Network (SDN)

In this “Walk me to the car” blog post, we address a question that senior business leaders may not even know to ask: “What are Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Network (SDN), and why should I want to know … Read more…


What MiFID II Means for the IT Department in 2016

If you manage IT at an EU-based financial institution, you are likely staring down an onslaught of new rules from the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).  MiFID II picks up where MiFID I left off in 2007, … Read more…