Category: Cloud Infrastructure

June 29, 2019

What AT&T’s Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud

AT&T’s recent deals to use technology and services from IBM and Microsoft show how multivendor agreements could develop for large organizations. Last week came word of the alliance that will bring AT&T Business solutions to IBM Cloud. One day after that news, AT&T and Microsoft announced a separate partnership in which Microsoft Azure will serve […]

May 12, 2019

It’s Foggy at the Edge

Before there was Edge Computing, there was Fog Computing. First introduced by Cisco, the two concepts are confusingly similar. Both seek to extend the “cloud” to the network edge as a means to enable real-time processing. The need to “push” real-time processing to the edge of the network became necessary when the Internet of Things […]

May 6, 2019

Futureproofing the Branch Office

Digital Transformation is driving an evolution at the enterprise branch. As a result, today’s enterprise organizations are looking to expand their WAN edge operations, reduce overhead, and enable faster cloud adoption. SD-WAN has addressed part of this challenge by replacing often expensive and rigidly static MPLS connections with public network links and meshed VPN overlays […]

May 3, 2019

Choosing the Right AWS Certification for Career Success

A growing number of IT professionals with their heads in the cloud now view AWS certification as the golden ticket to career success. Yet there’s more to gaining and using certification than studying hard. Given the fact there are now nine different types of AWS certification, selecting the right certification path can be crucial in terms […]

April 16, 2019

Tips from the Trenches

Security threats lurk beneath the surface, and cybercriminals keep finding new ways to compromise the tech environment we hold so dear. From spear phishing to malware and ransomware, cybercriminals continue finding new types of cyberattacks to compromise businesses. According to a recent cybercrime study, organizations can expect 145 cybersecurity breaches this year, up from 130 in 2017 and an […]

January 11, 2019

The Janus Effect

The cybersecurity industry has grown exponentially over the past decade with an expectation that the global market will reach $300 billion by 2024. Yet as the industry to protect networks has grown, the industry attacking it, has grown in parallel. Phishing campaigns are still gaining access to data at an unprecedented rate, costing American organizations up […]

December 2, 2018

Ensuring the Digital Experience in a Serverless Architecture

The need for agility in today’s digital world means most companies can only realistically provide a reliable, seamless digital experience to their customers and employees by leveraging cloud and third-party technologies. What this means is that companies are relinquishing much of the control they’ve previously had of their IT systems and infrastructure. Now, IT architectures […]

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