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Learn Your Lesson…2016 is the Year to Get Serious About IT Security

As we grow older, there are many lessons taught in life. These moments of insight build character, ensuring a mistake is never made twice. While these events allow us to emerge smarter and more experienced, some issues aren’t resolved that … Read more…

Security and Compliance: “Don’t Lose Any Sleep” Vs. “Gotcha!”

Security and compliance may seem like abstract arts, desk-based and cerebral. To a point, they are, but the reality is that senior security managers are guarding the enterprise’s most valuable information assets against some of the worst that humanity has … Read more…

From Erecting Walls to Managing Risk

The evolution of enterprise technology mandates that we rethink our approach to IT security. The security environment we live in today is simply not suited to the traditional concept of the “perimeter,” the boundary between your enterprise and the rest … Read more…

4 Ways Technology Enables a Competitive Advantage

Businesses and IT are in the midst of an unprecedented digital transformation. Everything from Big Data to the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and advancements in network technologies are changing the way things work and enabling new customer experiences.

Seven Ways Networks Transform Customer Relationships and Business Models

Networks have traditionally been viewed as low-level infrastructure, but in today’s world, they are the fundamental enabler of new ways to stay connected to customers and the foundation of new, disruptive business models. Traditionally, many products have been sold through … Read more…

Using Big Data & Analytics Best Practices for Oil & Gas

As we head to the SAP Best Practices for Oil & Gas conference in Houston, we should recall Peter Sondergaard’s remarks from 2011. The Gartner SVP said, “Information is the oil of the 21st century and analytics is the combustion engine.” … Read more…

Time to Confront Your Fears: Customer-centric IT is Mandatory

Big Data…Cloud…IoT.  The terms are enough to keep any tech-savvy CIO up at night.  The flood of digital information, coupled with these game-changing trends, are putting pressure on IT to quickly incorporate – or be left behind.  As IT transforms … Read more…

Capture the Digital Revolution: DevOps Gets You There

In 1790, the world was in the midst of the first industrial revolution.  The evolution from hand production to machines had an impact on every industry – from transportation to mining.  For those who recognized the trend, it meant faster … Read more…