One of the greatest challenges in the IT industry is staying ahead of the cybercriminal. This is no easy task. The 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Security, indicates that the chances of experiencing a data breach have increased from 22.6 percent in 2014 to 29.6 percent in 2019. In other words, organizations are now one-third more likely to experience a breach in the next two years. The increased success that cybercriminals are achieving underscores the importance for IT organizations of ensuring they’re providing the proper measures for reducing cybersecurity risk.
Face-to-face conversations with clients provide a great opportunity to hear first-hand what challenges business leaders are facing around hybrid cloud for enterprise workloads. Whether these conversations take place at a conference or onsite during a client project, they’ve shown me what’s right and what’s wrong with cloud from the perspective of the IT administrators whose job it is to keep manufacturing floors, distribution centers, branch offices, pharmacies and a host of other businesses running. What follows are some of the key takeaways I’ve gleaned from recent discussions with clients on enterprise hybrid cloud:
In recent years, IT organizations are almost unanimously turning to hybrid cloud to ensure the optimal environment for their applications. However, “no other vendor spans the hybrid cloud as...comprehensively as VMware...We deliver an unparalleled level of consistent infrastructure and operations, from the data center to the cloud to the edge”, proudly says Raghu Raghuram, VMware’s chief operating officer.
The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) announced the official launch of its new Frontera supercomputer, the world's most powerful academic supercomputer that already ranked fifth on the TOP500 list of fastest supercomputers in June 2019.
What are AWS Managed Services? These facilities include configurations of services and tools that Amazon avails for the sole purpose of automating infrastructure management functions for Amazon Web Services deployment.
As savvy businesses pursue excellence, technology is increasingly becoming an essential facet. Undeniably, the IT department plays a crucial role in complementing business functions. And with the way things are today, it's not a wonder for you to see tech supplying the infrastructure needed for firms to develop and roll out new products and services.
Most online businesses today are using infrastructural services to increase efficiency and enhance digital transformation. And to achieve this efficacy, industry leaders in their day-to-day work environment use the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model.
Over the past decade, businesses and consumers alike have become increasingly more drawn to and reliant on remote, cloud-based storage and processing instead of local, on-premise storage. In this list, we have compiled our top four cloud storage providers for 2019 that will help keep your costs low, your productivity high, and your data secure.
Infrastructure plays a critical role in the success of SAP HANA deployments. Organizations deploy SAP HANA applications to streamline business processes and generate real-time insights. However, exploiting these capabilities place massive scalability and availability demands on the IT infrastructure. These demands need to be met in an environment that constantly changes with the business needs.
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