Don’t Waste Your Money on too Much Owned IT Infrastructure

When companies tally up their assets, they’ll typically account for everything from their office furniture to employee laptops to their servers and other IT infrastructure. And while that might make sense from a financial reporting standpoint, the truth is that...

Understanding the Business Continuity Management Process

No longer a nice-to-have, today’s businesses require a well-tuned, always-on IT infrastructure just to survive. But any organization can fall prey to disaster – be it from natural causes like fire, flood or hurricane, man-made problems like a denial of service...

Security Audits: Five Tips So You Can Sleep At Night

It’s the rare IT professional who rates a security audit as among his or her favorite tasks. But while conducting an audit is nobody’s idea of a great time, best practices dictate that they be carried out at least annually. It’s necessary to take stock of security as...
How to Avoid the Technology ROI/TCO Trap

How to Avoid the Technology ROI/TCO Trap

For most of the short history of enterprise-class technology, companies have spent their IT budgets buying, provisioning, and maintaining customized solutions running on corporate-owned infrastructure and networks. The problems with this model are many and costly:...