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Most of the early uses of cloud IaaS were for small and medium–sized businesses and tactical Dev/Test environments. For enterprises the cloud as a critical environment for production apps was a pipe dream.  The hybrid cloud will change all of that this year as Microsoft (MSFT) and VMware (VMW) ...

Enterprises spend billions every year maintaining (and powering) duplicate racks and even entire data centers, solely for occasional potential use (in the event of an unforeseen outage or disaster). Required by law in many cases, it is probably one of the largest IT investments with among the lowest returns ...

Given the cybersecurity threats enterprise IT professionals face these days, IT departments are naturally looking for the best combination of information security options. If you are looking for a log management system to assist you in monitoring and responding to cybersecurity threats, LogRhythm is a product worth considering for your enterprise. Analyzing ...

IT (still)doesn't matter Do you remember a chap called Nicholas Carr?  No? Well in 2003 he published an influential Harvard Business Review article entitled: “IT doesn't matter.” His argument was that, like electricity, or train transport, or courier services, IT had reached a stage where other IT specialist suppliers did it better and cheaper ...

My last article on IT Specialist talked about “How to save 30% of IT costs”, and gave people some ideas they could implement that could give effect to that change. But it stikes me that I'm asking for too much change. So here's some thoughts on how to change ...

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