General Computing Executive Commentary

  1. 4 Considerations For Your 2016 Data Center Initiatives

    Technology changes constantly, and it’s up to us to be ready for it all. Here are four significant trends that will shake up the data center in 2016.

  2. Cybercrime Rule #1: Machines Are Hard, People Are Soft

    MAXfocus’ Ian Trump wonders why the predicted open season on Windows Server 2003 machines has failed to materialize.

  3. Rack, Stack, And Go Back: Why Hardware Appliance Strategies Don’t Work Anymore

    The dominance of proprietary hardware for application services in data centers is slowly but surely ending. It’s time to look to a software-driven future that is elastic, flexible, and automated not just in the cloud but also in data centers.

  4. A Look At What’s In Store For Business Intelligence In 2016

    The year 2015 has been big for technology and its methods for helping businesses grow, evolve, and discover new levels of success. And as 2016 begins, it’s clear that business intelligence is going to benefit more than ever before.

  5. 6 IT Changes That Will Bring “True Transformation” In 2016

    The year 2016 will be challenging as mobile and cloud force CIOs to adopt a more agile model of information security, policy design, technology evaluation, and lifecycle management. This new approach overturns 30 years of legacy process and mindset but it can no longer be avoided.

  6. 5 IT Security Essentials For Channel Partners In 2016

    What do resellers and managed services providers (MSPs) need to keep top of mind as security threats spiral in 2016? Ongoing vigilance and protection is the only way to stop these threats in their tracks, which is why it’s important to keep pace with new IT security dangers that have recently emerged. At the same time, many existing threats are also expanding and mutating, finding new ways to make their way beyond the corporate firewall.

  7. 5 Predictions For Cloud Security In 2016

    Here are five cloud security predictions for the New Year, covering areas of budget, insurance, jurisdiction, the popular choice among file sharing apps, and the biggest threat to security.

  8. Cybersecurity And The Rise Of The Insider Threat In 2016

    There are many ways that hackers are able to infiltrate corporate networks and slip through multilayered security systems, firewalls, and other safeguards to wreak havoc — which is why it’s critical for businesses to stay alert and know how to identify the weaknesses in their networks so that they can improve their online security systems. Organizations must remain vigilant to the following weaknesses in order to protect sensitive corporate and customer data.

  9. Why Cloud Solutions Will Be Implemented More Often In Regulated Industries In 2016

    In 2016, organizations in highly regulated industries will increase their use of cloud solutions to support and complement their existing technology infrastructure.

  10. 2016: Tech Leaders Forecast Clouds With Heightened Security Measures

    The maturity of cloud services providers and companies’ attitudes will usher in a critical mass of cloud-first companies in 2016. These companies will wholeheartedly embrace cloud services for almost all their technology needs — including security technologies.