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  • Digital transformation is not a buzzword. IT has moved from the back office to the front office in nearly every aspect of business operations, driven by what IDC calls the 3rd Platform of compute with mobile, social business, cloud, and big data analytics as the pillars. In this new environment, business leaders are facing the challenge of lifting their organization to new levels of competitive capability, that of digital transformation — leveraging digital technologies together with organizational, …

  • Are you weighing the benefits of cloud storage versus on-premises storage? If so, the right answer might be to use both — a mix of on-premises and public cloud services with data mobility between the two platforms. Hybrid has piqued interest as more organizations look to the public cloud to augment their on-premises data management. Analyst firm IDC predicts that by 2018, 85% of enterprises will operate in a multi-cloud environment. Check out this easy-to-absorb infographic to explore five reasons to …

  • In an era of "lean IT," the centralized management capabilities of cloud-managed Wi-Fi make it an attractive option to manage and maintain wireless LANs (WLANs) across multiple locations. The decision to move WLAN management to the cloud requires one key assurance: end–to–end security from user devices to the cloud. This means that user data must be protected over the WAN and in the data center. These security measures should not require on-staff WLAN security expertise to manage. And security …