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  • The digital transformation of businesses continues to reshape the IT industry as businesses deal with a social and mobile workforce as well as big data and analytics that causes exponential data growth. Indeed, organizations are finding it difficult to store, manage, and provide value from ever-increasing data sets. As businesses grapple with their ever-increasing data sets, storage solutions such as object-based storage (OBS) lend themselves to solving the problems of scale, management, and costs for today …

  • 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 …

  • Digital transformation is a growing, urgent imperative for organizations worldwide. Subsequently, network resources to support digital initiatives are coming under intense scrutiny. Increasingly, that focus concentrates on the wide area network (WAN), which provides essential connectivity and valuable network services for branch offices, remote sites, and mobile workers. This white paper from IDC examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN, …