Getting Security Right Becomes More Important Than Ever – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #4

Data security has always been paramount for global enterprises, because the consequences of a breach are just too devastating to take a "wait and …

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Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Virtualization

Our blog series, "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek," works to demystify the complexities of the data center, and this time, we're taking on …

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Forrester: Cloud Exchanges Clearing Path to Better Network Performance

As the enterprise increasingly adopts cloud, more business-critical applications are moving into cloud environments, and high network performance …

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Why Hybrid IT Can Be a More Cost-Effective and Practical Choice

IT management faces a number of divergent business and technology trends that can't be reconciled with a single, "one size fits all" solution. For…

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Why Cloud Bursting Isn’t Taking Off: Latency and Complexity for Starters

Cloud bursting is one of those concepts with benefits that seem obvious and straightforward: Why pay for all the server, storage, infrastructure …

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How to Overcome Common Hybrid Cloud Security Issues

Hybrid cloud security continues to pose a barrier to enterprise cloud adoption, and both enterprises and cloud service providers (CSPs) share …

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3 Ways Multi-Cloud Exchanges Can Simplify Hybrid IT

A recent Gartner study demonstrates the accelerating advance of multi-cloud with a whopping $1 trillion or more in IT spending directly or …

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Why the Internet’s Subsea Backbone Needs Direct Interconnection

Data traffic is growing exponentially, and the subsea cable systems that make up the backbone of the global Internet must grow with it. Today's …

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Why Connected Cars Are Driving Companies Out to the Network Edge

The connected car of tomorrow is coming, and, frankly, it's going to be awesome. When a complex machine streams out massive amounts of data, …

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What’s Different About This Ring Going Around Rio?

gl A new kind of ring debuted at this month's Summer Games, and this one doesn't have a century of symbolism and sports history linked to it. But …

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