IBM Brings Enterprise-Class Capabilities to the Entry Storage Space

IBM FlashSystem 5200 | Image courtesy of IBM On February 9, IBM introduced a new FlashSystem family of entry-level, all-flash storage systems with full enterprise capabilities and full container support. Minimize cost, maximize efficiency The IBM FlashSystem 5200 is a compact, end-to-end NVMe platform that delivers the full capabilities of IBM FlashCore modules, [...]

Top 2 Reasons to Say Yes to Hyperconvergence

A typical data center has multiple generations of servers, operating systems, hypervisors, and storage devices—often from multiple vendors and designed around the concept of predefined, discrete workloads designed for specific tasks. But how can an enterprise accurately predict where (and how much) IT capacity is going to be needed at any given time? It can’t—particularly [...]

How Cloud-Based Contact Centers Conquer Call Overload

Cloud-based contact center solutions are one of the most effective ways to scale up contact center capacity during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout The approval of COVID-19 vaccines was cause for a lot of celebration—but it has also raised a lot of questions about the logistics of a nationwide vaccine rollout. Across the country, many organizations’ [...]

Best Practices for Better Virtual Meetings

Tips and tricks for virtual meeting platforms like Webex Whether your business has returned to the office, switched over to remote work completely, or utilizes a hybrid approach, virtual meeting platforms like Webex are here to stay. And whether you’re a veteran of virtual meeting platforms, or you’ve just started using them, there a few [...]

The Key to Defining Data Protection for Your Business

Data protection is one of the best investments you can make for your organization because it keeps your most valuable assets safe. But how do you define data protection for your organization? The key is to outline a plan and then put in the work to see it to completion. Here is an easy-to-follow roadmap [...]

4 Reasons Why Hyperconverged Infrastructure May Be Worth Your Investment

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is achieving greater efficiencies and cost savings for many organizations. Let’s face it: purse strings are tight, and as an IT leader, you are trying to do more with less, while facing pressure to deliver high-performing applications for your clients—especially if you need to deploy virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Everything needs to [...]

Sirius About Snowflake: Get Instant Insights via ThoughtSpot

Snowflake is the Data Cloud that boasts instant elasticity, secure data sharing, and per-second pricing across multiple clouds. Its ability to natively load and use SQL to query semi-structured and structured data within a single system simplifies your data engineering. To help you better understand the ins and outs of using Snowflake and its unique [...]

3 Ideal Use Cases for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

You may be surprised by what can fit into a single platform with a hyperconverged solution. It combines server, storage and hypervisors to transform your infrastructure, resulting in a significant reduction in costs and reduced operational workload. Prior to hyperconvergence, many small businesses had constraints—such as network connectivity, and lack of IT staff and physical [...]

The Route to Zero Trust Travels Through Identity

There is no such thing as a trusted network anymore. Because applications and users aren’t inside a physical network perimeter like they used to be, securing your network alone is no longer enough to protect your data, brand and reputation. Instead, trust must move to users and systems. But trust should never be automatic—regardless of [...]

Brew a Stronger Data Protection and Disaster Recovery Plan

Good ideas start with coffee, but how can you be sure you will be able to use them and your organization’s valuable data without disaster recovery or data protection? In today’s fast paced business world, data needs to be accessible 24/7. When you are unprepared and mission-critical machines go down, you risk hours of data [...]