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Four Steps to Transform IT from Expense Center to Business Partner

by Nancy Van Elsacker Much of an IT department’s work takes place behind the scenes. This means that you’re usually not visible within the organization – until something goes wrong, that is. As a result, the organization may not see how much valuable work you put in to keeping things running smoothly on a daily basis. Meanwhile, the expectations for IT departments are sky-high. You are expected to keep up […]

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Breaking Down Three Main Barriers to Cloud Backup

by Pierre Semaan Storage and data backup technologies have been around for years, serving as the bedrock of all back-end IT infrastructures and disaster plans. It’s not a technology that many employees think about, but when there is an accidental file deletion, a malware virus shuts down applications or a hurricane floods the data center, backup and recovery solutions quickly become the favored friend. Over the years, data protection technology […]

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Three Messy Realities of Cloud Expansions and how Big Data helps

by Lilac Schoenbeck As cloud becomes increasingly mainstream, companies are moving long lists of existing and new applications into external clouds. At the same time, shadow IT is emerging from the darkness as formerly “rogue” teams recognize corporate IT can, in fact, deliver agility while addressing security and compliance requirements. To optimize efficiency as well as cost, all of these workloads are being consolidated under a small handful of cloud […]

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