3 Critical Security Issues for the Modern Enterprise

Security continues to be a top concern keeping IT leaders up at night. With good reason – the impact of security breaches can include remediation costs, reputation damage, and reduced customer confidence.  What can leaders do to protect their data without sacrificing business agility? In August 2017, Forrester conducted a survey of IT and security decision makers to explore how … Continue reading “3 Critical Security Issues for the Modern Enterprise”

To the Cloud!

Going to the cloud is a journey.  But we aren’t moving to a location.  It’s about discipline, it’s about really knowing what you expect and how to go about fulfilling those expectations. Whether your intention is to check out a proof of concept environment with multiple servers and applications, to test out archiving data to a cloud bucket, or to simply cut capital … Continue reading “To the Cloud!”

Hidden Costs of Cloud

With potential to save mega money, be sure you are looking at the big picture when considering a switch to the cloud.  Check out these tips from NetApp on avoiding some of the hidden costs that cloud can ring up if you’re not careful. Hidden Cloud Costs Hidden Cost #1: Migration Costs – It is … Continue reading “Hidden Costs of Cloud”

What’s Next for the Mainframe?

The future of mainframes is bright.  There are some pretty exciting features which mainframe users ought to be pretty excited about.  Check out three pretty cool features the new IBM z System Server mainframes have:  Future-Proof Architecture  IBM Z Systems Servers (including the ZR1) offer ‘Future-Proof Architecture’.  This means you can invest once in a … Continue reading “What’s Next for the Mainframe?”

How to Become a Data Scientist Hero

So you’ve landed a position as a Data Scientist and are tasked with taking all those zeros and ones and creating something which makes sense to even the most unenlightened.  Taking copious amounts of data, and putting that information into something understandable, meaningful, and relatable, translating it to something tangible for key stakeholders to quickly and easily understand, is one of the biggest challenges faced by Data Scientists today.   As … Continue reading “How to Become a Data Scientist Hero”

When Severe Weather Strikes, It’s IoT for the Win

The Weather Company is currently leveraging one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platforms in the World, and it’s kind of a big deal.  Providing critical weather data to millions of people, The Weather Company can now keep governments and businesses in the know to help them better prepare for impending disasters.  With over 200,000 stations in 195 countries, … Continue reading “When Severe Weather Strikes, It’s IoT for the Win”