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The Emergence of Hybrid Cloud Architectures

A recent study by IDC revealed that 86 percent of enterprises are likely to connect to four or more cloud service providers within the next two years. Why? Because there is real value in a…

Building Tomorrow’s Network Today

By Chris Ancell True to his word, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is moving forward on an initiative to help secure competition for the future networks. In his blog on Friday, July 10th, the Chairman outlined…

Does Your Network Need to Support Wearables?

By Chris Ancell Wearable technology – wearables – are all the rage these days, and we could be at the start of a tidal wave of mainstream adoption, as the Apple Watch debuted this spring.…

Let shadow IT guide infrastructure development

By | February 12, 2015 | Cloud, Shadow IT | [ 0 ]
By John Grady  With a flexible attitude toward application adoption and infrastructure development, this generation’s leaders can harness the momentum of shadow IT. Perceived as bringing security and performance risk to the enterprise environment, employee-driven…

Small businesses must confront shadow IT head on

By | February 10, 2015 | Cloud, Shadow IT | [ 0 ]
By John Grady Will SMBs fall victim to a cyber-crisis or find a way to snuff out the shadows for a stronger, more cohesive IT strategy? Shadow IT is a controversial phenomenon sweeping the enterprise…

Connecting to the Cloud: Stop Fighting the Shadows

By | February 5, 2015 | Cloud, Shadow IT | [ 0 ]
By John Grady Decision-makers can shift gears into a new era of cooperative shadow IT by embracing services such as AWS Direct Connect. While cloud computing has empowered a new generation of enterprise end users…

Network Enabled Cloud solution coordinates multi-cloud environments

By | February 3, 2015 | Cloud, Hybrid Cloud | [ 0 ]
By John Hanton  The value of the hybrid cloud is undeniable when coupled with the corporate WAN and dedicated bandwidth. In today’s enterprise IT, it’s not uncommon to see a diverse array of both in-house…