For years, analysts have been reporting on the risks of unattended employee workstations. For example, a user who sits down at a co-worker’s PC could access sensitive data, send email from the PC owner’s account or even introduce malware into the network. To make matters worse, such misuse of an unattended workstation is difficult to detect and prove.
Businesses are increasingly turning to integrated communications solutions, a technology category known as Unified Communications that’s increasingly critical to efficient and effective business operations.
But those organizations have very different perspectives and strategies on which tools and solutions to implement.
HPE, in its first storage product refresh since the split, wants 3Par to take over higher-performance data center tasks and to do so at a lower price level for certain applications using 3-D NAND technology.
There are four areas of consideration which should be top of mind for IT when designing, creating and supporting the workplace of the future. Research consistently shows that the top business objectives for IT center on enabling the workforce through the right tools and solutions. It is through this that IT is adding value to the enterprise; tools let people achieve 100% of their productivity, innovation and creativity potential. This has a large part to play in expanding the capabilities of an organization.
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These days, video leads when it comes to effective communication in modern corporations. It’s now far easier to deliver broadcast-quality productions without TV-sized budgets, and anyone with the most basic IT skills can get to grips with today’s production equipment, says Chris Waddington, NewTek. With the equipment and skills in-house, organizations can now realize the full potential of video to better communicate to staff and customers, and quickly see a generous return on investment.
It is clear that today’s businesses require reliable network connectivity, and access to both corporate and Internet resources. Connections to and from business units, external customers and SOHOs are all equally important to ensure continuity. Business runs all day, every day, even in off hours. Most companies run operations around the clock, so it is important to realize that solid business continuity strategy and redundancy technology should be considered and implemented.
It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday shopping. Here is what’s new from big and small gadget makers for the coming season.
It seems that it is almost daily that we hear about massive data breaches and the risks for one have never been greater. Security is always top of mind for every CIO as they implement technologies into their environment and in the ever connected world we live in, it is imperative that we protect everything in our environment from the device to the cloud, but also still allow our people to be productive and innovative while they are safe.
About one year ago, DuPont Fabros Technology, whose business is building massive data centers and leasing wholesale space to companies on a long-term basis, brought online its biggest facility yet: ACC7 in Ashburn, Virginia.
It was the first facility to use the company’s newest data center design, whose core concepts it said it would replicate in future projects.