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    DDoS mitigation a focus of recent 451 Research analysis at 2017 RSA conference

    DDoS Mitigation DDoS mitigation a focus of recent 451 Research analysis at 2017 RSA conference A March 2017 report published by 451 Research found that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks evolved in 2016, requiring security vendors addressing such threats to take proactive measures to increase their capabilities and capacities. The research cites Arbor Networks, an industry leading...

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    What are the Best Use Cases for the On Premises Data Center?

    What are the Best Use Cases for the On Premises Data Center? What are the practical use cases for an on premises (in-house) data center? When does it make sense to maintain hardware in a data center that is located in your office building or a leased office building? Here are the most common: Leveraging your on premises data...

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    Choosing a Cloud Platform

    What’s Your Cloud Strategy? Once your organization has gone through the three-step process of defining your cloud strategy and determined that the cloud is the right option, then it is time for the next decision: Choosing a cloud service platform. This is another significant choice that requires thoughtful evaluation.  Is your business IT infrastructure best suited for a...

    Cloud Computing

    On Premises IT Infrastructure and the Hidden Threat of Technology Lock-In

    Technology Lock-In - The “Hidden Threat” of On-premises IT Infrastructure Does your on premises IT infrastructure increase your risk of staying with a technology long after it provides value to your organization? Let’s look at a typical scenario. You’re a CIO or IT director that has finally secured funding for a disaster recovery project; something beyond the backup tapes...

    Cloud Computing Data Centers private cloud

    The Importance of a Defined Cloud Strategy

    The Importance of a Defined Cloud Strategy Migrating your company’s IT infrastructure to the cloud can be a daunting task, but as technology and the IT industry evolve, it may be a task that can’t be put off forever. However, lacking a well-defined cloud strategy can impede your company’s transition to the cloud or halt it altogether. But where...

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