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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets tighter controls on businesses and how they handle customers' personally identifiable information. Read the rest of this tip on SearchUnifiedCommunications.techtarget.com...

If you're considering a move to Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) or hosted UC, the chance that you'll realize cost savings is low, particularly in the first year but in subsequent years, as well. The key driver for cloud UC is agility--beating "perceived cost...

Every time I head to Disney World, I quickly find new technology developments — true digital transformation — aimed at improving the customer experience, helping Disney take in more of my hard-earned dollars, or reduce their costs. The Most Magical Place on Earth was among the...

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Cloud Migration Realities Almost half of all organizations in Nemertes'  2017/18 Cloud and Network Benchmark are using IaaS in production. However, on average they have only 12% to 17% of their workload in IaaS environments. Similar numbers use PaaS and at a similar rate. Moreover, based...

HBO has confirmed that the company's internal sites have been broken into, and  that proprietary information (including reportedly scripts of upcoming episodes of the hit series "Game of Thrones") have been seized. According to an article in Variety, “HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which...

There's been a lot of buzz around Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods. The upshot? Most pundits conclude that Amazon wants to enhance its ability to offer groceries online. That may be true, but we think it's far from the whole story. Our view is that Amazon's purchase...

Yeah, I'll admit it: I can be cranky. Very cranky. So when my colleague texted me and asked if I was planning to blog about the WannaCry ransomware attack last week, my response was approximately, "Big whoop. Ransomware happens all the time. People never learn.  I've been...

We are big fans of the SD-WAN revolution (although looking forward to the time when we stop thinking of SD-WAN as something new and different and start thinking of it as table stakes for WAN edge connectivity). One of the big benefits of rolling SD-WAN...

Although traditional models of separation of duties are incompatible with DevOps, the principle can certainly be applied--and must be, in the long term. Separation of Duties: The Boogieman? Today in an interview for our Cloud and Network benchmark, the IT professional on the other end of the...

Some principles of IT don't change just because all the moving parts are changing.  Containers and DevOps and cloud make it easier to start and change things quickly, but they won't move a million line Cobol program over night. Inertia and Microservices In a fascinating benchmark interview this...