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How the Cloud Changes Corporate Infighting and the Battle to Become CEO

That number one position in a company appeals to many. As CEO of a company, you rule the roost. You give the orders, make the decisions and get to buddy up with other captains of industry in exclusive clubs. In days gone by, the route to promotion ...

Fancy a CAMS Cocktail? Serving Up Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social Services

When four big computing trends come together, the end result can be truly transformational. Cloud services, data analytics, mobile computing and social networking (CAMS) have each established impressive followings in their own right. Now, according ...

Cloud Based Desktop Hosting Services

A plethora of desktop hosting services have popped up over the years with Amazon Workspaces getting the most press. For around $30-$40 per month, end users can remotely login to a desktop as if the hardware were sitting on the desk in front of them. ...

Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet

If you are new to data center technologies, you may be hearing the term Fibre Channel for the first time. Fibre Channel is described as a networking technology that achieves rapid transfer rates. Fibre Channel can be configured at the speeds of 2, ...

The Top Two Cloud Computing Security Concerns of 2015

The most cited barrier to entry for cloud into the enterprise continues to be the security concerns involved with an infrastructure overhaul. Many IT decision makers are hesitating on making the switch to cloud as far as mission critical apps are ...

Traditional Datacenters vs. Facilities as a Service

The rise of Facilities as a Service has threatened the traditional datacenter model. In the past, a network engineer would build out an infrastructure to support the businesses tasks using the most practical and cost efficient equipment currently ...

Fat Tree vs. Jellyfish Data Center Networking Architectures

Two of the most popular data center networking architectures are the fat tree and jellyfish data center network architecture (DCNA). Being able to describe the differences in these two types of architectures will help you craft the perfect network ...

Beating the Competition by Becoming Cloud-Centric

At the beginning, cloud computing was the promise of additional, more affordable IT resources for many organizations. Flexible, scalable and pay-as-you-went, cloud computing was the ideal add-on to cope with data growth and in-house servers that ...

VoIP and the Menace of Telephony Denial of Service

The promise of VoIP has many organizations salivating. With savings to be made by leveraging Internet connectivity and whizzy new services that include deep integration with IT and video-conferencing, VoIP looks like the answer to everything those ...

How Investment in Cloud Computing Can Be Good, Bad or Ugly

Have you ever thought about how much money it takes to set up a cloud computing service? Behind the end-user convenience of low or no capital investment and pay-per-use agreements, somebody has to finance the infrastructure, the computing power, the ...