Industry Perspectives

Shedding Some Light on Shadow IT Management

TOM BICE<BR/>AttachmateTOM BICE
Attachmate

As BYOD and public cloud computing gain traction in the workplace more employees are adopting their own software and hardware without telling IT, writes Tom Bice of Attachmate. Rather than trying to squash all instances of shadow IT, put a plan in place to help manage it. Read More

The End of the Public Cloud’s Reign

KEAO CAINDEC<BR/>365 Data CentersKEAO CAINDEC
365 Data Centers

The demand for undifferentiated or unsupported IaaS seems to be waning, writes Keao Caindec of 365 Data Centers, with cloud-savvy businesses seeking a combination of managed cloud services, private cloud or colocation. Read More

Look Before You Leap to Converged Storage

JANAE LEE<BR/>QuantumJANAE LEE
Quantum

With the expanding number of converged solutions in the market, chances are you will find one that comfortably matches your needs, writes Janae Lee of Quantum. Here are three tips to consider when evaluating converged storage offerings. Read More

4 Steps to a Successful Data Center Migration

ART SALAZAR<BR/>Green House DataART SALAZAR
Green House Data

Over time, and for various reasons, the need will arise to migrate your data center equipment to a new facility, writes Art Salazar of Green House Data. Whether you colocate or operate a company-owned data center, keep these best practices in mind when planning your migration. Read More

Preparing for the Data Center of the Future

There are ways to future-proof the data center without having to make costly investments, while still ensuring that IT infrastructure can adapt and change over time to meet evolving business needs – even in a rapidly changing, unpredictable landscape. Read more from Steve Carlini and Soeren Jensen of Schneider Electric. Read More

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