Jun2017

Should Vendors Be Legislated into Providing Ongoing Software Support?

The WannaCry “ransomworm” highlighted a number of issues in modern enterprise IT. Dealing with legacy software, support, maintaining good patching processes, effectively mitigating discovered vulnerabilities, responsible disclosure—all of these points have been highlighted and discussed in the aftermath of the …
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Jun2017

Monitoring: Done to Death? Time for a Change?

The rise of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), server-based computing (SBC), and now cloud computing has imparted new significance to the importance of monitoring your environment. The user experience now reigns, and avoiding negative impact on the performance of the user’s …
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Jun2017

WannaCry Highlights that We’re Still Struggling to Deal with Legacy Software

There’s no need for a breathless recap of the “ransomworm” that recently spread across the globe. WannaCry was the name given to this piece of malware, and it affected hundreds of thousands of devices across more than a hundred countries.

May2017

Active Directory Automation: The Next Step toward the Brave New World?

IT is changing. Cloud services, whether public, private, or hybrid, introduce a new focus for operations teams. We are no longer fixated on building and maintaining infrastructure—we need to concentrate on automating management, delivering services, and developing future iterations of …
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May2017

General Data Protection Regulation — Coming Soon

We are currently midway through an information and digitization revolution that could be possibly compared to the mechanical impact of the Industrial Revolution. Despite the many great advances it brought, the Industrial Revolution had harmful impacts on the environment and working …
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