Staffing: Outsource vs. FTE

Projects are the lifeblood of an IT organization. Prioritizing projects are sometimes based on business drivers, like mergers & acquisitions, application development, or in some cases, refreshing legacy IT assets, all of which can be a very costly endeavor. Once these projects have been identified, companies can determine their staffing models.

IoT: The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, or “IoT,” is constantly evolving and taking on new meanings as technology penetrates industries that generally have not relied on IT to grow. At its fundamental definition, IoT can be seen as the convergence of multiple technologies, including wireless communication, real-time analytics, machine learning, commodity sensors, and embedded systems. IoT is also the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity. These objects collect and exchange data, resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy, and economic benefit, in addition to reduced human intervention.

Windows 10 Migration

Windows 10……it’s time to make the move! Windows dominates the personal computer world, running by some estimates, more than 90 percent of all personal computers. Windows provides graphical user interface (GUI), virtual memory management, multitasking, and support for many peripheral devices. In addition to Windows OS for personal computers, Microsoft also offers operating systems for servers and personal mobile devices.

How to Integrate a CMDB With IT Asset Management (ITAM)

CMBD, also known as a Configuration Management Database, acts as a data repository warehouse of sorts for IT installations. They are used to keep track of the state of assets such as products, systems, software, facilities, and people at a specific point in time. IT directors are charged with keeping track of these assets to gauge how long they’ve been in service, service levels, end-of-life dates, and latest software versions, etc.

Turbonomic for VMware

If you want a cloud infrastructure that delivers both compute-on-demand and end users demand performance, Turbonomic is the solution. Turbonomic for VMware VRealize automation provides your organization with the tools it needs to build and manage your private and hybrid-cloud environments.

F5 for Azure

For the last 20 years, F5 in the data center has provided intelligence and sophistication in the network to complement commonly deployed advanced server applications. With the modern F5 TMOS traffic management engine, data centers have achieved exceptional levels of scalability, performance, and security by taking advantage of the network, an often overlooked resource. As enterprises look to expand to the public cloud, they must make certain that the same level of network intelligence and control they achieve with F5 in the local data center can be extended into the cloud.

Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Azure: Pros & Cons

Microsoft Azure is an extensive set of cloud services that IT professionals and developers use to build, deploy, and manage applications through a global network of data centers. When it comes to your company’s infrastructure needs, you want the flexibility and choice to buy, build, or rent. All companies have a cloud strategy; some even have a cloud-first strategy. However, this sometimes creates challenges related to controlling costs. Is Azure the right S3 provider for your business?

Cloud Computing Disadvantages You Must Know

Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services — such as servers, storage, networking, software, databases, and more — via the Internet. Cloud providers are companies that offer these services and charge for them based on usage. In addition to the basics like sending emails, editing documents, and storing pictures, cloud computing also enables you to create new apps and services; store, back up, and recover data; host websites and blogs; deliver software on demand; and analyze data. There is no doubt your business can reap huge benefits from cloud computing, however there are some drawbacks. Here are 5 cloud computing disadvantages you must know.