The tech world was rocked at the dawn of the new year with the announcement of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The blogosphere is brimming with information and suggestions on what you can do to help mitigate the risk these vulnerabilities cause in every device with computing power. Affected devices include desktops, laptops and thin clients, tablets and even your cell phones. And no manufacturer, OS or deployment is immune.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~Leonardo DaVinci
During 2017, the financial services industry went through structural changes and looked to invest in technologies driving digital transformation. The key driver was to adopt new operating models with a goal of achieving greater efficiency and competitiveness.
While higher ed institutions around the country have largely embraced the cloud and have started to migrate their systems in large numbers, a recent CIO Review article reports that there are lingering concerns. Specifically, “reservations when it comes to their core systems.
As a professional in the legal industry, you may have been reading articles and hearing from colleagues about the traction and momentum for cloud services. Deciphering cloud solutions for your particular needs is still convoluted.
There is almost nothing worse than a case of mistaken identity. If you count yourself amongst the masses that prefer to keep things like access permissions in order, then pay close attention – you’ll find important information ahead. Perhaps you haven’t heard of Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems? Well, you’re most certainly not alone. If you have, then a refresher could be a good idea.
Discussions of server virtualization benefits tend to start with potential cost savings. After all, hardware generally is the most expensive element in the data center, and virtualization, which enables a single machine to be broken down into several virtual machines, meaning fewer servers and related IT hardware. This effectively reduces the data center footprint, along with power, cooling, maintenance, and management requirements.