Bobby Beckmann

Collaboration in 2018 and Beyond: Four Technology Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact

By Bobby Beckmann | December 12, 2017

Collaboration in 2018 Four Technology Trends 2017 is coming to an end, which marks the time of year when we take a look into the crystal ball and share predictions on how emerging technologies will change the way we work.

Millennials’ Video Obsession

Millennials’ Video Obsession Is Transforming Your Office: Are You Adapting?

By Bobby Beckmann | November 30, 2017

Millennials’ Video Obsession In 2016, millennials surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest generation in American history. As they continue to infiltrate the corporate world, their collaboration and communication preferences are coming along with them. The millennial generation, which is

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Is Your Conferencing System a Cybersecurity Weak Link?

By Bobby Beckmann | November 14, 2017

Video Conferencing Vulnerabilities At home and in the office, the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought us new heights of connectivity and convenience. Yet recent years show that the connected devices that have opened up new doors for us have

Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

By Bobby Beckmann | November 8, 2017

Open Source Collaboration Ecosystem Open source – software whose source code is public and can be modified or shared freely – is a hot topic in the world of technology development and for good reason. In my opinion, the trend

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Mark Carrizosa

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

By CloudTweaks

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its

The Paradigm Shift In Enterprise IT Operations Management

By Sheetal Kale

IT Operations Management Rapid change is the new constant with today’s Enterprises. There is a continuous shift in the technology landscape and the demands of the customers coupled with Enterprises wanting to stay competitive. This changing, fluid environment results in

Minna Wang

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

By Minna Wang

Student Collaboration Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve

Move Over Brick And Mortar, Education-As-A-Service Is Taking Over

By Scott Skinger

Education-As-A-Service As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” Its a verse that sticks like glue in the back of my mind when I reflect on the technology landscape today. Just a few years ago, data analytics services

The Managed Service Provider

Threatening Skies: The Managed Service Provider

By John Humphreys

The Managed Service Provider Business is not easy. Just when you think you have the market figured out, and your business is growing nicely, another new threat comes onto the horizon. Many VARs and MSPs who built successful businesses implementing

Your Office 365 Data Security – Is It Properly Protected?

By Jeff Erramouspe

Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of

Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

By James Kessinger

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through an exhaustive process deciding what to migrate, then you have to do plenty of scripting and re-architecting to get all

GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By Brad Thies

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

Artificial Intelligence Revolution 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. 83% believe ...
How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence ...
Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

The Malware Cloud Concern This year we’ve had two cyber attacks in which malware was used to cripple government computer ...
Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT Systems The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how IT combines with IoT to help ...
GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union ...
The Cure for Cloud Sprawl: Nimble Operationalization in the Multi-Cloud

The Cure for Cloud Sprawl: Nimble Operationalization in the Multi-Cloud

The Cure for Cloud Sprawl Enterprises are shifting to a cloud-first footing. That’s no secret. But just as companies and ...
Leading Multicloud Strategies

Solving the Complexities of Leading Multicloud Strategies

Leading Multicloud Strategies To avoid the dreaded cloud lock-in, many organizations are now managing multiple clouds to service their business ...
Cyber Attackers Targeting the Keys to the Cloud Kingdom

Cyber Attackers Targeting the Keys to the Cloud Kingdom

Cyber Attacking Targets Privileged Credentials Used to Administer Cloud Services Make an Attractive Target and Entry Point for Attackers In ...
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Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware: How VDI Can Help Defend Against the Next Ransomware Attack

Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware The WannaCry ransomware made headlines back in May when it crippled hospitals across the UK and put ...
Data Analytics and Human Heuristics: How to Avoid Making Poor Decisions

Data Analytics and Human Heuristics: How to Avoid Making Poor Decisions

The “hot hand,” a metaphor applied frequently to the game of basketball, is the idea that a basketball shooter, after ...