Dean Wiech

If Not Managed Correctly, The Cloud Can Cost An Organization

By Dean Wiech | October 12, 2016

Cloud Application Management When organizations implement cloud applications, they do so as a means to be more efficient and in the hopes of saving a great deal of money. What many organizational leaders often don’t realize is that they need

Ensuring Cloud Authorizations Are Correct

By Dean Wiech | September 6, 2016

Cloud Authorization Almost all organizations in every industry now use some type cloud application. This is because of cost, efficiency, ease of use and because many software companies are offering their solutions in the cloud. For example, Microsoft 365 and

Identity and Access Management: Advancing to Meet the Changing Needs of Passwords and Governance

By Dean Wiech | August 8, 2016

Identity and Access Management The identity and access management market continues to grow in a wide variety of industries of all sizes. As has been much discussed in many headlines, this is primarily because of three main reasons: 1) It

Steps To Ensure A Successful Cloud IAM Environment

By Dean Wiech | July 13, 2016

Cloud IAM Environment Sales and implementations of identity and access management (IAM) solutions have drastically increased over the last couple of years as the solutions have become the standard bearer for organization’s access and security. This is primarily because organizations

Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

By Dean Wiech | June 20, 2016

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there needs to be solutions available to help manage these applications. One way for admins to effectively manage their organization’s applications

Taking Your Access Governance Processes To The Cloud

By Dean Wiech | May 2, 2016

Access Governance Access governance is a growing market in many different industries across the United States and beyond. Companies are investing money in access governance solutions to efficiently improve processes and ensure security of their networks, without a great deal

Automation of Access Management Means a Happier IT Staff

By Dean Wiech | April 6, 2016

Automation of Access Management One of tasks that your IT department probably really dislikes is managing the in-house and cloud user accounts and passwords for all of the employees in the company. Though this is usually an easy task, it

Jargon Free: The Three Real Main Benefits of Cloud IAM Solutions

By Dean Wiech | March 8, 2016

Main Benefits of Cloud IAM Solutions There are significant discussions concerning cloud applications and software solutions, such as identity and access management (IAM) solutions, which are used in conjunction with them. These articles often discuss complex technical reasons and benefits,

Managing Cloud Applications Among The Business Regulations

By Dean Wiech | February 15, 2016

Managing  Cloud Business Regulations Cloud applications must be managed in a way that complies with the many different government standards in the United States. As more cloud applications are being implemented in businesses of every industry, companies need a way to

The Importance Of Cloud Password Management

By Dean Wiech | January 4, 2016

Cloud Password Management A very obvious trend over the past few years has been organizations moving their business applications to the cloud. This trend has been talked about over and over again, including the benefits, drawbacks, implementation hurdles, etc. So

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

5 Ways New Technology is Having an Impact on the Energy Sector

By Eric Hebert

Tech Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology

Preventing Disastrous Events Through The Power of Anomaly Detection In Machine Data

By CloudTweaks

Preventing Disastrous Events Through the Power of Anomaly Detection in Machine Data In August, a single server failed and the NASDAQ went down for three hours. In January, GlobalPayments reported that a hack compromising millions of credit card accounts cost

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Ariel Maislos

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, and then we’ll consider several methods to overcome those challenges. The Main Challenge: Bring Your Own (Physical) Network Some of

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

The Cloud Debate – Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

By CloudTweaks

The Cloud Debate Now that we’ve gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, “which cloud” is now the center of the debate. It feels like that one multiple choice question on an exam that

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration

5 Best Practices For Implementing Cloud Collaboration

By Christian Buckley

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration Over the past decade, the momentum for enterprise collaboration has shifted from the building of massive intranet solutions, usually developed and maintained by internal IT organizations, toward more flexible and cost-effective cloud-based collaboration platforms.

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

By Allan Leinwand

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from the inside out. And in many cases, some never make it past their own front door given how challenging it

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

By Bobby Beckmann

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.

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

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...
cloud computing certification

Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...
How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...
The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

Automation and Job Creation What happens when humankind makes a machine more intuitive and efficient than itself? A wake of ...
Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs ...