Marc Malizia

Marc Malizia

Building a High Growth IT: 5 Tips For 2017

By Marc Malizia | January 17, 2017

High Growth IT Building and maintaining a cloud computing platform will be much different in 2017 than it has been in past years. Today’s business climate is driven by many forces constantly disrupting traditional IT culture. Digital transformation is helping companies

Choosing IaaS or a Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider?

By Marc Malizia | May 30, 2016

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider We are all familiar with the old saying “That’s like comparing apples to oranges” and though we learned this lesson during our early years we somehow seem to discount this idiom when discussing the Cloud. Specifically,

Finally, The Time For Security Information Event Management (SIEM)

By Marc Malizia | March 2, 2016

The Time For SIEM Security Information Event Management (SIEM) tools have been around for a long time. My first encounter with a SIEM vendor was about twenty years ago while being courted to resell their product. To this day, I

Securing A Mid-Sized Enterprise: When A Little Assistance Goes A Long Way

By Marc Malizia | January 25, 2016

Securing A Mid-Sized Enterprise There is no longer any subjectivity in this statement: security is at the top of list for all CIOs. Every meeting I’ve attended over the last three months has been dominated by the topic of security

Endpoint Security

DRaaS: Can Make Providers Life Easier

By Marc Malizia | December 10, 2015

DRaaS Planning Earlier in Part 1 this week we’ve touched on “What Is DRaaS?”. Now we will explore this a little further.  Disaster recovery situations are always high pressure, stressful affairs which require cool heads and excellent planning. What can

Hosted Recovery Solutions

The Profound Effects Of Virtualization Software And DRaaS

By Marc Malizia | December 7, 2015

Disaster Recover As A Service (DRaaS) As a technologist, I am constantly thinking about leveraging the latest software or hardware to provide solutions to problems. My latest thoughts revolve around disaster recovery and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), and

All Enterprises Should Model Themselves After Today’s Startups

By Marc Malizia | November 4, 2015

Startups Leveraging Cloud Services Never in history has it been easier to start a business and fast track growth to dominate a market. Conversely, it has never been possible to transform from market leader to market memory faster than now.

5 Things A Cloud Provider Should Offer – Part II

By Marc Malizia | September 28, 2015

5 Things A Cloud Provider Should Offer Part II I recently posted an article for the CloudTweaks community on “Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting: 5 Things a Cloud Provider Should Offer” and many readers have since asked me to expand upon this

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting: 5 Things A Cloud Provider Should Offer

By Marc Malizia | August 20, 2015

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting The IT industry moves at light speed fueled by constant change and advancement. No area of IT has been affected more by this change than the hosting and managed service space. Advancement in the cloud and its

5 Tips For Building A High Growth IT Platform

By Marc Malizia | July 17, 2015

5 Tips For Building a High Growth IT Platform Building and maintaining today’s enterprise computing platforms is a lot more challenging than it was in the past. The competitive and fast moving nature of business requires a corporate network capable

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Companies Must Be More Transparent About Security Moving Forward

Companies Must Be More Transparent About Security Moving Forward

Security and Transparency You may remember, Home Depot was affected by a sizeable data breach in 2014. The incident is widely ...
RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

IoT 15 Billion Units By 2021 At the annual RSA conference, there were plenty of discussions and presentations on the ...
What Does The Transition To New Energy Teach Us About Cloud?

What Does The Transition To New Energy Teach Us About Cloud?

New Energy Shift CIOs report that private cloud is all the rage now. The Cisco’s of the world argue that ...
Cashless Society Part 2: Pros and Cons

Cashless Society Part 2: Pros and Cons

The Cashless Society Having looking at our movement towards a cashless society in Part 1, I thought we should turn ...
How Many Jobs Per Sector Are At High Risk Of Being Taken By Robots By 2030

How Many Jobs Per Sector Are At High Risk Of Being Taken By Robots By 2030

Could a robot or machine be doing your job? The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in ...
5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

Embracing The Cloud We love the stories of big complacent industry leaders having their positions sledge hammered by nimble cloud-based ...
How SSO Software Works and Why Single Sign-On Is Important

How SSO Software Works and Why Single Sign-On Is Important

The Functionality and Importance of SSO Software SSO is an acronym for Single Sign-On, a software program which uses one ...
Cloud Job Opportunities

Cloud Computing Continues To Present New Job Opportunities

Cloud Computing Job Opportunities Over the next decade we can expect many new cloud computing job opportunities to come to ...
Inside the Equifax Hack

Was the Data Just Too Big? Inside the Equifax Hack

Inside the Equifax Hack Equifax is a gigantic financial organization, the entire livelihood of which revolves around collecting and analyzing ...
Cyber Criminals and the Business Insider

Cyber Criminals and the Business Insider

Cyber Crime Business Insider You’re on the morning train on the way to work and take a look at the ...