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IDG Contributor Network: 8 steps to IT control in a self-service cloud world

The natural cycle in IT is to move from decentralized to centralized services. When networking first appeared, it was implemented at a department level for printer sharing. It was decentralized—resulting in a hodgepodge of networks and protocols. Eventually IT organizations … Continue reading

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6 steps for a future-ready cloud storage strategy

Blame it on poor copy data management, compliance requirements or the internet of things (IoT), but data storage volumes are growing exponentially, and that growth shows no signs of abating. Managing skyrocketing storage demands on limited resources is a top … Continue reading

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IT Transformation Checklist: 10 Steps to Success

When launching a IT transformation project, there are some steps you definitely don’t want to take, and 10 steps that could lead to success. InformationWeek: Cloud

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3 simple steps to compliance in the cloud

We deal with compliance on a daily basis: traffic laws, tax laws, and other regulations. It should be no surprise that there are rules for how we deal with some data, especially data in a public cloud. These rules exist … Continue reading

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5 steps to ensure success when migrating unified communications to the cloud

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach. Ready or not, unified communications is starting to move to the cloud. A recent survey by BroadSoft predicts … Continue reading

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9 Crucial Steps Toward Effective Disaster Recovery

A strong disaster recovery plan is key to keeping your business going in the face of a very bad, no good, horrible day. Here are nine steps IT pros should not skip in their planning and preparation for the worst. … Continue reading

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ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises

Enterprises interested in tapping container technology now have a brand-new option for managing it: ContainerX, a multitenant container-as-a-service platform for both Linux and Windows. Launched into beta last November by a team of engineers from Microsoft, VMware and Citrix, the … Continue reading

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Six steps to achieve an As-a-Service transformation

Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not promote a product or service and has been edited and approved by Network World editors. The As-a-Service model promises to reshape business service delivery to provide companies with plug-in, scalable, consumption-based services, but … Continue reading

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