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Next Generation Hyper Converged Infrastructure
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To rule out IT expenses and complexities, IT companies are implementing Hyper Converged Infrastructure. With the convergence of simplifying IT administration and centralizing technology, enterprises are able to reduce CAPEX and OPEX to improve...

Kill the LAN!
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Nick Roethel, Director of Technology Services (CIO), Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The LAN in the traditional sense is dying. For years, network engineers, suppliers and manufacturers have focused on multilayered, complex networks capable of routing traffic through a tapestry of complex equipment. Now, users demand simple...

SDN vs. SD-WAN: A Buyer's Guide
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Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy

Based on naming conventions alone Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) are easily confused. You’d be forgiven for assuming they are one and the same. Both are relatively new technologies, both...

Software-Defined Security: The Missing Piece in Your SDDC Strategy
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Shishir Singh, VP, Network Security, Intel Security

It seems the stars are finally aligning to bring the much-promised benefits of the software-defined datacenter within reach of enterprise users. You know the promises: When our data centers are software-defined, we'll deliver new services...

Itential Named Top 10 Networking Startup in 2018 by Enterprise Networking Magazine
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ATLANTA - Itential® the leader in intelligent network automation, today announced it has been recognized as a Top 10 Networking Startup of 2018 by Enterprise Networking Magazine. Itential provides network automation solutions that...

Building Industry: You Dream It, We Make It!
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Krish Mani, CIO, JELD-WEN

Bridging the gap between technology and consumer experience We make windows and doors globally. The biggest technology challenge in the building industry is to help consumers experience virtually what they are buying for their home that is real...

The Megatrends Impacting Your Enterprise Infrastructure
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Andrew Morawski, President and Country Chairman, Vodafone Americas

Technology is advancing at record pace, leading to countless opportunities with new communication tools, applications and networking solutions to improve the way we do our jobs. To support these new technologies within the enterprise, CIOs across...

Key Technologies Driving the Stampede to the Cloud
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Mark Bagley, VP, Innovation Scouting, BT

The stampede to cloud is the number one trend in today’s IT landscape. Why finance, buy, install, operate, maintain and protect your own IT infrastructure when you can rent everything? Security concerns about the cloud are passé. If...

Delivering the Greatest IT Outcomes
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Dave Goff, SVP and CIO, ECMC Group

IT, as a business function, supports multiple business units, each with its own opportunities and challenges. Perhaps the greatest challenge, though, is establishing IT as a strong partner that delivers the greatest outcomes and benefits, while at...

Optimized Networks for an Agile Workplace
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Steve Miller, CIO, Steelcase

Any business hoping to compete in the modern world is devoting extensive resources toward transforming the digital experience for customers and employees. This involves the integration and adoption of new digital tools aimed to make teams more...

Listen and Communicate Effectively
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Paul Villani, Director of Network Technology, Hartford Healthcare

1. How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years? Over the course of the past several years, the landscape of IT has changed. IT has been expanding beyond IT. No longer does IT run in a vacuum, or in a silo, strictly...

Time for Networking to Catch up to the Multi-Hypervisor Reality
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Larry Lang, CEO, PLUMgrid Inc

But change is upon us. Newer, web-based workloads run in hypervisor environments other than ESXi, with bare metal and container deployments gaining ground as well. Agile, private-cloud environments like OpenStack are providing API-level access to...

Digital Transformation: The Networking Challenge of Our Time
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Andrew Dugan, CTO, Level 3 Communications

Anywhere we look today, across nearly every industry and continent, we see evidence of a world in the midst of a digital transformation. Regardless of their traditional markets and models, businesses ranging from local coffee shops to...

Transforming the Communication Service Provider Networks with SDN and NFV
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Larry Horner, CTO, Solutions Architect, Intel Corporation [NASDAQ:INTC]

The Communication Service Provider (CSP) industry is a collection of interconnected network operators totaling over 350 operators that literally span the globe. This unified communications network is under ever increasing pressure as the ARPU...

It's Time for a Beautiful Network
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Kelly Wanser, Founder & CEO, Stateless Networks

How Open Software and Virtualization Transform Network Operations and Business Agility Your business units wanton-demand infrastructure for applications, and are trying public clouds. Data-intensive applications are driving demand and scale....

As Technology Industry Evolves, ERM Takes Active Role in Planning
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Ethan Harrington, Director, Insurance and Enterprise Risk Management, H&R Block

The digital world is expanding at such a rapid pace that we are required to not only increase resources, but also become more agile in addressing potential dangers for our organizations – even those not in the financial industry. It seems...

Middle Market Firms: A Powerhouse for Your Growth
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Geri Stengel, Founder & President of Ventureneer and Research Advisor, American Express

Middle market businesses—those that generate between $10 million and $1 billion in annual revenue—are considerably outperforming the overall economy. The number of middle market firms rose 84 percent from 2011 to 2017, in sharp...

Digital Transformation Starts With Mobility: Some Practical Advice
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Mike Baca, Director, Digital Transformation & Mobility, AmerisourceBergen Corp

IT Leaders currently contemplating digital transformation feel a lot like summer vacationers on their first day at the beach. Excited, they rush to the waters’ edge—after all, that’s where the fun is. But before long, the shock...

Enhancing Life in the City: Transition from IT-focused Decision- Making to Data-Driven Decision-Making
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Scott Cardenas, CIO, City and County of Denver

1. How would you describe the role of a CIO today? The role of a CIO is multifaceted. In 2017, CIOs must continually be engaged with the business to create a partnership in order to deliver services from anywhere, at any time, and...

How and When Emerging Technologies Keep the Business Competitive
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Juanene Wong, CIO, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

1.How would you describe the role of a CIO today? I view the CIO role as a key stakeholder in the overall business strategy. The role has become increasingly complex as it ensures technology adoption strategy improves business processes...

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