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An Opportunity to Focus on Transparent IT resources and Dollars
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Kim Barrier, VP & CIO, Amy's Kitchen

Role of a CIO Today Today, a CIO is first and foremost a business leader. Secondly, they should know a lot about technology and how to leverage it to support the business. A big part of my job is to solve problems across several business areas....

Dealing With the Uncertainty of Changes
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Greg Pelton, CTO & VP, Infrastructure Engineering, Polycom

What do you think are the biggest obstacles that technologists face in working in a more agile and outcomes based model? There is a fundamental perspective change required to be successful in this new model. In the past we have tried for...

Journey towards Continuous Improvement
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Chad Leverenz, VP, IT Infrastructure and Development, Mercy Housing

1. How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in the Networking industry? Microsoft Azure was a Proof-of- Concept project (PoC) we implemented in late 2013. Our CIO, Christy Richardson, assembled a team of Cloud and...

Journey towards Continuous Improvement
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Chad Leverenz, VP, IT Infrastructure and Development, Mercy Housing

1. How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in the Networking industry? Microsoft Azure was a Proof-of- Concept project (PoC) we implemented in late 2013. Our CIO, Christy Richardson, assembled a team of Cloud and...

3 Things to Consider Before Deploying UC to Enhance the Enterprise Network Experience
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Russ Fordyce, Managing Director, Marketing, Broadview Networks

When looking to modernize an enterprise phone system, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) may be the first solution looked into. This technology replaces the traditional telephone network connections by using the internet to route calls. But...

Understanding the Business First
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Aaron Gette, CIO, The Bay Club Company

Role of CIOs The role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) was formed in the early 1980s, now almost 40 years in the making the responsibilities of the CIO have profoundly transformed. The original CIO operated as senior executive in the...

WLAN: The Rise of Managed Wi-Fi Services
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Matthias Machowinski, Senior Research Director, Enterprise Networks and Video, IHS

Managed networking services are services in which a third party (e.g., a service provider or a value-added reseller) handles various aspects of the day-to-day operation of an organization’s network and/or networking devices, rather than the...

The Changing Face of Enterprise Technology
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Bill Kohler, CIO Americas, International SOS

The role of the CIO today is very much different today vs. back in Y2K. Technology has moved from a ‘luxury or nice to have’ to ‘a necessary part for most business to be successful in 2017.’ The CIO role has moved...

Digital Transformation: The Networking Challenge of Our Time
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Andrew Dugan, SVP- Network Architecture & Engineering, 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...

Rugged Managed Mobility Delivers More Control, Lower Costs
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Marco Nielsen, VP, Managed Mobility Services, Stratix Corporation

For one large auto parts distributor, getting a handle on mobility posed major challenges. Each of the company’s 58 distribution centers had its own mobile budget, so the technology varied by location. Capital spending was difficult to...

Workplace Trends are Dramatically Affecting how CIOs Develop Communications Strategies
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Dan Tanel, CTO, Pinnaca

It is a constant, relentless exercise for senior management to seek, identify and adapt to new trends that can directly affect their business. Arguably the most important overriding trend addresses employees—recruiting, hiring, training and...

Improving Work Processes with Unified Communications
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Noel Wong, CIO & SVP, XO Communications

Unified Communication—Enabling Virtual Collaboration Unified communications (UC) is a set of technical solutions that allow individuals to collaborate with each other using a wide variety of electronic communication tools as a single...

WAN Optimization Strategy
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Marcus McEwen, EVP Services, MNJ Technologies

WAN Optimization is an umbrella IT term that has no precise definition. It provokes an impression, but each vendor and expert has their own nuanced view of the term. I am going to define it as the use of hardware, software and process to achieve...

The Perfect Conferencing Storm
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Joan Vandermate, Head of Marketing, Logitech

For more than a decade, industry pundits predicted that video conferencing would become ubiquitous— in every conference room and shared collaboration space, on every desktop computer and across every mobile device. And they were right! The...

The Business Value of Software-Defined Networking
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Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking

I was recently talking to an IT professional in a mid-size enterprise about some of the issues she faces with today’s tools. Like most IT teams, she and her colleagues are extremely challenged to deliver the expected level of service across...

What is CLOUD Doing to Our Networks?
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Sam Schoelen, Chief Information Technology Officer, Continental Resources

Do you remember upgrading to a 56K modem? Do you recall how fast that seemed at the time? If you were like me I was going from a 14.4K up to a 56K then you may remember that. Oh yes, and I was hosting a BBS on it as well. "We have grown...

802.11ac and 2.5G Ethernet Speeds: Enabling the Mobile Enterprise
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Nicholas Ilyadis, VP & CTO, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom

Network administrators and the enterprise networks they oversee are under siege. At every turn, there is pressure to deploy mega-scale data centers and migrate to cloud computing. And, with the amount of data doubling in size roughly every two...

Customers and Employees Are In Charge - Now What?
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Laurent Philonenko, SVP of Corporate Strategy & Development & CTO, Avaya

How Open Mobile Engagement is Forcing Enterprise Convergence The idea of enterprise-wide digital convergence is not new. CIOs have been on a quest to create a converged digital enterprise for decades. Achieving enterprise-wide convergence...

SDN Market in North America All Set to Boom: Reports MicroMarket Monitor
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FREMONT, CA: The North America software-defined networking (SDN) market is on a success journey, moving from $1.4Mnin 2014 to an estimated $4.6Mn by 2019 growing at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 25.5 percent during this stipulated...

Galaxy 2021 Launched to Capture the Growing IoT Industry
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FREMONT, CA- Pacific Control Systems (PCS) will be now working together with Microsoft for an Enterprise City Management System hosted on Microsoft Azure. PCS provides comprehensive machine-to-machine (M2M) automation and control solutions to...

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