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The Age of Cyber-Cloud Networking
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Sandy Jacolow, CIO, Silverstein Properties

The Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Everything as a Service and implications of Cyber Security are transforming today’s network at a frenetic pace beyond the boundaries of Moore’s Law. Brian Solis best described this shift...

Network Troubleshooting: How to Optimize Your Toolset to Tackle Today's Network Issues
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Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds

Software defined networking (SDN) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key technology trends sure to affect the future of networking. As such, they currently enjoy the lion’s share of broad industry attention. Now, there’s no harm...

Protecting the Castle: Business'changing security landscapes
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Vincent J. Simonowicz, CIO, City of Rock Hill, SC

The challenge every business and enterprise has, is to protect their domains given the changing environments, enhanced security threats and melding of cloud services. As we are pushed to embrace the cloud services and applications, our data is...

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...

Virtualization and Networking
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EJ Piersol, CIO, Sage Technologies

In early 2013 Sage Technologies began planning to invest heavily in networking and virtualization. To provide some background, Sage is a management services organization (MSO) based in Illinois that helps health care providers collect, analyze,...

Technology Keys to Building a Disruptive Networked Business
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Robert Crudup, Executive Vice President & CIO, SEI

Introduction Industry after industry is being disrupted by new business models supported by technology platforms. The rate of an industry’s disruption can be dramatic as exampled by firms like Uber which has redefined the for-hire...

Modernizing Today's Datacenter
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Rich Holmes, Software-Defined Storage Business Development Manager (Hyper converged) - Americas, Hew

Datacenter modernization requires organizations to challenge their existing datacenter strategy and embrace new technological trends and advancements. Public cloud providers such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft have set new expectations making...

Does SDN have the right DNA for Enterprise?
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Nasser Noei, Director of Software Solution, Delta Networks Inc.

What is Software Defined Networking (SDN)? SDN is by far the most misunderstood term in networking. Many companies think opening up “C” API to others to program network elements by themselves is SDN. Others think any automation is...

Technology Key to Building a Disruptive Networked Business
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Robert Crudup, EVP and CIO, SEI Investment Company

Industry after industry are being disrupted by new business models supported by technology platforms.  The rate of an industry’s disruption can be dramatic as exampled by firms like Uber which has redefined the for-hire personal...

Consumer Migration to E-commerce Drives Walmart Online as Amazon Targets U.S. Grocery Market
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Monica Eaton-Cardone, Founder & CIO, Global Risk Technologies

When Amazon announced its intent to purchase the Whole Foods supermarket chain for $13.7 billion (cash), the shockwaves reverberated throughout the world of retail. But no sector of the economy was shaken harder than the e-commerce industry. Which...

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...

Wireless First for Microsoft Employees
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Brent Hermanson, Principal Manager, Microsoft

Real-time collaboration and modern work environments require people to be mobile and untethered from their traditional desktops. Our employees expect a seamless wireless experience across multiple devices, starting with ease of connecting to our...

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...

WAN's Inevitable Influence
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Mark Horbal, CIO & CTO, SpringBIG

The Impact on WANs is Inescapable The two most significant trends in computing today are the transformation of traditional computer applications with a footprint on a local machine to SaaS web applications and the parallel migration of...

Don't Forget the AV Guy When It Comes to Microsoft and Skype for Business
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Rick Winde, Director, Advanced Video Solutions, MCW Solutions

The term ‘unified communication’ used to be one with advanced technological connotation when discussing the voice and video needs of an organization. Now, the term has become much more commonplace and has even evolved into more...

Innovating Intelligently
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Joe Iannello, VP & CIO, Capital Metro

Regardless of what business you are in, whether you work in the private or public sector—if you are selling or providing a product or service to your customers— then innovation is a critical success factor in gaining and retaining...

To The Cloud and Beyond- A Death Knell for Private Data Centers?
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Toney Flack, CIO, Wichita State University

  Those of us who have been “in the business forever” recall with fondness the simple times of “the good old days” when corporate data centers were homogeneous environments and the only “MIS” purchasing...

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...

Software Defined Networking: Time to Unshackle the Network
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Jennifer Artley, COO, BT Americas

It has been said that “Software is eating the world”. Internet-based cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are indeed disrupting industries from the ground up. Public cloud services give startups that...

The Role of Data Centers in Today's Networks
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Georgios Kyriakopoulos, VP-Equity Research, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Communication networks are inherently complex. The internet itself is a collection of numerous independent networks interconnected to form a network of networks the users of which are able to communicate with each other. For example, when a person...

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