Steve Francis

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5 Ways to Become the Next Big Thing in Big Data - Featured Image

5 Ways to Become the Next Big Thing in Big Data

Ninety percent of all the data in the world was created in the past two-three years, according to SI...
The Split Up Wrap Up - Featured Image

The Split Up Wrap Up

It seems like the news of late has been heavy with acquisition activity - Cisco bought Metacloud, SA...
Industry Insights - Just In Case You Missed It - Featured Image

Industry Insights - Just In Case You Missed It

Here are a few interesting articles from last week - including Gartner 2015 tech trends,cloud securi...
Preparing IT Infrastructure to Overcome Any Challenge - Featured Image

Preparing IT Infrastructure to Overcome Any Challenge

While the IT organizations of many companies pride themselves on having 99.999% uptime, there always...
Key Tips to Improve ePHI Security in the Cloud for Healthcare Systems - Featured Image

Key Tips to Improve ePHI Security in the Cloud for Healthcare Systems

As health care providers look to move their data storage to the Cloud, the importance of maintaining...
Industry Updates – Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions and Announcements, and Reboots - Featured Image

Industry Updates – Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions and Announcements, and Reboots

Just in case you missed it - here's a quick look at a few top industry news articles from last w...
RTI study: Facebook's Data Center Delivers Huge Impact to NC - Featured Image

RTI study: Facebook's Data Center Delivers Huge Impact to NC

Facebook's data center in North Carolina has been producing about 5,000 jobs throughout the stat...
Desalination Plant and Data Center: Not as Odd a Couple as May Seem - Featured Image

Desalination Plant and Data Center: Not as Odd a Couple as May Seem

The drought crisis in California’s Monterey County has prompted officials and entrepreneurs to consi...
The ABC’s of VPN Configuration - Featured Image

The ABC’s of VPN Configuration

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are used by companies to grant their employees access to corporat...
VMware Announces OpenStack Compatibility and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance - Featured Image

VMware Announces OpenStack Compatibility and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance

VMware recently announced two initiatives intended to promote its datacenter virtualization leadersh...
How Will WebRTC Revolutionize VoIP Service? - Featured Image

How Will WebRTC Revolutionize VoIP Service?

Web Real-Time Communications or WebRTC is a communications service that supports real time communica...
The 4 Most Confusing Concepts in Networking Explained - Featured Image

The 4 Most Confusing Concepts in Networking Explained

Building and maintaining a network is a large complicated undertaking with many interlocking and mov...