Over the last few years big data, mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing have radically transformed enterprise IT. If you have started to think about your future IT planning, below are a few key data center trends to take note of for the coming year:
It’s not a matter of if, but when we hear about the next big data breach revelation.
It’s like the Wild West out there for companies trying to protect their data and systems from cyber criminals. Data breaches, with multi-million dollar consequences are happening every day. Cyber criminals are becoming savvier, and their costs are going down. C-Levels are being held accountable for damaging and costly hacks and executives are scrambling to recruit the best security talent to protect their business.
For those of you looking for a quick bite of IT industry news with your breakfast, here is what our IT Service Provider partners have been up to lately:
What started in 2006 with Amazon Web Services has mushroomed into a multibillion-dollar industry, and its transformation has been profound.
Every few years the IT industry witnesses a major technology shift.
Over 80% of cyberattacks use a multi-vector approach to disable a network or servers.
The WTIA recently hosted an IT security panel discussion on data breaches and how companies can work to prevent them.
In an effort to sync up with the gradual slowing of the earth’s rotation we experienced what is being referred to as a “leap second” yesterday at midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Apparently this leap second could’ve been bad news for computer systems around the globe. The last leap second, which took place in 2012, brought down Gizmodo, Reddit, Yelp, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Gawker, and StumbleUpon, among other sites and apps. Although Amazon did experience an outage yesterday, it appears that it was unrelated, and most US companies were more prepared for the extra second this time around.
It’s summer in Seattle which means the trade show season is in full swing.
If you are running a company that has anything to do with security, big data, or IoT, you are looking pretty attractive to larger suitors right about now. This year has been the jam packed with merger and acquisition activity; we’ve had the biggest run of M&A activity since the dotcom bubble. Companies in every industry are looking at digital transformation as the way forward into the global economy, and the companies that sell solutions to address this transformation are hot items.
Since the 70’s many US and foreign multinational companies have taken advantage of the business-friendly tax laws that Luxembourg has to offer.