Third-Party Access Vulnerabilties—Security's Weakest Link
High-profile security breaches caused by third-party access vulnerabilities have led to increased scrutinizing of internal access controls by IT leadership and executives. The risks associated with data leakage can extend far beyond the value of the compromised data to include financial penalties and even long-term damage to a brand. Businesses need to take a comprehensive approach to third-party access and management.
Why Cloud-based DaaS Is Blowing New Life Into VDI
Over the last five years, the merits of VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) have been widely debated. Today, service providers are leveraging the cloud to provide distributed, scalable and resilient Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings that deliver on the promise of VDI for a broader set of SMB and enterprise customers. This shift is blowing new life into the VDI market.
Top 3 Networking Trends for 2015
A confluence of technological and IT trends relating to mobile and cloud are creating dramatic changes in how and where people work, computing workloads are processed, and work applications are delivered. What these changes all have in common is that they make businesses more dependent than ever on the Internet as their WAN—an inherently best effort infrastructure with limited visibility, security and control. This effect of mobile and cloud on IT and the elevation of the best effort Internet to business critical status are poised to transform networking in 2015.
Practical Software Defined Networking With Pertino
IT Pro Jeff Wilson shares his insights into and hands-on experience with Pertino's SDN-powered cloud networking service.