cloud computing

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Network Operations Integration and IT (and Network) Services – Gartner’s Most Challenging Trends

TweetRead the series introduction here Trend #7 – Network Operations Integration The convergence of formerly distinct network technology platforms – take telephony systems and LANs, for example – is precipitating a major networking operations transition, including alterations in IT organizational structure. Gartner recommends network managers adopt an ITIL approach, creating an organization centered around processes […]

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Recent study found midsize businesses increasing IT budgets and investment in cloud computing

TweetA recent study commissioned by IBM revealed that midsize companies have shifted from focusing on cost control and efficiencies to concentrating on growth initiatives as predictive technologies become more affordable and widely available.  The study also found that 2/3 of midsized companies have plans to adopt Cloud technologies, similar to an earlier poll of Ipswitch customers. […]

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Thinking about moving to a private cloud? Consider this…

TweetIs the Private Cloud Right for You? You may have noticed our recent poll on cloud use in 2011, which found that almost 2/3 of all organizations are planning some kind of cloud investment this year. Nearly 30% said they would be investing in the private cloud specifically. If you happen to fall in with […]

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Ennio’s predictions for 2011 – Software as a Service and More Efficient IT Solutions

TweetSoftware as a Service (SaaS) Ennio Carboni shares more of his thoughts for 2011. Continuing with the theme of rapid network growth, 2011 could present more challenges. An increasing number of enterprises are now using a variety of SaaS applications from multiple vendors, procured and deployed without participation from IT, creating a slew of management […]

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Where will you invest most for cloud-based services in 2011

TweetThe New Year is almost here and we want to hear your thoughts and plans for investment in cloud services.  Take our quick poll and let us know which area you will focus your investments in for 2011. (Plus, after you vote you’ll be able to see what others think.) Poll: Investing In The Cloud Where will […]

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Our Network Management Division President, Ennio Carboni, shares predictions for 2011 (part 1) – Virtualization

TweetAs the year comes to a close its always refreshing to look at where we have been and where we are heading. What better way to gain accurate insight into the industry than going straight to the source? Ennio will share some of his predictions for 2011 in technology with a multi-part blog series. Virtualization […]

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Reduce IT Costs with Quick Deployment and Response Time

TweetIf you can remember, our recent post on Reducing IT Costs through Reduction in Lost Productivity, I’d like to introduce the next post in our best practices for IT cost reduction series. As with any network configuration, you will realize substantial gains in productivity and efficiency when the right network monitoring solution is in place. […]

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Cloud Computing: Practical Steps

TweetWant to learn how to manage and grow your IT infrastructure without having to buy another server? There is useful little article floating around the web, titled Practical Steps for Building and Managing an Internal Cloud, by one of our network managers, Stephen Dalgar, and our Director of Product Marketing, Marina Gil-Santamaria. By now we’ve […]

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WhatsUp Headlines

TweetHulu is Fast Approaching YouTube According to the latest report out of comScore VideoMetrix, Alec Baldwin and Eliza Dushku’s plot to eat Hulu viewers’ brains is meeting great success. In the month of February alone the video streaming site jumped two spots to become the fourth largest video site in the U.S., overtaking both Viacom […]

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WhatsUp Headlines

TweetCloud Computing Way of the Future IDC Predicts Despite the Internet’s ubiquitous coverage of Sun Microsystems seemingly inevitable merger with IBM the Burlington-Based software company announced today that they are continuing their crusade into cloud computing and that their cloud services market will be begin its rollout this summer. The Sun Storage Cloud and the […]

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