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Five Culture Shifts to Consider When Undertaking IT Transformation

IT transformation is one of the biggest challenges a company can face. Smart companies realize this in advance and begin company culture changes that will support what’s going to be different...

Five Myths of Cloud Adoption

When confronted with complexity and uncertainty, we humans create myths to help us cope. This tendency has been evident from the time of the Greek epic poets to the present day,...

Finally, a Truly Secure Approach to Threat Intelligence Exchange

My wife, who teaches first grade, would be the first to tell you of the many benefits of learning to share. One of the biggest? It helps build lasting trust among...

Highlights of Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2018 Conference

Undoubtedly one of the best parts of Dreamforce is learning of the latest partnerships, acquisitions and new features coming out of Salesforce.  As a Salesforce MVP for RelationEdge, which was acquired by Rackspace...
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Root Cause Analysis in Rackspace Data Centers: From Fixing to Solving

A few years ago, I planted a beautiful little golden thryallis bush. I placed it in an area with rich soil to provide the proper nutrients. I ensured it received ample...

Five Trends to Watch in High Performance Computing

When most folks hear the term high performance computing, they think supercomputers. After all, the definition of high performance computing “generally refers to the practice of aggregating computing power in a way...

The Weakest Link in Healthcare Data Security

We live in a world with amazingly effective cybersecurity, so bad actors must seek the weakest link when working around technological defenses. Using technology to implement or enhance cybersecurity is an obvious...

What’s Changed (and What Hasn’t) in Cybersecurity

 Quick quiz: In what year was the following news bulletin published? “Security experts are dealing with a virus that is spreading quickly through Windows operating systems… In a twist by virus writers,...

Private Cloud Offers Strategic Flexibility, Now and in the Future

Organizations seeking to employ a multi-cloud strategy must demand strategic flexibility from their infrastructure. Why? Because the platform choices organizations make today will determine their agility, economics and competitiveness for the next...

Security is a Big Data Problem

Every morning, you probably follow the same routine: login to your workstation. Accept the corporate monitoring policy. Open your email, read a few, delete some spam. Load your web browser, open...

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Six Key Reasons to Switch to a Cloud-Based Data Warehouse

Data warehouses, which aggregate data from multiple sources so it can be analyzed and acted upon, are critical for business growth. Their ability to...