Resources (638)

  1. Building a Next Generation Datacenter EcoCast

    As organizations continue their digital transformation efforts, their data center environments will also need to undergo continuous transformation to keep pace with the organizational shifts. Even more challenging, the entire concept of the “data center” itself is undergoing its own transformation as organizations continue their hybrid and multicloud endeavors that augment their on-premises sy… Learn More

    • Convergence
    • Enterprise
    • Hyperconvergence
    • SDDC
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  2. Containers EcoCast

    Just about every IT professional agrees that containerized applications are the future as they allow you to run your applications more efficiently and securely while achieving greater portability, reliability, and scalability. However, exactly how to migrate to containers, store container data, and manage containers is still complex and unclear for most IT organizations. This is your opportunity t… Learn More

    • Containers
  3. Cloud Solutions Megacast

    There's a ton of hype around public cloud offerings but what's typically left unsaid is that public cloud can be much more complex and costly than anticipated. What IT organizations need to know is that there are new and innovative solutions for on-premises data centers that make leveraging public cloud easier and more affordable. These new solutions bring the availability, data protection, and sc… Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  4. Security Best Practices for the Modern Digital Workspace

    The stark reality is that enterprises face serious challenges due to the lack of Security Ops expertise. They need to improve how they govern their data while, at the same time, their workforce is increasingly mobile, introducing all sorts of risk. Employees use various devices to access company data and they often do so from less-than-secure locations. These are the very security challenges th… Learn More

    • Data Protection
    • DRaaS
    • Security
  5. Disaster Recovery in the Cloud EcoCast

    When the inevitable disaster strikes your company you need a disaster recovery plan AND the technology behind it to make sure it actually works. With ever changing infrastructures and applications, most IT organizations struggle to, not only keep their plan up to date, but to keep the disaster recovery infrastructure in sync with production, ensure that data is always protected, and periodically t… Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Data Protection
  6. PanelCast - Security 101

    When it comes to security, everyone has questions. How do you keep the bad guys out? How do you make absolutely sure that your employees aren’t accidentally letting the bad guys in? What systems do you have in place to keep watch over your environment? Do your employees really understand their critical role in protecting your organization? Most importantly: What do YOU need to do to keep your… Read More

    • Cloud
    • Security
  7. End User Best Practices for Multi-Cloud Digital Workspaces

    As the consumption of public cloud services continue to grow, customers are embracing bimodal IT practices. Mode ONE encompasses well understood, predictable workloads – something that most people want to run in their datacenters -- while mode TWO explores innovation areas and elastic workloads – for which public cloud infrastructure is great. In essence, think of bi-modal like this: Wit… Learn More

    • Cloud
    • DRaaS
  8. Converged, Hyperconverged, Composable Infrastructure, Integrated Platforms Megacast

    Do you struggle with datacenter complexity? Does it take too long to provision new applications? Do you have an aging storage infrastructure? If you're looking to similfy your datacenter operations, reduce complexity, and   increase your company's datacenter ROI - this event is for you! Hyperconvergence, convergence, composable infrastructure, and integrated platforms are making vastly simplif… Learn More

    • Convergence
    • Hyperconvergence
    • SDDC
  9. Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) 101

    When it comes to the desktop, there’s tremendous interest in the rapidly-emerging managed desktop market, commonly known as ‘Desktop-as-a-Service’ or DaaS. In fact, in the 2018 Gartner Market Guide, Gartner states that 50% of new VDI seats will be deployed on DaaS. Organizations without the CapEx or highly-specialized and certified staff to deploy and manage VDI properly are looking fo… Learn More

    • DRaaS
  10. Application Awareness with the Power to Take Action

    Managing and securing a network often feels like navigating a ship in a turbulent storm at night. You hear thunder and see brief flashes of reality when lightning strikes, but you never really know when the next wave or hazard will appear. You need a way to permanently illuminate the path forward to avoid peril and to discover previously undiscovered lands. As is the case for a ship on the high… Learn More

  11. How One CIO Succeeded in Disaster-Proofing his Data in the Cloud

    Imagine that you're responsible for a massive construction project and you just lost your data due to a disaster. Blueprints? Gone. Timelines? Gone. Drinks? Might be time for one! Losing your data is a reality that every company faces—construction is no exception. That's why Egan Company—a leading specialty trades contractor in Minnesota, unsatisfied with their previous backup products (Com… Learn More

  12. Secondary Storage EcoCast

    We spend a lot of time stressing about the data for our critial applications and, while important, did you know that over 80% of the data in your datacenter is considered secondary data? This secondary data is comprised of archival data, backup data, logging data, test/dev datasets, and more. Inefficient and expensive to keep around, secondary data consumes a tremendous amount of capacity, is diff… Learn More

    • Storage
  13. Two Critical Video Marketing Data Points IT Marketers Need to See

    Smart IT marketers get it: video is a huge part of the future of technical marketing. We asked our audience of IT pros and decision makers what kind of video they find useful so that our clients can invest in the kind of video marketing that actually works. The results may surprise you… Read More

  14. 048 – There’s No Such Thing As ‘Zero Risk’

    “Risk Management” needs to be more than a slogan, if you want to protect your most valuable assets: it needs to be a mindset. It needs to be a way of life for your organization. To that end, consider the warning of Vijay Chauhan, Sr. Director of Product Marketing for Illumio, that a risk-free environment doesn’t exist. The conversation then becomes about managing that risk, Chauhan tells… Listen Now

  15. PanelCast - Migrating to the Cloud

    You're not alone. IT pros consistently tell us they're interested in migrating to the cloud but very concerned about the challenges and gotchas they could face. On this brand-new ActualTech Media PanelCast, we're bringing together leading experts on cloud migration to answer your pre-submitted and live questions about migrating to the cloud and how you can protect yourself from unwelcome surpri… Read More

    • Cloud
  16. Data Management EcoCast

    The term "Data Management" is taking on a much broader definition as visionary vendors look for ways to help their customers operate more effectively and efficiently. Today's data management encompasses features that help organizations better understand their data, its purpose, its location, and more. As data management becomes more sophisticated, additional capabilities are being introduced. A… Learn More

    • Big Data
    • Storage
  17. 047 - IT Changes: It Doesn’t Mean Your Job Is Going Away

    IT moves fast. That’s not news. But these days, it seems to be moving faster than ever. Where it’s going, and what it means for your career, is a question that needs answers. That’s why this episode of “10 on Tech” features one of the industry’s most knowledgeable analysts, Wikibon’s Stu Miniman. Stu chats with ActualTech Media Partner James Green about the natural fear that IT em… Listen Now

  18. The Top 10 Reasons You Need to Be Presenting on MegaCast & EcoCast Webinars

    In the last four years, over 100 different vendors have presented on MegaCasts and EcoCasts multi-vendor webinars from ActualTech Media. Here's the 10 biggest reasons they keep coming back to present on event after event? See the 10 reasons here... Read More

  19. Implementing a Full-Spectrum Internet of Things Environment

    The datacenter as we know it is fracturing. What was once a single entity inside four walls now spans the cloud, our own datacenters, and the edge. As organizations transition from private datacenters to full-spectrum hybrid and multi-cloud entities, IT organizations are struggling to manage, rein in, and protect a tsunami of data. To top it off, companies are also adopting more devices than ever… Learn More

  20. Taking Control of Your Datacenter Destiny: Outsmarting the 'Datacenter Mafia'

    No CIO approaches the end of the year and says, “I can’t wait for my annual software audit!” But enterprise licensing agreements often make this an unavoidable pain. But what if it didn’t have to be that way? What if you could discover the secret tactics employed by vendors like IBM and Cisco and discover how to avoid contract lock in? Learn More