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  1. How To Achieve True Backup Independence

    We are now living in an “always on” world, and this changes the game for IT organizations. Traditional backup/disaster recovery (DR) solutions have served companies well for a long time. But as the IT landscape has changed, so must the outmoded ways of doing backup/DR. Traditional solutions are costly, complex, and slow. To take just one example: having to reserve time for a backup window i… Read More

  2. Hybrid Cloud and Cloud-Native Apps On-Premises with Stratoscale

    In today's world, fast and agile are two of the biggest differentiators that separate a successful company and their failing competition. Software, cloud-native applications, and hybrid cloud are enablers of that agility and competitiveness. Stratoscale's software is what enables cloud-native applications to run on-premises in the exact same way that they do in the public cloud. In the interviews… Read More

  3. B2B Video Marketing: Your Actionable Guide For 2019

    In IT marketing, the company that’s able to cut through the noise with impactful content, wins. More than 90% of IT audiences say they consider video one of their preferred ways to learn about solutions that matter to them. How can you apply the most recent data on video marketing best practices and start speaking to IT decision makers with the right video approach? Read on... Read More

  4. Robin.io Inks Partnership with Google Cloud to Transform Kubernetes Storage

    If you’re a developer in 2019, you’re aware of containers and if you’re aware of containers, you’re likely either using or considering using Kubernetes, the container orchestration platform that has quickly and handily won the container orchestration wars.  Created by Google, Kubernetes is an open source tool that enables organizations to automate and manage various aspects of their conta… Read More

  5. Predictability: The King of Infrastructure Outcomes

    Workload performance predictability is a critical consideration but does it run contrary to the current trend toward infrastructure simplification? I'll start by highlighting the two topics I'm discussing in this article: Simplicity: As organizations seek to redeploy IT talent to more business-facing needs, they are adopting technologies that promise simplicity, streamlined deployment, and… Read More

  6. Intel Data-Centric Innovation Day: A Live View

    9:35 AM: We're getting a bit of a late start. Bob Swan, Intel CEO, is giving us an introduction before the main event starts. He's discussing the transformation of Intel from a PC-centric company to a Data-centric one, which explains the name of today's event. Data-centric computing represents a $1.25T opportunity this year alone. It will only increase. Swan indicates that Intel continues… Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Pros and Cons of Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

    A solid backup and disaster recovery (DR) plan is critical to the health and business continuity of your organization. In the event of a catastrophic disaster or data compromise, having a solid DR plan can do wonders to calm the nerves of stakeholders and management at the highest level. Most organizations with a solid plan are likely managing their backups through a number of different tools a… Read More

  12. How 5G Will Change Data Centers

    The anticipation of 5G wireless technology has increased every year since the release of 4G. The demand for streaming services, artificial intelligence and other bandwidth-heavy applications has gone up significantly, which is driving demand for faster speeds and less latency. 5G technology could bring a possible latency of one millisecond, at speeds from 1Gbs to 10Gbps, which is a 10x to 100x… Read More

  13. Should You Use Prize Giveaways on Your Webinars & Events?

    We all know that good prizes can increase marketing campaign performance, but sometimes we may wonder: Are prizes and incentives a lead quality ‘sinkhole’? Or can they lift your lead counts to the next level? At ActualTech Media, we've done extensive testing on this. Read on to see what we've found... Read More

  14. Where to Spend on IT Content Marketing in 2019

    We polled our audience to find out how they feel about the standard stable of IT marketing tactics and assets. The overwhelming feedback we received reveals six key areas we recommend that our clients invest in, and three that are little more iffy in terms of bottom-line results. Read More

  15. Introducing 'The Countermeasure' Enterprise Security Newsletter From ActualTech Media

    Doubling-down on our efforts in the enterprise security space, we recently launched 'The Countermeasure': a weekly, analysis-rich security newsletter with a focus on the impact of infosec developments on the enterprise IT environment. Check out this post to see how it helps expand our footprint in the security space! Read More

  16. 046 – ‘We’re Not Getting Better’ When it Comes to Application Security

    The central idea behind DevOps is speed: the speed of development, and the speed of delivering and integrating that software into the organization’s operations. This is a good thing. But of course, it’s not all good. As Joseph Feiman of WhiteHat Security says, “With DevOps, developers are introducing even more vulnerabilities than before.” He says the application security posture isn’… Listen Now

  17. 045 – Getting to Public Cloud Doesn’t Have to Hurt

    You probably realize that moving part or all of your IT operations to the public cloud isn’t easy. But even with that understanding, it’s still harder than you think. That’s why Root Level Technology exists, and they’re our guests on this edition of “10 on Tech.” Root Level Technology CTO Eric Fouarge talks with ActualTech Media’s James Green about the advantages of public cloud,… Listen Now

  18. 044 – Dynamic Networks Require Dynamic Security

    IT infrastructure has changed dramatically over the years. Data centers are no longer castles surrounded by moats that are entirely self-contained and shut off from the outside world. And that means the ways of securing the castle have to change, too. Faraz Aladin, Head of Technical Product Marketing at Illumio, talks with ActualTech Media Partner James Green about those changes in this episode… Listen Now

  19. 5 Ways To Break Up the Cloud Deployment Logjam

    As trees and other debris float along waterways, logjams can accumulate and obstruct water flow, causing flooding and other problems. Breaking up logjams can be hazardous, requiring professionals with heavy equipment and even explosives. Many enterprises all over the world are embarking on a cloud transformation journey, and risky logjams involving people and processes are starting to threaten… Read More

  20. 043 – Getting Fox Sports Connected

    There’s no doubt that computing is moving rapidly to the edge – this is the idea behind the Internet of Things, as well as increasing use of mobile and branch networks. One area you may not have thought of is the infrastructure necessary to run a live sports show. SD-WAN vendor Cradlepoint provides that infrastructure for Fox Sports. Cradlepoint CMO Todd Krautkremer discusses how his compan… Listen Now