Resources (326)

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 6 Experts Weigh in on the IoT Connected World in 2019 and Beyond

    The Internet of Things is nothing like it was just a few years ago. Throughout the past few years, we have seen a massive IoT explosion in not only businesses but people’s lives. Millions of home and businesses around the globe are now connecting more devices than ever, and it is not expected to stop anytime soon; in fact, it's become more advanced. According to some findings from Cisco Systems,… Read More

  16. CapEx and OpEx Savings With Private Cloud

    HCI continues to be viewed as a key enabler of private clouds. HCI leverages commodity hardware to host applications provided as VMs (and containers). The definition of HCI varies by vendor, but can be separated into two broad models: HCI appliances and HCI software. Both HCI models provide OpEx benefits, especially when compared to traditional three-tier architectures. HCI software provides Ca… Read More

  17. PanelCast Recap: The Enterprise IT Landscape in 2019

    Those working in the world of enterprise IT maintain a delicate balance between what is and what will be. Most CIOs have one foot in the data center and one in the future, and that can be tricky when it comes to anticipating not only new services and new technologies to implement, but also the climate of the organization you work for. Our inaugural PanelCast event addresses these issues in a di… Read More

  18. PanelCast 2019 Predictions: Accelerating Pace of Change in IT

    The speed at which innovation is expected is driving the need for containers, serverless, etc. What does this mean for how organizations view the role of IT? [su_note note_color="#e1f2ed"]This blog post was created following ActualTech Media's inaugural PanelCast event, held in December of 2018.  This event addressed 2019 enterprise IT predictions in a discussion moderated by Scott D. Lowe, alo… Read More

  19. PanelCast 2019 Predictions: The Rise of Edge Computing

    Edge computing appears to be the next big area for growth. How do you think it will play a role in enterprise architecture in 2019? [su_note note_color="#e1f2ed"]This blog post was created following ActualTech Media's inaugural PanelCast event, held in December of 2018.  This event addressed 2019 enterprise IT predictions in a discussion moderated by Scott D. Lowe, along with four industry expe… Read More

  20. PanelCast 2019 Predictions: Hyperconvergence and the Next Wave of Systems Integration

    Hyperconvergence has become a force unto itself. What comes after HCI? Is it extensions that turn HCI into a broader platform or is it a whole new architecture altogether? [su_note note_color="#e1f2ed"]This blog post was created following ActualTech Media's inaugural PanelCast event, held in December of 2018.  This event addressed 2019 enterprise IT predictions in a discussion moderated by Sco… Read More