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  1. Visualizing Data on a Single Pane of Glass

    Troubleshooting complex network problems comes down to knowledge: who is interrupting normal business functions, what service is talking to what resource, why the network is running so hot. Learn how SolarWinds is intuitively aggregating and visualizing data that helps you quickly diagnose problems and get to the root cause. Flush out your environment, make a cohesive picture with correlated netwo… Learn More

  2. Now That Ransomware Has Gone Nuclear, How Can You Avoid Becoming the Next Victim?

    There is a reason more than half of today’s ransomware victims end up paying the ransom. Cyber-criminals have become thoughtful; taking time to maximize your organization’s potential damage and their payoff. After achieving root access, the bad guys explore your network reading email, finding data troves and once they know you, they craft a plan to cause the most panic, pain, and operation… Learn More

  3. Doing More With Less Day: Highlighting Technologies that Help Boost IT Efficiency

    No matter where you work or what you do, IT Pros all have one thing in common and that's a lack of time. There's never enough time in the day to "keep the lights on" and innovate (much less time to enhance your skill set or keep up to date). In most cases, the root cause of this time shortage is all the time required to keep aging, complex, and inefficient hardware and software running. What's the… Learn More

  4. Protect Your Heterogeneous Application and Data Services

    The Nutanix Private Cloud takes all the guesswork out of deploying scalable, resilient, pay-as-you-grow, software-defined infrastructure. The result is an infrastructure platform that works for you, ensuring complete application and data availability in the event of a disaster. Complex, heterogeneous application environments demand solution-level SLAs that only Nutanix’s integrated software s… Learn More

  5. Modernizing and Securing Healthcare IT

    If you’re working in a technology role in the healthcare field, whether you’re in a hospital or clinic, working in a company producing the latest breakthrough treatment or working in an organization helping patients on the financial side of their health, you know that you have unique technology needs that many other companies may not. You also know that you need technology that enables rather… Learn More

    • Security
  6. Strategizing A Modern Approach For DR and Ransomware Protection

    Struggling to afford traditional disaster recovery (DR)? You’re not alone. Since it typically demands an expensive second data center, or co-location site, it’s not affordable to most. On the other hand, there is a more modern approach — virtualization and cloud technologies. Utilizing the cloud, Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) is accessible and affordable to all, and provides pr… Learn More

  7. Supporting Emerging AI, ML, and Data Science Initiatives

    Smart companies, more and more, are moving into business and technology initiatives that leverage emerging AI, ML, and data science. With IT organizations already being overwhelmed with complexity and growing datasets, this event is a great opportunity for vendors to present their AI, ML, and data science solutions to a group of interested IT professionals. In this event, you'll learn about tec… Learn More

  8. AI Infrastructure: From Planning to Conquering

    Every organization wants to use AI to enhance their business practices and processes. Often, getting started and or scaling with the right AI environment and infrastructure can leave you stuck at the start line. Challenges include: • Cost of GPU-workloads becomes cost prohibitive at scale using the public cloud • On-prem or co-location offerings make a strong case finan… Learn More

  9. Database Performance Monitoring for Open-Source Databases

    As the popularity of open-source databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB and MySQL grow, so does the need for “enterprise class” performance monitoring and tuning solutions. Leading online, SaaS, and digital commerce companies now run these databases as the backbone of their applications—and they also use SolarWinds® Database Performance Monitor to ensure the health and performance of those… Learn More

    • Monitoring
  10. Solution Deep Dive – Expedient Push-Button DR powered by Zerto

    Uptime reliability and strategic deployment of IT resources are table-stakes in our digital economy. The widespread adoption of cloud-based disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solutions is a testament to this reality; businesses in every industry leverage DRaaS to optimize and automate an IT process that has long been viewed as a necessary evil. On February 25, join Expedient and Zerto for a… Learn More

  11. SASE: Rethinking Network Security in the Age of the Globally Distributed Cloud

    Today's network security solutions are proving inadequate, based on a major shift in the spotlight on where data and resources are located and work is performed in the enterprise network. With the increase in remote-based users, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and globally distributed cloud services, the focus of identification has changed from the data center to the user or device. This isn't yo… Read More

  12. Supporting Microsoft-centric Environments

    IT organizations are now often more invested in the Microsoft ecosystem than ever, with Office 365 and Azure cloud services growing at an incredible clip. With so many Microsoft products and services now in deployment, IT vendors are quickly filling in the gaps between these services and layering additional value and automation on top of Microsoft's native solutions. On this brand new "Suppo… Learn More

  13. The 'Three E's' of Exceptional IT Content

    In my work the last few years, I’ve overseen the creation of content that helps IT vendors connect with information-hungry IT buyers. I’ve been observing how that content is received and find the '3 E’s' mnemonic a helpful way to remember each ingredient. I’m constantly teaching my team (and the army of contributors we work with) to think about these things. Here they are... Read More

  14. How to Succeed in Rapidly Expanding and Evolving Infrastructure & Operations World

    The increasing complexity and scale of today’s clouds make automation tools a necessity—not just “nice-to-have”s. Scaling workloads and keeping up with application configuration are complex tasks prone to human error. Automation solves that. Automation enables Infrastructure and Operations teams to reduce costs, build a scalable infrastructure, and achieve operational efficiency. More s… Learn More

  15. See Ridiculously Easy Security Awareness Training and Phishing in Action!

    Old-school awareness training does not hack it anymore. Your email filters have an average 7-10% failure rate; you need a strong human firewall as your last line of defense. Join KnowBe4's Erich Kron as he walks you through some of the features of our one-of-a-kind training platform and addresses some of the common challenges organizations like yours face. Check out our new assessment featur… Learn More

  16. Enabling Data Protection, DRaaS, & Disaster Recovery Capabilities

    Are you struggling to meet the “new normal” expectation of 100% uptime of applications and long-term retention of data? Coupled with massively growing data sets, IT organizations are finding it tough to match up with the availability of the web-scale Facebooks of the world. To meet this challenge, companies are looking for innovative data protection and disaster recovery solutions but, where d… Learn More

    • Data Protection
    • DRaaS
    • Security
  17. Where to Spend on IT Content Marketing in 2020

    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

  18. Discovering Storage, Hyperconvergence, and Composable Options

    The plethora of modern storage options - from arrays to software to hyperconverged to composable to cloud and everything else - means that technologists in who work in these areas need to continually educate themselves on the latest storage advancements and the most innovating solutions. You need greater efficiency, agility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness from your IT infrastructure. Legac… Learn More

    • Hyperconvergence
    • Storage
  19. How Impactful Is VMware’s New Core-Limited Licensing?

    This week, VMware announced new licensing restrictions for vSphere, which I wrote about here.  I wanted to get more understanding for how impactful this change would be for existing customers.  On today’s ActualTech Media EcoCast, I asked our audience for two pieces of information.  The first asked viewers if they have any servers with individual processors of more than 32 cores.  The second… Read More

  20. VMware’s Licensing Change Redux: Better the Second Time Around

    The year was 2011. I was comfortably ensconced in my office at Westminster College watching as VMware brought out a marketing executive to discuss the company’s revolutionary new licensing program. As soon as I saw that it was a marketing person giving the news about a change in licensing, I thought to myself, “This isn’t going to be a positive announcement.” And it wasn’t. vSphere… Read More