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Author: Girish Dadge on

Harvey and Irma: Taking “Unprecedented” to a Whole New Level

As Hurricanes Harvey and Irma bore down on America’s southern coastlines, we were reminded once again that despite the annual preparatory drills, there are always some communities and organizations that are not ready with a resilience plan. And yet even when you follow all the rules, new situations arise that you simply can’t plan for. […]

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Author: Shawn Burke on

What every brand can learn from HBO’s hack and “Game of Thrones” outage

Despite all its recent success, HBO didn’t have a great summer. On July 31, the company fell victim to hackers, with the perpetrators leaking unreleased episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” among other shows. With tensions rising and the Bitcoin ransom storyline playing out like a summer blockbuster, the stakes are high for HBO. Hackers appear […]

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Global Survey on IT Budgets: Learn the who, what, when, where and how of IT spending

Who is feeling the most impact of IT budget changes? What trends are influencing spend the most? When are the increases or decreases expected? Where is the bulk of the budget being spent? How will investment changes impact staffing? These represent the types of questions answered by 1,350 IT decision makers from around the world […]

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Author: Dominick Paul on

81 percent of IT and business leaders say cloud is a top-5 priority. Here’s why.

When I speak with CIOs about their business priorities, cloud is never far from discussion. Their stories are similar: They want to keep up with the pace of business and to connect with new customers and new markets, all while reducing costs and driving efficiencies—and they’re turning to the cloud for these answers. A recent […]

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