Know thyself, know thy enemy  

Sometimes a new lens can show an age-old problem in a clearer light. At least that’s the thinking behind a new white paper from HP Enterprise (HPE) The Business of Hacking, which puts a new spin on how C-level stakeholders can view the cybercrime community. There is no question that cybercrime has become an enterprise […]

Shogo Cottrell, security strategist, HPE Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jeremy Ballanco, VP, iWay software sales, Information Builders

Information Builders plugs the gap  

Big Data and analytics are, as we keep being told, hot, hot, hot. Trolling through masses of input from as many sources as we can grab will provide all sorts of valuable insights, and help us grow our businesses. But just as numerically illiterate (or maybe sneaky) marketers don’t seem to grasp that 9000% of […]

Oliver Schaberberger, VP analytics server research and development, SAS Institute

Hybrid vigour  

When the cloud rose to prominence, as usual pundits promptly declared that it would replace previous technologies. In the IT world, anything new tends to capture the imagination, and instantly becomes the former-tech killer. But as time goes on, people figure out that new is not always the be-all and end-all, and old is not […]

Positioning colo in a cloudy future  

A carrot and the stick are accelerating the migration of business servers from on-premise to provider facilities. Driven by high CAPEX and OPEX costs associated with data centre build and maintenance, and attracted by the flexibility offered by colocation services, many organizations are opting to house IT equipment – or to deploy cloud services – […]

Chip Freund, director, colocation and data centre product marketing, CenturyLink