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eWeek
Jul 05, 2022

Kyndryl Advances Hybrid Cloud Services with Strategic Partnerships
The tech sector known as "IT infrastructure services" is one of the least understood areas in enterprise technology. That is partly the fault of tech vendors who use the term as a bin to contain whatever data center consulting offerings they prefer or are promoting. But more important, difficulties in pinning down or defining the […]

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eWeek
Jul 05, 2022

eWEEK TweetChat, July 19: Getting Started with Low Code / No Code
On Tuesday, July 19, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Getting Started with Low Code / No Code, and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. We'll discuss - using Twitter - best practices, challenges, and strategies for launching a low code / no code […]

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eWeek
Jul 04, 2022

Enterprise Tech Lock-In: 3 Traps to Avoid
In a recent earnings call, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, made a very curious concession when asked about the bank's ambitions to modernize its infrastructure: "If we can spend $2 billion more and get to the cloud tomorrow, I would do that in a second." How could an organization - known for an […]

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eWeek
Jul 01, 2022

Salesforce Chief Scientist Silvio Savarese on Conversatational AI
I spoke with Silvio Savarese, Chief Scientist at Salesforce, about a software tool that enables users to create executable code using simple English prompts. In otherwords, a step forward for conversational AI. Among the topics we covered:  As you survey the growth of low code and conversational AI, what are a couple of key trends […]

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eWeek
Jun 30, 2022

DataStax CEO Chet Kapoor on Real Time Data
I spoke with Chet Kapoor, CEO of DataStax, about how today's data-driven culture is affecting enterprise change, including how data will turn knowledge workers into creative workers. See the podcast and video below.  A condensed and edited transcript of the highlights: What do we actually mean by ‘real time data' - and what's wrong with […]

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eWeek
Jun 30, 2022

Liveops Taps CDW to Modernize Services
Arizona-based Liveops is a contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider that provides agent services for several industries, including insurance, retail and health services. The company was launched 20 years ago in the gig economy and maintains a large work-from-home workforce with more than 25,000 independent agents who provide contact center services to businesses of all sizes. The […]

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eWeek
Jun 29, 2022

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer
Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to the application layer. Implementing zero trust has been top of mind for security pros for the past couple of years. Pre-pandemic, the topic had been gaining momentum, but interest in it […]

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eWeek
Jun 28, 2022

Airiam's Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market
I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack - and how to address this problem. Among the topics we covered: What's the state of online fraud attacks today, specifically in the SME market? What's an example of a company […]

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eWeek
Jun 27, 2022

Lenovo Expands SSG Offerings with PCCW Solutions Acquisition
Strategic relationships are commonplace in the tech industry and typically enable the vendors involved to better serve shared customers and markets. But a few vendors, such as Lenovo, are highly skillful at launching and evolving strategic relationships with farther reaching benefits and consequences. This is particularly true in the company's enterprise-focused organizations, including the Infrastructure […]

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eWeek
Jun 23, 2022

Komprise's Krishna Subramanian on Managing Unstructured Data
I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, President and COO of Komprise, about best practices in managing unstructured data, a data type that many companies are eager to data mine more effectively. Among the topics we discussed:  One of the biggest trends in data today is the growth of unstructured data, which creates plenty of challenges for […]

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eWeek
Jun 23, 2022

Software AG CEO Sanjay Brahmawar on the Truly Connected Enterprise
I spoke with Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO of Software AG, about how connecting people, processes and technology enables a company to become a truly connected enterprise. This enables greater value from company data - and significant competitive advantage. The following is a condensed transcript - see the podcast and video below. What is a Truly Connected […]

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eWeek
Jun 22, 2022

Top 5 Announcements From Cisco Live 2022
Recently, network market leader Cisco held its annual event, Cisco Live, in Las Vegas. It's been three years since the network giant held the event in an in-person format and the first in the era of hybrid work. Historically, Cisco has used the event to launch new switches, routers, security devices and other new products. While […]

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eWeek
Jun 21, 2022

4 Challenges of the SOC: How Decision Intelligence Can Help
Networks and the valuable data they hold are under attack as never before. That's bad timing for today's digital organizations, as they continue to struggle to find anyone with cybersecurity skills, much less the experience and qualifications they truly need to fill their roles. Too many alerts and repetitive tasks done by too few people […]

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eWeek
Jun 20, 2022

Splunk vs. ELK: Log Management and Analysis Comparison 2022
ELK and Splunk are both well respected vendors in the log management and analysis space. Both offer broad monitoring and data analytics of security incidents, potential threats, and log performance. Buyers looking for a platform to address such needs are likely to find both on their list of strong candidates. Both of these log management solutions […]

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eWeek
Jun 17, 2022

It's Time to Rethink Breach Management
Security breaches and breakdowns have become an unfortunate fact of life. With the average cost of a security breach reaching $4.24 million, it's critical to find ways to automate detection and ratchet up protection. What's more, any breach detection and remediation framework must support a growing array of regulatory obligations, such as GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, […]

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eWeek
Jun 16, 2022

Best Machine Learning Platforms 2022
The term machine learning refers to a computational system that has the ability to ingest data, analyze it and spot patterns and trends. Generally considered a subset of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) systems generate algorithms based on a set of sample data and then deliver predictions, without being expressly programmed to do so. […]

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eWeek
Jun 15, 2022

Cisco Introduces Nexus Cloud To Simplify Operations
Over the last decade, a generational shift has taken place in the enterprise: the move from on-premise data centers to the cloud. Organizations continue to face the same issues they have always faced in networking, but with much less control due to the distributed nature of data, applications, people, and devices. As organizations move their […]

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eWeek
Jun 15, 2022

3 Ways to Build AI Video Applications for Driver Safety
The use of a monitoring video feed has helped to identify potential safety risks on our roads. But it's usually a reactive tool that is used primarily to train employees after a potentially dangerous situation occurs, rather than avoiding issues in the moment. Country roads, busy intersections, and fast-moving interstates are high-risk work environments that […]

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eWeek
Jun 14, 2022

IGEL CEO Jed Ayres on Edge and Endpoint Management
I spoke with Jed Ayres, CEO of IGEL, about the endpoint sector, and an open source OS for the cloud; we also spoke about the growth of thin clients. Among the topics we covered: As you look at what's happening with endpoint management, what's driving this sector these days? Key trends? What advice would you […]

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eWeek
Jun 13, 2022

IBM to Acquire Randori: Boosting Security via ‘Attacker's Perspective'
Equating business with military strategies and tactics has been popular for years. In fact, not too long ago, you could scarcely attend an industry event or company conference without finding executives waxing poetic about the commercial usefulness of musings by Sun Tzu and Carl von Clausewitz. While many of these notions stretch credulity, some offer […]

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eWeek
Jun 13, 2022

Tackling IT Staff Burnout: 3 Best Practices
For IT staff on the frontlines, the stress - and potential for burnout - is an occupational health issue that needs to be looked at seriously and addressed. While there aren't necessarily hard and fast rules to follow, there are a few steps that CIOs, senior leadership and managers should take in order to tackle […]

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eWeek
Jun 10, 2022

Lenovo's ‘Diversity by Design' and Global Accessibility Awareness Day
There is a continuous flow of articles and opinion pieces discussing how the tech industry could and should clearly work harder at addressing the requirements of special needs individuals and groups. But while the industry's overall record on accessibility could be better, some individual vendors, such as Lenovo, have made accessibility a central issue organizationally […]

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eWeek
Jun 09, 2022

SThree's Sunny Ackerman on Tech Hiring Trends
I spoke with Sunny Ackerman, President/Americas for tech recruiter SThree, about the tight labor market in the tech sector, and much needed efforts to grow diversity and inclusion. Among the topics we covered:  As you survey the tech hiring market, what's driving tech hiring this year? We hear talk of a slowdown - is that […]

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eWeek
Jun 09, 2022

Extreme Networks Showcases AI-Based Innovation
This week Extreme Networks held its Extreme Connect event in Nashville. This is the company's annual user conference, highlighting the latest and greatest in the company's efforts to innovate. Extreme has been on an interesting, multi-year journey as the company has grown through aggressive acquisitions. Much of its research and development efforts have focused on […]

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eWeek
Jun 08, 2022

Cockroach Labs' Jim Walker on Serverless Databases
I spoke with Jim Walker, Principal Product Evangelist at Cockroach Labs, about the technology and trends that are driving growth in serverless databases - including why they're well-suited to cloud native deployments. As you look at the market adoption of serverless databases, what's driving it forward? How will serverless databases change the way that developers […]

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eWeek
Jun 08, 2022

The 5 Elements of Intelligent Automation
What's the goal of automation? Ask a 19th century factory owner and the answer would likely have been "efficiency." Through automation, individual workers could be made more productive. Ask a 20th century titan of industry, and the answer would likely have been "value." Investments in automation equipment allowed for more tightly controlled quality, greater throughput […]

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eWeek
Jun 06, 2022

eWEEK TweetChat, June 14: Expanding Your AI Deployment
On Tuesday, June 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Expanding Your AI Deployment, and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. We'll discuss - using Twitter - best practices, challenges, and strategies for building out your enterprise AI usage. How can companies gain major […]

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eWeek
Jun 03, 2022

Kandji's Chaim Mazal on Cybersecurity in the Era of Hybrid Work
I spoke with Chaim Mazal, CISO and SVP of Technology at Kandji, about how to handle the complex security problems created by today's shift toward a hybrid work environment, from working at home to all manner of remote work. Among the topics we covered: As you survey the cybersecurity market in this era of hybrid […]

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eWeek
Jun 03, 2022

Arista Launches Low Latency Switches Aimed at Financial Sector
High performance network vendor Arista Networks has launched two new products aimed at bringing low latency switching to the financial services industry. In this vertical, latency is everything and small differences in performance can have a big impact on revenue and competitive differentiation. The company's new products add to its 7130 family. The 7130LBR, based […]

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eWeek
Jun 02, 2022

How to Guard Against the Biggest Cloud Security Threats
IBM recently announced the results of a global study which found that data breaches in 2021 cost the companies studied $4.24 million per incident on average. For those of you keeping track, this is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the report. Are these hoody-wearing bad-actors sitting in some evil country, working overtime […]

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eWeek
Jun 02, 2022

Scale Computing Brings Order To Edge Computing Sprawl
Edge computing is at the peak of the hype cycle right now. In simple terms, it refers to computing devices and applications at the network edge. ZK Research defines this edge as anything that is not a centralized compute node; it includes campus, branch, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and numerous emerging "edges." Companies today […]

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eWeek
Jun 01, 2022

Snowflake vs. Databricks: Data Platform Comparison 2022
The comparison between data platforms Snowflake and Databricks is crucial for today's business, because data analytics and data management are now deeply essential to businesses. With the volume of data to be analyzed steadily rising, organizations need a way to corral all that data in one place, where it is primed for data mining. Clearly, […]

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eWeek
Jun 01, 2022

Agent vs. Agentless in Cloud Security: Why Both are Needed
When researching how to start with or even improve cloud security, it won't take long to stumble upon some sort of agent versus agentless argument for cybersecurity controls. It comes up so often, it's quickly becoming the security industry's Vim versus Emacs or tabs versus spaces schism. Similar to those other arguments, the agent versus […]

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eWeek
May 31, 2022

Alteryx's Suresh Vittal on the Democratization of Data Analytics
I spoke with Suresh Vittal, Chief Product Officer at Alteryx, about the industry mega-shift toward making data analytics tools accessible to a company's complete staff—not just the C-suite. Among the topics we covered:  A mega trend driving analytics is the democratization of analytics - making data accessible to the entire staff. How is that progressing? […]

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eWeek
May 31, 2022

Security and Backup Alignment Critical to Ransomware Recovery
Ransomware continues to plague organizations all over the world. The most common entry points of ransomware into enterprise IT environments are phishing emails, malicious links, and dubious websites, according to Veeam Software's 2022 Ransomware Trends Report. The provider of backup, recovery, and data management solutions found that 44 percent of organizations have experienced such cyberattacks […]

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eWeek
May 31, 2022

Cybersecurity and Decentralized Finance: 4 Key Points
Criminals are now adopting cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to cleanse their illicit funds as an additional method of money laundering. For banks and their regulators, the emerging world of decentralized finance (DeFi) raises a slew of cybersecurity concerns. To prevent illicit activity, these new digital currencies must be regulated, but this will take time. […]

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eWeek
May 27, 2022

NCR's Ismail Amla on Trends in Retail Data Management
I spoke with Ismail Amla, EVP of Professional Services at NCR, about the major changes in how retail data is handled; he also explained key trends in data brokerages. Among the topics we covered:  What trends are driving the data market now, in terms of retail and customer data? Are companies fully aware of how […]

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eWeek
May 26, 2022

Understanding the Scale Limitations of Graph Databases
Graph databases and models have been around for well over a decade, and are among the most impactful technologies to emerge from the NoSQL movement. Graph data models are natively designed to focus on the relationships within and between data, representing data as nodes connected by edges. As such, the graph model is strikingly similar […]

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eWeek
May 25, 2022

Intel's Sachin Katti on Cloud-to-Edge Technology
I spoke with Sachin Katti, Network and Edge Group CTO at Intel, about the relationship between cloud and edge computing, as both sectors are undergoing exceptionally rapid growth. Among the topics we covered:  How would you describe the state of cloud-to-edge technology? Edge is clearly seeing a major growth surge in 2022, yet cloud is […]

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eWeek
May 25, 2022

Heroku vs. AWS: 2022 Cloud Platform Comparison
Today, choosing the right cloud provider - or group of cloud vendors - is critical. Yet performance and costs are merely starting points. Organizations also require agility and flexibility to expand into digital initiatives, ranging from IoT and robotics to digital twins and machine learning. The ideal cloud platform serves your unique business needs. Two […]

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eWeek
May 24, 2022

How to Boost Data-Driven Collaboration
With rapid business expansion often comes data siloing, where one department doesn't share its data with any of the others. While this may be noticed and fixed quickly in a small business, in a larger company with many sites and a global network, it's much harder to alleviate. I've read that 73% of company data […]

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eWeek
May 23, 2022

Human-Centric IoT: Top Priority for Business Success
Two recent Internet of Things (IoT)-related surveys and reports emphasize use cases about efficiencies and return on investments. But surprisingly, there is no mention of people safety nor productivity. It is imperative to place people at the heart of the IoT universe. Today, people-related use cases have been greatly understated. However, all angles of IoT […]

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eWeek
May 23, 2022

VMware's Bernard Golden on Trends in Cloud Native
I spoke with Bernard Golden, Executive Technical Advisor at VMware, about the move toward cloud native, and how companies can improve their cloud native deployments. Where are businesses with cloud native? I've read mixed reports on how eagerly companies are moving to the model. As businesses grapple with the move toward cloud native, what advice […]

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eWeek
May 23, 2022

Best Dashboard Software for 2022
Handling data is challenging in this era in this era of digital transformation. Keeping track of all the bits, bytes and scraps of data strewn across an enterprise—and beyond—is a daunting task. Understanding what exactly is taking place and tracking performance at any given moment is critical for maximum business success. Dashboards aim to deliver […]

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eWeek
May 20, 2022

Cisco's Strong Demand Faced Headwinds
This week, network vendor and technology leader Cisco announced its Q3 FY22 earnings results. The company posted revenues of $12.8B, missing consensus estimates by over $500M. Revenue was essentially flat ( 0.3%) year over year. Cisco reported non-GAAP EPS of $0.87, topping the street by a penny. Total gross margin was 65.7%, which was at the […]

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eWeek
May 19, 2022

Late to the Enterprise AI Party? 3 Ways to Get Started
Even as artificial intelligence becomes a cornerstone of current business, many enterprises are still struggling with how to get started. Those looking at what AI-driven companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google Cloud are doing may be concerned that they don't have the deep pockets or best-trained staff to emulate these leaders. The good news is, […]

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eWeek
May 18, 2022

Sponsored: Helping Organizations Automate Cybersecurity Across Their Digital Terrains
The digital world is changing, and you need cybersecurity solutions that change with it. Forescout Continuum can help.

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eWeek
May 18, 2022

Snowflake vs. Redshift: 2022 Data Warehouse Comparison
Data analytics and data management have become crucially important as digital transformation makes business ever more competitive. But with the volume of data to be analyzed rapidly rising, organizations need a way to corral all that data in one place, ripe for analysis. Enter modern cloud-based data warehouses such as Snowflake and AWS Redshift. Both […]

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eWeek
May 18, 2022

Snowflake vs. AWS Redshift: 2022 Data Warehouse Comparison
Data analytics and data management have become crucially important as digital transformation makes business ever more competitive. But with the volume of data to be analyzed rapidly rising, organizations need a way to corral all that data in one place, ripe for analysis. Enter modern cloud-based data warehouses such as Snowflake and AWS Redshift. Both […]

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eWeek
May 17, 2022

Visa's Michael Jabbara on Cybersecurity and Digital Payments
I spoke with Michael Jabbara, VP and Global Head of Fraud Services at Visa, about the cybersecurity technology used to ensure the safe transfer of money, and why insight from data is an invaluable tool for fighting fraud. Among the topics we covered: As you survey what's happening with cybersecurity and digital payments, what are […]

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eWeek
May 16, 2022

Cisco and Megaport Partner to Simplify SD-WAN
Most enterprises today have some type of multi-cloud strategy, yet still face challenges when connecting to public and private clouds. The Internet provides "best effort" connectivity but has inconsistencies in network quality that can significantly impact application performance. Connecting to the Internet via legacy multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) doesn't provide cloud-like agility where enterprises can […]

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eWeek
May 16, 2022

Cloud Revenues Q1, 2022: Surfing an Ever Larger Wave
Recently, the three major US cloud providers, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google (which I refer to as AMG), announced their revenue numbers. As per usual, they were impressive. The table below shows how each of them did: As of last quarter, the three are running at nearly a $37 billion quarterly rate. Just as impressive is […]

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eWeek
May 13, 2022

Dell Technologies World 2022 Touts Data-Driven Innovation
Last week at Dell Technologies World 2022, founder, chairman and CEO Michael Dell focused on concepts uniting technology and innovation, as well as the company's new data-driven solutions and its global sustainability efforts. As Michael Dell pointed out in his keynote on the conference's first day, "The twin engines of human inspiration and technology together […]

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eWeek
May 13, 2022

Intuit's Nhung Ho on AI for the SMB Market
I spoke with Nhung Ho, Vice President of AI at Intuit, about adoption of AI in the small and medium-sized business market, and how Intuit is using AI to combine software and human expertise. You're building solutions that use AI and ML to help the small business market. What is your sense of where the […]

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eWeek
May 10, 2022

Cisco's Thimaya Subaiya on Customer Experience in Tech Solutions
i spoke with Thimaya Subaiya, SVP and GM of Global Customer Experience at Cisco, about the factors that create good customer experience - and why CX needs to be improved. Among the topics we covered:  What is your sense of how effectively customer experience (CX) is built into today's technology offerings? As companies shop for […]

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eWeek
May 05, 2022

Yotascale CEO Asim Razzaq on Controlling Multicloud Costs
Asim Razzaq, CEO of Yotascale, provides guidance on understanding—and containing—the complex cost structure of multicloud computing. Among the topics we covered:  As you survey the costs related to multicloud, what are the key trends you see in 2022? How can companies economize or otherwise spend more efficiently on multicloud? How is Yotascale addressing the multicloud […]

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eWeek
May 04, 2022

GoodData CEO Roman Stanek on Business Intelligence Trends
I spoke with Roman Stanek, CEO of GoodData, about business intelligence, data as a service, and the frustration that many executives have with data analytics. Among the topics we covered:  As you survey the business intelligence market, what are the major trends you see in 2022? How can companies shift their data from a revenue […]

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eWeek
May 04, 2022

Artificial Intelligence Enables Next-Gen Data Loss Prevention
Data management and security practices are changing rapidly as data becomes fully distributed and fully situated in the cloud today. Every organization is using hundreds of software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps—many that aren't company approved. SaaS apps allow users to access them from anywhere at any time, boosting productivity and collaboration, which is why "shadow IT" has […]

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eWeek
May 04, 2022

Reputation Dynamics: Kyndryl's New and Updated Partnerships
The value of reputation is pretty much indisputable. As Warren Buffet noted with great clarity, "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it." That truism has been proven time and again when people and organizations falter or fail and lose the credibility, respect and accord of those who once […]

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eWeek
May 03, 2022

eWEEK TweetChat, May 17: Data Analytics - Optimizing Your Practice
On Tuesday, May 17, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Data Analytics - How to Get More from Your Analytics Platform, and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. We'll discuss - using Twitter - the challenges and best practices for data analytics. How can […]

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eWeek
May 03, 2022

Fastly's Lakshmi Sharma on Edge Computing and Distributed Applications
I spoke with Lakshmi Sharma, Chief Product Officer at Fastly, who offered a wide ranging tour of today's edge computing sector, and discussed the challenges with distributed applications at the edge. Among the topics we covered: As you survey the edge computing market, what forces are driving the market? What are the challenges involved with […]

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eWeek
May 03, 2022

Study Looks at CRM Data, from Accuracy to Business Impact
Everything an organization does relies on accurate customer relationship management (CRM) data. It encompasses every part of an organization, from marketing campaigns to sales development activity to customer experience and beyond. Yet far too many CRM users blindly assume their data is clean and ready for meaningful use. And in many cases, they're wrong. The […]

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eWeek
May 03, 2022

5 Cybersecurity Threats That Aren't Going Away
Last year saw the highest average cost of a data breach in 17 years, with the cost rising from $3.86 million to $4.24 million on an annual basis, according to the IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report. Clearly, organizations must have the correct people and processes in place to prepare for unrelenting cyber attackers. […]

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eWeek
May 02, 2022

Hybrid Work Drives Demand for Collaboration, Compliance and Security
Every organization with cloud-based collaboration tools should be thinking about security, privacy, and compliance. Post-pandemic, digital transformation priorities have shifted to support a hybrid work environment, where there is less control over data and a rise in shadow IT. Last year, ZK Research surveyed business leaders to understand how their spending priorities have changed during […]

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eWeek
May 02, 2022

Cloud Customer Beware: 3 Challenges with Cloud Migrations
For all of cloud computing's potential, business leaders need to keep their feet firmly on the ground and recognize the sheer complexity of cloud migration. Research indicates that one in three cloud migrations fail and only 25% of businesses meet their migration deadlines. To compound this further, 90% of CIOs have experienced failed or disrupted […]

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eWeek
May 02, 2022

Unlocking Value with Unstructured Data Tagging
Enterprise IT teams everywhere struggle to manage the massive amounts of unstructured data stored across multiple platforms. This presents IT teams with a data management problem: the value of unstructured data may not be accessible or even known. The focus historically has been on finding the lowest-cost data storage solution and not on unlocking value. […]

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eWeek
Apr 29, 2022

Pensa CEO Richard Schwartz on AI in Retail
I spoke with Richard Schwartz, CEO of Pensa Systems, about how AI and data technologies can help retailers learn more about their customers. Among the topics we discussed:  As you survey the market for how data and AI is used in retail, what are a couple of key trends moving the sector this year? What's […]

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eWeek
Apr 28, 2022

Datadog vs. AppDynamics: 2022 Software Comparison
Datadog and Cisco AppDynamics both offer advanced application performance monitoring (APM) features. Both are well established APM platforms, and both are graded as Leaders in the latest Gartner APM Magic Quadrant. There are plenty of similarities in terms of features and functionalities for these two APM tools, and yet also quite a few differences. So […]

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eWeek
Apr 27, 2022

Wi-Fi 6E Is Critical to Healthcare Modernization
It's a well known fact that there's an overabundance of wireless devices in the U.S. hospital system. According to U.S. hospital data, there are on average 10 to 15 connected medical devices per patient and more than 350,000 Internet-connected devices in large hospitals. Half of the connected devices found in hospitals are vulnerable to cyberattacks. […]

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eWeek
Apr 27, 2022

Better Customer Engagement via Hyper-Personalization: 5 Key Points
Today's consumers want communication that is relevant to them and tailored to their specific requirements. Highly competitive businesses are set up to offer this advantage.  Consider how Netflix suggests what to watch based on what you've already watched, or how Amazon recommends goods to buy based on your previous searches and purchases. These algorithms are […]

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eWeek
Apr 27, 2022

Crowdstrike's Amol Kulkarni on Trends in Cybersecurity
I spoke with Amol Kulkarni, Chief Product and Engineering Officer at Crowdstrike, about how complexity has become a significant challenge for companies attempting to strengthen their cybersecurity. Among the topics we covered: As you survey the market for enterprise security, what customer concerns stand out the most to you? What specific security challenge or technology […]

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eWeek
Apr 26, 2022

Splunk vs. IBM QRadar: 2022 Software Comparison
Clearly, both of these solutions, IBM QRadar and Splunk, address a growing market demand for cybersecurity. There is no shortage of challenges facing cybersecurity teams: an increase in the volume and sophistication of cyberattacks, an explosion of data, an expanding attack surface, disjointed security tools and a shortage of skilled security staff. Both QRadar and […]

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eWeek
Apr 26, 2022

AWS's Kevin Kelly on How to Build a Cloud Career
I spoke with Kevin Kelly, Director of Cloud Career Training Programs at AWS, about Amazon's cloud education programs - and the urgent need for more cloud professionals. Among the topics we covered: The employer demand for cloud professionals is quite high now - they're far too scarce. What's your view of this market currently? Let's […]

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eWeek
Apr 25, 2022

Cribl CEO Clint Sharp on Trends in Observability
I spoke with Clint Sharp, CEO of Cribl, about the differences between mid-market and large enterprise observability, and he also addressed common challenges with observability. Among the topics we covered: As you survey the observability market, what are a couple of key trends you see in 2022? What's a common problem that companies face with […]

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eWeek
Apr 25, 2022

Query.AI CEO Dhiraj Sharan on the Limits of AI in Cybersecurity
I spoke with Dhiraj Sharan, Founder and CEO of Query.AI, about why - despite the hype - artificial intelligence should be viewed as an assistant to, rather than a replacement for, security analysts. Among the topics we covered: Why is it risky to rely on AI for automated detection and response? How can AI be […]

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eWeek
Apr 25, 2022

Collaboration Platforms Are Critical To Successful Hybrid Work
The terms hybrid work and remote work are used interchangeably, but they're fundamentally very different. Remote works refers to all employees working from home, as was the case at the start of COVID-19. Hybrid work can describe a scenario where no one is in the office, everyone is in the office, and every possible combination […]

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eWeek
Apr 22, 2022

Tableau CTO Andrew Beers on the Rising Importance of Data Literacy
I spoke with Andrew Beers, CTO of Tableau, about why companies need to focus on improving their staff's data literacy. Plus: he addresses the tension between running a business based on instinct versus using data analytics. Let's talk about the report - but first, let's clarify. The report mentions the importance of data literacy. What […]

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eWeek
Apr 21, 2022

DevOps and Shifting Left the Right Way: 3 Tips
To paraphrase Charles Dickens, "it was the best of ideas, it was the worst of ideas." What am I referring to? DevOps and how it's come to be interpreted. The best idea of DevOps is infrastructure as code, known as IaC. Instead of manually building application environments, a lengthy and error-prone process, IaC defines the […]

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eWeek
Apr 21, 2022

Pluribus Taps NVIDIA DPUs to Boost Distributed Computing
Since the birth of computing, networks have evolved alongside compute architecture. From mainframes to client servers to branch office computing, networks have had to keep pace by undergoing their own evolutionary processes. Today, compute has become highly distributed and that's driving yet another major shift: to remain effective, networks now must be distributed. Distributed Clouds […]

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eWeek
Apr 20, 2022

Tableau vs. QuickSight: 2022 Software Comparison
Tableau and AWS QuickSight are two well respected business intelligence (BI) and data analytics platforms. These applications are crucially important tools as organizations seek to harness growing levels of data. It's no longer the case that data analysis is performed only by data scientists slicing and dicing data. Now staff from management, marketing, and IT […]

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eWeek
Apr 18, 2022

The Business Case for an Edge Deployment
When considering the merits of moving application workloads to an edge computing deployment, it's necessary to look not just at technical considerations but also overall business drivers and benefits  - particularly how those apply to a given organization, application, and user base. At its simplest level, the business decision around where to place application workloads […]

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eWeek
Apr 18, 2022

Network Innovation on Display at Aruba Atmosphere
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, recently held its annual user event, Atmosphere, which returned to an in-person format after being virtual for two years. The event is Aruba's largest and is the place for customers to learn about the latest and greatest that's coming. The theme of "ATM22" was "Making Connections, Anywhere," which I […]

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eWeek
Apr 14, 2022

AWS's Nandini Ramani on Monitoring and Observability
I spoke with Nandini Ramani, VP, Monitoring and Observability at AWS, about Amazon Cloudwatch, and current developments in observability, a technology that is gaining major adoption. Observability has become a key concern for enterprise IT managers. What do you hear from clients about this? Some trends? What are the challenges that companies face in seeking […]

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eWeek
Apr 14, 2022

Machine Identities Are Dangerously Vulnerable
Identity security is in the spotlight these days, and it's easy to see why. The most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 61% of all breaches involve credential data. Whether those credentials were stolen from endpoints, obtained using social engineering, or purchased on the dark web, the message is the same: Infiltrating a […]

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eWeek
Apr 13, 2022

Key Advice for Improving Your Company's Cybersecurity
Security continues to be an evolving challenge for organizations around the world, and new threats and vulnerabilities are putting increased pressure on vendors to improve their cybersecurity profiles. Customers, governments, and organizations are more likely to inquire about the security of a company's products and processes than ever before.  And while no single tactic, practice, […]

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eWeek
Apr 13, 2022

How to Develop a Sustainability Plan for IT Workloads
When thinking of the largest carbon emitters, many think of highways full of trucks or manufacturing plants with large plumes of smoke trailing above them. Rarely do we think of IT. Yet IT services, including data centers, cloud, networking, and end-user devices account for an estimated 2% of U.S. carbon emissions, similar to the aviation […]

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eWeek
Apr 13, 2022

Is Cloud Computing Worth the Cost?
IT costs are complex and difficult to figure out. First consider traditional IT, better known as on-premises. On one hand you have the cost of the hardware, the software, and the data center space. We all know that's just the beginning. There are operating and administrative costs, including the cost of the many humans needed […]

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eWeek
Apr 13, 2022

Narrative CEO Nick Jordan on Data Market Trends 2022
I spoke with Nick Jordan, CEO of Narrative.io, about the market for buying and selling data, including issues like privacy and data prep. As you survey the market for data, what are a couple of key trends you see driving the market? What's a common problem that companies face with their data strategy? Any advice […]

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eWeek
Apr 12, 2022

IBM and the Future of Hybrid Cloud
IBM recently hosted a virtual leadership summit, The Future of Hybrid Cloud, that explored the latest developments in hybrid cloud, data usage, business insights, and how to use and integrate those technologies to become a catalyst for innovation and digital transformation. Let's consider some of the takeaways. Also see: Top Digital Transformation Companies Timeliness and […]

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eWeek
Apr 12, 2022

Gigamon CTO Discusses Observability vs. Deep Observability
Today's organizations typically have some combination of on-premises, private cloud, public cloud, and multi-cloud environments. The one common denominator across all of these environments is the network. Due to the importance of networks, it's becoming increasingly important to use observability technology to understand the performance and other aspects of networks, based on the data they […]

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eWeek
Apr 11, 2022

Datadog vs. CloudWatch: 2022 Software Comparison
Datadog and Amazon CloudWatch both perform advanced application performance monitoring (APM). Both offer broad monitoring and data analytics. Yet there are as many differences between them as similarities. Application performance management (APM) refers to the management of software performance as a means of ensuring that the expected level of service is being provided. APM takes […]

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eWeek
Apr 11, 2022

NVIDIA's Richard Kerris on Hybrid Work and the Omniverse
I spoke with Richard Kerris, VP of Omniverse Platform Development at NVIDIA, about the technology that fuels today's collaboration, and the trends driving the generational shift toward hybrid work. Among the topics we discussed: There is a lot of buzz around the metaverse. What exactly is the metaverse? How will this help us work more […]

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eWeek
Apr 08, 2022

Cognos vs. Tableau: 2022 Software Comparison
Tableau and IBM Cognos are two well-respected business intelligence (BI) and data analytics platforms. Both were scored well by Gartner in its latest "Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms." Gartner graded Tableau as a leader and Cognos as a Visionary. Data analytics applications like Tableau and IBM Cognos are becoming ever more […]

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eWeek
Apr 07, 2022

Inpixon's Soumya Das on the Metaverse in the Enterprise
I spoke with Soumya Das, COO of Inpixon, about the role of the metaverse in enterprise settings, including how digital twin technology can support metaverse use cases. Among the topics we discussed: Many see the metaverse as a distant emerging technology. What's your view on the current, real world impact of metaverse technology? What role […]

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eWeek
Apr 07, 2022

The Dangers of Obsolete and Redundant Data
Companies are churning out vast volumes of data, yet many are unaware that their hidden data is costing them millions and putting them at greater risk for cybersecurity threats. Businesses believe that retaining all their data will help mitigate potential risks, but the opposite is true. The more unaccounted-for data a company has, the higher […]

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eWeek
Apr 06, 2022

Flexera's Brian Adler on the State of the Cloud Report 2022
I spoke with Brian Adler, Senior Director, Cloud Market Strategy, at Flexera, about the annual cloud report's findings, from multicloud to cloud budgets, challenges, containers, security and more. Plus: Has Azure finally overtaken AWS? Among the reports findings: MultiCloud: 89% of organizations embrace multi-cloud; 80% hybrid. Cloud spend: Eight percent of all respondents spend more […]

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eWeek
Apr 06, 2022

The ROI of Emotional Intelligence Technology
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a world where remote work, virtual communications, and on-demand service offerings are here to stay. For some, it hasn't been all positive. People have become increasingly stressed, isolated, and emotionally drained. With this growing complexity in people's emotional well-being, what can organizations do to increase their awareness of people's […]

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eWeek
Apr 06, 2022

What Log4j Can Teach Us About Cloud Security
Log4j is causing a logjam of concern among cybersecurity professionals, but it should also be a wake-up call to improve their organization's overall cloud security posture. By now, we're all busy addressing threats that exploit vulnerabilities found in the Apache Log4j library, which is an open source software that's used to communicate diagnostic messages to […]

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eWeek
Apr 06, 2022

Composability Powers the Next Wave of Communications Growth
Prior to the pandemic, software developers would take months, or even years, to build applications. While the pandemic didn't change the need for new app-supported experiences, it did create an urgency to quickly support new use cases, such as distance learning and remote work. Technology supports this need for faster app development. By tapping into […]

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eWeek
Apr 05, 2022

IBM's Sustainability Accelerator Helps Non-Profits Assisting At-Risk Groups
"Sustainability" is not a new concept, but over the past decade or so, the word has become a catch phrase for a wide range of environmental and climate efforts. Those include everything from hands-on habitat conservation and restoration projects to business strategies aimed at reducing organizations' carbon footprints to government programs designed to positively impact […]

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