Companies have been migrating toward cloud environments for years, enticed by the capabilities and promise of improved efficiencies and potential cost savings. Multi-cloud has been one of the biggest trends in cloud computing, with many businesses opting to deploy applications in multiple private and public clouds. According to a recent survey of global cloud decision makers, 93% of their organizations utilize a multi-cloud strategy. But there’s a difference between taking the leap of
As higher education administrators face the career-defining decision of whether or not to bring people back to campus, chief information officers and IT administrators at these institutions face another decision: whether or not to migrate academic and digital operations to the cloud.
While the latter may seem trivial by comparison, moving to the cloud presents an opportunity to offset financial consequences of the global pandemic, deliver virtual learning and power faculty-student engagement regardless of
The pandemic has had a dramatic impact on business operations. With a rapid shift to remote work and increasing reliance on digital channels, IT is at the center of this new world. Consider an IT admin that previously supported one office with 50 employees. Today, that admin is supporting the same 50 employees spread across as many locations, using different networks and a wide variety of (mostly unsecured) devices. Troubleshooting
Indeed, it’s now possible to impersonate practically anybody with astonishing verisimilitude, thanks to the artificial intelligence technology known as generative adversarial networks (GANs). Fortunately, deepfakes have not shown their ugly side in the US presidential election campaign that is now drawing to a close. No one has been able to point to any significant use of GANs to produce deceptive videos and thereby manipulate public opinion.
Instead, GANs are
To err is human, but that fact doesn’t make it any easier to get a data center back on its feet after an innocent mistake interrupts vital services.
According to an Uptime Institute survey, human error accounts for approximately 70% of data center problems, leading to everything from systems downtime to costly security breaches. “While IT teams are vital to a successful data