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The Impact of Digital Transformation on Operations

Digital transformation takes on its own definition at each enterprise where it is being implemented, but it generally means using technology to disrupt current business processes with the end goal of improving the customer experience. Its effects were first experienced in marketing, as print materials were quickly displaced by email…

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TLS 1.3 Approved Without Backdoor

IETF Approves TLS 1.3 as Internet Standard/ IETF members voted the protocol unanimously, even after members of the financial sector asked for the introduction of a backdoor in the protocol’s structure, so financial institutions could decrypt TLS 1.3 traffic inside internal networks. The proposal was laughed off…

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Six Key Steps to Include in Your Data Breach Planning

You may think you have done everything you possibly can to avoid a data breach, but then it happens. Are you prepared? If you aren’t, you could experience more than just losses related to revenue. A data breach could affect your organization’s reputation, particularly if client data is lost or…

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Mobility Continue to Drive Digital Transformation

Over the last two decades, the mobility of sales and field teams has made remote workers a consideration of the IT department for solutions that optimize productivity and efficiency. Now, mobility dominates the priorities of IT, with digital transformation largely driven by the needs of a workforce that wants access…

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DNS Providers Offer Assistance in Forming Content Delivery Plans

The increasing popularity of video and ongoing need for the efficient transmission of images and other large files call for a solid strategy for content delivery. Content delivery networks are a good solution, and creating a plan for using them is often enhanced by the contribution of domain name system…

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Common Misconceptions About Private Cloud

As enterprises increasingly choose cloud solutions and become more familiar with public, private, and hybrid options, there’s still a lot of misunderstanding about the possibilities and limitations of private cloud. Before you choose a particular path for your infrastructure or specific software applications, take a look at four of the…

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Disaster Recovery Options in the Cloud

It seems counter-intuitive to spend money on something that is rarely, if ever, used. That’s the reasoning behind the choice organizations make to devise a strategy around disaster recovery. There is no argument that should a disaster occur, the business needs to continue to operate, but how can that happen…

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How Unified Communications Improves the Customer Experience

Encouraging your customers to communicate with you is one of the best ways to understand how to reach your target audience, improving satisfaction and growing sales. Implementing a unified communications solution is a great way to improve your customers’ satisfaction and encourage them to freely provide feedback. A good starting…

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The Three Areas Your IT Leader Should be Focused on in 2018

The role of an enterprise’s IT leader is changing. With digital transformation expanding the scope of IT in the workplace, the IT leader requires a spot at the executive table, helping drive the customer experience and providing insight on technology decisions. Depending on their history with an enterprise, an IT…

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Considerations for Choosing an IT Outsourcing Provider

IT outsourcing is becoming a common investment for enterprises looking for ways to reduce costs and maintenance. It can free IT personnel to engage in strategic planning and in helping line of business managers optimize their business processes with the right technology. What began initially as data storage services in…

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