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Minimize Disruption, Maximize ROI with a Real-Time Platform for Leveraging the IoT

December 13, 2016

If your company is preparing to take on real-time data analytics, prepare for some significant changes in the realm of network administration. Real-time analytics deliver powerful BI and insight, but also bring some considerable challenges to the network and compute infrastructures. Real-time analytics is valuable for evaluating website traffic, social media happenings, dynamic marketing and much more.

Expert Interview Series: Ferran Gutierrez of Nice People At Work on Using Data to Improve Online Video

December 12, 2016

Ferran Gutierrez, CEO and Co-Founder of Nice People at Work (NPAW), is an entrepreneur with more than 10 years experience with - and a successful track record in - technology and video start-ups. He's also the founder of Wuapi and co-founder of

We recently asked Ferran for his insight on how the online video industry should be using data to improve service. Here's what he had to say:

Expert Interview Series: Andrew Rouchotas of Cartika

December 5, 2016

Andrew Rouchotas is the CEO of Cartika, an innovator of IaaS, Cloud and Managed Service solutions.

We recently asked for his insight on how business owners should be using cloud services to manage their IT assets. Here's what the had to say:

CMOs Most Likely to Embrace the True Potential of Digital Transformation

November 17, 2016

Digital Transformation seems like it would fall squarely on the shoulders of the CIO, or perhaps the CTO. A case could be made for the CEO being the driving force behind such transformation. But as it happens, marketing is the department stepping up to leverage these advancements and innovations, and the CMO is therefore, leading the organization's charge into the age of Digital Transformation more so than IT leaders. What does the network administrator need to understand?

8 Network Monitoring Challenges in the Healthcare Sector

November 15, 2016

In most cases, when someone says that lives depend on systems functioning properly, it's a bit of a melodramatic overstatement. In healthcare, it's spot on accurate. Hospitals and other healthcare organizations depend on their network administrators to perform life-saving operations, usually around the clock. Unlike downtime in a financial organization or manufacturing enterprise, it isn't measured in dollars and cents. Downtime is measured in suffering and potential loss of life.

How to Develop a Winning UC&C Strategy

October 13, 2016

Whether the enterprise is transitioning to new ERP software, a new production system, or a new UC&C system, the most common reason these initiatives fail is that there was no realistic strategy in place. For any software selection and implementation process to succeed, it's critical to establish at the very beginning what the business needs from the system and how to best meet those identified needs through features and functionalities of the software systems and vendors available on the market.