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What will next-gen IT architectures look like? — An IDC report

Supplied by Equinix on 10 May, 2017

IDC believes that next-gen IT architectures will be as dynamic and responsive as the real-time business needs they are designed to serve. This kind of digital transformation requires 3rd Platform IT and interconnected services.


New KVM technology for control rooms and operations centres

Supplied by Black Box Network Services Australia on 08 May, 2017

KVM systems have long been one of the hidden foundations of a control room. They have evolved from being an occasional use tool for set-up and troubleshooting into one of those infrastructure items that are used every moment of the day.


The radical strategy transforming cyber risk management

Supplied by Cylance Inc on 04 May, 2017

The 9 Box of Controls is an innovative framework that helps model where an enterprise is with its security and where it could be, with automation and security fully integrated to change the speed and efficacy of protection.


4 foundational steps to build your digital platform

Supplied by Equinix on 18 April, 2017

Digital disruption is pushing enterprises to re-architect networks to support new digital engagement capabilities and leverage digital ecosystems.Achieving this level of engagement requires an interconnection-first approach with four initial steps.


Online strategies to optimise efficiency in government IT

Supplied by on 10 April, 2017

Organisations are saving 14% of their budgets as an outcome of cloud adoption (Gartner reports). More government departments and agencies across the globe are joining the commercial sector and embracing cloud and virtualisation technologies.


The insider’s guide to HD video matrix switching

Supplied by Black Box Network Services Australia on 02 March, 2017

Explore video standards and how they are changing. Understand how matrix switching works, and its benefits. Learn more about HDMI, HDCP and EDID/DDC.


Predictive cybersecurity rewrites the rules of protection

Supplied by Cylance Inc on 01 March, 2017

A new technology paradigm based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is redefining endpoint protection—and possibly security as a whole. The results are striking. With efficacy rates at 99%, artificial intelligence and machine learning applied at the endpoint protects at levels never before seen.


Colocation-based interconnection critical for digital business — a Gartner report

Supplied by Equinix on 27 February, 2017

Digital business is enabled and enhanced through high-speed, secure, low-latency communication among enterprise assets, cloud resources and an ecosystem of service providers and peers. Architects and IT leaders must consider carrier-neutral data centre interconnection as a digital business enabler.


How application whitelisting can diminish cybercrime

Supplied by Cylance Inc on 31 January, 2017

The Australian Signals Directorate identifies application whitelisting as the most effective strategy to mitigate targeted cyber intrusions. This Australian government agency reports that application whitelisting and the right combination of patches and administrative privilege restrictions can prevent the vast majority of targeted cyber intrusions.


How to deliver cost-effective fibre connectivity

Supplied by Black Box Network Services Australia on 31 January, 2017

Fibre connectivity thrives in high bandwidth and long distances, and has complete immunity to electrical interference. Integrating fibre-optic cabling and active equipment into existing copper-based, structured cabling systems will also generate significant savings.


Your essential guide to RS-422 and RS-485 systems

Supplied by Black Box Network Services Australia on 20 January, 2017

Learn about the main elements of an RS-422 and RS-485 system.


Uncover your organisation’s bad data with this data quality challenge

Supplied by Information Builders on 22 December, 2016

Increasingly complex business transactions, third-party sources and social media channels have led to mounting volumes of bad data living within legacy systems.


Your best practice guide for wireless site design

Supplied by NetScout on 21 December, 2016

With new high-speed standards in place, new regulatory challenges and demand for seamless access, the Wi-Fi network should be at the heart of planning for the future. IT professionals need to come to grips with a broad range of technical, cultural and security issues when designing and implementing or upgrading a wireless network.


Leaders and followers in data protection and availability revealed

Supplied by Veeam Pty Ltd on 09 December, 2016

This report provides a side-by-side comparison of leading data protection and availability solutions, looking at the ability to deliver a holistic backup and recovery strategy. The results are delivered as the Ovum Decision Matrix (ODM), a framework proven to greatly reduce the time and risk involved in product and service procurement.


The future for IT services management — an IDC report

Supplied by on 09 December, 2016

This IDC insight highlights the growing importance of IT services management (ITSM) in the light of digital transformation in. ITSM is now maturing past its traditional processes to include agile and automated services critical to business operations.


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