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Cisco security spotlights Microsoft Office 365 e-mail phishing increase

It’s no secret that if you have a cloud-based e-mail service, fighting off the barrage of security issues has become a maddening daily routine. The leading e-mail service – in Microsoft’s Office 365 package – seems to be getting the most attention from those attackers hellbent on stealing enterprise data or your private information via phishing […]

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10 predictions for the data center and the cloud in 2019

IDG It’s that time of year again, where vacations are planned, going to the mall looks like something out of “Braveheart,” package theft from doorsteps is rampant, and people try their best not to offend. In other words, it’s Christmastime. This leads to an inevitable tradition of looking back at the year and at what […]

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Data centers are set to grow and become more complex, survey finds

Companies will invest more in data centers in the coming years, but it won’t necessarily be around compute. That’s according to a new survey by AFCOM, the data center and IT management education company. This is AFCOM’s first study on the subject in two years, and it found that ownership, renovations, and building of new […]

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Gotcha pricing from the cloud pushes workloads back on premises

A new survey by cloud software vendor Nutanix finds that most firms are embracing the hybrid model, but few have actually achieved it. And many are shifting their workloads back on premises because of cloud costs. This was Nutanix’s first global Enterprise Cloud Index, so it doesn’t have historical data by which to measure, but […]

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Tariffs on China cause new data center equipment prices to increase

As if the end of the year doesn’t present enough challenges for IT professionals, now there is the added concern coming from the Trump administration regarding the tariffs that were imposed on China back on Sept. 24. Companies including Cisco, Dell, HPE, and Juniper Networks all called for networking and server equipment to be dropped […]

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