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By Sue Troy Manage Feb 11, 2016

Adding a data virtualization layer to IT systems: Three questions to ask

Read up on the three most common objections to bringing data virtualization in-house, surrounding ease of implementation, access to the data and performance. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Aug 19, 2015

Coho Data adds Docker containers at the storage layer

A Coho Data DataStream software upgrade lets Docker containers execute directly on DataStream storage arrays. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Oct 08, 2015

Cybercrime costs rising, experts say application layer needs budget

Two separate reports noted that cybercrime costs are significant. Some experts said reallocating budget resources to application layer security may be the answer. Continue Reading


By Valerie Silverthorne Get Started May 19, 2015

Guiding your enterprise to the SoftLayer cloud platform

With a range of service offerings, the SoftLayer cloud platform is central to IBM's cloud strategy. But what options are under the SoftLayer umbrella? Continue Reading


By Valerie Silverthorne Get Started May 15, 2015

Peeling back the layers of Rackspace managed cloud

Facing steep competition from the likes of AWS and Google, Rackspace distinguishes itself as a managed cloud services provider. Continue Reading


By Caroline Donnelly Apr 24, 2015

IBM opens second SoftLayer datacentre in the Netherlands

Big Blue seeks to capitalise on growing interest in public cloud services by opening another European datacentre Continue Reading


By Nirmal Sharma Get Started Mar 24, 2015

First step in a virtualization design: Understand the layers

There are many design factors to consider when creating your virtual infrastructure that can help you build a robust deployment and prevent future problems. Continue Reading


By David Strom Evaluate Mar 23, 2015


By Kevin Beaver Get Started Nov 25, 2014

Take a layered security approach to Exchange

Using multiple Exchange and network security controls can help many organizations protect against potential data breaches. Continue Reading


By Chris Partsenidis Manage Jul 08, 2015

Layered security approach can thwart VoIP attacks

A strategically placed firewall within your network infrastructure can help mitigate VoIP attacks. But encryption and proxy services add enhanced security. Continue Reading