A recent report from Rapid7 suggests that organizations aren’t doing enough to protect their networks. The report aggregates the results of 128 penetration tests performed for large and small enterprises in a variety of industries. In more than 80 percent of the tests, the penetration testers were able to break into the network. More than…

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Organizations have historically viewed data storage as a place to stash information away in case it’s needed someday. That approach has led to vast repositories of data that is rarely, if ever, accessed. Industry analysts have estimated that less than 40 percent of stored data in the enterprise is used to generate insight. It makes…

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It’s prediction season for IT industry analysts who look into their crystal balls and share with us the technologies and trends that they expect to be adopted over the course of the year. Some predictions are practical and applicable today, some are promising but a few years away, and some are so far-fetched that they…

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As the IT infrastructure becomes increasingly complex, organizations are looking to simplify the data center stack to reduce costs and management pains. This has driven demand for converged and hyper-converged infrastructure platforms that integrate compute, storage and networking resources into one solution supported by a single vendor. However, there are two fundamental problems with many…

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