As nearly every industry under the sun gets disrupted by IT, there are unprecedented opportunities and challenges. Regardless of company size, location, and vertical, many CEOs and CIOs find it nearly impossible to scale their IT infrastructure and secure it without help from their IT partners which include hosting providers,… Read More
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Whether accessing Europe or the U.S. markets from abroad finding partners that can support your business locally limits your risks and lowers your investments, not to mention that it makes you a lot more resistant to some of the hazards like regulatory changes. Read More
The WHIR was in Chicago last night for an evening of networking thanks to support from our generous sponsors: Lenovo, IBM Softlayer, Radware, and Cayan. Read More
The notion that CEOs and Executives are the sole visionaries who can lead and drive a company to success with no outside help is long gone. Leaders who leverage outside help go farther faster and research shows they are significantly more successful in both the short and long term.… Read More
As DDoS attacks continue to increase in size and frequency, hosting providers face increasing pressure to prevent the attacks from infiltrating their networks. Read More
Developing and deciding to advance an internet or cloud acquisition program is like going to war. From here on we are going to take a more aggressive approach to this process. We need to talk money. Read More
An industry that started with the moniker Desktop as a Service (DaaS), that many now call itself Workspace as a Service (WaaS), has become commonplace in the world of IT management. But, what’s with the different names and how many inroads has the technology really made? First, the reason for… Read More
The global e-commerce market has been booming for a number of years, with key drivers of merchant success including mobile, omnichannel and marketplaces. In 2016, global online retail sales will hit $1.6 trillion rising to $3.5 trillion in 2019. The interaction between online and offline sales has never been so… Read More
The WHIR is making a stop in Chicago later this month to bring WHIR Networking to the midwest. Read More
A 2016 Peterson Institute study concluded that inclusion of women in leadership roles has a positive impact on company profits. It surveyed 21,980 companies globally across 91 countries and found that companies that had at least 2 women in executive positions in the C-Suite and 2 women in board positions… Read More
New micro-segmentation offerings are now available to provide enterprises with added layers of cloud security. Read More
Think cyber-criminals are your biggest worry? Think again. The biggest threat to your data comes from within. Here’s how you can protect yourself. Read More