Federal information technology professionals are confronted with a management landscape that is perhaps as complex as any have seen in a generation.
That’s due in part to the convergence of three transformational technologies – cloud computing, mobile devices and big data analytics. The benefits of each technology are generally expected to outweigh many of the associated challenges of implementing them. Keep reading →
One of the many promised benefits of the cloud is the availability of cheap, unlimited storage. From a disaster recovery and business continuity perspective, virtualized storage of vital data is truly revolutionary, as it allows organizations to realize more affordable and more efficient backup strategies.
Before the cloud, companies and many organizations used tapes to back up data on a weekly basis, with daily incremental backups to capture changes, and then rotated those copies through physical off-site storage. Keep reading →