The demands between physical, virtual, public and private clouds change faster than actual clouds do. As organizations adapt to these changes, they face the Sisyphean task of securing and hardening their networks from external agents. And therein lies the problem: companies conscious of the cloud’s benefits are hesitant to adopt cost-saving virtualization because of security […]

Even if you do not experience the extreme cases, such as the 90% variation in traffic volume that Netflix experiences every day, or the one million new users per day growth rate of WhatsApp, virtualization is taking over your data center. Virtual instances of servers, storage, and networks all offer greater scalability, flexibility, and manageability, […]

Over the weekend, several popular online gaming services were taken down by a group of hackers. The hackers, going by the moniker “Lizard Squad,” used a distributed denial-of-service attack to flood top gaming networks with a wave of illegitimate traffic. Luckily, it doesn’t look like any data was stolen during this attack—but it did interrupt […]

Tax season is almost always unanimously linked with unhappiness. Piles of crumpled receipts, coffee stained forms, and wasted weekends spent itemizing every purchase are just some of the unpleasant activities that are associated with this time of the year. Like many previously arduous tasks, mobile technology has made life a lot easier for many people, […]

  It was 90° in Nashville and we were late. Sweat jumped off of us as we ran through the parking lot toward the arena gate. A roar rippled across the sky when 50,000+ screaming teenage girls jumped to their feet as the warm up band took the stage. “It’s the first song mom, c’mon! Run faster! We can’t […]