Now more than ever, enterprises are looking for ways to improve workforce collaboration and reduce travel and operational expenses. New advances in technology - and much, much lower costs - are making videoconferencing technologies a more realistic option for many. Here's a look at some of the recent advancements in videoconferencing >>>
Public, private, Hybrid cloud and the future data centers
In the the 20th century, small and medium businesses to large enterprises used on-premise data centers to improve operations through the use of digital technologies. IT decision makers sought to optimize the technology available to improve business efficiency and profitability.
There has been a revolution underway in the last decade as organizations moved massive workloads to virtualized environments in an attempt to reduce costs, free-up internal resources and to ensure individuals were available for mission-critical tasks from anywhere, from any device, at any time.
Many organizations are still unsure which route to take, when planning for the "next-generation data center." In some cases, IT decision makers are willing to move their IT operations to a third-party datacenter or a cloud-based environment, while others keep sensitive information in an on-premise datacenter or in a private cloud due to compliance and regulatory requirements. A majority of them adopt a hybrid approach, in which both internal and external clouds are used.
The question remains, what type of cloud or datacenter approach will be the best fit for you?