After a couple of years of supporting remote workforces, most organizations felt quite prepared for the transition to a hybrid work model in which employees split their time between onsite and office work. However, many are finding that disjointed communication environments are making it more difficult than they imagined.
Phishing attacks have soared to record levels over the past year, driven in large part by the increased use of popular messaging platforms as a delivery mechanism. Forty percent of IT professionals say they’ve seen an uptick in messaging-delivered phishing attacks over the past 12 months, according to one study.
The password has been a linchpin of security for centuries but it is easily the weakest link in IT security today. As a result, organizations across the globe are stepping up efforts to eliminate passwords once and for all. More than two-thirds of respondents to a Forrester Research survey say they are in the process of adopting passwordless authentication for their employees and partners.
Companies squander billions on overprovisioned and unused resources. A cloud management platform can help.
Almost all U.S. companies now use cloud services or applications. Shockingly, almost all of them are also wasting money in the cloud.
Several recent studies reveal that companies worldwide are squandering billions of dollars each year due to overprovisioned and underutilized resources.
Skittish ransomware gangs looking for easier paydays help drive the recent uptick in illegal cryptocurrency mining.
Despite a precipitous drop in cryptocurrency values over the past several months, cryptojacking remains a growth industry for malicious actors.
A new study reveals that critical shortcomings in standard data protection strategies are putting organizations at increased risk of downtime and data loss. IDC researchers report that an alarming 93 percent of organizations across North America and Western Europe suffered a data-related business disruption during the past 12 months with nearly 60 percent experiencing unrecoverable data loss.
It’s been a long time since mobile phones were just phones. With more processing power than some desktops and laptops, today’s smartphones have become the computing platform of choice for many users. According to one survey, more than 90 percent of corporate employees use a smartphone for work every day.
In times of economic uncertainty, business decisions get tougher and spending is scrutinized. But many organizations agree that it makes good sense to invest in customer experience (CX) technologies.
According to Metrigy’s Customer Experience Transformation 2022-23 report, more than half of companies plan to increase their CX spending by 2023, with an average increase of 17.3 percent.
Network reliability has never been more important. Organizations across all industry sectors are increasingly dependent on their networks to extend connectivity to highly distributed remote workers, cloud services, edge devices and IoT infrastructure. Meeting those demands often requires upgrading legacy hardware-centric networks to more cloud- and software-driven environments to accommodate growing volumes of users, devices and traffic.
According to a recent Techaisle survey, software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) adoption is expected to grow 145 percent among small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs). While just 10 percent of SMBs are currently using SD-WAN solutions, 25 percent are planning SD-WAN deployments.