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Proactive IT Management: 3 Surprising Ways to Overcome Resource Challenges

It’s an all-too-common problem at organizations of all sizes: Suddenly, unexpectedly, you find your IT team struggling to keep up with its workload. Or you realize that you don’t have the IT systems in place to effectively roll out that new technology initiative that the company is counting on. You might feel that you’re always playing catch up, never quite able to provide the resources that the rest of the organization needs.

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3 Cybersecurity Myths About Cloud as a Service

Depending on whom you ask, confidence in cloud-as-a-service security is either falling or rising. Clearly, there is a wide range of opinions and more than a little misinformation. There’s often a lot of fear, uncertainty, and doubt about cloud and cybersecurity. What is clear is that cloud adoption continues to increase unabated, with a survey from professional IT network Spiceworks concluding that 93 percent of organizations are using at least one cloud service.

While adoption grows, there are several persistent misconceptions about the cloud that persist among those who have yet to take the leap. To enable those organizations considering a move to cloud services, here are three cybersecurity myths about cloud services that can be put to rest.

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The Great Cloud Debate: Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud

The debate around public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions can leave more questions than answers for IT departments. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Each model carries a variety of benefits that help businesses overcome various challenges, such as harnessing the value of big data, managing bring-your-own-device deployments, and supporting the Internet of Things revolution. And cloud capabilities—both public and private—keep increasing.

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Keeping Data Safe: The Pros and Cons of On-Premise vs. Cloud

As the frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks evolve, the potential risks of not properly securing your organization’s data increase every year. Consider the fact that a single data breach can cost millions of dollars and take years to rectify. Plus, nearly half of all companies that experience a data center outage never reopen, an indication of just how vital data security has become in our digital age.

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Why all the buzz about Hyperconvergence?

You can walk around any technology conference and pick up your fill of buzzwords. Some of these terms and their corresponding technologies stick, while others are never heard again. If you can put aside the hype surrounding a buzzword and understand whether the concept actually solves real-world business problems, then you can bet on the likelihood of that technology working its way into forward-thinking companies. Technologies such as single sign-on cloud-based solutions and quantum computing are examples of solutions that rose above the mere buzz that surrounded them and actually solved problems for businesses that adopted them.

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Citrix Releases XenApp & XenDesktop 7.13

We will have more insight in the coming days...   Please reach out if we can assist with any questions on this release.

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Virtual Reality in the Stroke of a Brush

Our visual interaction with a computer screen is two-dimensional. That’s going to change, and in the future we’ll get to experience a variety of virtual reality technologies that will become commonplace.

As the cloud and digital landscape evolves, we are witnessing “Software as a Service” (SaaS) having a larger footprint in how consumers and businesses both procure and use software. In the future, this model will be the vehicle for applications offering aspects of depth and volume that can be leveraged for both practical and aesthetic qualities. 3D applications and virtual reality will become our reality.

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Citrix Synergy: Ready to Navigate Vegas?

So, you're headed to Las Vegas for the Citrix Synergy Conference. Now what?

Las Vegas is known for their endless amounts of entertainment, dining and, of course, casinos. However, if you are traveling here for a conference with thousands of other attendees, chances are that your options are going to fill up fast if you don't plan ahead. While you are looking into what speakers and sessions are going to be most valuable at the conference, don't forget the fun part of planning on what you are going to do with your colleagues in-between!

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Security Alert: Uninstall QuickTime On PCs

Apple recently announced that it’s imperative that Windows users immediately uninstall QuickTime from their computer. Those using Mac OSX are not affected.

Centrinet is committed to keeping both clients and the community informed of important notifications that can affect your network and user experience, such as this QuickTime alert.

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Innovation Buzz: Tesla Unveils Electric Car for Average Consumers

Tesla for the Average Consumer?

The future of the automobile is alive and well with the advent of the latest models revealed by Tesla Motors. With over 130,000 vehicles already pre-ordered, the Model 3 adds more color to portrait of things to come in the auto industry.

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