Enterprises are facing a growing skills IT gap that is threatening their abilities to effectively manage and modernize their existing IT infrastructures. While mainframe computing and COBOL-based applications continue to be phased out in favor of cloud-based infrastructure, many enterprises still rely on these sunset technologies to support their large operations. Even enterprises that are migrating from these legacy environments to modern deployments need IT professionals capable of supporting their full IT stacks.
A constant, unwelcome guest in the digital transformation era refuses to leave: ransomware. This digital villain continues to adapt and grow despite years of battle. Although there have been a number of alerts and updates about ransomware, enterprises are still finding it difficult to ward off these threats.
Hybrid work, hybrid vehicles, hybrid energy and of course, hybrid cloud. It is a hybrid world as the hybrid transformation is affecting so many aspects of our lives. For enterprises, the shift to the hybrid cloud didn't happen in isolation. It is the result of multiple, incremental changes across business and technology:
Have you ever cleaned your house and identified random items scattered around or realized an appliance needs maintenance? Businesses experience similar scenarios when dealing with data and workloads. It's like navigating a cluttered space in desperate need of organization. That’s where HPE GreenLake comes in. This technology can be your personal organization guru and bring order to your data.
As the world moves towards a digital future, network security is more important than ever. In an ideal network infrastructure setting, a single firewall would be enough to protect business assets from external threats. However, as technology progresses and attackers become more advanced, these security measures need to evolve in depth and flexibility.
Cloud operations have significantly reshaped digital transformation, especially storage-as-a-service. The focus for storage management is shifting from infrastructure to applications, revolutionizing how businesses handle data. Despite these advancements, challenges such as costly services, data availability rates, scalability, and complex management require careful consideration and resolution.
In the competitive world of technology, one of the biggest challenges for IT leaders is adapting to evolving tactics and changes in network connectivity. This is similar to professional sports, as offensive and defensive schemes often change during a season due to trending playbook wrinkles. Team leaders that deploy dated scheming eventually fall behind in on-field play and their win-loss record will reflect this. In the world of IT, outdated network architectures and middleware lead to more serious burdens with hindered device management and security. As a result, many enterprises can’t fully enjoy the benefits of cloud technologies and digital transformation.
As a minority-owned IT services and solutions provider, a long running mission of WEI is to build a company workforce that is representative of our diverse community. There is tremendous value in unifying our unique perspectives to solve complex problems, and we prove this every day.
It is no surprise most enterprises are prioritizing network modernization in the day and age of digital transformation. Outdated infrastructure harms productivity and hinders security, making it a challenge to build a future-ready network that meets evolving expectations. All too often, our team will assess networks based on traditional VLAN architectures that will 100% struggle to accommodate hundreds of thousands of users and devices. A modern network should seamlessly connect remote workers to physical locations, data centers, and the cloud, following an edge-centric and data-driven approach.
The trend of dining out continues to captivate Americans. In 2022, restaurant expenditures surpassed grocery shopping by 20%. However, this does not imply a surge in dine-in experiences, with 44% of consumers reportedly ordering takeout up to three times a week. This figure stretches to 57% on a global scale. But what's steering people away from traditional home-cooked meals? You could take on the task of gathering ingredients, employing the right tools, following a recipe, and overseeing the cooking/baking process. Alternatively, you could order a pizza from a local eatery and have it delivered to your doorstep, usually without making a phone call.