After being popularized and exploding onto the IT scene almost a decade ago, the usage and management of containers is still evolving as new and more efficient organization strategies and tools are developed.
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “a company’s greatest asset is their employees.” However, they can only be your greatest asset when they have the tools they need to be successful. For this, and many other reasons, many enterprises are offering Apple® products to their employees.
Today’s IT teams face many challenges, especially as the IT infrastructure continues to become more complicated. Between the high standards for application performance and staying on top of rapidly evolving security threats, IT teams wear many hats, which are only growing more numerous and heavier as time goes on.
The best enterprise leaders know that the key to improving employee productivity and efficiency is making it as easy as possible for their staff to do their jobs. When it comes to IT, that means offering the best user experience with consistent performance and ensuring the resources users need are always available.
Even as employees return to the office, just as many are choosing to stay remote. As a result, many enterprises need solutions that can provide specialized security for remote workforces.
It seems like everyone is going hybrid these days when it comes to enterprise architectures. According to Gartner, 75 percent of midsize and large organizations will have adopted a multi-cloud and/or a hybrid IT model by now. The reason is pretty simple, while 97 percent of IT decision makers confirm a positive experience with the public cloud, not everything can go there. Unfortunately, there are issues such as security, compliance, and the uncomfortable uncertainty of managing your stuff ‘up there’―wherever that place is―that prevents companies from the public cloud experience for all. If everything could reside in a public cloud however, what a wonderful world it would be.
You may have heard the good news―WEI is expanding our staff augmentation services to all our customers. While we’ve been perfecting the practice of IT recruiting and IT staffing for our Fortune 100 customers for over ten years, we realize this service offering was born from the very real need to fulfill IT roles with the ‘right’ person. Time and cost are always part of the headache of finding highly specialized IT resources with sought after skill sets. Our expansive network and our seasoned engineering experts (spanning all IT disciplines) puts us in a position of distinction to confidently offer this service, and our existing customers have found tremendous value in our offering. IT staffing is a challenging practice, but we have all the tools, the network, and the in-house expertise to deliver this additional service for our enterprise IT customers with an unmatched level of commitment and dedication to seeing our customers succeed.
The summertime is in full swing, but we're not seeing a summertime slump at WEI. Our customers are locked-in, focused on what's ahead and how to get there in a cost-effective way. Our customers understand the technologies they adopt today will impact the future of their business, and will better prepare them for whatever comes next. Whether it's revisiting remote workforce strategies that are looking to become more permanent than once thought, modernizing backup infrastructure, or doubling down on enterprise security. The major commonality we're seeing? IT leaders are accelerating digital transformation projects because business needs have drastically changed and require modern solutions, right now.
If you're new to our Industry Info to Know weekly blog—welcome! Each Friday you can expect to see a new "Industry Info to Know" blog post from WEI consisting of a roundup of articles from industry experts, analysts, and our partners that we find insightful and helpful. We will also include links to industry news that you need to know about—news that will impact your business so you can plan ahead for it. We all need to help each other right now—we're all in IT together.
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Security is still top of mind for executives as the nation (and world) continues to navigate uncertainties brought upon us all by the pandemic. More specifically cloud security and security at the edge are where CIOs are prioritize efforts, and spend according to several studies that are referenced in the articles below. Leading vendors of enterprise IT solutions regonized this emerging trend early-on and have rolled out product improvements or new solutions all-together to help companies more effectively secure their enterprise endpoints as their employees work from anywhere.