Some Firms Giving Hackers a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Some IT departments have decided that the best defense against hackers could be a good offense, and deceiving hackers is one thing, but outright attacking them is another altogether.

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Survey Finds Organizations Struggle to Harness Big Data

A new AIIM survey found that companies clearly recognize the value of big data analytics, but struggle when it comes to harnessing it to get at the answers they need. It’s an area IT pros can clearly exploit to help their companies in this increasingly important area.

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Too Much Information: Monitoring Becomes a Big Data Problem

As data center resource pools grow, it becomes nearly impossible for humans to track and monitor. Paul Maritz, CEO at VMware, says we are going to require systems that are self-monitoring and that report to us about significant issues.

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IT’s Reputation Problem

Somehow IT has developed a bad reputation inside some companies — You’re aloof, overpaid and you don’t do enough. Now it’s up to you to figure out a way to be more cooperative with business units, and most of all, improve communication.

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BYOD, Cloud and Mobile Require New Monitoring Tools

You’re under increasing pressure from IT trends you’ve heard before: BYOD, cloud and mobile (and even social) — and it’s becoming a huge challenge to keep your systems running optimally. APM could help.

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