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Bypass Data Center Outsourcing Competition Smartly with Intelligent Automation Services

by Rene Buest  |  September 24, 2018

Currently, data center outsourcing (DCO) providers spend 70% to 80% of their IT budget on operations and maintenance of data centers. However, clients increasingly expect year-over-year improvements in service quality...

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RPA as Part of a Retail Automation Strategy

by Robert Hetu  |  August 22, 2018

Robotic process automation (RPA) can help automate existing manual processes, but is only a step on the path toward transformational automation and algorithmic retailing. For modern retail, speed kills or,...

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Automation - Why Only Now?

by Augusto Barros  |  January 12, 2018

As we ramp up our research on SOAR and start looking at some interesting tools for automated security testing, something crossed my mind: Why are we only seeing security operations...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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Network Resolutions for 2017

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 20, 2016

It is the time of year for New Years' resolutions, and consequently network resolutions if you’re responsible for an enterprise network. In a nutshell, here are some recommendations (side note:...

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Making networks more "Googley"

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 29, 2016

We all know that the hyperscale companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook operate very differently from traditional IT shops. The general consensus is that 99% of what they do has...

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Network Management Tools in 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 7, 2016

Network management comes up in a ton of my client interactions, so I recently caught up with Gartner colleague Sanjit Ganguli, who covers the network management space directly. He answered several questions which...

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Simplicity Should Break Ties

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 13, 2016

I often talk to clients deciding between different vendor products or architectures. Any network engineer with operational experience knows that there are always multiple ways to solve networking problems. Further,...

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Process Digitalization: Just More Automation?

by Bruce Robertson  |  July 28, 2015

No, it's worth distinguishing new capabilities that go beyond just getting the work of of paper (or in manufacturing, out of human hands). If you don't change the work really,...

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Content Marketing in the Age of the Robo Writer

by Jake Sorofman  |  March 11, 2015

If you saw The Imitation Game or if you’re at all familiar with the principles behind artificial intelligence, you probably know about the Turing Test. It’s a measure of a...

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