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Applications

Becoming Hybrid: Executing the Migration

May 11, 2020

The day has finally come. We’ve potentially ventured out of our comfort zone to collect information on business strategy and requirements from the leaders in our company. We then put in the hard work to analyze our existing applications, how they operate, and whether …


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Applications

The Hybrid APM You Need and Deserve

May 9, 2020

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hosted applications, and custom apps: Historically, application performance management (APM) covered only one or two of those three things. The traditional APM only applied to custom applications because it required instrumentation of the application during its development. COTS …


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Networks

Unexpected Global Situations and Business Continuity

May 8, 2020

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 (or coronavirus) continue to rise globally, and health departments have done much to attempt to control the outbreak. To prevent transmission of the virus, there are restrictions in place, including travel, avoidance of mass gatherings, and remote working. Many events …


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Networks

Take Your Video Call Out of This World

May 8, 2020

You probably aren’t surprised to know as I write this, I’m wearing pajamas. You probably are, too. These days, nobody’s going to judge our choices when we’re just trying to get comfortable. From DIY crafts to baking your tenth loaf of banana bread, we …



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Security

Breach Data Trends: October 2019 to March 2020

May 6, 2020

Most of us have no idea if our credentials are out in the wild, for bad actors to take and use for malicious intent. Unfortunately, they often are. Since October 8, 2019, research from SpyCloud—our partner in delivering Identity Monitor—has uncovered over 630 million …


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Security

Solving the Contractor Breach Challenge

May 5, 2020

Federal IT pros are having more success tackling cybersecurity challenges within their agencies. However, there’s still much work to be done when it comes to solving the security challenges posed by contractors. According to our Federal Cybersecurity Survey Report from last year, more than …


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Networks

Work-From-Home Whiplash

May 4, 2020

Global pandemic is a helluva way to learn work from home. After 20+ years of working in an office, it’s been a far bigger change than I’d imagined. Especially if you’re accustomed to working in a highly collaborative role where quick teamwork keeps the …