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Imagine an IT security team as a navy crew at sea. A torpedo blasts the ship’s side below the water line. As the water floods in, they can’t even see the hole, let alone fix it. Instead, everyone turns to the pumps to keep the ship afloat. This is the state of many security programs today. Despite a plethora of point solutions, security teams lack visibility into what they’re trying to protect, their most pressing risks and the security tools at...

The future’s always looked rosy for the Internet of Things since it first became a serious enterprise consideration over the past few years. Now, recent projections have forecasted that its growth will surpass expectations in the near future, as businesses increasingly find ways to glean results from their investment, as well as figure out means of monetizing it. According to a Gartner forecast, Internet of Things devices will rise to 4.9 billion in 2015, an increase of 30 percent from those in...

For the last five years, industry analysts have predicted that cloud will kill the datacenter. So why are colocation revenues continuing to climb at about 10% a year? Why did Equinix, the largest datacenter provider in the world, see revenues climb 13% YOY in the fourth quarter of 2015? The answer is that as enterprises begin to move “easy” workloads to AWS, they want to move not-ready workloads to a managed environment outside their internal data centers. Somewhat paradoxically, colocation is rising in popularity precisely because...