If you’re like me, you travel a fair amount for work, and that means you spend time sitting in airport concourses waiting for your flight, waiting for your flight to be rescheduled, and waiting for information on alternate flights when your flight is cancelled.
While data centers enable other businesses to connect globally, the buildings themselves can, ironically, have poor connectivity for those inside — slowing productivity, increasing costs, and even impacting safety.
I’m sure you noticed a different face on this page, but I still want to take up a few lines here to introduce myself. My name is Amy Al-Katib, and I am the new editor-in-chief for Mission Critical magazine.
With 5G on the horizon, and the promise of a host of new technology applications like autonomous vehicles, consoleless gaming and instant grocery delivery, we are set to create an unprecedented amount of data that will require rethinking the way our telecommunications and data infrastructure is built and managed going forward.
Quantum computing is set to transform the IT industry. This new computing architecture takes advantage of quantum mechanics to deliver capabilities beyond what traditional binary computing can achieve. However, these capabilities come at a cost. Once quantum computers reach a certain state of maturity, they are destined to render the cryptographic underpinnings of today’s digital systems insecure.
Every organization, regardless of size or industry, can be a target of a cyberattack resulting in significant financial and reputational damages. Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018.
Security and IT professionals discuss the complexities of today’s security environments
September 26, 2019
Mimecast Limited announced its first North American Cyber Resilience Summit to be held in Dallas from Oct. 28-30. The theme, “Resilience Now. Resilience Together,” will bring together public and private IT and security leaders, Mimecast customers and partners, and global experts.
Make no mistake, 5G will most definitely alter how data centers are designed and, in some cases, will change the role they play in the larger network. By some estimates, data centers will be spending over half their operating budget to support 5G by 2025. The $64,000 question is, where will the money be spent and for what?