Networking News

Organizations have never been more networked. Interconnected computers and servers allow businesses to share resources and information. Read the latest networking news and analysis below:

IT pros see cloud adoption as essential, but aren’t all-in yet

Most everyone you ask in IT agrees that the cloud is useful to their employers’ long-term business needs. But don’t look for companies to be mostly in the cloud any time soon.

Survey: Half of companies wish they’d trusted cloud migration to third parties

There are plenty of surveys out there that show companies’ feelings on outsourcing versus keeping services in-house. But one recent study actually highlighted something more interesting – after the decision has been made and all is said and done, do they regret their course of action? 

Where your colleagues stand with the cloud – and what has them worried

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to the cloud. So which are your peers turning to? And what are their biggest concerns? A new survey has the answers. 

Cybersecurity’s giant gender gap

New data finds that only 10% of IT security jobs are held by women – this despite the fact that more women are entering the field. 

Facebook’s dislike button is coming … but scammers are there first

By now you’ve probably heard the very, very important news that Facebook is working on a so-called “dislike” button. 

Outdated servers are abundant

The end of Windows Server 2003 didn’t get nearly as much attention as that of XP – either from the media or IT pros. 

Cisco predicts businesses will have 1,000 cloud services by year’s end

If shadow IT wasn’t out of control already where you work, it soon could be. 

Survey: Most companies fall short of uptime goals

A survey of customers has found that companies have lofty expectations for the amount of uptime they get each year, but the reality of what their providers deliver may not live up to those goals. 

Infographic: The hunt for the fastest Internet speeds

Big data, streaming services, Voice over IP (VoIP) and more have driven demand for faster Internet speeds nationwide. But availability is still lagging behind demand – and in some cases, even where high-speed Internet is available, the cost can be sky-high. 

System changes put organizations at risk

IT is an ever-changing and adapting part of any business. But the way companies manage these changes could be putting their organizations at risk, a recent study has found.