Archive for February, 2015

March 3, 2015: TechTarget Desktop Virtualization (VDI) Road Show – Washington DC

Visit Accelera at the TechTarget Desktop Virtualization Road Show in Washington DC on Tuesday, March 3rd and hear from industry experts about the current VDI landscape, what storage works for VDI and what doesn’t, and best practices on how to design a no-fail VDI environment. Register for free.

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U.S. In Need Of Collaborative Cyber Security Approach

As cyber security has moved into the spotlight of private and public sector priorities over the past decade, leaders across the nation have orchestrated a wide variety of methods to protect their digital assets. From fortifying infrastructures with firewalls and private network defenses to bolstering employee training and awareness efforts on a mass scale, it

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Disaster Recovery Gets a Boost From the Cloud

Federal agencies often find that their disaster recovery plans are muddled by a lack of control over digital assets, a shortage of internal expertise and inadequate end user awareness. Combined with the high-pressure scenarios in which these strategies are typically executed, there are many forces acting against IT leaders as they try to restore vital

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3 Forgotten Advantages of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

The concept of virtual desktop infrastructure has been around for years now, and with the rise of cloud services, most organizations have had some exposure to this architecture variation, even if they may not be aware of this fact. Even though it has not received the attention and buzz surrounding the cloud, VDI has enjoyed

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BYOD and Cyber Security Collide

There is an ongoing struggle in the world of enterprise mobility, as mobile end users strive for greater flexibility and functionality while IT administrators look to lock down their organizations’ networks with stringent protective policies. While these stakeholders are playing for the same team, their goals are drastically different, and it would appear that no

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2015 will be a pivotal year for cyber security

The cyber security saga has garnered nationwide attention in both private and public domains, and as U.S. leaders continue to navigate the changing threat landscape, organizations across the country are joining forces to overcome the challenges posed by malicious adversaries. Between new, action-oriented legislation seeing formulation in Washington and guidance from defense systems providers throughout

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FedRAMP reveals cloud-centric future strategy

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, also known as FedRAMP, has had its eye on cloud computing since government agencies first began expressing interest in these solutions as a way to boost efficiency and cut costs. While projects such as the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative have sought – and in many cases succeeded

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