• Open IT Forum: What are your cloud security concerns for 2011?

    Everyone has their own reasons for not wanting to experiment in the cloud, but more and more the enterprise is trusting mission critical applications to the cloud. What are your major security concerns for 2011 regarding the cloud, if any? How have those concerns changed or evolved since 2010?...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • OpenStack: Is this a step in the right direction for cloud computing?

    On Monday, Rackspace launched their open source cloud computing project, OpenStack. They've partnered with NASA, releasing the code for Rackspace's public cloud spaces Cloud Files and Cloud Servers. Later this year, NASA will release code for its Nebula cloud platform. Do you think their goals of...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Storage administrator pet peeves

    Hi,  I'm actually a video producer who is working on a video project regarding issues/pet peeves around media storage, cloud computing and getting technical support from companies who provide cloud computer storage. I'm new to this world and so am exploring the issues that Storage Administrators...

    Cham5 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What’s high on your priority list for 2011?

    We're a good month and a half into the year, and we wanted to know what's at the top of your priority list. Does your company want to deploy at least one new application to the cloud or improve holes in your cloud security? Are you learning a new development language to keep up with the evolving...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Tell us your must-read IT blog or Twitter feed & earn 50 knowledge points!

    We're always looking for great resources to share with the community, so here's your chance to share what's in your own bag of tricks! Share your favorite IT blogs or Twitter personalities, what they write about, or a link to a post that taught you something you'll never forget. Don't have a...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Do you rely on used/commodity branch servers?

    Came across a recent article that suggested cutting costs by relying on "obsolete PCs" and other remainders, booted up with Linux, for powering branch servers. I've definitely been there and done that for temporary or non-critical setups, but with all the complex needs - from remote management,...

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What are your views on social networking platforms in your network?

    I chatted with David Sacks, CEO of Yammer, last week at Enterprise 2.0, and we talked about IT's changing attitude toward cloud-based offerings such as social networking platforms. I'd love to hear from practicing IT professionals about the impact of these platforms on the network, whether it's...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Are you on hacking offense or defense?

    Sony isn''t the only company getting hit hard by hackers. Sega just joined the bunch, and Lockheed Martin's breach is still fresh. How does your company set up a strong offense against hacks and breaches? Or, if your company's security has been compromised in the past, how did you respond and set...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Security Policy Confidentiality

    Some of my customers are asking for copies of some of our security policies. I mentioned that the documents were confidential but they insist on providing evidence that the policies exist. Should I give them a copy? These customers all have NDAs with my company.

    Vper10 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What are some of the inexpensive or high-impact green tactics for a data center today?

    With power costs increasing significantly, more hardware per rack creating more heat and using more power and cooling solutions, it seems that power rather than space seems to be the limiter amongst data centers. What are your suggestions for reducing power consumption? What are you doing to make...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Method for Creating User ID’s In Windows Server 2003 Active Directory

    We are getting ready to migrate our W2K AD to W2K3. Currently our user ID's are first initial of the first name the full last name. We would like to get away from those types of user ID's and go with something random, easy to manage, want allow duplicates and is not associated with the user’s...

    BeachBum5185 pointsBadges:
  • Password policies that aren’t too crazy but effective

    What password policies are the best without going crazy? We want security but changing passwords 2 times a month is too much. What is a healthy middle ground between security and convenience?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Suggested networking hardware and software

    Share your favorite networking tools to work with and why. We want to know vendors, model numbers, and whether you enjoy the quality of the product or your swayed by the outstanding customer service. Let us know in the discussion area, and you'll earn 50 knowledge points, good in our latest contest!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Embedded SQLRPGLE Books, guides, how to’s

    Does anyone know of some good SQL books for RPGLE other than the IBM manuals? I need to learn more to keep afloat!

    NickHutcheson11,380 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Share networking resources, earn knowledge points!

    It's Networking month at IT Knowledge Exchange, and we're looking for your best resources on the subject. Share networking guides, blogs, tips, books, and great Twitter pros to follow! For each category you contribute to, we'll give you 25 knowledge points, good toward our latest contest.

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What’s your attitude toward storage virtualization?

    We're wondering what the general attitude toward storage virtualization is. Is your company considering it as a part of your virtualization project, or is it not even part of the discussion? Share your experiences, thoughts, or questions regarding storage virtualization, and we'll share 50...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Storage virtualization expectations & realities

    A recent study from DataCore suggests that enterprise IT doesn't fully understand the fine print surrounding storage virtualization. From the added costs to the incompatibility of traditional storage methods with virtualized servers and desktops. Have you put off deploying virtualization or...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Are you deploying storage virtualization? How?

    April is Storage Virtualization month at IT Knowledge Exchange, so we wanted to put our feelers out there: Who's utilizing storage virtualization? Share vendors, experiments, gripes, the whole nine yards! We'll share 75 knowledge points for kicking storage virtualization month off with us!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Reactions to IE9?

    With the recent release of the newest Internet Explorer, we're looking for reviews, reactions, or reasons you haven't downloaded it yet. Microsoft is reporting some impressive download numbers, and we're wondering what users have to say about it. Share your thoughts or reservations, and we'll share...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Windows 7 Security – Differences? Shortcomings?

    What are some of the additions or improvements with Windows 7 that you've been enjoying or looking forward to? Are there improvements you'd still like to see, or feel are lacking? Share your Windows 7 security insight and opinion, and we'll share 50 knowledge points!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following