How the Cloud is Going Green

Building a “green” business with a focus on reducing environmental impact is not just trendy — it makes sound business sense. Often, minimizing the carbon footprint of your business means not only reducing waste but also minimizing power usage and a movement toward energy efficiency. Since energy costs money, reducing the amount of electricity needed […]

The State of IT Employment 2019: Free Ebook

This informational resource is Summit’s annual guide to the IT industry. Filled with insights and national data from well-known data collectors, our free employment ebook covers a wide range of essential topics relevant to IT pros.

Planning Your IT Career Path

Defining a career path in IT is not exactly a one-size-fits-all process. There are so many different professions within IT and many different educations and interests that have a place within the trade. There is no distinct path to success, but having a plan will certainly help you along the way. Use these tips to […]

Summit’s Guide to the Cloud: Free Ebook

Get our free guide for insight into cloud storage, monitoring, computing, and more. Everything you need for a seamless transition to cloud services is included in our free ebook. From the basic concept of cloud computing to the major players and unique offerings of cloud providers, this comprehensive guide gives you a full grasp of […]

Tools for Monitoring Global Network Health

Your enterprise depends on you to keep the network running smoothly and securely. But, in our increasingly connected world, your enterprise may have cloud services and other systems connected to the global internet. With this connection there can be issues or outages, such as DNS outages, denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, that can bring your enterprise network […]

What GDPR Means for Business Networks

As of May 25, 2018, businesses that have customers, suppliers, or employees located in the European Union are now subject to the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. If you’re a U.S.-based company, this law lays out rules for how you handle and protect personal data that are likely more strict and far-reaching than anything […]

Cisco Acquires Cloud Security Company Duo

In August, Cisco announced their latest acquisition: Duo, a company specializing in zero-trust multi-factor authentication (MFA) for organizations that need a secure means for employees to gain remote access to cloud applications. Many analysts have viewed this as a good strategic move for Cisco, which has been working to expand beyond its traditional networking hardware […]

Technology Job Red Flags

If you’re actively seeking a new IT position or considering starting a job search, know that now is a good time for it. It’s a job seeker’s market, with companies reporting a competitive hiring environment that has many of them planning to offer extra perks and better pay to attract the best talent. As you’re […]

Cloud Security – 7 Things You Should Know

Securing the data in your public, private or hybrid cloud environment is important. While your CSP will handle the security of their data centers, server hardware and virtual machines, as well as offer an array of security services and tools, there are security measures that your IT team is responsible for as well. If your […]