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Aberdeen Joins the Spiceworks Ziff Davis Family

You may have heard that Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) has acquired Aberdeen, a leading global provider of behavioral-based marketing solutions and research. As the SWZD and Aberdeen teams begin to work as one entity, it is important to us that we remain transparent with you, our Community. We're very excited about this next step in an ongoing strategy that emphasizes the opportunity to showcase our data-driven solutions that will ultimately reshape the tech playbook.

State of IT 2021 Preview: A Global Crisis Brings Big Changes to IT

What a year 2020 has been! We’re all living through a shared experience, where everyone has been forced to navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. And in this new reality, far-reaching changes have been made to ensure public safety, some of which will continue well into the future. For example, amid the lockdowns and reduced economic activity, businesses were forced to take cost cutting measures to survive.

How can Spiceworks Ziff Davis help you during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 crisis is everywhere and affecting everyone, especially IT professionals. During this time of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, like many other enterprises around the world, Spiceworks Ziff Davis has also made work-from-home (WFH) mandatory for all employees globally. While this ensures the protection of our employees, it has caused great disruption because not every team was set up for immediate and effective remote work.

Spiceworks Research Examines Storage Trends in 2020 and Beyond

In a world where organizations store and process more data with each passing year, technology has evolved to keep pace. For example, hard drive capacities have increased steadily and adoption of scalable cloud storage platforms has headed skyward. At the same time, storage vendors have introduced solutions to accelerate storage read and write times — which have historically been a bottleneck in computing.

Spiceworks research reveals storage, network, desktop, and server virtualization trends

There's no doubt that over the last decade, virtualization technology drastically altered server rooms around the world. Server virtualization has improved IT efficiency while allowing for greater flexibility and redundancy, quickly jumping from a niche technology to one that's used by the vast majority of businesses. With server virtualization now ubiquitous, many businesses are now turning to other forms of virtualization to reap similar IT benefits.

Business use of Workplace Communications: Four Key Trends

Over the years, online communications have evolved, increasingly making it easier for businesses to connect. Thanks to the internet, companies of all sizes can now benefit from real-time, high-quality voice chat technology, screen sharing, video conferencing, and more. And these apps have changed the way we work, allowing coworkers to collaborate whether they're in the same building or half a world away.

Deep in the heart of Tech-sys: SpiceWorld 2019 Recap!

In case you missed it, we just wrapped up our keynote to kick off SpiceWorld 2019! Last year, we shared our vision to empower you to use technology to transform your organizations, community, and the world – every day. This year, you’re seeing the first steps of that vision coming to life!

The 2020 State of IT: Four tech trends to watch

Many say that in the world of tech, the only constant is change. For businesses, this dynamic reality presents opportunities as companies continuously scan the horizon for new IT products and services they can deploy to help them stay competitive. At the same time, businesses must navigate computing challenges, such as staying up to date and safe in an expanding universe of cyberthreats.

The Future of Network & Endpoint Security

From current business vulnerabilities to emerging security trends, Spiceworks examines the current state and future of network and endpoint security in businesses across North America and Europe. There’s a common saying in the world of cybersecurity: It’s not a matter of “if,” but “when” a security incident will rear its ugly head. Businesses constantly have to deal with phishing, malware, insider threats, and newly discovered vulnerabilities.

Public Cloud Trends in 2019 and Beyond

From workload shifts to deployment models, Spiceworks examines emerging public cloud trends in businesses across North America and Europe. In recent years, cloud computing technology has changed the way many companies handle IT. Using the public cloud computing model, IT departments have the option to pay-as-they-go while rapidly spinning up services, applications, or instances in a cloud provider’s data center, scaling them up and down as demand changes.