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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.

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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.

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The 2019 State of Corporate Connectivity

From legacy internet service to 5G possibilities, Spiceworks examines the evolution of telecommunications in the workplace. The internet has been a transformative force around the globe, both at home and in the workplace. Organizations rely on internet service providers (ISPs) to provide vital access to email, the World Wide Web, and cloud services that connect us. As communications and commerce increasingly take place online, there’s no question internet access is crucial to business success.

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Business Chat Apps in 2018: Top Players and Adoption Plans

Even though email is ubiquitous in the workplace, and is undoubtedly a useful communication tool, using it can also pose some challenges. Email is prone to spam, it can be unnecessarily slow, and it’s easy for email recipients to be dropped from threads or excluded from conversations entirely — which can lead to missed connections and frustration.

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Ten tech predictions for 2019: What will change? What will stay the same?

At last, we’ve reached the home stretch of 2018. Every year, as the remaining days on the calendar grow scarce, we can count on many familiar things: brisk winter nights, feasts with family and friends, and bright holiday lights. And of course, we can expect people everywhere to make predictions about the coming year.

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The 2019 State of IT Careers: Diving into data on the IT job market

With favorable economic conditions in many countries, unemployment rates in the U.S. and UK at historically low levels, and tech workers in high demand, indicators suggest it should be a good time for IT professionals to get ahead in their careers. But how many businesses are currently hiring, and what types of IT skills are in demand? And how optimistic are IT pros that they’ll be able to get a raise, or move on to a better job within next year?

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Data Snapshot: How well equipped are businesses to bounce back from disaster?

Disaster recovery involves planning for the worst so organizations can quickly bounce back from a disruptive event. To prepare for hardware failure, power outages, human error, natural disasters — or whatever type of disaster life has in store — companies should put together a disaster recovery plan that identifies risks and outlines steps to mitigate them. For example, to minimize downtime, companies might regularly back up important data and set up redundant offsite infrastructure.