Microsoft laying off 1,850 in effort to streamline business

Microsoft announced, last week, plans to lay off as many as 1,850 staff members in an effort to “streamline” business. This will result in a $950 million charge, including $200 million in severance payments. This news follows the announcement that the tech giant is selling its feature phone business for $350 million. Both of these…

Three checkpoints for enterprises choosing an IT asset manager

Pairing with an IT asset management provider cuts down on the stress of data security, data management, device repairs and end-of-life services. While these are all important functions of a successful enterprise-ITAM provider partnership, the most imperative function of IT asset management may be looked over: compliance. Pairing with a non-compliant service provider can result…

How much an enterprise data center outage can cost you, and how to avoid it

Enterprise data centers process and store massive amounts of critical information. Data center technology is rapidly advancing, but there still remains room for error, and room for outages. Even a short outage can result in the loss of thousands of dollars and compromise hundreds of files. How do enterprises avoid costly outages? The problem The…