by Tim Titus, CTO, PathSolutions
I attended the ITExpo conference recently and came away with a new perspective on where the telecom industry is heading. …
Tim Tutus of PathSolutions spoke at ITEXPO on, “Dark Clouds : Can you trust the cloud? Latency, Security and Availability”. Before that, we had a …
Here’s the honest truth. Today, the people responsible for a stable, performing network are pushed to their limit. They have few resources and ever increasing responsibilities—which leaves them with very little time to research the causes of transient slowdowns or problems. And when they do have time, the problem has gone away (the very nature of a “transient” condition).
The most common approach when faced with a “gremlin” is to wait until the problem occurs again. But this certainly won’t gain you any points with your customers—in fact, every time you do this you tarnish IT’s reputation.
Cloud computing is a tantalizing prospect for CIOs and CFOs as infrastructure and operational costs can be greatly reduced, but that doesn’t mean you cede all IT responsibilities and work to the providers. Migration, from a network standpoint, can result in more work than ever before for network and telecom teams.