Entries by Gabby Nizri

MSSPs: Why IT Automation is the Secret Sauce for Success

When the topic of security automation comes up, it’s typically in the context of enterprise Security Operations Centers (SOC). The fact is, there’s another group that can benefit tremendously from IT automation and that’s Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP). MSSPs face many similar challenges that traditional SOCs encounter, such as huge volumes of data, case […]

MSPs: Your Continued Profitability Depends on THIS…

Anyone who understands the role of a managed service provider (MSP) understands the importance of doing more with less. It’s really all about scale and common sense. The more efficient and effective your performance, the more success you’ll achieve. The problem is, achieving a high level of scalability isn’t always possible when budget is involved, […]

How Machine Learning is Set to Revolutionize Data Centers

Artificial intelligence is disrupting and transforming nearly every industry, with simple tasks to complex workflows being shifted from human to machine. The IT realm is no exception, with machine learning algorithms being leveraged to help data centers improve efficiency, productivity and overall performance. Even tech powerhouse Google is using its own DeepMind technology to manage […]

Benefits of Automating Active Directory Group Changes

Most organizations manage access control to resources based on Active Directory group membership.   That is, they establish AD groups that correspond to a job function or set of related tasks (i.e. Finance, DB Admins, Recruiting, etc.).  Then they point as many resources as possible, such as applications and infrastructure, to AD for authorization of access:  […]

Which IT Jobs Will Survive Automation?

Automation brings a host of benefits to businesses, including improved efficiency, elimination of errors, reduced costs and enhanced productivity (just to name a few). As this technology is finding its way into more and more industries, however, it has brought with it a growing concern that human workers will inevitably become obsolete. We’ve touched on […]

3 Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges on the Horizon

Whether you’re already knee-deep in the industry or you’re simply kicking around the idea of becoming a cybersecurity professional, staying abreast of the current and future trends is essential. In particular, it’s important to have a good idea of what challenges those in the security realm are facing and expect to face in the near […]

The Data Center Dream Team: Your Staff and Automation

It is coming. We have been fully warned that a massive shortage of qualified technology professionals is going to quickly become our reality. But thanks to the increasing abundance of available data, along with innovative tools for gathering, processing, deciphering and storing that data, machine learning algorithms can now be used to produce fast, affordable results […]

Attn: IT Managers! Tired of putting out fires? Here’s the solution.

There’s no question that today’s IT administrators are facing growing challenges in the wake of cloud, big data and increased mobility. These professionals are being pressured to produce at a maximum rate while also working with fewer resources and adhering to strict budgetary requirements. As a result, many have begun to embrace IT process automation […]