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Like Self-Driving Cars and Wireless Data? It’s Time to Thank the Humble FPGA.

Like Self-Driving Cars and Wireless Data? It’s Time to Thank the Humble FPGA.

By | Design & Architecture, FPGAs, Infrastructure, Processing, Programming | No Comments

Remember the old days of FPGAs (field programmable gate array)? Looking back, the original technology seems fairly clunky. Its versatility and uses certainly have come a long way from the days when its logical gates required long hours of programming. It may not get the press coverage that microprocessors get, but today’s FPGAs are more accepted in tech than ever before and are armed with capabilities such as memory blocks, network interfaces and Advance RISC Machine (ARM) core designs. Many people might be surprised at the numerous and varied places FPGAs are in use. This blog is an examination of why and where FPGAs are working in tech and where we can expect to see them next. Read More

Data protection/cyber security concept with lock

Is Your Data Protection Risky or Right-on?

By | Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Loss Prevention, Disaster Recovery, Personal Data Management, Security | No Comments

A Three-step Assessment Guide

Data is your company’s most valuable asset. Without it, you don’t have a company at all. Even so, many enterprises do not dedicate the resources needed to ensure their data protection strategy and solutions are covering them effectively. More often than not, I see considerable lag time between when enterprises invest in new technology and when they invest in an appropriate solution to protect it. This gap is a perilous window during which data is ripe for theft, corruption and/or loss. Read More

IT Process Automation

10 Steps to IT Process Automation Success

By | Automation, Infrastructure Automation, Process Automation | No Comments

How to Embrace and Implement ITPA

Automation is everywhere. Even the tech industry, the inexhaustible driver of automation, is going through its own automation transformation. IT process automation (ITPA), also known as run book automation (RBA), is the automation of an IT task through the orchestration and integration of tools, people and process through a single workflow. When done well, ITPA can offer an organization a radically new level of infrastructure efficiency and performance. However, to reach that level, you have to take the right approach, which I believe requires 10-steps and a solid understanding of what you can and should gain from ITPA. Read More