Autotask Week in IT: Companies Want New FSS Solutions and the Importance of Data Analytics

September 03, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

MSPmentor: Study Finds One-Third of Companies Want New FSS Solutions
By Michael Cusanelli
When managing both mobile and remote workers, it can be difficult to keep information safe and highly available to employees working in different locations. With the frequency of major data breaches increasing, more companies are turning to more secure solutions for their file-sharing needs, including file, sync and share (FSS) solutions.

CIO: How Data Analytics Help Managers Be More Effective
By Sharon Florentine
Big data and analytics help organizations make sound decisions around succession planning, career progression and leadership development by tracking performance, success and other metrics. Who should step into a role when an employee does leave? What will offer the team the best chance of success based on current performance?

ChannelInsider: Priorities Shift as Use of Cloud Services Matures
By Mike Vizard
Internal IT organizations are now exercising more control over the selection and purchase of cloud computing services, according to a survey of 452 business and IT leaders conducted by the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services on behalf of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. At the same time, the survey results show that the use of cloud services has increased substantially in the past year. 

DataInformed: Use Deep-Data Analytics to Boost Business, IT Collaboration

By Fadi Azhari
For many LOB owners and IT departments, there typically is not a single solution that is capable of solving all their issues. However, when it comes to the issue of better ways to manage SLAs, there is such a solution, and it starts by having a deep-data analytics engine that can not only monitor and protect an environment, but also promote cross-collaboration. Cloud Computing is Revolutionizing New Careers
By Ronald Barba
According to a 2013 IT Services report by Gartner – which looked at the forecast for the state of Cloud computing – it’s expected that adoption of the cloud will hit $250 billion by the year 2017, with the overall global IT services market expected to exceed $1.1 trillion.

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