Entries by Eric Brizuela

10 Must-Have Apps for Your Small Business

Today, tablets and mobile phones are enabling every industry, every line of business and every employee to work in astounding new ways. This capacity is fueling a new generation of apps, delivering more power, more insight and more capability to businesses than ever before. This is true for businesses of all sizes – both large […]

5 Tips for Effectively Implementing a Desktop Virtualization Solution

The introduction of hyper-converged appliances, enhancements to brokering software and new management solutions have made virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) easier to plan, deploy and run than ever before. The cost per seat has decreased significantly, and there are fewer steps required to get a VDI appliance up and running, making the adoption of desktop virtualization […]

The Role of IT in the Cloud Era

“Can I get this done without going to IT?” simply wasn’t an option for most enterprise projects in the past. However, the explosion of software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings has led non-IT people to start questioning when–and even if–they need to bring IT into the picture. IT has often been perceived as the bottleneck, creating pent-up frustrations […]

5 Hidden Costs of Cloud Backup

Backup and disaster recovery are typically cited among the top use cases for cloud computing. Companies are increasingly realizing that cloud-based backup is more efficient, more reliable, easier to use and less error prone than traditional methods such as tape or other rotational media, not to mention it enables extremely effective disaster recovery. In 2015, […]

How to Get Control of Your Email Inbox

Email has been likened to zombies: The more you delete (or kill), the more come to get you. Just about every professional today struggles to stay on top of email. According to a McKinsey study, U.S. employees spend 28 percent of their workweek on email, and research from the University of California, Irvine indicates that […]

4 Enterprise Technology Trends to Be Mindful of in 2016

With 2015 practically in the rearview mirror, it’s time to gear up for 2016 and the different business verticals that you’ll need to fulfill as the year progresses. To that end, once you’ve had a celebratory glass of champagne to commemorate all the quality work you’ve completed within the past year, it’ll be in your […]

Today’s Multitasking Addiction Is Killing Productivity

The chaos of the modern workday creates constant pressure to multitask. We respond to emails during meetings, hold conference calls while driving, and reply to a constant inbound stream of messages while dealing with our workload. From email and chat notifications to the siren song of social media, there is always somewhere else for our minds to wander. At first […]

25 Cool Gadget Gift Ideas for Executives and Tech-Lovers

In 2015, significant progress was made in bringing the cloud and automation to personal devices. From Amazon’s Echo to smart watches and fitness trackers to 2-in-1 laptops and self-learning devices, multi-functionality was the name of the game — all made possible by cloud and machine learning. In this slideshow, we’ve pulled together a list of […]

How to Improve the Relationship Between Technology and Finance

Growing a technology company isn’t only about raising new capital – it’s about wisely spending the resources you already have. No company of any size is immune to this principle, not even Google, as evidenced by its hire of all-star, Wall Street vetted CFO Ruth Porat, to rein in the behemoth company’s spending. Porat’s hire […]