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  • October 25, 2018

    Like our stores, offices and homes, the modern campus is a digital hub that connects students and professors and helps create an optimal learning environment. As we encounter new ways to use technology in the classroom, it’s interesting to see the real reasons why colleges and universities are adopting or expanding technology...View Post

  • October 15, 2018

    It seems every week we hear about a new cyberattack. These malicious events run the gamut, from data breaches to election hacking, making it apparent that every business, government agency, and system in the world is vulnerable...View Post

  • October 3, 2018

    Not too long ago, Managed Optical Fiber Networks were only for the few, the massive global organizations with mammoth amounts of data they needed to transport. These organizations also realized that although they were not in the business of managing networks, they wanted to control their networks...View Post

  • September 28, 2018

    I had the pleasure last week of participating in a webcast with Microsoft’s Steve Ross to discuss the challenges and issues many companies face after IT operations have migrated from on-premises to a cloud-based infrastructure...View Post

  • September 21, 2018

    Whether you are migrating applications to a public cloud, building a private cloud on premises, or creating a hybrid environment, you have numerous options today for your cloud platform. For a growing number of organizations, Microsoft Azure is a strong contender...View Post

  • September 14, 2018

    When driving, it’s important to keep your eyes on the road and maintain a clear view of where you’re headed so you can avoid obstacles and arrive at your destination as quickly as possible. This same philosophy is a driving force at Visteon, a firm that designs and manufactures vehicle cockpit electronics, connected car solutions and an autonomous vehicle platform...View Post

  • September 13, 2018

    Imagine for a moment a world without grocery stores. I suspect you’ll find it difficult to do, and with good reason. For most, our earliest childhood memories include being placed in a shopping cart and then whisked through the aisles of our neighborhood grocery store...View Post

  • September 11, 2018

    Labor Day has come and gone. That can only mean one thing: It’s kickoff time for professional football. To field a pro team takes a large organization beyond the men in cleats. Data is collected and deployed on and off the field and often must be accessed from across the country on road trips...View Post

  • September 10, 2018

    Navigating transitions is a life skill. We all face major and minor transitions, from changing schools to moving out on your own, or having children. Ideally, each transition is an opportunity to improve and grow stronger. This holds true both in life and in business...View Post

  • September 4, 2018

    Today’s digital economy mandates a digital business strategy for processes, products, customer relationships and innovation as I wrote about in the first blog post in this series...View Post

  • August 31, 2018

    It’s always awesome to meet so many smart and interesting people here at industry events like VMworld. With so many great conversations and sessions, and an exhibit hall filled with amazing demos, attendees have so much to absorb...View Post

  • August 31, 2018

    This year’s conference has been a tremendous one for the CenturyLink team. We started the week announcing the Catalyst Club, have held countless customer and partner meetings, and we’ve had great engagement from VMware professionals at our booth throughout the event...View Post

  • August 30, 2018

    It’s been a fantastic week in Las Vegas for VMworld 2018. CenturyLink has had a tremendous presence at this year’s show, and it was a great opportunity to share our story. It was also nice making so many new connections with a lot of very smart people...View Post

  • August 30, 2018

    Poonen kicked his key note off on a high note quite literally, as he played the keyboard alongside the live band! He interviewed some of VMware’s key customers and partners like Brink’s Company and National Commercial Bank of Jamaica, who are redefining their digital business strategy centered around the power of software-defined technologies in storage and networking...View Post

  • August 29, 2018

    Central to this message is the idea of being empowered. Empowered to experiment with new development ideas. Empowered to extend your execution venues out to the edge. Empowered to collect and manage your data where and when you need it. But this message of empowerment goes beyond the purely technical...View Post

  • August 28, 2018

    CenturyLink and VMware made a significant announcement launching The Catalyst Club, one of the industry’s first leader-oriented networks designed to recognize IT experts and demonstrate their innovative use of technology to build value and drive growth...View Post

  • August 27, 2018

    Tens of thousands of partners, customers and IT leaders gathered at VMworld 2018, Las Vegas. The first day feels like a prelude into what to expect for the rest of the show and future trends...View Post

  • August 22, 2018

    Companies today know that the cloud should be part of their IT strategy, but are not always clear on exactly how. Part of the challenge is that different companies are best served by different strategies, and the best approach to use depends on a variety of factors...View Post

  • August 21, 2018

    One of the greatest challenges of digital transformation is not technical, it’s mental and emotional. Technology never stops evolving. To modernize your infrastructure you have to change your mindset, because you will always be evolving what you do and how you do it. You’re never done...View Post

  • August 16, 2018

    With digital transformation accelerating the pace of change, retailers must take a long-view approach to re-engineering customer experience or risk becoming obsolete. Analysts from IDC Retail Insights will be providing a series of thought leadership guest blogs on the state of digital business transformation for today’s retailers and the key IT pillars to optimize the digital journey...View Post

  • August 15, 2018

    The global economy is becoming more digital, more intelligent and more interconnected every day, whether one considers the percentage of the workforce employed in digital industries, the percentage that is digitally skilled, the percentage of products and services that have been digitalized, growth in IP traffic and interconnection bandwidth, the percentage of global population that is on net, or almost any other metric...View Post

  • August 13, 2018

    Talk of the summer heat and humidity may seem to dominate workplace chatter around water coolers this time of year, but for those who work for government agencies, cyber threats are an even hotter topic...View Post

  • August 9, 2018

    VMworld 2018 is right around the corner! I look forward to this event every year, and I am especially pumped about the event this year. CenturyLink has a lot of exciting events planned for the week. Here are some of the highlights...View Post

  • August 8, 2018

    Pop Quiz: What’s the fastest-growing crime in the United States? If you answered cyberattacks, you’re correct. Cybersecurity awareness is the first step toward protecting your enterprise. The second step is to shore up your cybersecurity defenses. Right now. Today...View Post

  • August 7, 2018

    Agility, flexibility, efficiency, cost containment—some of the same high-level goals that spurred adoption of virtualization and public cloud services are now driving interest in the software-defined data center. But this IT model can deliver benefits that extend beyond what virtualization and the cloud offer on their own. And it opens new opportunities not only for enterprise IT groups and end users but also for service providers...View Post


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