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ePlus is known for our engineering talent and rigor, and we employ many experts who have a keen pulse on the IT industry. From security, cloud, and storage to lifecycle and deployment services, our staff has a unique perspective. Read our thought leadership articles below.

  • Getting Started with Data Analytics

    • Bill Evans
    • Oct 2, 2017
    You can’t go to a conference or look at an article without hearing or reading something about data analytics. As an industry, we’ve gone from the recognition that we have all of this data (i.e. Big Data) to focusing on how to derive insight and value from that data. It’s been part of our world for so long that the term “Big Data” isn’t used in the same way it was before —we just talk about data. The scope and complexity of it is understood.
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  • 3 Ways Network Visibility Reduces Cost and Improves the Customer Experience

    • Bill Evans
    • Aug 30, 2017
    Downtime is an ugly word in IT, unless you’re talking about taking a vacation. It’s negative. No user wants to hear it or suffer the consequences of it. None of the IT managers that I know want to walk into an executive’s office and utter the words, “We’re down.”
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  • Storage Just Keeps Growing – Dealing with the Impact of IOT and other Digital “Enablers”

    • Bill Evans
    • Aug 2, 2017
    Demand for storage capacity is growing. While enterprise storage systems factory revenue was down in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), total capacity shipments of enterprise storage were up, reaching 52.4 exabytes, an 18.3% increase from the fourth quarter of 2015.
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  • Why Should Network Programmability Matter to You?

    • Bill Evans
    • Mar 2, 2017
    We hear a lot about network programmability these days. It’s a popular topic at conferences and a common subject in articles and blogs. Many experts and industry analysts are writing and talking about it, mostly in connection with a broader discussion about industry trends and software-defined networking (SDN).
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  • Is Software-Defined Networking Relevant Outside of the Data Center?

    • Bill Evans
    • Feb 9, 2017
    What is your strategy for software-defined networking (SDN)? Are you just starting to think about it? Are you already utilizing the technology and realizing the benefits it has to offer? Or do you have the building blocks in place but haven’t yet made the transition?
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  • Mobility – Beyond Wireless Access

    • Bill Evans
    • Dec 2, 2016
    Not long ago, wireless access was a novelty—a cool way to disconnect from a cubicle at work, so you could move around the building or collaborate with colleagues in a conference room and still have access to the applications and data you needed to do your job. Needless to say, much has changed since then.
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  • Deliver Better Experiences and Lower Cost with SD-WAN

    • Bill Evans
    • Oct 28, 2016
    ​While not widely adopted yet, Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions are intriguing, and the technology continues to gain buzz in the marketplace. And it only makes sense that it would. After all, SD-WAN offers to simplify WAN operations, to improve application performance, and to lower costs.
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  • Protect Your Network Investments with Cisco Software

    • Ken Farber
    • Jun 17, 2016
    The digital business era is here and more than ever, IT must be agile, innovative, and efficient in order for our businesses to compete.
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  • Digital Transformation - IT as a Digital Business Enabler

    • Bill Evans
    • Apr 29, 2016
    Digital transformation is top of mind for every CEO. And it should be. Transforming organizations through technology innovation, digital business processes, and tightly integrated value and supply chains is essential in order to drive growth and lower costs. In fact, two-thirds of Global 2000 CEOs will put digital transformation at the center of their growth and profitability strategies in the next two years.
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  • The Internet of Things (IoT) – The Journey Has Begun. Has Yours?

    • Bill Evans
    • Mar 18, 2016
    In the face of increasing demand for new and better service levels, administrators and educators are constantly challenged to do more with less. Technology innovation helps managers meet this growing demand as well as increase efficiency, improve productivity, and reduce costs.
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  • Getting the Most from Your UC Collaboration Investments

    • Sonny Hudson
    • Dec 2, 2015
    With advancements in UC/Collaboration technology over the years, especially over the last decade, a whole plethora of applications have emerged to help users stay better connected with their customers, their suppliers, and their coworkers. But, only if they are used.
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