Keith Ward is a veteran technology journalist. He's been covering the IT space for nearly 20 years, and was the founding editor of Virtualization & Cloud Review magazine. He's also served as editor-in-chief for Redmond magazine and TechNet magazine, and worked in IT in the early Cretaceous Period.
Latest Posts (131)
“Self-driving IT operations.” It sounds like a pipe dream, doesn’t it? After all, with the complexity of today’s distributed, cloud-focused environment, data and applications can (and do!) live anywhere—on-premises, a hybrid cloud, a public cloud, and multiple clouds. How can all that scat… Read More
I write novels as a hobby (I jokingly call it my “non-profit corporation”), and there’s an old saying among fiction writers: Don’t be afraid to kill your darlings. That means, in essence, that if you love a particular character or element in your book, but it doesn’t make your book better… Read More
Ionir CEO Jacob Cherian calls his company a “container-native, enterprise software-defined storage and data management platform for Kubernetes.” That’s a mouthful! And it might be hard to even grasp what all that means. That’s why Cherian had a talk with ActualTech Media Partner James Gre… Read More
There’s no doubt that moving data to the public cloud is something nearly every organization of any size needs to be doing, or at least considering. The explosion of data is like the expansion of the universe—it’s accelerating, and showing no signs of slowing. All that data, whether structu… Read More
You’re an IT admin. You’ve been tasked with expanding your storage infrastructure. You know that the cloud is the way to go. But there’s a big question facing you: what data do you have, and how do you sort out the most important data from the less important data? And then, how do you move it… Read More
Phishing is evolving. The bad guys are getting better at tricking end users and getting their information, and they’re starting to use more sophisticated techniques, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), to find and exploit more targets. The way to fight back, accord… Read More