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    Deloitte Deputy CEO on CIO’s shift to business partner

    Deloitte’s Rich Penkoski sees CIOs shifting to be business partners instead of technology providers, embracing agile project approaches, and more.

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    Net Health CIO: Remedying health care IT is possible

    Net Health CIO Jason James shares how he transforms health care IT by thinking like a politician and embracing the death of going to work at the office.

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    Yes, you can optimize DNS routing for global SaaS use

    Routing DNS for SaaS can lead to latency, non-local results, and messy internet breakouts. With BlueCat, optimize SaaS delivery and gain full DNS control.

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    Yes, you can tame hybrid cloud DNS traffic jams

    Admins often use messy conditional forwarding DNS rules to fill hybrid cloud gaps. With BlueCat, automate and gain control over your data pathways.

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    In Atlanta, affordable housing also means tech access

    Atlanta Housing Authority CIO Brian Benn shares how the data-driven agency delivers technology access for residents along with affordable housing.

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    Yes, networking can extend DNS control into the cloud

    When cloud and on-premises DNS are separate, enterprise-wide control is out of reach. Learn how BlueCat can provide a single source of truth for DNS.

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    How UC Irvine’s IT team is driving healthcare innovation

    Learn how UC Irvine Vice Chancellor Tom Andriola is leading IT to play a key role in the university’s mission to create and share knowledge.

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    React faster at the wire with BlueCat and ExtraHop

    With the BlueCat ExtraHop Plugin, automatically create missing PTR records, and detect and react to security threats before they reach DNS servers.

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    Yes, IT should see what developers do in the cloud

    Errors and outages occur when admins lack visibility into DNS and IP allocation in the cloud. With Bluecat, central DDI visibility is within reach.

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    Why McMaster University didn’t want another CIO

    McMaster’s CTO, Gayleen Gray, highlights the importance of her unique role in a world where expectations of the CIO and CTO are colliding.

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    Cloud DNS: Benefits and obstacles for hybrid networks

    Unsure about cloud DNS services and hybrid-cloud enterprises? Learn more with BlueCat, including why it isn’t so simple for managing networks.

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    Customer situation brief on SUNBURST/Solorigate

    Learn more about the attack via the SolarWinds Orion platform and how BlueCat products use DNS to help protect customers against compromises like it.

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    Sync ServiceNow tickets and IPAM with CMDB Plugin

    With BlueCat’s ServiceNow Configuration Management Database, admins can break the silos between ServiceNow and IPAM to improve IT ticket fulfillment.

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    On the road to platform hardening, consider a STIG

    Security Technical Implementation Guides standardize security configuration on networks, servers, and devices. BlueCat uses them and you can, too.

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    IT pros debate: Who should own DNS in the cloud?

    Six networking pros dig into who should own DNS in the cloud during the third Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in Network VIP.

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    Flexibility and security can co-exist for the Red Cross

    American Red Cross CISO Vikas Mahajan discusses flexible security strategies for front-line operations and his roadmap for moving toward a SASE model.

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on running a technology organization (part 3)

    A compilation of the best insight and technical takeaways from the first season of the Network Disrupted podcast, led by BlueCat CSO Andrew Wertkin.

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    Network admins’ top 10 checklist for holiday prep

    From syncing NTP to having readily accessible DNS maps, here are 10 things you can do to keep your networks reliable during the holiday lull.

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    BlueCat’s Cloud Discovery & Visibility now available for Google Cloud Platform

    BlueCat, the Adaptive DNS Company™, today announced that its Cloud Discovery and Visibility application supports Google Cloud Platform (GCP), in addition…

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on running a technology organization (part 2)

    A compilation of 8 tech leaders’ (+ BlueCat CSO Andrew Wertkin) advice on driving innovation and achieving overall success as a tech organization.

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on sustaining business alignment (part 1)

    Now that Season 1 of the popular podcast Network Disrupted has wrapped, it’s time to parse insights from the show and share them with you.

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    Temporary workaround for SAD DNS

    Ahead of Linux’s patch taking effect, BlueCat Labs has a temporary workaround for protecting against the revived Kaminsky DNS cache poisoning attack.

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    IT pros debate: Should you DIY your DDI?

    Five IT pros get real about DIY vs. enterprise DNS solutions during the second Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in Network VIP.

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    Are your DNS servers still architected like it’s 1999?

    DNS hasn’t changed much, but networks have. Your traditional DNS server architecture might be due for some re-thinking to a cascading approach.

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