Matthew Sarrel

Matthew D. Sarrel, CISSP, is a network security,product development, and technical marketingconsultant based in New York City. He is also a gamereviewer and technical writer. To read his opinions on games please browse http://games.mattsarrel.com and for more general information on Matt, please see http://www.mattsarrel.com.

Tapping the Positive from Social Networks for Enterprise Collaboration

Social networking and user-contributed content have taken the Internet by storm as evidenced by the popularity of MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn, Wikipedia and Twitter. Earlier this year, we...

Open-Source Software in the Enterprise

The topic of open-source software has been steeped in debate since the development and licensing took root in the 1980s and picked up steam with the proliferation of the...

Interest Growing in Private Cloud Computing

While there's still plenty of room for growth among enterprises for straight ahead, consolidation-oriented server virtualization projects, many organizations are looking to take their virtualization deployments to the next...

Managing the Virtual Image Life Cycle

More and more IT organizations are embracing virtual server and desktop infrastructure technologies. A December 2009 report from Forrester Research found that 71 percent of the companies it surveyed...

Zscaler Offers Secure Web Gateway as a Service

Zscaler Offers Secure Web Gateway as a Service by Matt Sarrel Dashboard The Zscaler Dashboard greets me after I log in to the administration portal. Traffic amounts overall, traffic by time, traffic...

Latest Posts

ServiceNow’s Dave Wright on the Future of IT Operations Management

I spoke with Dave Wright, Chief Innovation Officer at ServiceNow, about the future of enterprise IT, the pain points he’s hearing from his enterprise...

Executive Spotlight: Alan Peacock, GM of Delivery and Operations, IBM Cloud

When it comes to financial industry technologies and challenges, Alan Peacock has witnessed and worked with far more than most people. After graduating from college...

Mitel Embraces CLM to Add Value to Communications

Communications provider Mitel has made it a strategic priority to focus on customer lifecycle management (CLM) principles to ensure its customers are getting full value...

Arista Brings Cognitive Campus to the Mid-Market

When you think of Arista Networks, mid-market is not what comes to mind. Yet the provider of software-driven cloud networking solutions for enterprise environments...

Dell Adds APEX Value and Variety to Channel Partners’ Options

As vendors and end users continue to move to subscription computing services, it is important to understand how this transition will impact third parties,...