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    Paul ShreadEditor-in-Chief

    Paul Shread

    Editor-in-Chief

    Paul has 20 years of experience in the technology industry, and is currently editor-in-chief of a portfolio of enterprise IT sites including ITBusinessEdge, Datamation, Webopedia and other well-known names. He has covered nearly every aspect of enterprise technology in his tenure, including an award-winning series on software-defined data centers, and he also wrote a column on small business for Time.com.



    Chris PreimesbergerEditor of Features & Analysis

    Chris Preimesberger

    Editor of Features & Analysis

    Chris covers a range of IT sectors that include innovation, data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, IoT and others. He served as eWEEK's senior writer from 2006 to 2011 and won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on Salesforce.com CEO and founder Marc Benioff. In February 2017, Chris was named among the 250 most influential business journalists in the world by Richtopia, a research firm that used analytics to compile the ranking. In January 2017, he was named among the internet's top 100 influencers by Scienceofdigitalmarketing.com. Previously, Chris was a founding editor of IT Manager's Journal and DevX.com and was managing editor of Software Development magazine.



    James MaguireSenior Managing Editor

    James Maguire

    Senior Managing Editor

    James has been reporting on technology topics for 14 years. He has covered the gamut of enterprise and consumer technology, and regularly communicates with leading IT newsmakers, vendors and analysts. James has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and his work has been nationally syndicated in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Wired. He won the 2013 PRSA Award for Excellence in Technology Journalism.



    Mike WirtzArt and Production Editor

    Mike Wirtz

    Art and Production Editor

    Mike Wirtz is a production editor, producing newsletters and slideshows, as well as needed artwork. Prior to this position, he was a multimedia designer and producer at Ziff Davis Enterprise. Previously, Mike worked at several publications as an editorial artist and production person. He has a degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism.


  • Digital Events

    Build the Business Case for Application Modernization

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Time is money. Want to modernize your legacy applications and infrastructure? Thinking about consolidating your applications on to IBM Websphere Application Server (WAS) Liberty? You need to understand the benefits, cost, and risk. 

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    How Much is Too Much? Predicting and Assessing the Cost of the Sales Team

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    How do you know what’s appropriate, what the right relationship is between sales productivity and compensation, how much upside to offer over-performers? 

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    Virtual Developer Workshop: Containerized Development with Docker

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    This on-demand Oracle Cloud Containerized Development with Docker virtual workshop will introduce you to the basic concepts around Docker and container development, container architecture principles, and core container functionality.

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    How Identity Analytics Can Help You Better Understand Access Risks

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Identity analytics utilize big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to consume and analyze vast amounts of data and distill that data into actionable intelligence, allowing organizations to detect and respond to access risk more quickly.

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    The Data Center as a Business Enabler: Everything a C-Level Should Know About Data Center Strategy & Operations

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    If you’re a CxO or member of your organization’s leadership team, you need to understand, formulate, and manage your data center strategy to achieve mission-critical goals and address key challenges and concerns.

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    Climbing Toward Automation: The SOC Hierarchy of Needs

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    This on-demand webcast introduces The SOC Hierarchy of Needs -- breaking down five key areas -- from visibility to detection to automated response — that need attention in order to develop the most efficient and effective SOC.

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    Future-Proof Networking and Security with VMware NSX and the Virtual Cloud Network

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Traditional networking and security approaches no longer work because they often leave IT teams struggling to manage too many point solutions. As businesses work toward digital transformation, the problem is only getting worse.

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    SMB Financials: 3 Keys for Better Performance

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Subpar financial practices put SMBs at risk. In fact, half of small business fail within five years. And 82% of those failures are due to cash flow problems—including poor expense management.

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    Which Platform is Right for You? Magento vs. Shopify

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    eCommerce rivalry is fierce, customer demands are escalating, and digital technology is evolving rapidly. Merchants like yourself are under pressure to choose a leading platform solution to keep your website competitive.

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    Application Modernization: What is it and how to get started

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Business pressures and the desire to create better customer experiences demand faster time to market and modernization of existing applications.

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    Hitting Refresh with HCI for Better Performance and Less Complexity

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    The rapid growth of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions is driven by the value in a digital business model that scales and evolves from the data center to the cloud as business demands change.

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    Financial Services Tech Innovation – Speeding Transformation through Data Center Modernization with Security-First Design

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    The finance industry is being impacted by the digital revolution on a global level. We know that digital transformation speed-to-market and implementing on-prem cloud-like agility is combining to put IT teams under serious pressure.

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    Active Workload Protection on Amazon EKS and AWS Fargate

    November 21st, 2018 | eSeminarsLive Webcasts

    Container adoption has been skyrocketing, but as enterprises mature their container implementations they face challenges in large-scale orchestration, time-to-market, and security.

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