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Freelance Writer/Consultant

Ed Tittel is a full-time freelance writer and consultant who regularly contributes to GoCertify.com, Tom's IT Pro ​and various IDG and TechTarget websites. A 30+ year IT industry veteran, Ed has contributed to more than 100 books.

  • Managing the Complexities of Cloud Computing

    May 17, 2019, 17:59 PM by Ed Tittel
    As IT increasingly moves into cloud-based computing, managing information, maintaining security and protecting data integrity all become more challenging. It’s not out of line to talk about a looming cloud complexity crisis.
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  • Cloud Technology and Automation: One Key to Cloud Success

    Mar 8, 2019, 12:24 PM by Ed Tittel
    Experts largely agree that automation is an important ingredient for managing cloud services and technology. Find out ways to use automation to make the cloud more efficient and the skills IT pros need to work in the cloud.
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  • What Is Blockchain? Understanding Blockchain Benefits

    Feb 25, 2019, 10:40 AM by Ed Tittel
    As terms and concepts go, blockchain has more than enough buzz to go around. But although most people know that blockchain is the underlying technology that makes digital currencies work, they don’t always understand its benefits beyond currency.
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  • Where Job Opportunities Abound in IT

    Dec 3, 2018, 22:47 PM by Ed Tittel
    Because IT is so important to all businesses, and the focus for an employment sector of its own, IT is and should remain a fertile ground in which to plant and nurture careers for the foreseeable future. That said, let’s try to understand where the best and most abounding opportunities might be found in this field.
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  • How Risk Management and Due Diligence Go Hand in Hand

    Aug 27, 2018, 13:12 PM by Ed Tittel
    Taking proper care to comply with legal and regulatory requirements for information privacy, confidentiality, and protection often means understanding risks of breach or loss. Such due diligence is best served by conducting formal risk assessment and management procedures, and engaging in best risk management practices.
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  • Why IT Infrastructure Is Important to Your Career

    Jun 6, 2018, 14:07 PM by Ed Tittel
    Under the bells, whistles and blinking lights that represent IT, there’s a lot of infrastructure that ties all the people, processing and data together to get the work done. The better IT professionals understand that underlying infrastructure, the better they’ll be equipped to practice their particular trades and get things done.
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  • What Is Cloud Computing? A General Overview

    May 16, 2018, 14:38 PM by Ed Tittel
    Though the cloud has become ubiquitous, not everybody gets what cloud computing is, and why it’s taking over IT and computing. Here, we provide a basic introduction to some key terms and concepts and explain why cloud computing rules IT as we know it today and for the foreseeable future.
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  • Not "Your Place or Mine?" But Both: Understanding the Hybrid Cloud

    Feb 12, 2018, 20:58 PM by Ed Tittel
    Instead of “your place or mine?” the real question with cloud computing is how best to mix and match cloud infrastructure, assets and services that come from private and public clouds under a single umbrella. Here, we explore the issues involved and some of the common best practices for resolving them.
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  • How Secure Is the Cloud? 6 Things You​ Need from Your Cloud Service Provider

    Oct 11, 2017, 18:42 PM by Ed Tittel
    Love it or hate it, access to and data storage in the cloud are facts of digital life. But data security in cloud computing depends on a variety of factors. Understanding those factors and working them in one’s favor are essential to protecting sensitive confidential and valuable information.
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