Cloud Services

Today’s workplace looks remarkably different from those of yesteryear. Filing cabinets no longer dominate storage areas as documents go digital, computer towers and monitors don’t overtake desks, and even heading into the office on a daily basis is less necessary, thanks to mobile technology.   Certain trends are transforming where and how everyone works, creating modern digital workplaces that increase efficiency and productivity. Here are four such...

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Any major change to a company’s functional infrastructure is challenging. During a multi-cloud migration, certain missteps are common, and can significantly harm the implementation or deployment process.   Luckily, specific actions can help you prevent these everyday mishaps. To help you ensure that your multi-cloud migration goes smoothly, here are some common missteps companies make and what you can do to avoid them.   Incomplete Planning   When you make a...

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In the world of IT, compliance is one of the most important activities on the agenda. Ensuring the security of technology assets is critical, particularly when sensitive data is involved, and identity management plays a substantial role when it comes to providing the right people with access.   Ultimately, making sure that the company stays compliant, especially in regulation-heavy industries like healthcare, is a must. And cloud...

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Multi-cloud deployments have been touted as an ideal solution for many businesses. You can select providers that best meet individual needs while creating an environment that provides a mix of separation and integration.   However, multi-cloud deployments also come with challenges, particularly in the areas of migrating workloads and ensuring access to critical resources. This means each cloud needs to communicate effectively with the others. Otherwise, your...

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Over the past few years, companies have embraced the as-a-service model for a variety of IT services, shifting the burden away from their in-house operations. While each business has their own reasons, there are some common elements that have allowed the approach to rise in popularity.   If you are wondering if the as-a-service model is right for your company, here’s what you need to know.   Automatic Maintenance   When...

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Cloud computing technology has given companies the opportunity to transform their business operations, but doing so effectively requires a stiff departure from the standard approaches of days past. The cloud is a legitimate disruptor, but much of its power comes from letting go of legacy systems that don’t support development in the new paradigm.   If you have yet to embrace the cloud, you risk being left...

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2018 is poised to be the year where 50 percent of enterprises across the globe use at least one public cloud-based solution, showing just how prevalent the technology has become in today’s business world. But, when planning for a cloud deployment, not every organization approaches it from a perspective that will help their solution stand the test of time.   If you are just beginning to enter...

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As hardware developers create robust technologies designed to fit into smaller and smaller devices, and the availability of wireless internet continues to expand into the far reaches of the country, the internet of things (IoT) has become a booming subsector in tech. Connected devices have become more prevalent in workplaces and in people’s personal lives as the benefits of the continuous nature of the connection,...

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Now that the use of cloud systems is effectively becoming a standard in IT strategy, most companies are fully aware of what these solutions have to offer. But, a new trend is putting a twist on the standard way of thinking, leading many businesses to turn to multi-cloud strategies instead of selecting a single provider.   Why are they taking this route? Because it offers benefits that...

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As of 2015, 82 percent of enterprises had a hybrid cloud strategy in place. Many businesses see the advantages the cloud can provide, both in terms of potential cost savings as well as increased efficiency and productivity, but not every system can be easily migrated. With that in mind, companies often consider adopting hybrid cloud models, allowing them to shift over certain operations without committing...

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