Cloud Services

Throughout 2018, cloud computing established itself as a business essential, supporting innovation, expansion, and more. However, even as cloud computing solutions become more robust, there is still progress to be made.   In 2019, could cloud computing turn into part of business-as-usual activities? Here are a few cloud computing trends to watch in 2019 that provide insight into where the technology is heading.   Portability as a Priority   As more...

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As companies continue to embrace the cloud, IT departments have to fundamentally change to support the new technology. Even if in-house solutions remain, adapting the organization’s IT architecture to make integrating cloud-based solutions is a must, and neglecting to address certain core issues along the way can introduce various challenges.   In order to make a cloud migration successful, even in hybrid-cloud environments, being prepared for the...

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The cloud has been a revolutionary technology in business, particularly when it comes to supporting an increasingly mobile workforce. Many of today’s professionals aren’t working solely from their desks. Instead, they are continuing to remain productive while they are on the road.   The Modern Mobile Workforce   The nature of work is changing across the country. As smartphones became more prevalent, companies embraced them as a means of...

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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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