Cloud Services

  On the morning of October 21 st , many smartphones were quieter than usual. Instead of lighting up with notifications from sites like Twitter, or streaming music via Spotify, a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) took them down throughout the East Coast.   How were so many sites hit simultaneously? It’s simple. A single attack on Dyn, one of the largest internet management businesses in the United States, brought...

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Mobile devices have become mainstream tools in a wide variety of industries. Whether it is a sales team working from their cars to bring in new business, a worker telecommuting from home, or an executive reviewing information between meetings, mobile devices have changed how business is done. Finding ways to allow everyone access to the information they need, while allowing new data to be input into...

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Over the last couple of years we have seen more and more businesses taking a harder look at moving their servers to the cloud versus spending big bucks on upgrading aging, in-house hardware. So, we thought we would address the differences in running servers in-house versus in a virtual environment. What does that actually look like? Is the cloud secure? Does the cloud have the...

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With the enormous growth of the cloud and the many premise based phone system manufacturers still out there beating on every business door, it can be extremely difficult to sift through the rhetoric and find the right phone system that meets your needs and budget. There are endless choices of platforms and software to choose from. So, where do you begin? At VocalPoint we believe collaboration...

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Are you confused about colocation versus cloud computing? Well, they are both modern solutions to business problems. But how do you decide between the two? To start, IT colocation is when a business runs its physical infrastructure out of a service provider’s data center, yet they still deal with the management and maintenance of the infrastructure. On the other hand, cloud computing is when a cloud provider both...

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