Cloud is the urgent business imperative: how to maximize its value

The smarter route to maximizing value Everyone knows the cloud is the place to be It has offered greater flexibility, more agility and new opportunities for innovation. No surprise, then, that more than 90 percent of today’s enterprises have adopted cloud in some form. So what’s the challenge? Many enterprise efforts to adopt and scale to cloud have slowed or [...] Read more

Avoid Common Cloud Migration Challenges

Most IT architectures are complicated If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the many changes that will be required of your architecture and your organization as you make your transition. Cloud migration challenges continue to give us all anxiety, despite the fact that the cloud itself has been around for nearly 20 years. Of [...] Read more

How to Overcome the Top Five Data Protection Challenges in a Cloud-First World

What are the challenges? The rapid shift to digital business models that use cloud services, such as SaaS and cloud service providers, is the latest development in the information revolution. Like other revolutions of the past, the change the cloud brings offers tremendous benefits as well as significant new challenges. The core of the current revolution is the collection and [...] Read more

Could Your Business Benefit From A Cloud Backup Solution?

Every minute counts if your systems are down or your data has been compromised Ensuring effective off-site backup solutions is essential to any business, whether large or small. If an organization’s backups are not well-managed, comprehensive disaster recovery becomes difficult, if not impossible. Business interruptions happen. It’s how you respond that is important to your bottom line. All organizations are [...] Read more

Prepare for Windows Server 2008 end of support

The end of the road for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is rapidly approaching It's been more than 11 years since Microsoft released Windows Server 2008 and became a staple in data centers. Many organizations still use the 2008 or 2008 R2 OS. After all, if it's not broke, why fix it? But Microsoft will end the support lifecycle [...] Read more

Using The Cloud To Secure Your Business

Things you can do right now to increase security and resilience It’s dangerous out there. For small and medium-sized businesses, things are getting ugly: The ransomware boom is is hitting smaller and smaller companies. The black market for customer data has created a big demand for yours. The increasingly mobile workforce means lost and stolen laptops and smartphones have become [...] Read more

How To Ensure a Smooth Transition to the Cloud

So You've Decided to Make the Move to the Cloud... Once you’ve decided to move to cloud and devised a blueprint and roadmap, the journey doesn’t end there. The beauty of cloud is that it allows you to be agile enough to innovate and adapt to change over and over again. Migration can be a confusing and difficult process for [...] Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud Computing

What is Cloud Computing? In simple terms, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services - including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence - over the Internet, or “the cloud”. Cloud computing offers faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale. Typically you only pay for the cloud services you use, which helps to lower your operating costs, [...] Read more

The Debate: Cloud vs. On-Premise

Is cloud or on-premise right for your business? Many businesses are starting to face a similar dilemma when deciding between on-premise and the cloud: Which is better? Cloud based solutions are on-demand services, computer networks, storage, or applications accessed via the internet and through a providers shared cloud computing infrastructure. While, on-premise means your business' storage and network remains in the data center that your business privately owns and controls.    While [...] Read more