The cloud is no longer a new phenomenon. Most people, including corporate and IT leadership, take it as a given and no longer something just to be considered. What has happened that has caused this wholesale change in attitude? Let's review:
Because you retain ultimate accountability for results, asserting that accountability is key to maintaining control over the many variables that affect performance. So how can you maintain control when so many variables are delivered by the provider?
Every business today needs a comprehensive strategy that provides a defense against cyber-attacks. It's not just a good practice, but a critical one. At a minimum, your corporate IT security process should include the following 6 steps:
Your organization has moved workloads to the cloud and is getting some valuable benefits and experience. But to recognize the greatest value, there are some other decisions that must be made and some additional assets put in place.
SD-WAN is the latest buzzword in technology and IT circles. It’s become to networking what the Cloud was to infrastructure and applications. It is estimated by industry analysts that by 2018 at least 30% of Enterprises will use SD-WAN...
It’s now easier to justify that strategic action of moving IT infrastructure to the cloud than it is to justify not to do so. So now that you’re committed, what financial and operational outcomes can you expect?
Data is considered by many to be a company’s most valuable asset. Yet protection of that data continues to be a challenge for businesses of all sizes. Its estimate that over one-third of US business experienced some level of data loss in 2016, and that one-third of those companies ....
You have certainly heard that businesses are moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. So it’s natural to think about migrating all assets, yet few organizations actually do that. Most experts agree that moving everything in a big-bang is not the way to go.
Often time when business, or even network service providers, discuss disaster recovery and business continuity planning, they use the terms ‘diversity’ and ‘redundancy’ interchangeably. But in reality, they are two very different things.
Over the last two years, the perspective on the question of moving to the cloud has gone from having to justify why you should to justifying why you shouldn’t. That shift in mindset opens the pathway to making it a reality. Fair enough… so… what do you do?
As more people and organizations migrate their activities and workloads to the cloud, we find it as important as ever to start out agreeing on definitions. Most people assume that they said exactly ...