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5 Reasons to Put Your Development Environment in the Cloud

Many businesses that are considering adopting cloud decide to test its capabilities with their development and test environments. This is a great way to try out cloud; you'll become familiar with […]

The Reasons and Risks of Multiple Clouds

Some companies struggle with cloud, hesitating to add any cloud into their technology mix. Others accept and embrace cloud to the point of having multiple clouds. Multi-cloud isn't a hybrid cloud […]

Hybrid Cloud Means Data Is In Multiple Separate Environments

One of the promises of cloud is that it makes data accessible from anywhere, potentially breaking down the data silos that limit companies' ability to get the most value from their data. Yet if […]

Migrating to Cloud Means Planning How to Handle Your Applications, Data, and Network

Moving to the cloud isn't about replicating your existing environment and dropping in your applications. A true cloud migration requires designing a completely new architecture and adapting your […]

Should You Rely on Cloud Bursting to Handle High Application Demand?

One of the most popular use cases for hybrid cloud is cloud bursting. This allows you to keep data and processing on your internal servers during normal workloads, while accessing additional […]

What Do You Do After Your Cloud Migration?

What comes after you complete your move to the cloud? It isn't time to relax: now there's work to do to make sure you get all the benefits you expect from cloud.

IaaS and PaaS Solve Different Problems

There are three main flavors of "as a Service" (aaS) information technology (IT) offerings on the market: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. For […]

Can You Manage Your Data Center Without Thinking About Servers?

Simplifying server management started by reducing the number of servers in the data center. With the introduction of virtual machines (VMs), a "server" didn't have to correspond to a device in the […]

3 Steps to Getting the Hybrid Cloud Performance You Need

While many tasks are simpler in a cloud-based infrastructure, a few become more complex. Performance monitoring in a hybrid cloud requires monitoring the individual and combined functioning of two […]

Three Steps to A Hybrid Cloud Solution

Building a hybrid cloud isn't a single project. Before you can integrate your private cloud with a public cloud, you have to have a private cloud. Since most companies don't have an existing […]

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