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How Many Cloud Strategies Do You Have? You Need More Than One

The only way to make cloud a net benefit to your business is to have a strategy. Without one, it's easy to get distracted by all the bells and whistles and "as a Service" offerings. You can end up […]

Two Alternatives That Simplify Running A Private Cloud

Companies get several benefits from using the public cloud: expert management of their technical infrastructure; low costs and pay-for-use servers; high availability; and easy scalability. For […]

Avoid Disaster with Disaster Recovery as a Service

In today's era of digital transformation, online data and online applications don't just support a business: they are the business. That means that calling a computer outage or data loss a […]

Choosing the Right Cloud Archiving Service

In some ways, archiving online data is easier than archiving paper records. The storage is more compact and the data is more easily searched. Yet online archival still presents challenges for […]

Choose the Right Cloud to Control Your Costs

One of the prime motivators for most businesses making the move to cloud is the chance to save money. It's true that you can always spin up another virtual machine (VM) and extend capacity on […]

More Than One Cloud May Be A Good Idea, But Needs Careful Planning for Success

In an attempt to gain the benefits of cloud while minimizing the risks, many companies end up with multiple clouds. This can be due to a desire to avoid vendor lock in and minimize the risks of […]

3 Reasons You Still Need Data Protection Software in the Cloud

While many businesses turn to the cloud as a destination for their backups and to provide disaster recovery (DR) capability, using the cloud doesn't mean companies don't need their own data […]

Hybrid Cloud is Only a Subset of the Hybrid IT Your Business Needs to Manage

Whether you're planning a move to hybrid cloud or not, your business almost certainly needs a plan for using hybrid IT. Enterprises today need to manage a mix of data center strategies that […]

Review Your Cloud Migration from Every Perspective

There's a lot to think through when planning a migration to the cloud. There are purely technical considerations, such as deciding which instance type is most appropriate for your workloads; […]

3 Reasons You Still Need Data Protection Software in the Cloud

While many businesses turn to the cloud as a destination for their backups and to provide disaster recovery (DR) capability, using the cloud doesn’t mean companies don’t need their own data […]

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