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Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing Cloud Backup

Cloud-based backup solutions are a good choice for many organizations, but making the process easy, efficient, and secure requires careful planning. These are some questions you should think […]

Build a Resilient Architecture That Handles Cloud Outages

The cloud offers high resiliency, but it isn't perfect: read the service level agreement closely and you'll see the guaranteed uptime isn't 100%. Even big cloud providers like Amazon Web Services […]

Ask These Questions Before You Migrate Your Database to the Cloud

The conversation about migrating databases to the cloud tends to focus on the mechanics of getting your data to the cloud. That's jumping the gun. Before talking about how to move the data, you […]

5 Key Questions That Should Determine Your Big Data Storage Strategy

Big data is no longer optional for business. Forbes reported that 79 percent of executives think that companies that don't pursue big data will face tough challenges, possibly even being driven […]

Seven Key Qualities to Design Into Your Private Cloud

For companies that want the flexibility a cloud environment offers without exposing data and applications outside the corporate network, building a private cloud is a good alternative—if you're […]

CloudSpin: A Backup Solution That Increases Your Application Development Speed

Cloud makes it easy to spin up environments when you need them and then shut them down when you don't. This makes them the ideal low-cost site for dev and test environments, which are often needed […]

Can a Data Warehouse in the Cloud Help You Manage Your Big Data?

Whether you're building a data lake or using a traditional data warehouse, the cloud is the place for big data. With its pay-per-usage model, it's a cost-effective location for storing large […]

Adapting Your SIEM Process to the Cloud

While cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) keep the cloud secure, you are still responsible for the security of your applications and data. This means it's important that you gather the […]

Don't Let the Cloud Keep You From Seeing Your Data

The very name "cloud" implies a lack of visibility. While using cloud gives companies important benefits, it can be harder to keep an eye on your resources, data, and costs in the cloud than it is […]

Don't Let Configuration Errors Expose Your Data in the Cloud

Security in the cloud is a partnership between you and the cloud provider. Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) offer many features to ensure the security of the services they offer, […]

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