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Keep Your Cloud In-House With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Deciding to turn over your infrastructure to a cloud provider is a tough decision. There are good reasons to want to keep control over vital business infrastructure. With hyperconverged […]

Solve IT Problems Just In Time, Not In the Nick of Time

These two expressions mean almost the same thing: "in the nick of time" and "just in time." But you don't want to solve your data center problems in the nick of time. That implies it was only good […]

These Are the Criteria to Evaluate When Selecting an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Provider

Choosing any cloud service requires understanding what you want and need from the cloud and whether the cloud provider can satisfy those wants and needs. Unlike Platform as a Service (PaaS), which […]

There Are Good Reasons More and More Companies Are Using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Migrating to cloud can be challenging, but cloud adoption keeps on increasing. The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market grew nearly 30 percent last year, according to Gartner. For IaaS to be […]

Moving Data to the Cloud Can Be the Hardest Part of Your Migration

If you've decided to make the move to the cloud, you need to help your applications and your data to get there. Moving servers and applications is relatively straightforward: make a copy of your […]

Use a Direct Connection to the Cloud To Improve Security, Performance, and Reliability

There are a number of challenges that need to be addressed when you use hybrid cloud. Moving data between the public and private sides of the cloud is one of the biggest. Relying on public […]

Enhance Your Cloud Security With Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

Security considerations still keep many businesses from moving their infrastructure to the cloud. Private cloud alleviates those concerns, but requires building your own on-site cloud so you lose […]

Be On the Lookout for These Sources of Unexpectedly High Cloud Bills

Achieving the cost savings you anticipate from the cloud doesn't come free. It requires planning your cloud properly, monitoring usage, and taking steps to manage and prevent unnecessary, excess […]

How Will You Minimize Your IT Downtime?

The costs of downtime continue to rise. One statistic claims that for nearly a quarter of survey respondents, the cost of server downtime was more than $300,000. That's per hour, not per incident.

Webinar: Next Gen Cloud Security – How to Protect Your Data

The top concern for organizations moving to the cloud – security. While many businesses turn to the cloud as a destination for their backups and to provide disaster recovery (DR) capability, using […]

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