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Data Protection Challenges and Benefits in the Cloud

Switching to cloud-based infrastructure changes many aspects of your data center operations. When it comes to data protection, the cloud brings some challenges and also offers some potential […]

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.

Connecting the Cloud and Legacy Applications

There's one big problem that most businesses face moving to the cloud. That's the problem that not all their applications belong in a public cloud. That can lead companies to think they need to […]

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 […]

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