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7 Priorities for Cloud in 2019

Cloud has become the infrastructure of choice for information technology in many companies. Where should your cloud effort go this year? 

Be Alert for these Dangerous Amazon Web Service Configuration Errors

Many of the biggest security threats on Amazon Web Services (AWS) come from misconfigurations. Default settings can leave resources publicly accessible and unprotected. These are the configuration […]

Are You Getting the Cloud Results You Expected?

The decision to adopt cloud is based on assessing your goals, the perceived benefits of cloud, and the potential risks and costs. Once you’ve completed the move to cloud, it's important to assess […]

Overcome the Cost Challenges of Hybrid Cloud

Surveys consistently show that businesses are opting for hybrid cloud because they hope to spend less than they would spend for on premises equipment. Achieving those cost savings requires careful […]

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 […]

Meet the Data Resiliency Challenges of Complex IT Infrastructure

Company data today is widely distributed. Companies run applications on traditional bare metal servers, on virtual machines in their data center, on virtual machines in a private cloud, and on […]

Technical and Business Considerations When Designing Your Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud means blending the public cloud's capabilities with the capabilities in your own, on-premises infrastructure. Making this architecture work requires making decisions about which […]

Take Control of Your Global Secondary Data and Apps with Cohesity Helios

Everyday we are providing IT services and infrastructure management to our customers to help them focus on their business priorities. We also continuously adapt the most cutting edge products to […]

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 […]

Overcome these Challenges to Get the Benefits of Infrastructure as a Service

There are lots of good reasons to switch your IT to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Make Your Transition to Infrastructure as a Service Successful With These Tips

When you choose Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as your cloud model, you keep more ownership and more control over your infrastructure than when you choose Platform as a Service (PaaS) or […]

7 Things to Think About Before Switching to Infrastructure as a Service

Are you planning to make the switch to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)? Not only are you not alone, you're already behind: almost two-thirds of companies IDC surveyed last year expected to use […]

New Guide: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Making information technology (IT) projects responsive to business needs has been a challenge since the earliest days of computers. Companies have turned to agile development methods to speed […]

Two Ways of Looking at Hyperconvergence and Data Protection

Switching to hyperconverged infrastructure in your data center has a big impact on your day-to-day operations; that's the goal, to simplify the routine support and expansion requirements. Along […]

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 […]

5 Reasons You Should Stop Buying Hardware and Start Using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Investing in computer hardware is a major expense for almost every business. Not only is purchasing the equipment expensive, providing the floor space the devices require, along with cooling […]

Are You Falling for These Hyperconverged Infrastructure Myths?

There’s no question there’s a lot of hype about hyperconverged infrastructure these days. The market is expected to grow to more than $12 billion by 2022, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) […]

Understand the Impact of Hyperconverged Architecture on Your Data Center

Hyperconverged infrastructure is gaining in popularity for several reasons. The technology offers a streamlined approach to implementation and maintenance, with a single vendor responsible for […]

Give Secondary Storage First Class Treatment with a Hyperconverged Solution

You’re ignoring an iceberg in your data center. As much as 80 percent of corporate data is secondary data, consisting of backups and copies made for one-off development, test, or other purposes. […]

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure has become one of the most popular data center architectures now. Gartner expects the hyperconverged systems to become 24 percent of the integrated systems market by […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Lets Big Data Fit In Your Data Center

The biggest challenge with big data is, well, it's big. Generating the data isn't the problem. These days, there's a steady flow of data coming from all around: enterprise systems that process […]

The Only Reason to Switch to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

There's only one reason to switch to a hyperconverged infrastructure: it solves a business or IT problem for you. If the way your business is managing your IT is working for you, you may not need […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Still Requires Backups

Hyperconverged and web scale infrastructures are inherently robust. Built-in redundancies and replication mean component failures are almost transparent; processing and storage simply shifts to […]

6 Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Hyperconverged Solution

Hyperconverged infrastructure offers the promise of making your data center easier to manage, but achieving that promise requires selecting a hyperconverged solution that fits in with your […]

Web-scale in the Enterprise Needs More than Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are online businesses that depend entirely on their digital infrastructure. Despite the struggles most businesses have in managing and leveraging IT […]

The 7 Integration Challenges of Hyperconverged Architecture

Bringing any new technology into the data center means figuring out how to fit it into your data center along with all the technology that's already there: unless you're building a brand new data […]

dcVAST Speaks on Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure at Oracle OpenWorld

September 17, 2013 — Downers Grove, IL – Oracle has elected dcVAST, one of the Midwest's premier IT consulting and services companies, to speak at two sessions during their annual OpenWorld […]

Oracle release insightful Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) White Paper featuring dcVAST

Chicago, IL - March 22, 2013 – dcVAST partners with Oracle to release a new white paper, "dcVAST Unleashes the Power of IT for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Clients." This white paper quotes […]

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