Questioning the Cloud? Maybe “Hybrid” Is the Answer.

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  • April 19, 2017
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Earlier this year, Amazon Web Services (AWS), a public cloud service used by literally hundreds of websites and Internet of Things (IoT) services, suffered a major outage that lasted nearly an entire day. Making matters worse, the Amazon status page, which reports on the real-time performance of AWS, also went

Why Every Business May Need Cloud Services

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  • August 25, 2016
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(and a Trusted Advisor to Maximize Its Benefits) The cloud is much more than a web-delivery system for software applications. It’s part of a larger IT transformation to “pay-as-you-go services,” which shifts large capital costs to smaller, recurring operational expenses. It simplifies and speeds up the new employee onboarding process,

How to Combat the “Treacherous 12” of Cloud Computing

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  • June 28, 2016
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As more and more small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) adopt cloud computing, they face greater and greater threats to their cybersecurity. In a recent slideshow, Information Management magazine shared the Cloud Security Alliance’s list of “The Treacherous 12: Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016.” Although the below list is intimidating,

3 Simple Steps for Protecting Your Data in the Cloud

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  • May 17, 2016
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In post after post this year we’ve harped on the promise and perils of “Digital Transformation.” Why? Because we keep seeing passages like this one from the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal newsletter: “Gartner Inc. issued a new report this morning, forecasting that global tech spending will decline 0.5% percent

4 Ways MSPs Help SMBs with Cloud Computing

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  • January 5, 2016
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Today’s business technology enables companies of all shapes and sizes in all varieties of industries to challenge competitors around the corner or around the world regardless of their scale of operations. That’s why we often use this space to encourage leaders of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to think, plan

On-Premise Computing: A Solid Cloud Alternative

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  • June 18, 2015
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It’s hard to read a business or technology publication without seeing a reference to Cloud Computing. Yet, as with most technologies, businesses must consider a number of factors in order to make an informed decision about adopting cloud or not. Deciding to move all of your critical applications into the

Is it Time to Get Your Head into the Cloud?

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  • June 11, 2015
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Still on the fence about the cloud? While utilization of cloud technology is pretty much the norm now, some small business owners are just not ready to make the switch from their trusty servers and data warehouses to the intangible world of the cloud. And this isn’t a bad thing.

An SMB Flight Plan for Taking Off into the Cloud

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  • May 5, 2015
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Last year, the multinational management consulting firm McKinsey & Company surveyed leaders of small to mid-size organizations and found nearly two-thirds already had purchased at least one cloud service and about a third had purchased five or more. The study led McKinsey to predict that this year SMBs would represent

The Future of the Cloud and What it Means for Small Business

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  • March 10, 2015
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What started as an effective means of storing and backing up data is rapidly becoming a tool to help businesses streamline operations, communicate more effectively, access a multitude of platforms from anywhere and even slash costs. All of this is great news for small and medium-sized businesses. As the business

7 Ways to Avoid Wasting Money on Cloud Storage

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  • February 24, 2015
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So, your data storage has ascended to the cloud? Well, your business has plenty of company. According to “Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2015” from the analyst firm SMB Group, “Cloud is the new IT infrastructure for SMBs” is trend number one. The firm’s research indicates “92% of SMBs
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