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The Cloud Holds the Key to Disaster Recovery

If there is one certainty in enterprise, it’s that things will inevitably go wrong. A server will go down, the network will go offline, or a natural disaster will damage the entire infrastructure. It’s in those moments, when every moment that you’re offline costs thousands of dollars, that a solid disaster recovery plan is vital.

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Making the Transition to Cloud Services

Businesses are discovering the advantages of switching to cloud services. These benefits include factors such as guaranteed security and software updates, backup services that eliminate the need for redundant tasks, controlled costs, and a simpler management process. By aligning themselves with a cloud service provider that offers flexibility, for both growth stages and periods that […]

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Integrating Your Virtualization Solution with the Cloud

Virtualization has made a major impact in many small- and medium-sized businesses, and for good reason. Virtualization allows businesses to downsize their IT infrastructure and simplify their IT workload. Many organizations see significant cost savings from reductions in cooling, power, management overhead, and physical space needed.

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Your Business Is Virtualized – Now What?

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have become prominent players on the virtualization scene. Taking advantage of server consolidation has resulted in an upsurge of savings tied to power, cooling, physical space requirements and management overhead. Gaining leverage on a virtualization investment, is dependent upon implementation and architecture that supplies both virtualization and cloud capabilities.

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The End of Support for Windows XP

The end is near. No, this isn’t another Y2K bug situation. On April 8 2014, support for Windows XP will officially end. Sure, the Operating System may be 12-years-old, but almost thirty percent of users (including businesses) currently have XP as their OS.

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What’s So Private About the Private Cloud?

If you’re considering jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon but have some security concerns, consider the adoption of a private cloud. A private cloud is cloud architecture that can exist within the confines of a company’s firewall and is entirely under the control of the company’s own IT department.

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Cloud Database Basics You Need to Know

Dedicated servers have been the traditional method used by businesses to store and transfer data at a great expense. Cloud technology provides a way to host databases while freeing businesses from the cost of purchasing a dedicated hardware.

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Cutting IT Costs in Your Small Business

IT budgets continue to rise dramatically. This spending rose 19% from $162,000 in the first half of 2013 to $192,000 in the second half of 2012. Since these cost increases are, in many cases, outpacing revenue growth, companies are looking at ways to curb these increases without sacrificing the much-needed functionality of IT departments.

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Virtualization Technology Advantages for Enterprises

Many enterprising companies are looking for ways to better IT departments, improve business models and create lower operating costs. Until a few years ago, it seemed as if an all-encompassing solution to those problems didn’t exist but thanks to the technology of virtualization and the cloud, there is now a reliable, efficient and customizable solution […]

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