Tag: cloud

Cloud Computing Issues

Google adds Elastifile to cloud arsenal

December 11, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Elastifile has been shipping their Cloud File System for over two years. But this morning they’re announcing, in conjunction with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), that they are now fully integrated with GCP. “Fully integrated” means: The UI, deployment, and monitoring […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud

December 6, 2018

Via: CIO

On September 4, 2018, a cooling problem in a data center created an outage for Microsoft Azure cloud that impacted companies across the south central United States. “Azure was down for most of one business day,” said one IT professional. […]

Cloud Computing Issues

How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

November 29, 2018

Via: CSO Online

The march toward the cloud for data and services has many companies rethinking their approach to cyber security. Do they need a cloud security strategy? What is different about a cloud security strategy? Recent surveys have shed light on how […]

Cloud Computing Issues

How to Talk About Cloud Managed Networking to Non-Technical End Users

November 26, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

If you’re a small VAR targeting SMBs with a networking-as-a-service offering, you’ll likely be selling to end users with a limited understanding of the technology involved. You will need to speak in terms that make business sense to that customer. […]

Cloud Computing Issues

End the cloud lottery and reduce your risk

November 20, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

The act of securing units of IT on the cloud is a great example of the tyranny of choice. We all like to think we get the best solution for our organisation, one that will reduce our business risk, be […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Small But Growing Fast? Scalable Cloud ERP Systems Are Built Just For You

November 19, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

It can be hard to keep up when your business is growing quickly. And when we say keep up, we mean with everything: new vendor relationships, product and service enhancements, an increased number of customer issues, new hires, C-suite requests […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Cloud leaders offer security, should you get onboard?

November 16, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Among these organisations moving to the cloud, many are turning to major cloud hosting providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), that offer software-, platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service. After disrupting the IT market with their […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Cloud: The one certainty in an uncertain post-Brexit world

November 15, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Since 2013, the government has had a very clear statement that any new IT project should consider a cloud-first approach, above all other solutions, as part of its Cloud First policy.Despite this, a recent Eduserv report suggests progress towards a […]

Cloud clients

Find any file anywhere: Cloudtenna targets local and cloud file search

November 13, 2018

Via: ZDnet

The combination of big data and (relatively) cheap cloud storage has led to an explosion in efforts to make stored files findable. Google has Cloud Search, Elastic recently scored a $4B IPO, and other startups like Coveo and are […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Don’t make your cloud migration a house of cards

November 9, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’m often taken aback by the number of mistakes IT made with on-premises traditional systems that it’s now replicating in the cloud. If you have a cruddy applications design or overall architecture and relocate it the cloud, you end up […]