Cloud Security 101 – Part 2 – Key Defensive Strategies

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<<< Go to Cloud Security 101 – Part 1 – Key Threats Now that we have looked at critical cloud security threats, we examine key defensive measures to protect yourself from them.These recommendations are by no means exhaustive but represent top points of focus. Secure your client devices. You want to implement firewalls to protect… Read more »

Cloud Security 101 – Part 1 – Key Threats

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Go to Cloud Security 101 – Part 2 – Key Defensive Strategies >>> There are general changes in cloud computing that are of interest, but security is such a fundamental concern for online business that it deserves its own attention. This two-part Cloud Security 101 piece looks essentially at the problem and the solution, answering… Read more »

Online Growth Trends 2019 – Cloud (Part 2 of 3)

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Three-part series (linked as they go live): Online Growth Trends 2019: Ecommerce Online Growth Trends 2019: Cloud Online Growth Trends 2019: Web Development *** A September 2018 Gartner report found that cloud computing would expand to $206.2 billion in 2019 at a 17.3 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The bad news is that is… Read more »

Keep Sales Soaring With Cloud This Holiday Season

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Cloud computing is used by many organizations to bolster their systems during the holidays. The same benefits that cloud offers throughout the year become particularly compelling during the holidays, when traffic can surge and require resources that either are or are not delivered by your IT infrastructure. How can cloud give your company an advantage… Read more »

Public Cloud Spending to Top $160 Billion in 2018

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An analysis that was released in January found that public cloud spending would exceed $160 billion in 2018, and by 2021, would almost double. The United States was allotting more money to cloud than any other nation, with China expected to shift into the number-two slot – moving past the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan… Read more »

The ROI of Cloud Computing

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Figuring out your cloud ROI will help you make better decisions. Money cloud in the sky.

As the saying goes, “You have to spend money to make money.” However, we all know that how you spend money will be a major factor in determining your success. By measuring the return on investment (ROI) of a certain expense, an organization can decide whether it is a wise choice moving forward or not…. Read more »

Hybrid Cloud: How to Designate Public and Private Workloads

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Public, private, and hybrid are the three primary forms of cloud in use by organizations. As its name suggests, hybrid is a blend of the private and public models. A company with a hybrid cloud is able to choose the public or private setting for each given scenario. Michael Moore notes that companies will typically… Read more »

8 Common Mistakes When Migrating to Cloud

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Cloud hosting, also known as infrastructure as a service (IaaS), is on the rise. The broader segment of cloud infrastructure and services expanded by almost a quarter between 2016 and 2017, per a report released by Synergy Research Group. While software-as-a-service (SaaS) increased at a 31 percent rate, the combined area of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and… Read more »

How to Help Attorneys Embrace the Cloud

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How to Help Attorneys Embrace the Cloud

Helping attorneys use cloud-based solutions is about explaining why the technology is so valuable – that it has security, speed, access, and collaboration benefits for firms.   While just about every industry will end up using cloud computing environments, it’s growth has obviously been faster in some areas than others. For example, the cloud grew… Read more »

5 Ways Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

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5 Ways Cloud Computing Helps Your Business

Companies across a broad spectrum, from shoestring startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, are wondering how they can better incorporate cloud computing into their organizations. There are manifold ways in which this technology can improve your efficiency and results. First, let’s look at the growth numbers for cloud to see how much is currently being invested… Read more »