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 »

Quickstart Guide to Multicloud Computing

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Cloud is dominating. That much is clear. The vast majority of companies are using cloud of some type, according to a study from 451 Research. The same analysis found that by 2019, nearly three-quarters of organizations (69%) will have launched hybrid cloud or multicloud environments. In fact, IDC has noted that multicloud plans are needed… 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 »

2018 Cloud Computing Predictions & Trends

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2018 Cloud Computing Predictions

On November 7th, Forrester Research released its list of top cloud computing predictions for 2018. This release is an event in the sense that it gives the public, individual businesses, and technology thought leadership a better understanding of how this important market and area of knowledge is developing.   After all, cloud computing is growing… Read more »