On the heels of our exciting Altiscale announcement, I had a chance to chat with insideBIGDATA about the intersection of Big Data and the cloud, and what it means for security and compliance-conscious enterprises.Read More
Cloud adoption is no longer an option for government agencies; it’s a “must have” for federal IT managers who want solutions that help them more securely and cost-effectively manage IT infrastructure. Agencies embarked on a journey to the cloud more than three years ago — adhering to the mandates of the Office of Management and Budget’s “Cloud First” policy. As managers move applications across a variety of hybrid cloud architectures, they are looking for ways to make that transition easier by maximizing their existing investments alongside modernization efforts. This is why we’re so excited to announce an extremely important partnership with VMware that provides agencies with an easier and faster path to cloud solutions and services, no matter where they are in their cloud evolution.Read More
Managing your company’s IT resources can be expensive and time-consuming. This is why many executives and administrators recommend outsourcing IT to save money, time and to free up resources to concentrate on other important aspects of your business. If your company has been considering outsourcing its IT, you’ll want to understand the associated costs and weigh the benefits and risks to determine whether outsourcing is right for you.Read More
The data center is an essential part of today’s business world. Data centers are responsible for running and housing business’ applications that are critical to operations and with the rapid evolution of technology, it’s good to be in the data center business these days. Here are our top five reasons…Read More
As the IT world continues to change, so do the terms and acronyms we use each day to explain services and products, especially when it comes to cloud computing. With all the similar sounding, but completely different something-as-a-service acronyms, it’s easy to get confused. To help clear some of the confusion, we’ve listed below a few of the most common cloud computing acronyms you’ll see.Read More
We’ve heard the phrase “Big Data” used numerous times, and in recent months, we’ve been hearing it more and more. So what exactly is it? Gartner’s popular definition: “Big Data is high volume, high velocity, and/or high variety information assets that require new forms of processing to enable enhanced decision making, insight discovery and process optimization.” While this is a great definition, there is still some confusion as to what constitutes as Big Data.Read More
Being involved in the managed hosting industry, we’ve definitely heard the acronym BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) used fairly often. While the term was first used back in 2005 in a paper at UBICOMP, it has only recently begun in the last couple of years to take on a life of its own.
As we head into the middle of January, we look forward to the upcoming cloud computing events and conferences for 2014. With the rapid evolution of technology, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, especially when it comes to the cloud. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top cloud computing conferences and events to attend this year to help.Read More
It’s that time of year again – time for a post that outlines our own predictions for the coming year. 2013 brought some big changes to the cloud computing landscape, and as we look forward to 2014, we see cloud computing continuing its rapid growth and helping to make everyone’s lives much easier – both businesses and consumers. Without further ado, here are our top 4 predictions for 2014!Read More
This week’s Tech Hero is a senior software engineer in SDLC development who is full of fantastic qualities!
Deepika has shown her co-workers that sometimes, people feel like they have certain weaknesses, and they blame them on others, the circumstances or themselves. However, she has helped them realize that their weaknesses can become their strengths some day.Read More