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Lower TCO & Business Continuity Rise as Top Arguments for the Private Cloud

Results from the 2013 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing report found that the percent of total IT environment to be moved to the private cloud grew from 28 to 36 percent, with a lower TCO (total cost of ownership) being the … Continue reading

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2013 Server Security: Malware, VMs & Compliance

According to the 2013 Bit9 Server Security Survey Report, 55 percent of IT and security professionals’ top server security concerns include targeted attacks and data breaches on their servers. Another 26 percent report they have been hit by advanced malware, … Continue reading

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CEOs Describe the Encrypted Cloud – A High Performance, Easy-to-Buy Machine

Have you purchased a song or app from Apple lately? It was fairly quick and simple to do. Wasn’t it? That simplicity is exactly how Yan Ness, Online Tech Co-CEO, explains the ease of purchasing Online Tech’s new encrypted cloud. … Continue reading

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Offsite Backup & Disaster Recovery for Mission-Critical Data Security

The following is an excerpt from our Disaster Recovery white paper that explains different disaster recovery and offsite backup technical solutions, from traditional to virtualization (cloud-based disaster recovery), as well as considerations in seeking a disaster recovery as a service … Continue reading

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Investing in Data Center Efficiencies – Part Two

In the second part of our Investing in Data Center Efficiencies series, we will focus on two of the three levels of investments data centers can incorporate to become more energy efficient. Infrastructure Changes The second level of investment is … Continue reading

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The Cloud Computing Spectrum

I recently gave a talk on the key trends in cloud computing and to set the stage, I was asked to describe the spectrum of cloud computing options from private cloud computing to public cloud hosting. Here is a snapshot … Continue reading

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Six Cloud Computing Trends – Mid-2011 Update

As we round the bend half way through 2011 (the year of cloud computing), we’re seeing some interesting trends emerge in cloud computing.  Here are 6 key trends in cloud computing that I’ll be discussing at our Cloud Computing Seminar … Continue reading

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Hosted Private Cloud Precautions

Deploying a Hosted Private Cloud is a popular way for companies to immediately see the benefits of Private Cloud computing while avoiding significant upfront costs of deploying the hardware and software resources in-house. Continue reading

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What is Managed Cloud Hosting?

There are a number of public cloud options available. Some like Amazon’s EC2 are basic cloud servers designed to provide the lowest cost computing services for non-critical applications like web or development servers. Others are designed to deliver the high availability and security that enterprises require in their private clouds. The later, we call “Managed Cloud Hosting”. Continue reading

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Private Cloud Components: How to Build a Secure Private Cloud

Mike Flaherty explains the different types of cloud computing and the components of a private cloud.

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