Being prepared for the unknown allows you to have peace of mind for your business. I am reminded of the story about a young man who was looking for a job as a farmhand. When asked about his qualifications from the older farmer, the man said that he could sleep when the wind was blowing.
As technical as virtualization and virtual containers are, there’s no reason your company shouldn’t benefit from them. IT specialists all over the country are setting up and supporting these technologies for small businesses to increase efficiency and cut down on technology costs. What are containers and why are they so popular? Virtual containers are like […]
By Eric Salinas
Cloud Storage is the practice of using "the cloud" for storing data and has been trending for a few years, but what does it mean? Having some basic understanding of what is kept in the cloud and why or how people use it, will help you determine how to use it for your business.
By Eric Salinas
Storing data in the cloud is the choice most businesses are making today. Along with the right storage solution, businesses must also consider can be how the service stores the data in their cloud. Some of them copy (replicate) the data to other locations to guarantee the data always be available.
By: Kayla Schmitz
If you’ve made it to 2019 and still have no clue what people really mean when they talk about cloud computing, better known as “the cloud,” you’re not alone. The tech industry loves using buzzwords with little to no explanation.
Virtualization and cloud computing can be confusing, especially to business owners who are not familiar with them. But when you understand their differences, you’ll be able to best take advantage of these technologies. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. If there were a spike […]
Serverless computing is one way to reduce management burdens brought about by the need to configure several servers. But before you adopt this technology, it’s important that you first understand its basic principles as well as how you can leverage it to improve your day-to-day operations and, ultimately, your bottom line. What is serverless computing? […]
If you’re thinking of transitioning your business to the cloud, consider the security of the platform. While providers would like us to believe that the friendly, fluffy cloud image used to market the service means it is automatically secure, the reality is far different. Just ask one of the nearly seven million Dropbox users who […]
Cloud computing has become an indispensable component in business IT because it’s cost-effective, flexible, and secure. Thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, organizations have access to even more agile computing resources. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In the former, data and applications that require tighter controls are hosted either internally or […]
Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes used interchangeably, and it’s easy to see why people confuse the two. To set the record straight, virtualization is NOT cloud computing. But these two revolutionary technologies often overlap. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. If one day […]