What is Multicloud?

July 9, 2021

The explosion of cloud-based computing has given businesses a chance to expand their infrastructure and services exponentially. At its most basic level, a cloud is a collection of servers that customers can access through an internet-connected device. Each of these public clouds is controlled and managed by a service provider. In a multi-cloud system, multiple public clouds are utilized simultaneously – often…

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What is Serverless Computing?

July 2, 2021

Although serverless computing is the latest and greatest in the technology world, the serverless concept has been around in some form or another for over a decade. Serverless, a cloud computing execution model, offers computing resources on demand while offloading all responsibility for common infrastructure management tasks to cloud providers and tools.   One major advantage of…

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What Is the Network Layer?

June 25, 2021

The Internet is made possible by network-to-network connections. To achieve this, the “network layer” is utilized to facilitate communications at the points where these connections occur – often sending packets of data between different networks to send or receive information. As layer 3 of the 7-year OSI model, the network layer includes the Internet Protocol (IP) and other…

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What is the Cloud?

June 18, 2021

In basic terms, the cloud is the Internet, but more specifically, it is all the things you can access remotely over the Internet. When something is stored in the cloud, it simply means it is stored on Internet servers instead of your computer’s local hard drive or a local server. Made up of servers in…

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Benefits of the Cloud

April 28, 2021

While cloud computing has been around for approximately two decades, a large portion of businesses continue to operate without it. However, an increasing number of tech-savvy companies recognize the many benefits and claim faster revenue growth than their competitors.

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Moving to the Cloud: Overcoming Skill Shortage

April 27, 2021

While migrating to the cloud provides massive opportunities for many businesses, making a move can be a logistically complex process that requires unique skills and knowledge to ensure technical challenges can be overcome. Unfortunately, finding individuals with cloud expertise is rarely an easy experience due to increased demand.

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Moving to the Cloud: Overcoming Adoption Resistance

April 23, 2021

The success of a cloud migration often hinges on the human element. No matter what preparations an organization has made, adoption resistance and an unwillingness for employees or other members of management to change will ultimately result in failure.

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Moving to the Cloud: Overcoming Financial Challenges

April 20, 2021

The business landscape is changing in modern times, and organizations now have to account for remote workers, diverse office locations, and countless tools and software options. While this may signify that newer, better opportunities are on the horizon, it also creates new challenges for business leaders and struggling IT departments that find it challenging to keep up with fast-paced technology requirements.

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Protecting Data Centers from Internal Threats

March 23, 2021

One of the most pressing challenges modern CSOs face today is how to secure a data center best. Although protection from external threats is often the focus, internal threats could be just as devastating. To put this into perspective, a 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report stressed that internal threats and system glitches are often accountable for half of the data breaches that occur.

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How Many Data Centers Are Too Many?

March 17, 2021

Did you know that nearly 600 zettabytes of new data get created annually? Although this number may already seem incredibly large, it is actually around 200% more traffic than current data centers were able to process in 2018.

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