Planning and Scaling A Cloud Backup and Recovery Process

This is a true story. My Uncle ran a successful radiant heating and geothermal construction company for the better part of 35 years. The lifespan of this company spanned several decades, going through periods when nobody relied extensively on computers to an environment where nearly the entire administrative process was performed online.

Overcome your Cloud Fears with Simple Security Measures

Cloud cover is a term that has been co-opted to define business technology in addition to physical weather patterns. More businesses are utilizing cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS). The benefits of the cloud for business efficiency are well stated and hard to argue with.

Five Business Nightmares You Can Avoid by Switching to the Cloud

Sometimes to champion an idea in the workplace, convincing the executive team of the best course of action is the hardest part of the process. It’s best to spell things out as clearly as possible, and for many of us working in small to medium (and even enterprise level) sized businesses, our bosses need information quickly and in the most salient format.

“My Slow Computer is Quickly Ruining My Day”

Our expectations these days are for technology to help us deliver information fast enough to satisfy the demands of our customers and internal management. A typical employee deals with assignments and projects with short timelines. If they don't possess the tools necessary to perform these functions, everybody suffers.

Cloud Security in 2016 and Beyond

When it comes to the security of data for your business, opinions abound regarding which technology you should put your trust in. Although a lot of focus is placed (rightfully so) on ramping up security to protect from hackers, viruses, and other sources of data breaches; attention should also be given to which infrastructure will allow you greater data resiliency.

Trusting Your Cloud Provider Is A Two-Way Street

Cloud computing, while introducing users to new conveniences and efficiencies, has also given rise to several new outlooks about security concerns. Protecting information that is shared on the cloud becomes a combined responsibility, some security issues must be dealt with at the cloud provider’s end while others must be addressed by the customer or business hosting data on the cloud.

Planning & Deploying A Business Continuity Plan

Technology is so entrenched with everyday operations of businesses that for many people, it’s difficult to remember a time in their professional lives that didn’t interface with a computer at some point. As the growth of reliance on technology increases, there are associated benefits from being able to access data stored on remote servers from mobile devices, to utilizing desktop virtualization and the immediate updating of information.

Cloud Computing – A Case For Transparency and Trust

 

Cloud computing has yet to reach its metaphorical altitude, quickly becoming one of the most essential business tools for growth and efficiency. Unsurprisingly, the rapid expansion of this relatively young industry has also created uncertainty around the idea of data loss and cyber security - ultimately revealing a greater need for ethical and reliable IT support.