Tag: cost savings

On January 3, 2017

Cost of Ownership on Public vs. Private Cloud Arrangements: A Matter of Realism

A long-standing assumption in cloud services has been that public cloud is less expensive than a private cloud arrangement. Professionals in IT seem to be sharply divided into one camp or the other on this topic. The answer depends upon how the company is equipped to manage hardware and infrastructure components as well as the
On December 19, 2016

The Great Cloud Debate: Public, Private, or Hybrid?

Many organizations are choosing to migrate to the cloud for their IT needs, but not all cloud options are created equal. Businesses considering a move to the cloud need to consider their requirements and examine their options in order to maximize the value of their cloud deployment. Cloud services fall into three broad categories: public,
On December 5, 2016

Outsourcing Security: Making the Right Call

Cloud and “as a Service” vendors offer nearly everything these days, from software to development platforms and network infrastructure. This has given companies affordable options, especially in the small to medium business (SMB) category. One service offering, security, has begun to rise in popularity. Here’s what to know when considering a transition to an outsourced
On November 22, 2016

What Can SaaS Do For You?

Software as a Service (SaaS) enables businesses to streamline operations. While SaaS a key element of any cloud solution, it’s important to remember that it’s only one part of a larger strategy that your business can take toward bettering operations and cutting costs. In this infographic, learn more about what SaaS is, and how it
On September 9, 2016

APIs: A Secret Weapon for Small Businesses

Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, may represent a key to success and substantial cost savings for companies of all sizes, but especially for small businesses and startups. These tools can help reduce company overhead and cut costs in surprising ways. APIs manage the interactions between applications and control access to a company’s digital data. Using
On August 26, 2016

Why PaaS Is a Rising Solution for IoT

The total number of network-connected devices is anticipated to grow exponentially over the next five years. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has created new demands on technology, but also offers opportunity for new revenue streams. Innovation is a necessity, and fulfilling that need is sometimes a challenge.   Platform as a Service
On August 12, 2016

4 Considerations When Deploying Security Technology

Technology is rapidly evolving. Mobility and the cloud are two forces that are altering the way employees do their jobs. These technology advances are also radically changing the IT environment and introducing new security challenges and threats. Shadow IT refers to the use of technology within an organization’s IT system without approval. While deployment and use
On July 26, 2016

Do More with the Hybrid Cloud

IT leaders are quickly discovering the value of the hybrid cloud. The allure of elastic compute and storage capacity has opened minds.  A myriad of other capabilities are available through this cloud technology that can help organizations resolve long lists of operational woes and satisfy the backlog of business requests more quickly. Storage As data
On July 14, 2016

Get your Application Portfolio Moving!

The three revolutions in the cloud that can help get you started – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and cloud-ready containers. ·      “I hear we can increase revenue (or decrease costs) by moving to the cloud.” ·      “What’s with this Docker thing and does it affect my bottom line?” ·     
On July 12, 2016

Move as Fast as a Start Up With Hybrid Cloud

Businesses utilizing yesterday’s strategies and systems to meet today’s needs can face a strain on budgets, time, productivity, and efficiency. The solution? Hybrid cloud, which allows enterprise IT to function with optimum speed and agility.