Category: Cloud

5 Must-have Metrics for Your SaaS Business

There are many metrics you can track when evaluating the success of your SaaS business. However, these five metrics will give you a complete picture of the health of your business without overwhelming you with information. 1. Monthly Recurring Revenue The monthly recurring revenue(MRR) is the most important number you need to track as a… Read more »

Federal Cloud Computing: Public or Private Cloud?

The Capital Beltway is 64 miles of interstate surrounding Washington, D.C. Shaped as a loop (hence the “belt”), the Beltway has an outer circle and inner circle and runs contiguously with other major interstates. Unless you’ve driven on it, you may not know that the highway is typically congested with never-ending construction projects, poor driving… Read more »

4 Tips for FedRAMP Cloud Provider Research

When it comes to cloud computing solutions for your company, there are thousands of service providers out there. However, you may find yourself needing a vendor authorized to operate cloud services for all or some federal agencies – in other words, a provider who is in alignment with and meets the strict federal standards of… Read more »

The Pitfalls of Bargain-Basement Web Hosting

Every web hosting company is different. They can vary in a number of ways, from pricing and benefits, to their facilities and security standards. Some of these firms you may have never heard of; they’re flying under the radar but providing exceptional hosting services and solutions. Others may publicize well-crafted commercials featuring cute puppies or… Read more »

Questions to Ask When Considering a PaaS Vendor

The adoption of open-source PaaS is becoming more widespread. If you deal with business IT, you’re seeing it all around you. Companies are consistently moving their development efforts to the cloud, determining that PaaS is the most effective option to meet their needs. As an organization that wants to remain competitive with quickly deploying your… Read more »

Five Technical Benefits of Managed Hosting

To be competitive, a business or organization must prioritize its mission – providing products or services to its clients or supporters. With today’s technology-centric business environment, these groups attempt to manage their IT infrastructure themselves. Unfortunately, too many get bogged down in the mundane, technical components, which can displace resources and efforts that could be… Read more »

5 Biggest Enterprise Cloud Trends of 2018

While the cloud and its role in enterprise technology has evolved significantly in recent years, Forrester analysts predict 2018 will be the year tech leadership works towards locking-in cloud computing for the future. Analysis published in Forbes states that enterprises are no longer questioning whether the cloud is the best choice, “they now scramble to… Read more »

Diving Deeper into what “CASP” Really Means

In the last article, I focused on how traditional hosting and MSPs were a thing of the past, while introducing the new concept of a Cloud Application Service Provider or “CASP”.  In this piece, I want to focus a little more on what really defines a CASP and why we at Contegix believe it truly… Read more »

The Future of MSPs is Here and It Looks Like Us

The days of pure-play, legacy hosting is becoming a fading trend these days that only applies to the smaller websites. In a world where companies need more from the Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivering their hosting services, the shift towards Cloud Service Providers with a focus on applications and a DevOps mentality becomes more and… Read more »