Category: Cloud

Migrating Your Technology to the Cloud: Considerations and Strategy

Managed Public Cloud

If you’re like many business owners, you’re considering moving some of your business processes to the cloud. You feel it’s a convenient way to ensure security and reliable data recovery; and you feel it will save you money on hardware, software and managing your entire technology infrastructure. However, every business owner or organization manager should… Read more »

How Cloud-Based Storage Can Help Small Businesses

Small businesses have to be incredibly responsive. Unlike large companies, they have few employees and complete varied tasks on a small budget. Cloud-based storage allows small businesses to store an unlimited amount of photos, videos, and documents without purchasing and storing expensive equipment. Employees can also connect at any time with almost any mobile device.… Read more »

How to Decide if VDI Is Right for Your Business

Virtual desktop infrastructure(VDI) allows companies to separate application processing and other computing from the individual machines in their offices. Many small- and medium-size businesses have switched to VDI as a way to make computing easier and less expensive. However, not all businesses need a VDI environment or can benefit from what it offers. Reasons Why… Read more »

SaaS Provides Freedom and Cost Savings

All those cloud services designated as acronyms perhaps still confuse you after recently jumping on the cloud bandwagon. The “as a service” part of it you likely understand, but things like SaaS, and others like PaaS or DbaaS, may perplex you on what they do. One thing you should know about all cloud services is that… Read more »

When DBaaS is Right for You

Database as a Service (DBaaS) is a natural fit for cloud computing. Databases are self-contained services, it’s often necessary to access them from multiple locations and different applications, and they often require large amounts of storage that requires careful maintenance. Here are a few instances to help you decide if DBaaS is right for you.… Read more »

5 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing transforms the landscape for information technology. A decade ago, only the most massive companies achieved economies of scale by investing in expensive customized software running on-site and staffed by highly skilled IT employees. That has changed, and the primary agent has been the Cloud, emerging as a platform that changes goods into services. 1.… Read more »

Is Online Technology Compatible With Attorney-Client Privilege?

Many attorneys are hesitant to adopt online technology because of fears that doing so might violate legal ethics. They may go so far as refusing to add a basic online contact form on their website, or they may resist new platforms such as online case management systems that let them remotely share files with clients.… Read more »

Cloud Security: Encryption is the Icing on the Cake

Businesses use cloud computing for everything from email to development platforms. These mission critical systems use various security measures to keep unauthorized people from accessing their data. However, cyber attacks can sometimes find attack surfaces and break through the cloud security measures in place. Vulnerabilities in cloud computing environments include insufficient end-point security, improper user… Read more »

Benefits of Cloud Computing

The cloud computing market continues to grow, with Gartner predicting an increase from $175 billion to $204 billion in 2016. While the typical company uses six cloud services, according to RightScale, some businesses hold off from widespread cloud adoption. They have concerns about switching from legacy systems, reworking business processes to adapt to new solutions… Read more »

Communication Strategy: Cloud Computing and Your Employees

If your business is most like most in 2016, your management team is already communicating the current trend towards full data integration in the cloud. For some organizations, the technology roadmap this year is still a form of hybrid cloud computing as they hang onto older business IT systems. For other organizations, it’s as simple as using a nearly… Read more »