Why the Cloud Is the Right Solution for Backup and Recovery

Posted by Maura Mahoney on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Business continuity is the key to customer loyalty. When companies experience downtime, employees can’t be productive and customers don't receive the support they require. Mission-critical applications cease working. Customers and clients lose confidence in you 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Cloud

How Your Business Can Benefit From the Cloud

Posted by Maura Mahoney on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

The growth of the cloud market is showing no signs of slowing down. Technology research and advisory firm, Gartner, predicts that the worldwide public cloud services market will increase 18% in 2017 to reach $246.8 billion.  

There is a good reason why businesses are continuing to adopt cloud technologies. According to Gartner, companies are developing cloud-first strategies in which they look to the cloud when making crucial decisions. Cloud-first strategies make sense because the cloud provides solutions to many business problems. The rapid rise in the cloud market is driven by the variety of business advantages offered by cloud solutions.  

Here is a closer look at 5 key business benefits of the cloud:  

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Topics: Cloud

Technology Trends Series: 5 Technologies Empowering the Legal Profession

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

This blog series explores the innovative, unique ways that technology is being used to transform industries of all types. Find all of these articles in our eBook available here.

Rick Georges, author of the Future Lawyer blog, says that lawyers tend to be “behind the curve” with technology because they usually work based on previously established rules. This cautionary attitude is starting to change as lawyers realize how technology improves their communication with clients and streamlines the processes of research and due diligence.

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Topics: Cloud

Technology Trends Series: 3 Innovative Ways Technology Is Empowering Education

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Think businesses and end users are the only ones reaping the rewards from new technology innovations? Think again.

This blog series explores the innovative, unique ways that technology is being used to transform industries of all types. All of the posts in this series will be rolled up into an eBook available here.

Today, we lay out the top 3 ways that technology advancements are transforming the world of education institutions:

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Topics: Cloud, Technology Trends

Technology Trends Series: 5 Innovative Ways Technology Is Being Used in Manufacturing

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Companies in every industry are undergoing major changes, and manufacturing is no different. Manufacturers are looking to drive out inefficiencies, reduce costs, improve customer experience, and increase competitiveness. They are adopting additive and nearshore manufacturing practices.

There are several key technologies that are converging to revolutionize how products make it to market. They not only allow existing manufacturing organizations to supercharge their businesses, but they can also open the door to potentially unknown competitors. 

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Topics: Big Data, Cloud

Technology Trends Series: 4 Innovative Ways Technology is Empowering Law Enforcement

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 21, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Think businesses and end users are the only ones reaping the rewards from new technology innovations? Think again.

This blog series explores the innovative, unique ways that technology is being used to transform industries of all types. All of the posts in this series will be rolled up into an eBook available here.

Today, we uncover the top 4 ways tech advancements are being used to empower law enforcement agencies. 

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Topics: Cloud

5 Reasons Manufacturers Should Move to the Cloud

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 14, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

Managing server and storage infrastructure is a challenge for the manufacturing industry because an immense amount of data is generated by the multiple arms of the organization, including supply chain, distribution, and customer service.

Manufacturers use this data to meet customer expectations, reduce production and supply chain costs, and make more informed business decisions. Marketing conditions continually fluctuate, so manufacturers need real-time information to adapt quickly.

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Topics: Cloud

5 Reasons Small Businesses are More Secure in the Cloud

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

It seems that every week there is another news report about a major data breach at a large organization. In 2015, we saw data stolen from health insurance providers Anthem and Premera and from government agencies including the IRS and the Office of Personnel Management. Even the Italian-based security firm, Hacking Team, was hacked.

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Topics: Cloud

The Network Matters When Implementing Cloud Solutions

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, May 03, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Cloud technologies are now being adopted in organizations of all sizes. According to a recent study by IDG, 72% of organizations have at least one application or a portion of their technology infrastructure hosted in the cloud.

This is the first step into the cloud as businesses and government agencies experiment and investigate where they can gain value. As more applications and data are moved to cloud providers, concerns about performance, control, and speed arise. 

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Topics: Network Optimization, Cloud

A Top Notch Pairing: Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Cloud