cloud computing

Private clouds are cheaper and safer than public clouds

2016-11-28T08:08:23+00:00 November 28th, 2016|

The choice of using private or public cloud solutions take into account many factors, and while price is an important one, it fights value, customer experience, and functionality for its place on the top three decision points to purchase. When it comes to using cloud computing as part of your overall [...]

How Your Company Can Go Green in the Cloud

2014-07-09T08:30:16+00:00 July 9th, 2014|

Everyone talks about how the cloud increases agility, decreases IT costs, and saves time, but are there even more benefits? Many companies are making a companywide commitment to Go Green by cutting their carbon footprint. There are big and small ways that all companies can decrease their carbon footprint, including: [...]

The Cloud is Not a Fad. Neither Was the Automobile.

2014-01-27T09:21:22+00:00 January 27th, 2014|

Did you hear the one about the lawyer who took out a loan? As the 19th century drew to a close, one man from the small town of Leslie, Michigan was making big moves. After outgrowing his hometown, Horace Rackham migrated to the burgeoning metropolis of Detroit where he would find [...]

The Cloud Webinars You May Have Missed in Last Year

2014-01-05T10:00:23+00:00 January 5th, 2014|

In my opinion, one of the most exciting new things that we launched in 2013 was our new Fpwebinar series. The Fpwebinar series began in June 2013, and since its launch, we have held five exciting live cloud webinars. What is an Fpwebinar? […]

Why the Cloud Should Be Your Next Move

2013-11-11T08:30:47+00:00 November 11th, 2013|

The cloud can be as simple or as in-depth as you like. When we talk about the cloud, we’re simply talking about accessing resources from a location that is not within our own data-center. It’s a concept that’s been around for a long time and has only grown exponentially as [...]

Future of Cloud Computing 2013 Survey: The rise of the Hybrid Cloud

2013-07-14T09:15:53+00:00 July 14th, 2013|

Recently, GigaOM Research published their annual survey on the future of cloud computing. The 2013 Future of Cloud Computing 3rd Annual Survey was conducted in partnership with GigaOM Research and 57 industry collaborators. This survey was their largest survey yet, analyzing answers from 855 respondents; of which, 43% were business [...]

The Cloud Expo 2013 New York Recap

2013-06-20T06:33:12+00:00 June 20th, 2013|

The Big Apple. The City That Never Sleeps. The Concrete Jungle. Where Harry Met Sally. Whatever title you give it, New York City was recently inundated with a steady stream of sponsors, exhibitors and attendees alike, all looking to merge the almighty Cloud with Big Data at the 3rd annual Cloud [...]

USA Patriot Act and Cloud Hosting: What You Need to Know

2012-01-16T02:55:17+00:00 January 16th, 2012|

The USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 is the product of a Post-9/11 world, a new legislation created to change U.S. policy regarding gathering intelligence for the purpose of preventing further attacks. Deemed a knee-jerk reaction by many and intrusive by others, the unadulterated power and confusion surrounding the Patriot Act [...]

Why You NEED SharePoint in the Cloud Now

2011-12-21T03:50:33+00:00 December 21st, 2011|

Hello all, I’ve been logging a lot of miles lately talking to customers all over the globe and I can tell you that things are heating up and not necessarily in a good way. Assuming you aren’t a C-level executive, I urge you to read further and become a hero to your [...]