Don’t Fear the Cloud, Embrace It

2014-07-21T08:42:38+00:00 July 21st, 2014|

What the Cloud Can Mean for Your Business So by now everyone is tired of the term cloud and for good reason as it has likely been pushed down your throat for the past couple years. But despite it being a buzzword in the IT industry, I think some people hear the [...]

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: [...]

5 Ways that the Cloud is Reinventing the CIO Role

2014-06-12T11:26:00+00:00 June 12th, 2014|

The cloud is changing the way that businesses function, from BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to real-time accessibility to documents on any device. Because of the cloud, businesses have had to become more agile and focus on reactive strategies. The cloud is also revitalizing specific roles within companies. In particular, [...]

The Evolving State of Cloud Security

2014-05-16T09:56:02+00:00 May 16th, 2014|

As the use of cloud computing continues to grow, so do many CIOs concerns about the cloud. Gartner predicts that by 2016 cloud computing growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend. Amid this cloud conversation, one of the top concerns about moving to the cloud is [...]

Moving to the Cloud: The Hidden Benefits

2014-04-11T08:10:01+00:00 April 11th, 2014|

We’ve all heard about the traditional benefits of cloud computing before, and if you read about the subject enough, everyone is going to the cloud eventually. It’s usually for the same reasons: lower costs, increased scalability, and rapid deployment of computing resources to name a few. Those are all valid points. [...]

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 [...]

A Look Back at the SharePoint Conferences of 2013

2013-12-27T09:37:51+00:00 December 27th, 2013|

This year, the SharePoint experts traveled from one end of the country to the other to have amazing conversations with those of you who love SharePoint as much as we do. Chances are, if you attended a SharePoint conference this year, we ran into each other at some point [...]

Cloud Storage for Enterprise Big Data

2013-12-18T08:15:54+00:00 December 18th, 2013|

Other than personnel, the most expensive part of your data center operation is storage for your big data.  Storage solutions are overpriced, don’t scale, under-perform and require constant attention by your team. It’s time to put Enterprise Big Data Storage in its place:  In the Cloud.  The end result: Besides [...]