Promisingly, security features and protections in the major public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure and GCP) have come a long way.
Today’s SysAdmins must look beyond the technology. They must look beyond the infrastructure. They must become trusted advisers that solve real business needs.
These days organizations are faced with handling and processing more data than ever, in turn escalating the demand for reliable managed services and hosted applications.
by Greg Arnette Very quickly the cloud became a technology affecting everyone’s daily lives. Personal files and emails are easier to store in the cloud than the old way – on one computer. iPhone, Android and tablet apps used in our daily routines are “powered by” cloud computing. And cloud applications are extending beyond consumer use. More and more enterprises are migrating key systems to the cloud and there is […]
by Steve Brar The enterprise network has never been more important, or more complex and difficult to manage. As companies continue to migrate applications stores out of their data centers to the cloud, a new study finds a steadily rising level of frustration among users struggling with performance slowdowns. This creates a significant performance gap between the needs and expectations of the business and IT’s ability to deliver. That means […]
by Tzach Kaufman Where is your data? Who can access it? How are you protecting it? For most organizations, cloud migration is a when, not an if. What that means, though, is you are assigning someone else the complete responsibility for protecting your data. Whether you are using SharePoint 365, Amazon, or another cloud provider, remember they will only do so much. You may add third-party SaaS solutions via your […]
by Barry Phillips How did a database software company, the leading online retailer and a search engine become competitors? They went to the cloud. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai are all talking cloud computing. From Oracle World this week, to AWS re:Invent and Google Alphabet’s recent earnings call, each CEO has emphasized their company’s cloud computing strategy, and with good reason. Even […]
by Mark Brazeau Fortune 500 and SMB companies alike are plunging headfirst into cloud-based storage services for all the right reasons: reduced CAPEX, greater agility, streamlined management overhead and improved collaboration. But enterprises big and small are finding out there’s a considerable “gotcha” when it comes to bridging their on premise storage systems – whether that includes Network File Systems, SharePoint or various flavors of Enterprise Content Management platforms – […]
by Nancy Van Elsacker Much of an IT department’s work takes place behind the scenes. This means that you’re usually not visible within the organization – until something goes wrong, that is. As a result, the organization may not see how much valuable work you put in to keeping things running smoothly on a daily basis. Meanwhile, the expectations for IT departments are sky-high. You are expected to keep up […]