Monday , 27 March 2017

Virtualization Benefits: Worth the Investment?

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Virtualization Benefits (Infographic) – Matt Smith, spokesperson for Dell, says: Can you really save money with server virtualization? While every business is different, the numbers are very encouraging. By some estimates, virtualization may reduce your hardware and operating costs by as much as 50 percent, and the energy it takes to run your servers by 80%. Take a look at ... Read More »

Google cloud monitoring buy could get AWS’ attention

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Cloud Monitoring – Beth Pariseau, news writer for SearchAWS, says: Google has snatched up a cloud monitoring company that’s focused on Amazon Web Services and experts speculate Amazon might make a similar move. Google officials said this week in a blog post that the cloud vendor acquired Stackdriver Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Stackdriver “allows customers to have more visibility into errors, performance, behavior ... Read More »

Software as a Service (SaaS) – What is it Anyway?

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– RJ Burgess, CEO at GoIWx, says: There is a lot of buzz these days about cloud computing in general and software as a service (SaaS) in particular. So much so that you may be asking a simple but important question: what is software as a service, anyway? In the SaaS model, software applications and their associated data are centrally stored ... Read More »

OpenStack Summit is underway in Atlanta

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– Robert Cathey, Principal at Cathey Communications, says: The OpenStack Summit is underway in Atlanta, and more than 4,600 users and developers are exchanging ideas and preparing to map out the next release of OpenStack open source cloud software. Here is a listing of news resources: OpenStack Foundation Resources Launch of OpenStack Marketplace Marketplace Launch Video Marketplace Website Live Stream of Keynotes Superuser Publication ... Read More »

8 Things To Consider When Moving Your SaaS Model To The Cloud

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SaaS – Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies ( and founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace (, says: Moving your legacy application to an on-demand, Software-as-a-Service SaaS model has never been easier, but it is still isn’t simple. In fact, with the proliferation of cloud alternatives the options have become even more confusing. And, if you make the wrong choices it ... Read More »

Where to Deduplicate, and How to Keep it Simple


    Deduplicate – Eric Bassier, Director of Product Marketing for Quantum‘s Data Protection solutions Deduplication is now widely recognized as a proven technology in the datacenter.  In fact, it seems to be cropping up everywhere – from flash arrays to backup applications, and of course disk backup appliances. There’s no end in sight for structured and unstructured data growth, and with ... Read More »

Actifio-Powered Cloud Services for Business Resiliency

Actifio-Powered Cloud Services

  Actifio-Powered Cloud Services – Gina Murphy, Executive Vice President, Sales Enablement and Strategy for TriCore Solutions, says: TriCore Solutions recently partnered with Actifio to expand TriCore’s portfolio of services to help their customers address data management.  The partnership will help TriCore customers manage large amounts of data and prepare for the loss of that data and relieve one of their ... Read More »

The Cloud Is Enabling A Remote Working Boom

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– Victor Brown, inbound marketer and technical writer for Cirrus Hosting, says: The Cloud Is Enabling A Remote Working Boom The cloud is a foundational technology driving the remote working boom, allowing them to collaborate, communicate, and access data from everywhere. More people than ever are working from home, from the coffee shop, from co-working spaces, and from the beach. ... Read More »

Hybrid Cloud Can Break Datacenter Silos

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  – Ziv Kedem is co-founder and CEO of Zerto, says: …But first we need an underlying cloud fabric that allows for flexibility of data and applications. Several high-profile organizations have migrated off of the public cloud recently, taking all workloads back onto their own private clouds. For example, Zynga, HubSpot, MemSQL, and even the CIA made headlines when they moved from Amazon Web Services to private ... Read More »

The Heartbleed Vulnerability – Now What?

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Heartbleed Vulnerability – Chris Stoneff, Director of Professional Services, Lieberman Software, says: Just when the general public seemed to take the Internet for granted as a secure means to conduct financial transactions and communicate personal data, along comes the Heartbleed Vulnerability. This OpenSSL vulnerability, discovered earlier this week, is already being called potentially the mostsignificant breach in Internet security to date. ... Read More »

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