We’re escaping the cold, wintery weather at our headquarters in Philadelphia and heading to Silicon Valley for Cloud Connect Santa Clara (#ccevent) February 14-15, 2012. Cloud Connect brings together the entire cloud eco-system to better understand the transformations cloud is bringing to the Enterprise. As a Platinum sponsor, we’ll be setting up shop at booth […]
What happens when the cloud experiences an outage? Fortunately, companies can look to managed multisite availability to. . .
Scalability is more than just provisioning more technology and/or increasing a data center footprint. Scaling horizontally to add hardware is the easy part. Data centers have been doing it for years, first as managed service offerings and now as enterprise caliber cloud offerings.
When you support large financial companies, your data center gets audited. Period. It used to be that clients demanded the audit themselves. Now, with the passage of Sarbanes Oxley in 2002, the U.S. government requires audits on a regular basis. Every 3-party IT vendor for a financial company undergoes the same audit that the client […]
Hybrid clouds are becoming more popular as companies seek to optimize their applications and data based on risk, architecture and business growth. As a result, hybrid clouds are taking several different forms. The Cloud as Partner The most common hybrid cloud scenario is one in which a set of applications resides in the cloud with […]
While many different types of architectures can support cloud computing, architecture can limit a cloud’s capabilities and the therefore the use cases for cloud
The demand for consulting services designed around cloud readiness is being driven by customers looking for solutions that can get cloud technologies and legacy technologies – dedicated hosting or on-premise – to work together.
If your technology runs in a traditional data center and you move to a cloud where the same technology is used, security is quite similar. Essentially, you’ve been using virtual local area networks (VLANs) to separate your departments, and now your cloud provider use that same technology to separate your departments and to separate other tenants from you.