Tag Archives: Cloud

5 Useful tricks to cut your cloud costs

Business owners need to be aware that there are certain unexpected costs associated with the cloud. These costs may not add up to much at first, but they can eventually cost you more than the service is worth. You need to know what measures you can take to keep those costs down. Pay the right […]

Save IT costs by virtualizing your server

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Virtualizing your servers, networking devices, and other machines can drastically lower costs and dramatically shorten IT infrastructure deployment times. However, implementing this requires a lot of IT support expertise that can’t just be pulled off by regular technicians. Here are three things specialists consider when managing virtualization efforts. Backing up data can be such a […]

Pandemic pushes millions to the cloud

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COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide. Can the web infrastructure survive this pandemic, too? Even before the pandemic, […]

What is the right cloud service for you?

Businesses around the globe have been moving toward the cloud and are reaping the benefits of continuity, data security, and process efficiency. However, with more data comes more responsibility. This means that you’ll need to find the right kind of service that’s suitable to the infrastructure you have. Fortunately, various cloud management tools and solutions […]

Exploring the human cloud’s benefits

It’s an amazing time to start a business — not only can you take your ideas more quickly to the market, you can do so at lower costs and without the traditional barriers in hiring skilled workers. Talented contractors are now available via the “human cloud” and are ready to help you build and operate […]

Is it Time to Replace Your Servers?

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Servers need to be replaced and/or upgraded at some point. The older the servers are, the harder they become to maintain because finding replacement parts become more time-consuming and costly. What’s more, you could be missing out on new features that could benefit your business if you don’t upgrade your servers. To help you decide […]

The cloud is more secure than you think

Even to this day, many people doubt the cloud’s security. However, experts argue that it’s almost always better than that of local area networks (LANs). So whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software, take a minute to learn why the cloud might just be your best option. Hands-on management Unless you […]

Quick facts about virtualization and the cloud

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Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes mistaken as one and the same, causing much confusion. For the record, virtualization is different from cloud computing, but these two technologies usually overlap. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. If there were a spike in email traffic, […]

What is Single Sign-On and who is it for?

An average enterprise uses over a thousand cloud services. Even if small businesses use just a few dozen apps, securely managing account logins is still a huge problem for both users and administrators. Single Sign-On (SSO) is an excellent solution to this issue, so let’s dive into how it works. What is SSO? Single Sign-On […]