Archive of posts from 2015

Fight Cyber Crime with Business Continuity

Fight Cyber Crime with Business Continuity

Kristin Puzon
Read Time 3 min.

Fight Cyber Crime with Business Continuity A strong business continuity plan can help prevent or reduce the risk of a cyber-attack. Seventy-two percent of small and mid-sized business survey respondents said they expect to increase their investments in business continuity over the next 12 to 24 months to prevent cyber-attacks, according to an article on TalkingCloud.com. (The survey included...

6 Questions to Ask a Prospective Colocation Provider

6 Questions to Ask a Prospective Colocation Provider

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 5 min.

Six Questions to Ask A Prospective Colocation Provider Once you have determined that colocation is the right strategy for your business, choosing the best qualified provider is the necessary next step. While this may seem like a daunting task, conducting preliminary due diligence and knowing what questions to ask during the vetting process will help establish a framework for...

The True Cost of a Data Breach

The True Cost of a Data Breach

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 5 min.

What do Data Breaches Really Cost? When sensitive or confidential data is lost or stolen and subsequently put at risk, then a data breach has occurred. The consequences are severe to your company’s reputation and bottom line. In 2014, it seemed like every few weeks there was another company that had its network hacked leaving personal information and their...

How SaaS Cloud Computing Is Driving Data Center Evolution

How SaaS Cloud Computing Is Driving Data Center Evolution

Steve Gruetter
Read Time 3 min.

SaaS Cloud Computing With more and more companies transitioning more and more data and mission-critical applications to the cloud, the adoption of software as a service is becoming a dominant force in the future of data centers. According to a 2014 survey by North Bridge Venture Partners, in conjunction with Gigaom Research, the adoption of SaaS among its respondents...

What does the EMC Storage Trend Report Mean for you?

What does the EMC Storage Trend Report Mean for you?

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

Managing storage is becoming increasingly more difficult as the amount of data is exploding with the Internet of Things and as that data becomes more critical. Many companies are finding that they need to transition to the cloud or virtualized storage, and the rate of adoption is rapidly growing. The “Managing Storage: Trends, Challenges and Options (2013-2014)” report by EMC,...

IoT and the Future of Data Centers

IoT and the Future of Data Centers

Read Time 3 min.

Will the IoT Mean More Data Centers? The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding! An estimated 35 billion devices serving 7 billion people will be connected to the Internet by 2020. That means a significant amount of data will be transferred, downloaded, uploaded, etc., every second of every day. Keeping with this workload will be a primary focus for...