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    Getting Your Spiraling Cloud Costs Back Under Control

    A day of reckoning appears to be at hand over public cloud spending. The promise and exuberance of cloud computing have given way to disillusionment and a “hangover” of epic proportions over managing costs. A recent post by Martin Casado and Sarah Wang at Andreessen Horowitz provides some very interesting insights into cloud spending habits from 50 public...

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    Demystifying Ransomware: Anatomy of an Attack

    This post is part of our Demystifying Ransomware series. Read the rest. Ransomware attacks have become so common that it’s no longer a matter of how many cyberattacks happen per day — that metric is now measured in seconds. A new company will be hit by a ransomware attack Read Article

    Demystifying Ransomware Disaster Recovery

    Expedient Bests AWS, Azure, and GCP in Benchmarking Study

    This month, Cloud Spectator, a benchmarking agency focused on cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), released their 2021 Cloud Performance Analysis. This report explored how 4 key cloud providers﹣AWS, Azure, GCP, and Expedient﹣stack up, by evaluating the CPU, Storage, and Database performance across multiple VM configurations. I am excited to share that the Expedient Enterprise Cloud was measured as the best value of...

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    Are You Chasing Cloud Technology or Cloud Value?

    In 2020, Accenture conducted a survey that found only 37% of companies feel they are “achieving the full value expected on their cloud investments.” At the same time, Flexera found that 47% of companies expected their cloud budgets to grow over the next year. These companies are not seeing the value in...

    The Cloud Is Not A Destination, It’s An Approach

    “Just move it all to the cloud” is a message that many hyperscale providers have been pushing and promoting over the years. And many a corporate board has pushed the same to their CIO and respective IT leadership team. The promise and value proposition for cloud computing is seemingly simple and direct—move from a Capital Expenditures (CapEx) to an Operating...

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    Multiple Clouds Too Complex? Try Cloud Simplified.

    If you have been with us over the last few weeks, you know that we have been asking you to Cloud Different, with the three key elements of Cloud Different being to Cloud Smarter, Read Article

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    Coming to Grips with Multi-Cloud Security

    Security is top of mind these days. Every few weeks we hear about another new incident that has ended up costing millions and forever damaging a company’s reputation. Data breaches, ransomware, DDoS attacks, and ongoing cybersecurity threats are not only escalating but also becoming more costly. A recent report from the Ponemon Institute has the average...

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    Celebrating Women's History Month At Expedient (Part 2)

    March is Women’s History Month, and it’s exciting to see the role that talented, driven women at Expedient play at work, at home, in life! From Market Vice Presidents to marketing, and every department in between, they’re making a difference on a daily basis. So let’s celebrate Women’s History Month by shining the spotlight on some of those women. In...

    Celebrating Women's History Month At Expedient (Part 1)

    March is Women’s History Month, and it’s exciting to see the role that talented, driven women at Expedient play at work, at home, in life! From Market Vice Presidents to marketing, and every department in between, they’re making a difference on a daily basis. So let’s celebrate Women’s History Month by shining the spotlight on some of those women. In...

    Attackers Abound! How Do You Cloud Safer?

    Security is not for the faint of heart. It is estimated that a business will fall victim to a ransomware attack every 11 seconds by 2021 (Herjavec Group). Cybercrime is estimated to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 (Cybersecurity Ventures) up from $2 trillion in 2019 (Juniper). The universe of tools needed to keep your organization safe is...

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    Finding The Right Approach To Cloud: A Guide To Cloud Smarter

    If you have been with us over the last few weeks, you know that we have been asking you to Cloud Different™, with the three key elements of Cloud Different™ being to Cloud Smarter, Cloud Safer, and Cloud Simplified. Today, I am going to dig a little deeper into Cloud Smarter. As we look back to the last fifteen years...

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