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    Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 3: New Application

    New Application Development Developing and managing a new application can be a complex undertaking. Doing so while managing and maintaining an internal data center can also tax an IT organization and may ultimately delay the successful completion of your project. So the question is, can you afford to manage the infrastructure components while giving equal attention to developing the...

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    Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 2: Accelerated Growth

    Are you experiencing increased business growth? When the pace of business is on the rise, IT demands become greater and more complicated. At times, the demands of managing an internal data center in the midst of such growth can inhibit your IT team from focusing on new projects. It is key to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the expenses...

    Cloud Data Centers

    Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. I: Compliance Requirements

    Do you have industry or government compliance requirements such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, GLB, SOX or others? Ensuring proper security measures and adhering to regulatory compliance requirements can be a difficult undertaking for a company running an internal data center. Understanding the challenges of security and compliance are paramount in following industry and government standards. Finding a qualified hosting...

    Security and Compliance Data Centers

    The Perfect Fit in a Cloud Provider

    What is the difference between a partner and a vendor, and how do you find the perfect fit in a prospective cloud provider? When it comes to cloud providers, there are two kinds of organizations: partners and vendors. A traditional cloud vendor cloud vendor typically sells resources in pre-determined packages. As a result, unless your resource demand happens to...

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    White Paper: “Getting the Most Value From Your Cloud Provider"

    Through a recent research study, third-party consultant Cloud Spectator found that the way most organizations are evaluating cloud providers is flawed, potentially leading organizations to select the wrong vendor. While the use of the cloud addresses many challenges often faced by IT departments, there are two little known pitfalls that should be addressed: Perceived Performance Paradox: many cloud providers...

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