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    Exploring the Hybrid Side of Cloud Computing

    Exploring the Hybrid Side of Cloud Computing There is little arguing it: Cloud computing has forever changed the state of the IT landscape. However, what is important to note is the way this change is taking place. Instead of plunging headfirst into the cloud, many IT departments are taking a “one piece at a time” approach,...

    Cloud Computing

    Defining Uptime: Data Center Insights

    The Importance of Defining Uptime Every industry has its own shorthand and IT is no different. When looking for web hosting and data center services, uptime is one of the terms thrown about. Uptime is, at its most basic, the amount of time that a server stays up and running. Uptime is usually measured as a...

    Data Centers

    Disaster Recovery: Is Your Business Bulletproof?

    Bullet Proofing Your Business with Disaster Recovery Don’t become another IT statistic Why is disaster recovery important? Consider this startling statistic: of companies that experience a computer outage lasting for more than 10 days, half of them will be out of business within five years. This statistic is even more alarming for businesses located within an area where...

    Disaster Recovery

    Cloud Computing Checklist: What to Ask Potential Providers

    Questions to Ask Potential Cloud Providers As your organization looks to a cloud solution provider for services, there are key areas that need to be reviewed. Use this checklist as a guide to help you evaluate any potential cloud solution providers. For additional insights, Read Expedient’s “Not all Clouds are Created Equal” whitepaper Evaluating...

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    Three Reasons Why Virtualization Is for You

    Three Reasons Why Virtualization is for You At first glance, virtualization may sound like something straight out of a science-fiction movie, but it has become an integral part of a data center. The benefits of virtualization are many, but let’s look at the main three: Simplify IT Management Cost reduction Getting to the Cloud ...

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