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    What are the best metrics to use when comparing cloud to a hardware purchase?

    Doug Theis
    Read Time 4 min.

    What are the best metrics to use when comparing cloud to a hardware purchase? Many of the companies we meet with are debating between purchasing a new stack of hardware or implementing an enterprise cloud infrastructure using Expedient servers, storage, security and services. Most of these companies gather information then do a cost analysis to compare the options. Yet...

    Cloud Computing

    TechVibe Radio Broadcasts from Expedient

    Jonathan Rosenson
    Read Time 1 min.

    Expedient was proud to host the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TechVibe Radio Neighborhood Tour in our Nova Place data center for two shows, airing on April 21 and April 28 at 7 pm on KDKA Radio 1020 AM in Pittsburgh. The first show, airing April 21, features an interview with Expedient President Shawn McGorry about Expedient’s Nova Place data center...

    Data Centers

    Bimodal IT: Skunkworks, Tiger Teams, Rapid Deployment … Oh My!

    Jonathan Rosenson
    Read Time 2 min.

    The concept of bimodal IT has been around since at least 2013, when Gartner first introduced the phrase as a way to address the burgeoning growth of agile development in IT organizations. In Gartner terms, Mode 1 is the focus on making sure the business runs reliably, while Mode 2 explores opportunities for innovation that leads to business transformation. Combining...

    Cloud Computing

    What business requirements are you addressing with your data center hardware refresh?

    Doug Theis
    Read Time 4 min.

    Data Center Hardware Refresh What business requirements are you addressing with your data center hardware refresh? What are you aiming for when you update data center hardware? I routinely talk to IT leaders about their current projects; one of the most common I hear about is a data center hardware refresh. And, as our conversation evolves, a few key...

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