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Cloud Computing

Demand Drivers for Data Center Services

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

Demand Drivers for a Cloud-based Data Center Managing a data center is a constant race to keep pace with various elements including, new technology, new security issues, requirements of new applications, power and cooling systems, ensure there is enough infrastructure to support the data that comes with a growing business. It’s also a constant race to maintain or minimize...

Cloud-based Persistent Storage That Outperforms Top Brands

Brent Meadows
Read Time 3 min.

Cloud-based Persistent Storage That Outperforms Top Brands Each day IT departments deal with both expected and unexpected responsibilities, ranging from typical storage monitoring duties to troubleshooting storage server problems. Eliminating some of these tasks to focus on more business-centric projects would be welcome to most IT engineers and administrators. The cloud makes that possible. For businesses interested in offloading...

Maximizing vCPU Performance: More Isn’t Always Better

Brent Meadows
Read Time 4 min.

Maximizing vCPU Performance: When More Isn’t Automatically Better No matter what you’re purchasing, you want to get the highest return on your dollar. In a recent study, Cloud Spectator evaluated the virtual machines (VMs) being offered by several public cloud providers. The study focused primarily on how well the VMs performed in relation to their price tag, known...

Hybrid Cloud: The Strategy of Choice

Brent Meadows
Read Time 2 min.

According to the 2014 State of the Cloud Survey, the majority of enterprises currently employ a multi-cloud strategy, while 48% are in the planning process for hybrid cloud adoption1. While there are benefits to both public and private cloud configurations, creating a hybrid cloud strategy for your business can offer the best of both worlds. Not everything can be virtualized...

The Perfect Fit in a Cloud Provider

Joe Palian
Read Time 2 min.

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...