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Cloud Computing

Calculating The Costs of a Public Cloud Solution

Joe Palian
Read Time 2 min.

How to Evaluate the differences between dedicated and variable metering Determining how much your public cloud environment will cost you can be tricky. While it’s true that signing up for a subscription cloud service offers the advantages of scalability, unless you have a clear idea of how much computing demand you need and use, you could wind up paying...

A Managed-Services Cloud Approach vs. Off the Shelf

Joe Palian
Read Time 3 min.

Are you buying your cloud services off the shelf? Using any of the dozens of “one-size fits most” public cloud solutions currently on the market can be tempting. Most of them are labeled as easy to understand, relatively straight forward, and often getting the process started is as simple as typing in your credit card. Or is it? When...

Exploring the Advantages of the Hybrid

Joe Palian
Read Time 3 min.

When researching the cloud, it may seem like the landscape of cloud computing is in a state of constant evolution. In fact, it wasn’t too long ago when the public cloud – offering those once revolutionary promises of instant access and on-demand scalability – burst onto the scene. Then, as privacy and compliance concerns began to take center stage, the...

Locking Down Your Cloud

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Learn how to evaluate the security of your cloud computing provider The ability to ensure data security is - of course - a critical part of evaluating any cloud provider. And while most providers will make grand claims about “state-of-the-art security,” many don’t even control the data center in which they are storing your data. A fact that can...

Shopping for a Regulatory Compliant Cloud Computing Solution?

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Learn what Expedient is doing to ensure security and eliminate compliance concerns In a recent blog post, we mentioned that the rate of cloud adoption can vary from one industry to the next. And according to a Gartner research report, this has led some companies in regulatory industries (e.g. banking, insurance, healthcare)...