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Moving to cloud - what sort of resistance can you expect from your organization?

Doug Theis
Read Time 3 min.

How to Build a Business Case for Cloud Migration When an organization changes how it attacks a business problem, it’s quite common for these changes to be met with resistance.  Information Technology is no exception.  Switching from traditional servers, storage, and other on premises IT equipment to cloud versions of these services often triggers resistance from leadership, finance, IT,...

Apples to apples: How are you comparing cloud to on-premises IT?

Doug Theis
Read Time 4 min.

Every year, more organizations are considering cloud computing as an alternative to traditional on-premises server, storage and network equipment. Change events that drive cloud consideration can include normal IT hardware refresh cycles, changes in company or IT leadership, new lines of business and new applications. How do these organizations compare cloud versus in-house both functionally and financially? Are they missing...

TIC Gums Uses Expedient’s On-Site Private Cloud to Ensure Food Quality and Consistency for the Nation’s Leading Consumer Packaged Goods Companies

Expedient
Read Time 3 min.

Pittsburgh, PA (14 August 2017) – Expedient, a cloud computing and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider, today announced that its On-Site Private Cloud with Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) has been selected by TIC Gums to enable total workload mobility with a true hybrid cloud infrastructure. TIC Gums’ advanced food texture and stabilization solutions are critical...

What are the Best Use Cases for the On Premises Data Center?

Doug Theis
Read Time 4 min.

What are the Best Use Cases for the On Premises Data Center? What are the practical use cases for an on premises (in-house) data center? When does it make sense to maintain hardware in a data center that is located in your office building or a leased office building? Here are the most common: Leveraging your on premises data...

On Premises IT Infrastructure and the Hidden Threat of Technology Lock-In

Doug Theis
Read Time 3 min.

Technology Lock-In - The “Hidden Threat” of On-premises IT Infrastructure Does your on premises IT infrastructure increase your risk of staying with a technology long after it provides value to your organization? Let’s look at a typical scenario. You’re a CIO or IT director that has finally secured funding for a disaster recovery project; something beyond the backup tapes...