Every IT project with Green House Data starts with the SpotLITE Discovery process, including benchmarks, goals, implementation milestones, and deployment options. Listen. Implement. Test. Execute.Learn More
Maintain compliance with HIPAA standards across your cloud servers by following this checklist, which specifies requirements for security as well as best practices for server configuration, applictions, and end-users.
We did consider Amazon and Azure, but it was the personal touch in working with Green House Data that was the biggest driver.AssociationVoice
With some providers of IT services it can be a challenge, however the team at Green House Data really does step up and do a great job for us.Blue Federal Credit Union
We get big-time infrastructure benefits for a fraction of the cost. Plus, Green House Data’s core competency is data center management. We need our data centers to be up 100 percent of the time, and colocation provides that.Black Hills Energy
The high touch has worked really well for us. This and the overall value of the company and service offer a cost-benefit that makes a lot of sense.National CineMedia
You’re ready to start deploying and migrating applications into Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform — but there are four deployment models to contend with. Which should you choose? Each has strengths and weaknesses depending on the service you are setting up. Some might require more attention than others, but offer additional control. Others integrate services like load balancing or Operating Systems as more of a Platform as a Service.
Learn the differences between Azure Service Fabric, Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Containers, and Azure App Services, and when you might want to choose one over another. Green House Data is also ready to help you decide which of your business applications belong in which bucket — and we can help you administrate them, too.
A new report from Deloitte found that IT spending is on the rise, with executives taking a more hands-on role in procuring or ordering investment in technology and related staff. But while 57% of execs reported spending more on technology, 33% said they have little or no formal IT governance policies.
If it seems slightly foolish to spend significantly more on technology without certifying a business purpose and implementing controls over the lifespan of that technology — well, it is. The report does come with the caveat of polling only midmarket and private organizations. We would expect more public businesses to have formal IT governance in place. But that doesn’t excuse organizations of all sizes from measuring the effectiveness of IT in meeting business and compliance goals.
Get started with an overview of IT governance and what you should include in your policy.
We’ve gone back and forth on this for many years now. Are enterprise data centers dying? Gartner seems to think so, recently predicting that by 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data centers, compared to 10% today.
That’s less than ten years out. Do you foresee your data center being put out to pasture within a decade? Or largely decommissioned and consolidated? It doesn’t seem too far-fetched considering an average hardware lifespan of three years. You could cycle through your servers three times over before then — and most of those compute workloads will likely end up in the cloud or hosted elsewhere.
Here's how that change will affect how you procure and manage IT services.