How Can a Business Implement Cloud Hosting?

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, July 25th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

Many companies are interested in implementing “the cloud” into their business, but aren’t quite sure how to do it. This is understandable because there are many ways to utilize cloud server infrastructure.

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Cloud Hosting Saves Energy and Money

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, July 18th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

One significant benefit of cloud hosting services is the reduced energy consumption. As a recent post from Pike Research points out, outsourcing data centers leads to savings on manpower, money, and energy. Clouds are less expensive to operate, consume less energy, and have higher utilization rates than traditional data centers.

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Cloud Hosting Supports Operational Continuity

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, July 11th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

Both halves of your two-person “IT department” are fidgeting nervously.

A holiday is right around the corner — Christmas, Memorial Day, whatever — which calls for a coin toss to determine who’s on call to tend the servers.

It’s a secret ceremony kind of thing, usually involving a mano-a-mano recitation of choice lines from The Matrix.

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“Speaking” Oracle While Using a VMware Service Provider

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Thursday, July 5th 2012 — Categories: VMware

There's a funny expression that we've noticed over the years. When someone wants to know if you are proficient in a given environment, they might ask, for instance, “Do you code in C-sharp?” (for C#). Or they might ask if a person can “handle” PHP or simply “write” in Ruby or some other language.

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vCloud Director Simplifies VPN Administration

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, June 27th 2012 — Categories: VMware

Security has always been one of the biggest concerns in both cloud computing and using a distributed workforce. The fear that data could be highjacked from the cloud or from public telecommunications networks has kept many organizations from taking full advantage of cloud based solutions to create remote offices or work-from-home opportunities, important advantages in agile computing and employee retention.

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