Five Reasons to Switch to Cloud-Based Software Development and Testing

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Tuesday, February 26th 2013 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Software Development, VMware

More and more companies are taking advantage of IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions for their software development and testing. If you’re thinking about making the switch, here’s five great reasons to consider the gBlock Cloud® powered by vCloud™ for your next development project:

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Newark, New Jersey gBlock Cloud Press Conference | Fun Friday

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Friday, December 14th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

As you may already know, we announced this week our brand new gBlock Cloud infrastructure in Newark, New Jersey! Click “read more” to see our “press conference” about the news!

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Embracing the Cloud | Part 1: Scalability

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Tuesday, October 9th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

While more and more companies are migrating to the cloud for their IT infrastructure, there are still some hesitations that keep businesses from moving over. We’re starting a new series that highlight the benefits of using the cloud – and you’ll be convinced that it’s the right move for your company.

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Cloud Hosting for Small Businesses

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, September 26th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

Are you a small business considering a move to a cloud based infrastructure? Here are seven reasons that you should and they all revolve around saving money because you are in a place to reap the highest ROI. If you are hesitant to make the jump, understanding the true value of cloud hosting for small businesses may change your mind.

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Cloud Computing Defined: IaaS vs. SaaS vs. PaaS

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, September 19th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, Cloud Hosting, FAQs

Chances are, if you were to ask 10 people at a cloud computing event the question, “What is cloud computing?”, you would get 10 different answers. This can be really frustrating to those trying to learn more. The reason for this confusion is that there are so many ways that the cloud can be utilized. It might be best to think of cloud computing in terms of SaaS - software as a service,  PaaS - Platform as a Service and IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service.

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What’s the Difference Between VPS and Cloud Servers?

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, September 5th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, FAQs

There is a lot of talk these days about cloud computing, or cloud hosting. Many companies are using these terms loosely to discuss either VPS or cloud servers (public or private). But, what do these terms mean? You will definitely see a difference when you look at the price tag, so understanding what each of these services are will help you in your quest to determine the best option for you or your company.

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vCloud Director: Networking Overview

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, August 29th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, VMware, FAQs

Setting up networking is the step that we receive the most questions about when customers are new to the vCloud environment.  We’re currently working on a video tutorial that will further help clients with the steps of setting up networking.  In the meantime, here is an overview of the types of networking available and the tabs that you’ll find when you are configuring your network.

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Cloud Servers Offer Burstability

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, August 22nd 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

What the heck is burstability?

Have you seen cloud hosting companies buzzing about the cloud being burstable and wondered what the heck that means? Come on, raise your hands. Burstability seems most often used when discussing cloud hosting for small and medium-sized businesses. This marketing term actually has great benefit. It is definitely worth learning more about, especially if you are a small or medium-sized company.

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Public Cloud vs Private Cloud: Which One Is Right for You?

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, August 15th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting

Deciding to go with a public or private cloud? It can be a big decision. Here is some basic information that might help when trying to figure it out. It is simply defining the terms and offering some questions to ask yourself about your company.

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Why Cloud Servers Are Greener

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, August 8th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, Green Data Center

You may have heard that a cloud server platform is more eco-friendly than a traditional server platform, but why is that? What does that really boil down to for energy and cost savings?

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