While many businesses have already switched from local to cloud-based servers, other organizations are still exploring their options. Some factors driving the resistance to cloud-based servers include recent investments in local servers, fear of the unknown, and security concerns.
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Note: This article was originally published in 2015, under the title: The 7 Types of Virtualization. It has been updated to reflect advancements in technology. Virtualization is how the cloud works. Read this article to learn everything you need to know about cloud migration so you can decide if it's right for you.
Considering migrating your data to the cloud? You are not alone.
As we know all too well, prices are on the rise for everything from gasoline to technology.
Selecting a cloud provider can be difficult. As a business owner or IT decision-maker, knowing the right questions to ask is key to ensuring that you get the service you are looking for from your Cloud experience.
As businesses continue to struggle with the economic fallout of COVID-19, many leaders are looking for ways to reduce costs, including technology. When implemented strategically, technology is a business enabler—an investment, not an expense. However, it’s always good to eliminate inefficiencies or redundancies in the IT department whenever possible. I recently had the chance to contribute to a TechRepublic article called “CIOs: 8 ways to trim IT budgets”. My tip, which focuses on telecom costs, is number 6. Below is more detail on how companies can potentially find savings in the IT budget.
Not too long ago, I contributed an article titled “How to tell if the cloud is right for your business” to the Hartford Business Journal. The goal was to help readers understand a few key concepts about the cloud: