Moving your phone system to the cloud

In the 1970s, the minicomputer had just taken over from the mainframe as ruler of the roost. The mid-80s explosion of the microcomputer (what we commonly call a PC) began to displace the

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Dave Webb

Look before you jump into the cloud

The benefits of moving to a cloud computing hosting provider can be enticing – a more resilient IT infrastructure, moving the expense from your capital expenditure budget to your operating expenditure budget and

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Ask the right questions when picking your host in the cloud

When workloads exceed data centre capacity, it's often a nice problem to have; it means business is booming. But that doesn't mean it's feasible to expand your datacentre, or to build a new

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

5 must-have business apps that harness the cloud

In conjunction with mobile technology, cloud computing has cut the chains between today’s business worker and their cubicle, enabling them to be as productive away from the office as they are within its

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Business continuity and the cloud

No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario but, for a good IT department, business continuity considerations need to be baked into every software and infrastructure decision they make. Luckily, cloud computing

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Turning to the cloud when disaster strikes

I still remember clearly, and I’m pretty sure you do too, the Eastern Seaboard blackout of 2003. Friends of mine suffered fates as varied as being stuck in an elevator for hours, having

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Dave Webb

Four big ideas for building a cloud strategy

Cloud. Ask ten IT pros what exactly it means and you’ll get ten answers. Ask ten of your line of business executive peers what it means and you’ll get 30 or more. The

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Robert Dutt

What cloud is in your forecast?

The Weather Company bases its forecasts on input from a network of more than a billion sensors –  some of them weather stations owned by the company, some of them owned by the

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Dave Webb

The cloud: Where to go first

So you’ve decided as an enterprise to go big on the cloud – you’ve defined a cloud strategy. But where do you get started? The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business It seems

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Robert Dutt