What’s Fueling the Tech Revolution?

“An iPod, a phone, an internet mobile communicator… these are NOT three separate devices! And we are calling it iPhone! Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone. And here it is.” – Steve Jobs In 2007, we were introduced to the first iPhone.  It created a tech revolution that changed the world as we knew it. Today, our lives are digital and analog, and […]

Cloud Hosting vs. Traditional Hosting

In an era of tight budgets many businesses, from enterprise level to small and medium sized business, are looking for efficient new ways to manage their web hosting needs. The hosting environment is changing, and some are now looking beyond traditional setups, and into the possibilities of cloud hosting. Traditional Hosting Traditional hosting comes mainly in two forms, dedicated and shared. With dedicated hosting, a […]

5 Advantages of Choosing a Dedicated Hosting Provider

Business large and small are faced with a wide range of options for hosting their website,  web application, or mail server. The most common option option is shared hosting, where a single server’s resources are shared by a number of different websites. But a company looking for more power and control may need a service provider who offers dedicated hosting. With dedicated hosting, a client […]

Benefits of Server Virtualization

Server virtualization is a method by which software is used to partition a single physical server into what appear to be multiple virtual machines. To the user, the virtual environment appears as if it it’s own standalone piece of hardware. In data centers and IT departments, this technology is used to better utilize server resources. Specific applications may require isolated environments or a different OS […]

6 Advantages of Colocation for Your Business

Colocation is a hosting option utilized for businesses of all sizes for a variety of reasons.  Small businesses can obtain needed features of a large IT department without the capital investment.  Medium to large sized enterprises can expand their infrastructure capacity without undertaking costly construction or facility leasing.   Colocation allows you to store your equipment in a cabinet located in a secure data center […]

9 Reasons Companies Choose Colocation

More and more companies are moving network and server operations offsite to free up space and budget.   Companies that choose colocation generally have the staffing, skills and IT strategy to design and maintain their own environments. Colocation offers them the benefits of having and controlling their own servers, storage and network so that they can manage costs and tune performance.   IT departments that […]

3 Cloud Migration Resources to Make Your Life Easy

Cloud computing offers organizations a cost-effective approach to agile, flexible and dynamic IT management.   The cloud computing industry has achieved phenomenal growth as more and more companies are taking steps to move operations to the cloud. Gartner analysts predict that 2013 is going to bring about even more expansion of cloud computing and that by 2015, 10% of IT security enterprise capabilities will be […]

Comparing Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Windows Azure and VMware Cloud Services

The public cloud services market is booming with innovation and demand. Gartner predicts that from 2013 through 2016, $677 billion will be spent on cloud services worldwide.   “The continued growth of the cloud services market will result from the adoption of cloud services for production systems and workloads, in addition to the development and testing scenarios that have led as the most prominent use […]

IaaS vs. PaaS: Understanding the Differences

You’ve probably read the stats, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.3% and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) will achieve 27.7%, through 2016. But what does that mean for your company, and how do you determine which service would be the best fit for you?   Whether IaaS or PaaS is right for an organization depends on many factors, including budget and the […]

8 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2014

Gartner predicted that 2013 would be a year of growth and they were spot on. And, since all 5 of our predictions for 2013 came to pass as well, we’ve decided to give it another go for 2014.   Prediction #1: IT Gets Top Dog Status For years, the IT group has been the forgotten department. But this year, more than ever, enterprises will begin […]

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