Building the Business Case for Cloud Computing

Gartner predicts that the public cloud service market will grow to $383.3 billion by 2020. With cost to implement limited to setup and migration, the consumption-based pricing model for cloud computing can benefit the enterprise in a number of ways. Top benefits for cloud computing include; – Cost – Increased security – Improved agility, innovation and reliability Cost benefits The savings from cloud computing go […]

Evolution and Connectivity in the PNW Tech Industry

Panel discussion takeaways from regional experts representing JLL, Iovation, ScienceLogic, Opus Interactive, Infomart, and EdgeConnex.  End users demand seamless connectivity. New technologies are being adopted by the enterprise to streamline delivery of workloads, products, and services in the fastest, most efficient ways possible. Innovation bridges people, places, and things by incorporating everything from edge computing, to peering networks, to hybrid cloud, to hyperscale clouds, to […]

How Edge Computing, Transpacific Submarine Cables, and the New Administration are Disrupting the Data Center Industry

The last five years have seen significant change in connectivity and data expansion. As data accumulates, the market evolves to create faster, more efficient, ways to deliver seamless connectivity to meet demand. Market participants already feel a change in the air. Caprate’s 5th Annual Data Center Summit brought together hundreds interested in learning more about what’s on the horizon. Panelists from Facebook, Invest in Denmark, […]

7 Steps to Building Your Business Continuity Strategy

Business happens online. So what happens when the network goes down? An effective backup strategy isn’t just a best practice, it can mean the difference between business continuity and closing the doors. Estimates of downtime costs vary, from $500/hr for a business with a few employees sitting idle, to $100,000/hr when loss impacts customer transactions, business logistics, etc. Gartner reports that, on average, downtime costs […]