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, […]

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 […]

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. Forbes’ roundup of cloud computing growth forecasts predicts that cloud computing is projected to increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020 attaining a CAGR of 19%. Cloud […]