The new era of application innovation

We’ve all been there. Fired up our online banking app only to get a server error. Tried to buy something online but the app times out before we can complete the process. Attempted to download an online catalog only to have the image loading stall. Customers today have high expectations for how apps should work.

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Making the most of the multi-cloud advantage

Driven by innovation, the ‘digital age’ is by its very nature in constant flux. New technologies are emerging and evolving all the time, and are being combined together to unleash the potential for even more intelligent and more efficient ways of working.

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Security pitfalls with multicloud deployments

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion at the Cyber Security Summit USA in Denver, CO, on the topic of cloud INsecurity. The panel needed to cover the common pitfalls that organizations make when moving to the cloud and how to avoid them.

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Which workloads are best run on-premises?

We’ve talked about the benefits of Hybrid IT, which allows organizations to run some applications in the cloud and others on-premises. This ability to customize your workload placement sounds great in theory, and for most organizations a hybrid infrastructure truly is the best choice.

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Let’s Talk Cloud Backup Best Practices

by Chris McKewon, CEO, Xceptional When it comes to keeping your data secure, every business knows – or should know – the importance of having some kind of backup. However, this understanding doesn’t come with automatic knowledge on how that business should go about getting the right backup technology.

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3 things to consider before going all-in on public cloud

How much of your business is run in the public cloud? You’ll probably say somewhere between none and all. Only a tiny fraction of businesses run either all on-premises or all in the public cloud. For the most part, IT departments just aren’t at the extremes.

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Why hybrid IT is the best of both worlds

When Henry Ford famously declared, “You can have any color you want as long as it’s black,” the world wasn’t used to the endless personalization options we have today. These days almost anything can be customized to fit your specific needs – including your organization’s IT infrastructure.

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Finding Success with Migrating Applications to the Cloud

If you’re like most enterprises, migrating applications to the cloud is part of a bigger strategy for improving the customer experience, increasing agility and integrating data, and better understanding the customer. The cloud also offers infrastructure cost reduction and scalability, and you can turn updates and troubleshooting over to a service provider.

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Five cloud trends that will impact your 2019 plans

Lessons from Dimensional Research’s Cloud Trends Report I recently ran across a great stat from Enterprise Management Associates. According to the analyst firm, as much as 45% of enterprise network traffic today can be attributed to external cloud sources.

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