IT Consumption in the Cloud Evolution
Unlike almost every industry, the history of digital and cloud computing has a large paper trail, with the seismic shifts really beginning in the 1980s with the first local area networks (LAN), followed by the proliferation of PCs, first, and then laptops and mobile devices. Now, in 2017, we’re clearly in the heyday of of the cloud.
How an AWS Managed Service Provider Can Solve These 3 Business Pain Points
Amazon Web Services has held the top spot in the cloud industry for years. RightScale’s 2017 State of the Cloud report found that 57 percent of businesses have adopted AWS for their cloud needs, beating out both Azure and Google.
But AWS technology comes with its share of challenges for a company wanting to leverage it, from initial configuration to rare but damaging service outages (no human technology is flawless) and inevitable scalability needs as businesses grow. Here are a few key ways a managed service provider can alleviate these common cloud pain points.
Avoiding the Main Pitfalls of Cloud Migration
Moving digital assets and workflows onto the cloud does present multiple challenges, especially when done by the in-house IT team. The biggest one is that these potential pitfalls…
Eight Design Trends Taking Over 2017
2017 has started off by slowly drifting away from the stoic design trends of minimalism, monochromatic layouts, and the omnipresent flat design. Instead, there are bright colors, bold shapes, playful gradients, and unique illustrations that bring some much needed depth and dynamics to designs that have grown all too familiar.
What’s Safer: The Cloud or Your Hard Drive?
What’s scarier: Environmental disasters, cyberattacks, or hardware failure? That was just one of the many questions posed to over 110 financial industry professionals when polled by Evolve IP….
The (Infinite?) Flexibility of the Cloud Is A Real Competitive Advantage
Web hosting has come a long way since professionals were creating GeoCities sites in the early 90s. Hosting really came to the marketplace with the availability of shared hosting 20 years ago, soon followed after by the introduction of dedicated servers and virtual private servers.
What To Look For From an AWS Managed Service Partner
To be fully unlocked, the true potential of cloud hosting needs to be paired with the expertise of a Managed Service Provider (MSP). An MSP can, indeed, help enterprises smoothly navigate the intricacies of the cloud and make sure their cloud environment aligns with their business goals. But finding the right partner can prove more difficult than many decision-makers typically expect. Checking the following considerations off the list can speed up the search for the MSP that’s best suited to unleash all the benefits of the cloud, in particular when it comes to Amazon cloud, Web Services (AWS).
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Even Risk-Averse Finance Firms Hear the Cloud’s Call
February 28, 2017, was the day the internet stood still. Ok, at least a part of it. The shutdown on Amazon Web Services (AWS)’ S3 east region affected…
Europe Is Getting Cloud Fever, Too
Just like all hosting, the cloud is powered by ground-level machines and housed climate-cooled data centers across the globe. Silicon Valley-based Equinix, Inc. announced last week that Equinix…