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A Cloud-Based Internet of Things Is Here

The cloud has reached such a point of maturity that the services that come with it are just as important as the cloud’s main benefits themselves. Like so…

The Complete Beginners Guide to Cron, Part 1

Cron is one of the most popular and basic utilities found on Unix systems. Combined with other tools, cron makes it exceptionally easy to automate a broad range of tasks on your server.

Multiple Clouds in the Modern Workflow

The evolution of the digital workflow opened up a whole new marketplace for cloud-based productivity apps and software The sales pitch is almost the same: Improved workflow, portability, cost-efficiency, fewer infrastructure changes, and all powered by the cloud. Almost never locked into one ecosystem, modern employees use multiple clouds to power their always on, anywhere, any time workflow.

APAC’s Cloud Ambitions

The most populous region of the world has turned to the cloud to get the foundational infrastructure it needs to power its rapid digital transformation. Enter a tripartite…

OpenStack’s New Home? The Private Cloud

OpenStack has been on the tip of the tongue of so many players in the infrastructure world for the better part of this decade. And for good reason: The free open source software platform, generally deployed as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS), has a multitude of cloud-related functions.

Is It Time to Re-Examine Your IT Tool Set?

Moving to the cloud comes with its own unique set of challenges. While replacing local software with like-for-like cloud replacements can be an easy experience, internal systems are…

Atlassian Leverages AWS to Power Their European Cloud

In what appears to be a common trend in 2017, cloud-based companies have found a burgeoning market of European enterprises who need access to zippy software and technology….

IT Teams Are Told to Spend More on the Cloud

As cloud adoption is in full swing, so to is cloud spending. Particularly at the enterprise level. This month, industry analyst firm 451 Research released their latest research…

Balancing Apps on the Cloud or On-Premises

It sounds easy: When a company is ready to migrate their apps to the cloud, they take inventory and just have to assess which ones would be ideal…

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.

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…

How A.I. Has Its Head in the Cloud

The first seeds of artificial intelligence (A.I.) were planted in the early 1950s, not-so-coincidentally during the advent of computing. Alan Turing published his famous Turing Test in 1950,…

The NYT Story: From Paper to Data Centers

Few industries felt the digital transformation more acutely than publishing. Unlike almost any major American news corporations, The New York Times (NYT), has managed to not only survive…

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’s Trending in WordPress – April Edition

Be it the code or the community, WordPress remains in a constant state of iteration. It lives, breathes, and evolves. Learning experiences are everywhere, with each month an…