Why Microsoft Needs LinkedIn To Electrify Its Cloud

Microsoft’s recent announcement of their intention to purchase LinkedIn surprised even the most well-connected technology reporter. If someone had told me Microsoft would offer $26.2 billion for LinkedIn or that Iceland would make a run to the Euro 2016 soccer quarterfinals, I would have sided with the tiny nation of 300,000 boisterous soccer fans. This marks Microsoft’s largest-ever… Read more »

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4 Hidden Infrastructure Costs for the SMB

Infrastructure complexity is not unique to enterprise datacenters. Just because a business or organization is small does not mean it is exempt from the feature needs of big enterprise datacenters. Small and mid-size organizations require fault tolerance, high availability, mobility, and flexibility as much as anyone. Unfortunately, the complexity of traditional datacenter and virtualization architecture […]

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The VSA is the Ugly Result of Legacy Vendor Lock-Out

VMWare and Hyper-V with the traditional Servers+Switches+SAN architecture –  widely adopted by enterprise and the large mid-market – works. It works relatively well, but it is complex (many moving parts, usually from different vendors), necessitates multiple layers of management (server, switch, SAN, hypervisor), and requires the use of storage protocols to be functional at all.  […]

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When VDI Makes Sense

VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) is one of those technologies with more lives than a calico cat. Just when I think it’s dead, someone like Citrix or VMWare bring it back to life with a gusto rarely seen for an aging technology. There’s a lot of confusion over what VDI actually is, so let’s start with a… Read more »

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Vendor Relationships: Top 10 Ways To Thrive

IT service providers are more dependent on vendor relationships than they may realize. Make the most of these relationships with some practical tips that any firm can apply.
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Ransomware: How An Offsite Backup Saves The Day

Ransomware is on the rise everywhere around the world, and as warnings abound from security experts, we take a look at how ransomware works, but most of all why it (still) works and how come, after many years of technological advancements in the backup & disaster recovery industry, this threat is still very much real… Read more »

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Should you consider the cloud for VOIP?

With so many services moving to the cloud, you might be asking yourself if you should move your VOIP phone system to the cloud, or hosted solution. Most companies still operate an on-premise solution which means the hardware is kept at your business and connects to a server located in your closet or data center…. Read more »

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