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Browsing posts filed under: Industry Insights

The Network Engineer’s Guide to Enterprise Backup and Recovery
October 25, 2011 by

Industry Insights

Backup and recovery methods have been around about as long as computers; but, as with everything else computing-related,  the emergence of new paradigms, new vendors and new technologies (e.g. protecting virtualized server environments and very large databases) have introduced new options in the past several years. In particular, tape-based (VTL) backup strategies are increasingly giving
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Virtualization vs. Cloud Computing FAQ
October 14, 2011 by

Industry Insights

Server virtualization and cloud computing are often talked about – even by service providers — as if the terms were interchangeable. This is, in part, because both were developed to solve a similar business problem: more computing with less resources. Virtualization is amongst the technologies used to provide cloud computing services. The core difference is
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CEO Notes: Another Benefit of Cloud Computing…Elastic means SMALL too!
October 7, 2011 by

Industry Insights

You have to admit that we are really good at dreaming up new terms in the world of technology; and every now and then (ok, more often than not), the first time  you hear these new terms it can really make you pause.  I can remember the first time I heard the term “virtual appliance”
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VDI: Where, Why and WAN
September 20, 2011 by

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The benefits of virtualization are clear cut – massive financial savings in the long run. Virtualization enables organizations to use inexpensive hardware as terminals for multiple desktops which lowers costs in energy, hardware, maintenance and licensing. From a daily user’s standpoint, the convenience of accessing their personal desktops from any device effectively accelerates their time-to-value.
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Is Your Organization Ready to Move to the Cloud?
June 23, 2011 by

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Today, many organizations are contemplating how to harness the power of Cloud Computing in order to streamline their IT processes and make their daily computing lives easier — but how many organizations are actually ready to make the switch from the desktop to the Cloud? The many benefits of cloud computing include: the ability to access
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Putting the “Value” in Time-to-Value
May 10, 2011 by

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In today’s business climate, organizations are risk averse and looking for rapid payback on their IT investments. These are key reasons why cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployments have become so popular so quickly – and why time-to-value is now a focal criteria in evaluating IT solutions. Time-to-value is fundamentally a measure of customer experience.
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Achieving the Value of Cloud Services: Guest Post from Analyst Jim Metzler
April 29, 2011 by

Industry Insights

One of my concerns about the use of public cloud computing services is the tradeoff that IT organizations typically have had to make. On the positive side of the tradeoff, by using a public cloud service companies lower their cost and gain access to functionality that they normally would not have access to. Those are both
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A Day to Remember
April 1, 2011 by

Industry Insights

Think back to February 3rd, 2011. For most of us, it was a day much like any other.   The headlines were full of news about an Egypt in turmoil as it struggled with its eventual march to Democracy, and there were massive demonstrations and violence in Yemen. One seemingly tiny bit of news that wasn’t
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Enterprise Communication Deployments – The Missing (Performance) Puzzle Piece
March 2, 2011 by

Industry Insights

Hopefully we have seen some of you at Enterprise Connect in Orlando, FL this week! If you’re not familiar with this event, it is the industry’s premier enterprise communication conference. Enterprise Connect focuses on exploring the latest technology and ROI scenarios to support the ongoing convergence of all forms of business communication onto IP-based networks.
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Remote Performance Management – the Missing Link in SaaS Deployments
January 27, 2011 by

Industry Insights

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployments are irresistibly appealing to organizations of all sizes, especially those with multiple sites. From browser-based access, to painless installations and upgrades, to minimal IT overhead, seamless scalability, and lower TCO, SaaS is a smart, cost-effective option. SaaS differs from “cloud” in that SaaS applications can be hosted inside a company’s firewall, as
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