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Whose Cloud are we Hopping On?

Nov 08, 2016
  • Cloud
Making cloud technology work for your unique business needs depends on implementing the right combination of public, private or hybrid cloud.

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Cloud is Here to Stay!

Oct 28, 2016
  • Cloud
Not that long ago cloud was considered risky new technology. General opinion was that it wouldn’t be used by large enterprises, and that it couldn’t be used in regulated industries. Collectively, we couldn’t have been more wrong. Today 65% of businesses surveyed use cloud services in one form or another. A whopping 78% plan to deploy cloud-based solutions in the next five years.

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Downtime Events Affect Nearly Half, But Less than Half Are Prepared

Aug 22, 2016
  • HA/DR
  • Cloud
We also asked our audience about their experience with downtime. Almost half said their organization had experienced some kind of event, including natural disaster, equipment failure, application failure, or human error, which required engaging their HA/DR system to resume operations.

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It’s Time to Get Your Fed in the Cloud

Jul 29, 2016
  • Migration
  • Cloud
Earlier this month Amazon and Microsoft announced that they received the highest level of compliance by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for their cloud platforms. Now, federal agencies can run sensitive workloads on AWS and Microsoft Azure public clouds, and Vision Solutions is helping them get there.

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Ready for An Ever-Increasing Cloud Disaster Recovery Market?

May 20, 2015
  • HA/DR
  • Cloud
The Cloud DR market is finally maturing. I believe this is confirmed by the release of the first Gartner Magic Quadrant (GMQ) for Disaster Recovery as a Service. According to the report, the Gartner estimates the size of the DRaaS market to be approximately $1.3 billion, with a related compound annual growth rate of approximately 30%. Impressive, to say the least. Interestingly, the Gartner also states that, “DRaaS vendors initially provided VM recovery primarily for VMware. However, given the rapid growth of other VM types, such as Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, Linux-centric KVM and Oracle VM (OVM), service instances are becoming increasingly heterogeneous.

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Time to Invest in a Successful Migration to the Cloud - Part 2

Feb 10, 2015
  • Cloud
  • Migration
The cloud is where banks will find far reaching success.

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Time to Invest in a Successful Migration to the Cloud - Part 1

Feb 04, 2015
  • Migration
  • Cloud
The cloud is where banks will find far reaching success.

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Streamlining BC Strategies in Complex Datacenters

Nov 11, 2014
  • HA/DR
  • Migration
  • Cloud
If you think back to your business continuity strategy just a few years ago you’ll realize how quickly IT departments have grown in complexity. It's possible that, like many businesses, you didn't even have a business continuity strategy a few years ago. Driven by growing data, new storage and platform options like cloud and virtualization, increasing regulatory legislation, reduced budgets and headcounts, and increasing business intelligence possibilities, IT infrastructure got complicated fast.

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Are Your Cloud Workloads At-Risk?

Aug 25, 2014
  • Cloud
When it comes to cloud services, every survey on the subject reports that cloud adoption is growing and will keep growing. The majority of organizations already have breakout budgets for cloud, and even those are expected to grow. The few organizations that haven’t adopted cloud yet? Experts say just wait, they will.

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Migrate to the Cloud with No Impact on Production – or Productivity

Aug 18, 2014
  • Migration
  • Cloud
IT managers are under pressure to do more with less. Virtualizing servers and moving to the Cloud is a great way to accomplish this. Streamlining operations, reducing costs and improving performance via virtualization and Cloud infrastructure makes sense and is an easy sell, but getting from here to there can be a nightmare. As soon as servers go down, as soon as staff can’t work, as soon as customers can’t buy things or contact support – an IT manager’s worst fears become reality. What the industry needs is a way to implement new cost-saving technologies while keeping the status quo in production.

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