IT Outsourcing Services Meeting The Cloud One of the most substantial trends in IT support services is that small and medium-sized companies prefer to shift their data to the cloud and let a third party handle the facility management, in Consolidated Data Centers. Cloud computing blurs the lines among what had been conventional outsourcing and internal operations, and it will test IT’s management and control policies. After all, it’s all about expertise. IT outsourcing service professionals can deal with many tasks (such as data storage) more efficiently than in-house employees are able to. By taking advantage of cloud support services, both
17 million cyber-attacks blocked between April and June by secure cloud hosting provider London, UK – July 24, 2012 – Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today revealed the latest statistical analysis of attacks successfully blocked by its servers located at data centers in the US and Europe. During the period of April to June 2012, the web applications, databases and websites of FireHost’s customers – spread across 33 countries worldwide – were protected from a total of 17 million cyber attacks, of which more than two million were categorized as the most serious kind of attack, and among FireHost’s ‘Superfecta’.
Discover How to Bring Trust to the Cloud: Strong Authentication for SaaS Applications However, the same exact benefits of the SaaS delivery model that are driving the trend may actually slow down further adoption of the SaaS applications by the enterprises. Why do IT departments get skeptical about moving their mission-critical applications and data into the cloud? The answer is quite simple; security concerns are increasingly cited among the reasons for slower adoption of SaaS. As a SaaS provider, you very well know that offering services in the cloud can be both rewarding and challenging at the same time. You
Cloud Infographic: Google Drive Vs The Competition There are hundreds of cloud services available today, a fact which does not make it any easier for users to select a cloud storage provider that fits their needs. Google is no longer the only kid on the cloud computing block. In fact, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even private parties are entering into the cloud storage industry, and rather aggressively. The race is on for these cloud storage services to bring in the most customers and attract the most attention, but who is the best of the best? Answering this question is not as
How Cloud Services Keep Your Business Running At All Hours Of The Day In the near future, more and more businesses are going to realize that the cloud is going to be where most of the work is done on a daily basis. Cloud services are already immensely popular, and this trend is only going to continue as smartphones become more advanced and tablets become more powerful. When you consider the fact that everyone in your business can talk to each other via video from their mobile devices at any time, it should make you wonder why anyone is still
Q&A with Chris Hale: Cloud Master Data Management — MDM for the Rest of Us We caught up with Chris Hale, VP of Global Product Marketing for Liaison Technologies, to get his take on why the cloud is making the adoption of master data management (MDM) more feasible for mid-market companies, as well as opening new opportunities for global enterprises. Historically, only large enterprises have adopted master data management. What’s changing? We’ve been providing master data management solutions for a long time, but we’re seeing a definite surge in customer interest with our cloud-based MDM services. Not to mention, we’re
The Real Value Of Cloud Storage Many businesses are learning about the many advantages of the cloud, but most of them do not understand the true value of cloud computing and cloud storage. Although many providers like to talk about certain aspects of the cloud that sound good at first, they tend to ignore the kinds of perks in the cloud that can really bring a good amount of value to any business. The main perk that you get from using cloud storage is that you can make changes to your projects and data very quickly. When all of your
Outsourcing Services – Risks And Advantages Outsourcing non-core activities represents an essential preoccupation of every modern IT company. But, as IT companies consider the vast positive aspects and allure of IT services outsourcing, they must balance the risks and issues with the potential for labor arbitrage (the economic phenomenon where jobs move to countries where labor and the cost of doing business is inexpensive). Advantages Save money: Organizations that decide to outsource IT services, whether offshore or through a nearby service provider, transform fixed expenses to variable ones, liberating up capital for utilization in other areas. Focus on Core Operations: Outsourcing IT services enables you