Tag: cloud

A strategic plan for going cloud

A strategic plan for going cloud

When moving IT infrastructure to the cloud, it’s essential to have a strategic plan to guide you. Here are a few things you should consider.

/ May 12, 2020
Flexera cloud report finds adoption is exploding

Flexera cloud report finds adoption is exploding

This week, Flexera released its annual state of the cloud report. One of the key take-aways is that things had been shifting quickly, even before the pandemic forced many companies to adopt the cloud much faster than they might have...

/ May 4, 2020
Helping your clients work from home

Helping your clients work from home

These are trying times for everyone. As more companies seek social distancing to protect their employees from COVID-19, they may be looking to their MSPs for guidance on working from home. Chances are, many of you monitor and manage your...

/ March 16, 2020
Some IT trends you should be thinking about to stay relevant in 2020

Some IT trends you should be thinking about to stay relevant in 2020

As I sit down to craft my last blog post of the year, it only seems appropriate to look towards 2020 and beyond. Many smart MSPs are also taking this time to assess what they can do to help their...

/ December 26, 2019
AWS re:Invent should have lots of news for MSPs

AWS re:Invent should have lots of news for MSPs

This week is AWS re:Invent, the company’s massive annual customer conference taking place in Las Vegas. It’s typically packed with news about new features and services, and you should be paying attention to what new stuff could benefit your clients...

/ December 2, 2019
As cloud spending increases, relationships become complicated

As cloud spending increases, relationships become complicated

A forecast published this week by Gartner suggests that the spending on various cloud services will continue to accelerate through 2020. However, the Gartner report also predicts that 60 percent of organizations will be employing managed services provided by cloud...

/ November 14, 2019
Optimizing cloud experiences could be the next big opportunity

Optimizing cloud experiences could be the next big opportunity

Most organizations at this point have migrated some portion of their IT environment to a cloud computing environment. However, a report published today by Unisys shows that not all those organizations know what to do once that migration is completed....

/ November 12, 2019
Oracle’s autonomous cloud tools should get you thinking about automation

Oracle’s autonomous cloud tools should get you thinking about automation

Even with the shift to the cloud, it’s still up to IT to make sure that Linux is being patched and updated on a regular basis — which is often a tedious job. Oracle announced a product this week to help: a...

/ September 20, 2019 / 1 Comment
Microsoft is betting on a common data model to win the cloud wars

Microsoft is betting on a common data model to win the cloud wars

If there was one theme that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella consistently emphasized during his keynote at last week’s Microsoft Inspire conference, it was how critical Microsoft’s Common Data Model will be in ultimately differentiating them as a cloud service provider....

/ July 23, 2019
Smart MSPs follow the data in the age of the cloud

Smart MSPs follow the data in the age of the cloud

Despite all the momentum cloud computing has enjoyed for the past ten years, around 80 percent of all applications are still running in on-premises IT environments. The trend that managed service providers (MSPs) need to close track is the rate...

/ July 11, 2019