Chris Isham

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Top Considerations for Compliant Colocation Solutions

Posted by Chris Isham on Jun 22, 2017 10:25:00 PM

Colocation has become the fastest-growing segment of the data center industry. According to a DCD Intelligence report, the global number of colocation facilities rose from 7,440 in 2012 to 9,540 in 2016. This increase results from more businesses and government agencies looking to minimize CAPEX costs to and move to more predictable OPEX savings. Shifting responsibility for data center operations to a colocation services provider helps accomplish this goal.

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Topics: Compliant Colocation

Trends in Managed Cloud Solutions

Posted by Chris Isham on Jun 13, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Here are six trends in managed cloud hosting that are changing the landscape of how managed service providers offer their solutions:

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Topics: Cloud

Managed Cloud Servers and Healthcare: Best Practices

Posted by Chris Isham on Jun 6, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Moving your organization's healthcare applications to the cloud is a substantial move for any company. You need confidence the hosting provider you choose for managed cloud servers has the experience and expertise to help you comply with HIPAA safeguards.

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Topics: Cloud

Key Considerations for Enterprise Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 30, 2017 8:30:00 AM

As enterprise IT responsibilities shift from maintenance and upkeep to a more strategic and innovative role, companies are moving their IT services into the cloud. With the high capital expenditures associated with operating and maintaining advanced technology in-house, the benefits of managed cloud hosting, become more attractive.

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Topics: Cloud

Why Successful Companies are Moving to Managed Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 26, 2017 8:33:00 AM

With exploding private cloud computing options going mainstream in recent years, companies big and small are utilizing the cloud to save money, redeploy IT resources more strategically, and take advantage of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). IDG Enterprise surveyed IT professionals and found that they have already moved 45% of applications and infrastructure to the cloud. Of those surveyed, over half expect their IT environment to be fully in the cloud by 2018.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

Managed vs. Virtual Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 24, 2017 8:44:00 AM

Virtualization offers companies an option to the expense of a dedicated cloud environment and allows for sharing of resources, so you're not paying for an entire cloud by yourself. To better understand the differences between a virtual private cloud and a managed private cloud, let's discuss a few definitions.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

What are Managed Cloud Hosting Solutions?

Posted by Chris Isham on May 22, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Managed cloud hosting solutions can be hard to differentiate. It is sometimes difficult to determine which provider will be the best fit for your business needs.

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Topics: Cloud

Pricing Considerations for Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Before you select the lowest cost private cloud hosting solution available, here are a few pricing considerations to ensure you're getting the best solution for your money.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

Trends in Managed Cloud Hosting Services

Posted by Chris Isham on May 15, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Managed cloud hosting services is a strategy being adopted by more and more successful healthcare companies and large enterprises in 2017. Companies realize the advantages of turning to managed cloud services to free IT staff’s time and allow them to focus attention on core business functions.

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Topics: Compliant Cloud

Why Successful Healthcare Organizations Use Private Cloud Hosting Solutions

Posted by Chris Isham on May 10, 2017 8:40:00 AM

If your company operates in the Healthcare or Life Sciences arena, you know how important control, security, and privacy are for your electronic protected health information (ePHI). This and compliance are the main reasons why successful healthcare organizations choose to use private cloud hosting solutions for their ePHI. Here are 5 additional reasons that make private cloud hosting solutions even more attractive.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting