07/13/2016 2:16 PM This entry was posted in
Virtualization & Cloud
It is in fact an obvious situation that the server gets old and it won’t be able to handle the increased number of users. Software requires essential updating and hence the storage and network competence as well. But every time, the same old method won’t fetch good results, especially when you are running on an old infrastructure. The better options thus available will be either to upgrade your hardware or migrate to another solution. The cloud has always proved effective in tackling such situations. Cloud makes sure that upgrading is done...
12/10/2015 9:26 AM This entry was posted in
Azure Stack combines PaaS and IaaS to give Microsoft shops a streamlined way to manage and deploy legacy and cloud apps.
Hoping to bolster its cloud strategies on a number of fronts, Microsoft debuted a sweeping set of products... and services spanning Azure, Office 365 as well as upcoming versions of Windows Server and desktop.
What captured the attention of many of Microsoft Ignite 2015's 23,000 attendees here this week was Azure Stack, which is intended to deliver both infrastructure as a service and platform as a service to...
12/10/2015 9:25 AM This entry was posted in
Performance tests on Amazon S3, Microsoft and Google rank Microsoft Azure Blob No. 1 in cloud storage.
Microsoft Azure maintained its lead over Amazon's Simple Storage Service in cloud storage performance, according to Nasuni's biennial report on its benchmarking of the cloud providers' speed and availability.
Nasuni sells cloud NAS systems that integrate on-premises data with public cloud storage. The vendor tests cloud providers' ability to handle large numbers of writes, read and deletes for both availability and...
12/10/2015 8:37 AM This entry was posted in
As we start accepting the thought of the cloud and Office 365 for our businesses, security and privacy are still on our minds. Though many security breaches happen from within, we often worry when we hear that our content will be somewhere other than our own servers. Especially in the "cloud" somewhere. So what does the Office 365 data protection promise for both security and privacy to help appease these worries?
Why the Office 365 data protection is like no otherBelow is a list of the top 10 reasons why your data is more secure in...
12/10/2015 8:33 AM This entry was posted in
If you look up the meaning of the word ‘migration’, you'll end up with something that details the movement of ‘something’ from one region to another.
IT Systems migrations are necessary parts of technology related evolution. For myriad reasons, these large scale operations are hardly straightforward and can present a dangerous and awkward journey.
Any company that is entertaining the thought of a migration will more than likely have a million and one questions going through their heads. It is, after all, a big decision and the...
12/10/2015 8:25 AM This entry was posted in
By now you've likely heard that Microsoft has a cloud version of Office, called Office 365, that you pay for on subscription either monthly or annually.
Office 365 is a little unusual in that it is cloud software and you install it on your PC, to give you the best of all worlds. As you keep you paying for it, Microsoft automatically adds cool new features. Alternatively, an online-only version is available for free, called Office Online.
Multiple people can edit the same document at once
Everyone can edit a document at the same...
01/19/2015 10:17 AM This entry was posted in
"There are three steps when testing firewalls for your organization."
Don't believe anything the vendors claim until you've tested it yourself. This means things that "ought to work" or "used to work" may not work at all, or may not behave as you expect. Here we will show you how you can test your firewall, by including three types of firewall tests you should perform and the types that surprisingly very easy, to ensure you choose the best firewall for your organization.
The process for testing firewalls can be broken down into...
01/16/2015 10:06 AM This entry was posted in
Switching on to cloud to store your data, is indeed an intelligent step to be taken as more and more data is being generated every couple of hours and systems are finding it hard to store the same securely. Cloud computing besides being lucrative also manages the security, support, maintenance and back-up, helping businesses to focus directly on the day-to-day functionalities and workings only. Understanding the scenario and the demand, many companies have come up with the solution, making it difficult for the consumer to make the right...
01/16/2015 10:05 AM This entry was posted in
Many businesses have implemented the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy either willingly or vehemently but less have Bring Your Own Application (BYOA) put into practice. Today more and more employees are getting accustomed to Smartphones, PCs and Tablets, and in order to meet their business requirements they even chose the apt application available, without even consulting with the IT sector of the organization. Today’s app culture allows user to chose and pick applications, ignoring the normal gateway functionalities set by the respective...