More and more small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are moving to the cloud because of the great business potentials it can provide. However, compliance is still one of the biggest reasons why some SMBs hesitate to fully adopt a cloud-first strategy. Having a clear understanding of how to achieve compliance in the cloud but avoid the cloud compliance trap will help your company take advantage of the business agility and growth cloud technology can provide. [...]
Time is an invaluable resource, which is why employees highly appreciate the flexibility that remote work provides. The challenge lies in making your remote work policy work for your business and for your invaluable employees. Here are some of the best mobility solutions that will help you meet that challenge. [...]
Azure is Microsoft’s brand of platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service (PaaS and IaaS). Azure’s PaaS allows healthcare providers to adopt Microsoft’s artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies as they build, test, deploy, manage, and update their own proprietary applications. [...]
Entrusting your IT requirements to a cloud service provider (CSP) might sound like a leap of faith especially if it's your first time to hear about it. If you use cloud-based software-as-a-service, what happens to the files you create with them? How do you keep sensitive information and proprietary items from leaking? The same concern goes for data backups held externally. [...]
Many companies, large and small, don’t have IT as a core competency. They struggle a lot when they try to build their own IT infrastructure. This diverts company funds and focus away from critical processes and main business objectives. [...]
A recent report from TechRepublic indicated that 66% of all users expect cloud adoption to grow in businesses, with hybrid clouds leading the way. Another report shows that almost two-thirds of companies across Europe have a strategy or pilot program for hybrid cloud in place.
These surveys weren't limited to large enterprises, which begs the question: How much do business owners need to know about this brand of cloud technology to stay competitive? Here are some basics. [...]