A hybrid cloud allows you to take advantage of dynamic workload balancing capabilities on-premises, in private clouds, and in public clouds, too. You can leave all your sensitive applications and data in-house and still access them from anywhere at any time. [...]
A decade ago, people would have thought you were crazy if you told them that cloud technology would account for the majority of businesses’ workloads. Today, those folks would be wrong, as 79% of companies are running workloads in the cloud. In fact, Forbes predicted that ... [...]
Have you ever noticed that the Microsoft logo is a window? Needless to say, the Windows operating system has always been the tech giant’s prized possession, and its name is a significant part of its identity.
But recently, the 7th most valuable brand in the world revealed an overhaul to its organizational structure... [...]
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. [...]
When evaluating cloud services there are three types of cloud platforms to choose from. The first is the public cloud, in which apps and data are hosted in data centers managed by providers like Microsoft and Amazon. Another option is the private cloud, which is hosted in a remote or in-house data center where you own or rent the servers.
The third option presents a mix of the two — the hybrid cloud. This approach provides the best of both, but it’s also inherently more complex. To ensure a successful digital transformation, you should ask the following questions to any potential hybrid cloud provider: [...]