hosted desktops help secure remote workers

Hosted desktops help secure remote workers

Remote work may have helped keep some businesses alive during the pandemic, but implementing it does have consequences. One particularly worrisome risk of remote work is how it can make your business more susceptible to different cyberthreats. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to protect your data. One of these is by using hosted desktops. [...]

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maximize colocation and the public cloud

How to maximize colocation and the public cloud for your business

Many companies are migrating to the public cloud for very good reasons. Cloud technology can help you save a lot of money, improve your operation’s flexibility, and open you up to new solutions that make business processes more efficient. But migration isn’t a practical option for businesses with concerns such as:

● Business-critical legacy applications that cannot be migrated to the cloud
● Security or compliance issues brought about by the public cloud’s multitenant structure
● Users having limited control and visibility over the public cloud environment

Such businesses usually use on-premises (on-prem) servers, invest in third-party private clouds, or implement colocation. Colocation, in particular, is a popular option because it offers most of the benefits of on-premises and cloud servers while being a lot easier on a company’s finances. [...]

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Public cloud vs colocation: Which is better for your business?

Hosting your own servers in your office has plenty of benefits, especially in terms of data security, but doing so can be severely prohibitive. Besides spending on the upfront cost of necessary hardware and software, you’ll have to budget for repairs, maintenance, upgrades, and the possibility of hiring additional personnel who will manage your machines. What’s more, servers take up space, consume electricity, and require cooling to function properly.

Business owners looking to avoid these issues usually have two options: the public cloud or colocation. [...]

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cloud sticker shock

Cloud sticker shock; how to prevent it

Cloud technology offers businesses many awesome benefits, including improved flexibility, data security, and efficiency. Potentially lower costs are also among its upsides, but many businesses counting on this particular advantage end up getting sticker shock when they do receive their monthly cloud bill. [...]

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why a hybrid cloud is great for SMBs

Why a hybrid cloud is great for SMBs

Considering how uncertain times are these days, you must calculate how every decision will affect your small- to medium-sized business (SMB). How much money will that decision cost? What do you stand to gain from it? Does it pose any risks? This is true even when you’re considering investing in the cloud. [...]

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data backup tips

6 top data backup tips for 2021

Industry experts predict that ransomware attacks, a frequent cause of significant business data loss and downtime, will happen about six times a minute in 2021. Unfortunately, the increasing popularity of remote work will likely make things worse. This is because although the practice has been instrumental in many businesses’ survival during the coronavirus pandemic, it can also open large gaps in a company’s IT security. [...]

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