How to ensure high network availability in your organisation

How to ensure high network availability in your organisation

The average cost of downtime per organisation is as high as $163,000 per hour, according to research by the Aberdeen Group. And a downtime of just 10 minutes in a 2500-person organisation can result in a loss of 416 work hours. This of course doesn’t include the indirect cost of decreased brand value and employee morale. Thus, network reliability and availability play key roles in increasing customer satisfaction and employee productivity.

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Original Author: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Cloud Computing Technology: Why Security Matters

Cloud Computing Technology: Why Security Matters

In its early years, cloud computing technology was regarded as an information security issue waiting to happen. While the cloud remains an outstanding IT security concern, its benefits are outweighing these concerns. A recent survey from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) determined more firms are seeking ways to secure their cloud technologies than ever before.

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Original Author: Marissa Tejada

Gartner: Cloud IaaS is a $16.5 billion market

Gartner: Cloud IaaS is a $16.5 billion market

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing is a fast growing market, leaping up 33% in 2015 to become an estimated $16.5 billion market, according to research firm Gartner. The market shows no signs of slowing down, with a compound annual growth rate of 29.1% predicted for the next four years until 2019. Although fast-growing, the cloud market still dwarfs overall worldwide IT spend though, which Gartner estimates is more than $3.5 trillion worldwide.

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Original Author: Brandon Butler

4 ways to radically improve app monitoring with DevOps

4 ways to radically improve app monitoring with DevOps

Once a company begins usinga DevOps mindset to run and deliver its applications, process inefficiencies can become obvious. Companies begin to realize that whileproduct innovations are shipped to production faster, and value is delivered to customers quicker, operational problems become more frequent and eventually slow down innovation. Its at this point that organizations begin to rethink how they can get rid of inefficiencies by moving from a is everything up and running?

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Original Author: Alois Reitbauer, Ruxit

Cloud Computing Technology: A Manufacturing Necessity

Cloud computing technology is becoming more relevant in the manufacturing sector, according to new research from IDC. CSPs that work with manufacturing companies have an open window of opportunity to assist their clients through both public and private cloud computing.

Adopting the Cloud

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Original Author: Marissa Tejada

Business Intelligence and Analytics: An Industry Priority

Business Intelligence and Analytics: An Industry Priority

Financial institutions are shifting priorities, placing business intelligence and analytics above security as they develop their services to fit online and mobile platforms. This trend is an opportunity for MSPs to take the lead and help their financial industry clients reach their mobile business goals.

Slight Shift

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Original Author: Marissa Tejada

Improved Security Visualization Tools a Strong Asset for MSPs

Improved Security Visualization Tools a Strong Asset for MSPs

Information security toolsets have improved drastically from where they were just a few decades ago, though that may not be obvious judging by their user interfaces alone. The lack of security visualization tools may be contributing to the ongoing security problems businesses are facing. MSPs have to embrace the power of security visualization to better prepare themselves for the possibility of an attack.

Visualization a Major Barrier

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Original Author: Shawn Drew