Business Issues, Cloud

Would Remote Working Bring any Benefits for Your Business?

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Remote working is becoming an industry standard, especially in the IT industry and other digital related fields. However, at the beginning of this year Jackie  Reses, Chief Development Officer of Yahoo sent out a memo telling all remote employees that, by June, they would need to work in Yahoo offices.

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Cloud Computing: Enabling Change for Financial Sector

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Although financial services companies see significant benefits in cloud-based systems, the adoption of this technology is still slow-paced for the industry. The reason? For highly-regulated institutions there are significant legal and regulatory challenges that must be considered and dealt with before migrating to the cloud.

However, no industry can afford to ignore cloud computing any longer and its impact is strongly felt within the financial services sector.

Adapting to a New Business Model

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The Cloud: If the Business Needs It, You’ll Have It. If Not, You’ll Find an Excuse!

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When thinking about writing this article, I was actually wondering, do I really need to get started on why businesses should prioritize moving to the cloud? By now the majority of business managers and IT administrators have already read many cloud related articles and listened to a large number of talks related to this topic.

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The Cloud: A Cost-Effective Way to Face BYOD’s Security Challenges

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A trend quickly embraced by end users, BYOD makes companies and  IT managers shiver when thinking about security and compliance implications.

If the number of employees that bring their own device to work is continuously increasing, so does the number of vulnerable entry points into sensitive corporate data. Organizations find themselves in the situation of managing even more computing devices and having to protect themselves against security threats and costs to support these devices.

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How to Choose the Right Cloud Environment

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If there’s a thing everybody agrees upon when it comes to cloud migrations, is that there are a lot of choices to be made when you decide you are going to move to the cloud.  With all the noise around the topic it can be difficult to make the right choices, especially related to the cloud environment that is the best fit for your company.

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Are SMBs still afraid of moving to the cloud?

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We all know that since cloud computing services are available, almost every organization, regardless of its size, at least thought about migrating to the cloud. When analyzing a solution this complex, there are many aspects to understand and plan, including costs, efficiency, technology, resources and so on. But one of the biggest worries was and still is security, and this is one of the main reason why SMBs are still avoiding to move to the cloud.


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Identifying workloads that are a good fit for a new cloud environment

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Identifying workloads to move to the cloud can be challenging. I personally believe that every company has the ability to migrate most of their existing business to the cloud, but before doing so, it’s necessary to complete a proper assessment of your applications and the requirements needed to support them.

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Cloud computing becomes more influential in the charity sector

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RickBlaisdell

The charity sector is one of the slowest sectors to implement cloud computing, but the good news is that they are now taking advantage of the benefits of cloud. According to the “Third sector reaches for the cloud” report, almost half of the charity representatives (42%) said their companies had used software as a service (SaaS) based applications over the past 12 months and 39% admitted they hadn’t considered cloud as a solution at all.

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Common Challenges Of Private Cloud Implementations

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RickBlaisdell

According to IDC, the global market for private cloud computing is expected to increase by 60% and reach 12 billion dollars by 2014, and approximately 44% of companies consider implementing a private cloud solution.

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How is Cloud Computing revolutionising aerospace and defense

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How cloud computing helped several industries was a recurring theme on my blog.

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