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5 Signs You Need Better Disaster Recovery

When a disaster strikes your business, the consequences are dire. Production shuts down. Employees are unable to perform their duties. Requests from clients and customers go unfulfilled. Vital data gets lost. Some companies never recover. Disaster recovery experts at Zerto estimate that downtime from a disaster impacts 65% of both a company’s sales and its … Read More

Why Connectivity Is the Key to Embracing Fintech

Financial organizations are relying on technology more than ever to improve making transfers, lending, investing, and receiving payments. Digital and mobile banking services increase the level of customer convenience and accessibility. Blockchain assists with transactions, artificial intelligence helps with making smart investments, and multifactor authentication protects sensitive financial data. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Global FinTech Report 2017 found … Read More

What to Look for in a Cloud Provider

Many providers seem to have some skin in the cloud game these days. Navigating this crowded market can be tricky. The web-scale cloud providers all claim to be the best. These cloud giants dominate the field, with the leading provider consistently capturing a third of the total cloud market. However, these high-profile cloud providers are … Read More

5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

Lately, natural disasters seem to be featured regularly in the news. From volcano eruptions in Hawaii to wildfires in California and flooding on the East Coast, every part of the U.S. is being affected. These natural disasters are stark reminders that designing and implementing a formal disaster recovery plan is crucial for companies. Despite these … Read More

Should You Choose Colocation or the Cloud?

Maintaining an on-premises data center can be a burden on companies. Organizations need to budget for the capital expenses of housing and provisioning hardware as well as the ongoing operating costs. The 2016 Data Center Industry Survey found that 50% of IT budgets are shrinking. When companies operate a data center on-site, it can be difficult to … Read More

5 Cloud Computing Trends to Watch

In a surprisingly short amount of time, cloud computing has gone from being novel to commonplace. Today, almost every company uses cloud in some capacity. Even the general public has become familiar with the cloud through popular applications including Netflix and I-Tunes. As the cloud has gained acceptance, the ways of using it have evolved … Read More

How the Cloud Contributes to Health Care

In the era of electronic health records (EHRs), medical institutions must find ways to store, transmit, process, and protect large volumes of data. Medical data is often complex and unstructured, containing doctors’ notes and image files created during scans. Information must be stored for a long time in archives so that doctors can have access … Read More