managed services

7 considerations for choosing the right hybrid cloud provider

Hybrid cloud computing is an attractive option for businesses that want to combine the advantages of public and private clouds. An organization’s hybrid cloud provider will be an important partner as it integrates on-premises systems with cloud-based ones. Before awarding this important contract, there are seven important aspects to consider. 1. Get to know your workloads. Before […]

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The best technology grows and innovates over time

In 1993, as grunge and alternative music picked up momentum, the first beanie babies were released and Jurassic Park dominated the box office, computing was making big strides, too. The World Wide Web was born at CERN and Intel released the first Pentium microprocessor. IBM also released the world’s flagship enterprise messaging technology: MQ. Messaging […]

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Benefits of increasing use of cloud managed services

This is the second part in a two-part interview series with Lynda Stadtmueller, vice president of cloud services for the analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. In part one, we discussed why 80 percent of US companies plan to increase their use of cloud managed services. Today, she offers perspective on the benefits that cloud managed […]

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Are managed services the best financial choice for your business?

In the old days, many IT employees used a simple gauge to assess the financial viability of their technology decisions: is there enough money in the budget? Today, as chief information officers embrace the role of “strategic service broker” to the business, the organization must have a better understanding of how technology decisions impact the […]

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