Making a case for cloud computing

My wife, who is home for the day, just informed me that her IT department moved their email and home directories to the cloud.  Previously, the company’s access policies were so restrictive that she could never see this information offsite.  As I reflected on what this change would mean to remote users, I wondered about […]

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Goldilocks finds that secure cloud bursting is just right

In the world of IT, it is difficult to accomplish the Goldilocks balance of getting things “just right,” rather than having too few computing resources or too many. It’s easy to say you can never have too much compute power, but the reality is that there is always a tradeoff and any money saved on […]

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