By Donna Hemmert AIS Network VP, Strategy Trends like the Internet of Things are bringing more and more devices online and at breakneck speed. Have you ever wondered how far Internet infrastructure can take us? Is it infinitely scalable? And even if it is, will it always scale at the speed we need it to? I have been researching Mesh Networks for a while and an … Read more
One thing we have noticed change over the last 3 years is that we no longer have to sell people on cloud computing. A few years ago, the vast majority of our clients were using managed servers, but that has certainly shifted. And this is, of course, a part of a much larger trend. The IT community as … Read more
By Donna Hemmert AIS Network, VP Strategy Cloud vs. VPS? We often get the question of what is the difference between Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and cloud servers. Both use a virtualized (as opposed to physical) environment and so they are often confused. First it’s important that you understand virtualization. Virtualization is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version … Read more
So, you are working through your go-forward IT strategy and need to make sure that you have things covered should something go wrong. Pretty quickly, you notice that the terms “Backup” and “Disaster Recovery” are quite often being used interchangeably. But, the truth is, they are different. Related, yes, but different. How are disaster recovery … Read more
Bob McDonnell, Virginia’s Govenor, has called for a 4% reduction in agency budgets. Tstrategies in IT that definitely allow you to cut costs without cutting service – Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS).
What are the different Cloud Deployment Models? Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud or Community Cloud?
Just two years ago, the Office of Management and Budget implemented a “Cloud First” policy. Since then, several agencies have already transitioned.
The datacenter tiers help people understand the capabilities of a datacenter by describing the availability of data from the hardware at the datacenter.