SharePoint Users: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Solves Common Business Challenges

By Jay Atkinson AIS Network CEO Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is here now. How much do you know about it? If you’re using Microsoft SharePoint 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites or if you manage big data, then it’s likely that you are familiar with SQL Server. This newest version of Microsoft’s premier … Read more

Private SharePoint Cloud Growth Drives Expanding Partnership Between Intelishift Technologies and AIS Network

Private SharePoint Cloud Growth Drives Expanding Partnership Between Intelishift Technologies and AIS Network Chicago, IL — April 13, 2012 — “Public SharePoint Cloud” is out and “Private SharePoint Cloud” is in.  Those are the latest words of wisdom from SharePoint cloud hosting expert Jay Atkinson, who said today that when it comes to hosting Microsoft … Read more

Does Third Party Hosting for SharePoint 2010 Make Sense?

By Jay Atkinson AIS Network CEO “To cloud or not to cloud?” is rapidly emerging as the technical question of the decade. Industry analyst Gartner, Inc., expects 43 percent of companies to have most of their IT efforts running in the cloud in as little as four years. Due to that expected boom in cloud … Read more

Private SharePoint Cloud: For Large Enterprises, It’s the Way to Go

By Jay Atkinson AIS Network CEO Just last week, we made a bold statement that has captured quite a bit of attention within the SharePoint community. We revealed that we are now deploying SharePoint Server 2010 in a single private cloud for less than our competitors are charging for a public or hybrid cloud implementation.  … Read more

SSAE 16 Type II Compliance: The New High Bar for Hosting

By Jay Atkinson AIS Network CEO Goodbye, SAS 70. Hello, SSAE 16. SSAE 16? That’s somewhat new terminology among hosting providers and their customers and investors. SSAE 16 certification has officially replaced the SAS 70 certification process. This week, AIS Network announces its favorable completion of the SSAE 16 Type II audit, which was conducted … Read more

SharePoint Conference.Org in Baltimore a Hit

Great time at the SharePoint conference presented by SusQtech this week. The presentations were varied — from technical to business function to design, which kept it interesting. Even though there was a tremendous amount of information presented, the environment was friendly and upbeat and conducive to both learning and networking. Obviously, one of the major … Read more

A Bright Future for the Cloud

The beauty is that cloud computing, by its nature, is a technology solution that offers a clear business benefit. It lowers the high “fixed cost of IT” while increasing the agility, flexibility and scalability of a business’ mission-critical IT infrastructure.