When Hackers Strike “The battle against terrorism is not only a military battle, but primarily a battle of information” -Ahmed Chalabi In today’s globalized and cyber-connected world, hackers are a real and present danger. The threat of “bad guys” extends to the Internet and the security of your life and personal information. Throughout history, … Read more
National Health IT Week 2014, which is this week, celebrates the value of IT and its contribution to healthcare providers, associations and non-profit organizations, state and regional extension centers, corporations and colleges and universities across the nation. In honor of National Health IT Week, I thought I would share with you the story of one of … Read more
Cloud storage of interest? You bet! The total cloud storage market is expected to reach $46.8 billion over the next four years with a CAGR of 40.2%. That’s according to a new market research report “Public/Private Cloud Storage Market (Incl. Cloud Storage Gateways, Backup and Recovery, Data Movement and Access, Data Replication, Hsm and Archiving, … 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
By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President Good news from IDC yesterday — at least for those of us engaged in private cloud hosting. The research group forecasts that worldwide spending on hosted private cloud services will surpass $24 billion in 2016. Compare that to $5.5 billion spent on such services last year. IDC predicts … Read more
What are the different Cloud Deployment Models? Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud or Community Cloud?
We met with many State and Local people who were focused on a variety of issues. We also saw a lot of interest around the Cloud (especially Private Cloud) and Bring Your Own Device.
By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President How successful are private clouds, anyway? That’s the question asked by a recent research report from Information Week. The survey reveals that most companies with private clouds in place are pleased with the results and are experiencing heightened efficiency and lower costs. I find this report particularly interesting … Read more