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It’s an IT specialist’s nightmare: You’re migrating your entire enterprise to an online platform such as Microsoft 365 or Google Apps. Suddenly, you realize that key data was lost during the transition. Well, at least the service provider takes care of backing everything up during the transition, right? Wrong. ...

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While most people associate hot startups with B2C companies like Snapchat or Uber, the last several years we have also witnessed an unprecedented burst of innovation in enterprise IT startup world. As enterprise startups have such dramatically different needs, they really need a whole different type of support system ...

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As any small business owner knows, competing with the big guys is an ongoing challenge. Many small businesses may not even have permanent IT staff, yet they still want to be able to interact with and track their customers. Generally speaking, CRM solutions are simply not designed for small ...

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If you’re in enterprise IT, there’s a good chance you’ve moved at least some of your company’s infrastructure to the cloud. By the same token, however, it’s natural that some of your IT infrastructure is still in its traditional, non-cloud format. In fact, many larger enterprises increasingly have a ...

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In the same way that Linux evolved into a powerful force in the server market, in the rapidly evolving cloud market OpenStack is emerging as the most important open source cloud OS. And within the OpenStack community, Mountain View startup Mirantis has taken a leading role in bringing an ...

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As cloud adoption continues to accelerate, IT departments are increasingly looking for more control over their cloud workloads. IT wants to be able to administer their own workloads, and move these around as they please. Another trend is the increasing concern with disaster recovery. Indeed, more and more companies ...

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As noted in a recent blog post, one of the interesting trends in IT is that Apple has decided to make an aggressive move into the enterprise. This can be seen in the recent announcement of their comprehensive partnership with IBM to target enterprise IT. One startup that was quite ...

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The cloud is huge. Every IT organization is being asked about their cloud strategy. If a company has not moved to the cloud, then they are likely at least considering it. What many overlook, however, is what happens once IT implements a cloud strategy – how can an IT department ...

As any enterprise IT specialist knows, company employees are increasingly going mobile. Travelling employees such as sales executives are just as likely to be using an iPad or iPhone as their main device as opposed to a PC. This mobility is generally a plus for an enterprise’s efficiency productivity, but ...

Cloud computing has become ubiquitous, and the dominant cloud provider for years has been AWS. For some organizations, however, a point may be reached where they want to leave AWS and bring things in-house – leveraging their own infrastructure. Any IT organization that considers this option though is faced with ...

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