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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. ...

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 ...

Storage. As every aspect of our lives are digitized, the demand for storage only grows. This includes the enterprise, where every IT department wants more of it. Luckily for IT, the world of storage is now undergoing radical change, and as a result, storage capabilities that were simply not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The last five to ten years have seen a huge number of new technologies that enterprise IT departments need to manage. A decade ago, cloud, virtualization and mobile were not even on IT most IT departments' radar screens, while now they are fundamental to how a company operates. Along ...

As enterprise IT managers know, one thing that can really drive up costs for IT organizations is storage. Given the voluminous amounts of data produced by larger enterprises, storage costs can take a big chunk out of IT budgets. Luckily for IT, Inktank has made it their mission to ...

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