Cloud Infographic – Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Business downtime can be detrimental without a proper disaster recovery plan in place. Only 6% of businesses that experience downtime without a plan will survive long term. Less than half of all businesses that experience a disaster are likely to reopen their doors. There are many causes of data loss and downtime — UPS battery failure, human error, exceeding UPS capacity, cyber attacks, and IT equipment failure, just to name a few —…

Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring

Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring

Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring CopperEgg surveyed 150 IT professionals to check on the state of Application Performance Monitoring today. Results proved that apps are not being monitored due to expense, time, and difficulty. Also, it appears end-to-end and unified coverage are some of the main areas lacking. Check out more of our survey results in the Infographic below. Infographic Source: Copperegg By Steve Prentice

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Cloud-Currency

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Cloud-Currency

Six Things You Didn’t Know about Cloud-Currency News broke recently about a massive securities failure at leading Bitcoin currency exchange MtGox. Formerly the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, MtGox filed for banckruptcy following a combination of inexperience, gross mismanagement and criminal negligence that saw hackers steal $460 million from its accounts. With the future of cloud-based crypto-currencies now firmly under the spotlight, we take the opportunity to look back at six little known facts about the online phenomenon.…

CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction For Unified Communications

CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction For Unified Communications

CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction for Unified Communications The proliferation of cloud solutions has motivated many companies to integrate cloud-based unified communications into their technology suites; in addition to rapid update capabilities, cloud solutions for unified communications offer simplified scalability options while reducing overall information technology redundancies. According to a new study from CompTIA entitled “Trends in Workflow Automation and Communications,” real-time cloud-computing video and voice systems are gaining considerable traction among organizations in the…

3 Missing Cloud Implementations In Mobile Technology

3 Missing Cloud Implementations In Mobile Technology

3 Missing Cloud Implementations In Mobile Technology I like the mobile technology that surrounds us. I’ve gotten to the point where I wouldn’t function to the same level without my phone, and I don’t even think that’s a bad thing – hey, if a couple of years ago we could have carried our desktop PCs around with us, I bet everybody would’ve jumped at the opportunity. In previous articles, I have talked about how much…

Federal Agencies Moving To The Cloud: Bellwether Report

Federal Agencies Moving To The Cloud: Bellwether Report

Federal Agencies moving to the Cloud: Bellwether report shares Feds’ progress and collective wisdom. In December 2010, the U.S. Government’s Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra issued a 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management, designed to streamline and modernize the Government’s use of IT, primarily by shifting three “must-move” services to the cloud within 18 months. Now, more than three years later, a comprehensive report has been released by the Government IT…

The Power Of Custom Metrics

The Power Of Custom Metrics

The Power of Custom Metrics Have you ever watched an auction? Whether people are seeking to buy fine art, cars or livestock, they will spend time at an auction house, in order to place their bids and hopefully snag a deal. A well-run auction is a fascinating event to watch, and most interesting of all is the person who calls out the prices and acknowledges the bids. The auctioneer uses a keen eye to identify…