Jon Roskill

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

By Jon Roskill | October 1, 2014

Let’s cut right to the chase… Lots of companies have offered 24/7 availability of systems and data to their customers and employees for years. What else is new? What’s new is that a cloud computing environment can make 24/7 availability

Is SaaS For You? Three Questions To Ask

By Jon Roskill | September 24, 2014

Is SaaS For You? The idea of providing software to customers for a fee without the need for investments in IT infrastructure or staff has been around for decades. In the 1970s it was called Timesharing. Back then, companies utilized

Moving To The Cloud: A Smart Move Or Proceed With Caution?

By Jon Roskill | July 10, 2014

Moving To The Cloud You hear it over and over again: The future of computing is in the cloud. Businesses should be moving to the cloud. If you’re not in the cloud, you’re behind the times. But trusting your essential

What Is A Hybrid Cloud? Deconstructing Its Two Components

By Jon Roskill | July 3, 2014

What Is A Hybrid Cloud? With the emergence of cloud-computing technology comes the addition of new terminology. The terms public cloud and private cloud are reasonably well understood. However, a hybrid cloud can mean different things to different people. Under

Can You Run Your Business Entirely From A Mobile Device?

By Jon Roskill | June 16, 2014

Can You Run Your Business Entirely From A Mobile Device? You know the feeling. It’s 8:00 a.m. Your bus is stuck in traffic, so you pull out your phone and start answering work emails. While you may rely on your

Built For The Cloud vs. Adapting To The Cloud

By Jon Roskill | June 13, 2014

Built For The Cloud vs. Adapting To The Cloud It may just sound like semantics, but there is a real difference between something that was “built for” versus “adapted to.” Would you rather buy a house that was “designed for”

What To Do When You’ve Outgrown Your Basic Business Software

By Jon Roskill | May 15, 2014

Basic Business Software You know that feeling. You have multiple business products that aren’t communicating, meaning your employees are doing more work, uploading redundant data into different systems. The software is sluggish and can’t be accessed via browser. You’re paying

The Future Of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us To Do Better

By Jon Roskill | April 28, 2014

What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us to Do Better The cloud has made our working lives easier, with everything from virtually unlimited email storage to access-from-anywhere enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It’s no wonder the 2013 cloud computing research IDG