Steve Prentice

Steve Prentice is a project manager, writer, speaker and expert on productivity in the workplace, specifically the juncture where people and technology intersect. He is a senior writer for CloudTweaks.

The Right Time To Move To The Cloud

By Steve Prentice | July 30, 2019

Time To Move To The Cloud Ancient cultures all over the world relied on the phases of the moon and the stars in the night sky to time the planting of seeds and harvesting of crops. We have all heard

Choosing A Cloud Provider for VMware Workloads

Choosing A Cloud Provider for VMware Workloads? Ask These Questions First

By Steve Prentice | July 22, 2019

VMware Workloads Provider Most of the cloud fanfare we see in today’s media is focused on application development, specifically, the services that cloud providers offer to support development of new applications on their platforms (IaaS). For new companies that are

Practically Speaking About IT Infrastructure

Choosing a New Cloud Provider? Let the Workload Be Your Guide

By Steve Prentice | July 16, 2019

Improving IT efficiency, delivery, and cost structure There’s no question that customers are embracing cloud for all types of workloads. Whether the workloads are mission-critical, third-tier applications, or somewhere in between, the cloud has become the destination of choice for

Endpoint Security

Your Ability to Recover From Disaster Depends on Your Willingness To Prepare

By Steve Prentice | July 8, 2019

The best disaster recovery strategies are baked into your digital infrastructure from the very beginning The 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union has been on people’s minds a lot lately, following the groundbreaking HBO series that examined

Mobile security

It May Not Be Sexy, But Strict Compliance Delivers The Freedom To Innovate

By Steve Prentice | June 28, 2019

Compliance and Business Innovation When the U.S. based non-profit organization RHD | Resources for Human Development decided to move its operations into the cloud, one of its top priorities was compliance. As a company that prides itself on delivering compassionate,

Five Reasons Why There’s A Digital Stampede To The Cloud

By Steve Prentice | June 27, 2019

The Digital Stampede As the transfer of digital assets to the cloud gathers momentum, we examine the fundamental reasons why it’s happening Many organizations have been contemplating moving some or all their assets to the cloud for at least a

Mobile Company Implements ERP Service in 90 Days

By Steve Prentice | September 21, 2018

Cellphone Provider Switches to Acumatica, Implements ERP in 90 Days Open Mobile is a mobile telecommunications provider that serves tens of thousands of customers across Puerto Rico, and which enjoys direct relationships with major cellphone suppliers such as Samsung and

Breached Data

Breached Data – Keeping it Secret Doesn’t Make It Go Away

By Steve Prentice | December 6, 2017

Breached Data When Uber’s massive data breach made it to the public’s ears recently, it became a member of an infamous group of companies who not only had vital customer data stolen, but who sat on the story and did

ISVs and Future Proofing Your Payment Integration

By Steve Prentice | December 5, 2017

ISV Payment Integration Proofing When a consumer walks into a store, or browses an online ecommerce site, very little thought is given over to the “paying” part until the time comes. At that moment, a fast and convenient point-of-sale or

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How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

By Steve Prentice | November 15, 2017

Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers If you are a cloud service provider (CSP), you know your customers have a choice as to who to work with, but do you know what will help tip the scales in your favor?

Sumo logic

The Case for Microservices Sprawl at Sea

By Steve Prentice | October 24, 2017

Microservices Sprawl at Sea Why would anyone want to talk about microservices when they can talk about cruise ships? Taking a cruise is a popular life event for hundreds of thousands of vacationers every year. The image of a huge

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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

By Steve Prentice | October 16, 2017

Certification for Cloud Service Providers The concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown from simply being