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Stephane Manos, VP, Valsoft, Discusses SaaS and Venture Capital Trends

By Jennifer Klostermann | June 22, 2016

 SaaS and Venture Capital Trends Montreal is a city with a fast-growing tech sector, the high-quality but low-cost education system drawing and producing a rich assortment of talent. Already boasting a host of popular startup forums, the city’s robust infrastructure

Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

By Jeremy Daniel | May 26, 2016

Tackling Complex IT Challenges Today’s sophisticated business environment demands a dynamic and robust IT infrastructure which is a far cry from the closed, controlled environments that most IT departments were created to handle. A hybrid IT infrastructure, drawing services from

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Phone Systems

By Jennifer Klostermann | May 16, 2016

Cloud-Based Phone Systems Although today’s businesses rely on a host of modern technology, the century-old telephone call is as essential as ever. Of course, businesses today aren’t relying on simple analog voice calls for effective interaction with partners, suppliers, colleagues,

Working With Cloud White Label Partners

By Jennifer Klostermann | April 14, 2016

Cloud White Label Services Sponsored by CloudMGR The benefits of consolidating your cloud to one of the giants such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud are improving as competition increases, with pricing wars between the service providers meaning better

The Ripple Effect Of Outages And Downtime Cannot Be Underestimated

By Jeremy Daniel | April 13, 2016

Outages and Downtime CDN Performance Series Provided By Dyn The Internet is the front door to commerce in today’s always-on, global environment. An Internet Performance issue such as an outage, or severe lack of functionality from an online presence sets

New Smartphones From Apple, Samsung and HTC Promise To Light Up 2016

By Jeremy Daniel | April 8, 2016

New Smartphones from Apple, Samsung and HTC (Sponsored post courtesy of Verizon Wireless) The launch of the Galaxy S7 Edge at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona during February was the first shot in a vintage year for mobile phones. The S7

How Successful Businesses Ensure Quality Team Communication

By Jennifer Klostermann | April 7, 2016

Quality Team Communication  (Sponsored post courtesy of Hubgets) Successful team communication and collaboration are as vital to project and overall business success as the quality of products and services an organization develops. We rely on a host of business tools to

How To Develop A Business Continuity Plan Using Internet Performance Management

By Jeremy Daniel | March 16, 2016

How To Develop A Business Continuity Plan In our previous post, we laid out the problems of business continuity and Internet Performance Management in today’s online environment. In this article, we will take a look at some of the ways

Optimizing Digital Marketing Through Accessibility & Aesthetics

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 15, 2016

Optimizing Digital Marketing In The Cloud Marketers are constantly looking for better ways to tantalize and engage customers, and there’s no space more competitive than the digital universe. Deliberating over pleasing layouts, effective calls to action, site responsiveness, and much

IoT: Connected Manufacturing Leads To Service as a Product

By Steve Prentice | March 9, 2016

Connected Manufacturing A car is driven back to its home garage for the night, and its data port is plugged in. Then, some exciting things happen. First off, the car sends diagnostic information back to the manufacturer to cross-check against

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7 Cloud Security Mistakes Bound To Bite You

By CloudTweaks

7 Main Cloud Security Mistakes  Like sharks off the coast of North Carolina this summer, information security threats are lurking. And now that cloud computing is woven into the fabric of IT everywhere, specific risks to an enterprise’s data apply.

Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

By Barry Coleman

Mobile App Developers Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, marketing and… customer support? We don’t tend to consider customer support as a complement to marketing, but when an organization experiences success in retaining customers and securing customer loyalty, it’s

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By Brad Thies

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

Green Cloud Computing – Green Power Usage Effectiveness

By Eirikur Hrafnsson

  A few years back the Green Grid developed the Power Usage Effectiveness metric or PUE for short to measure a data centers’ effectiveness of getting power to IT equipment. What the PUE tells you in simple terms is how

7 Essential Facts About SharePoint And ECM

By Jim Kane

SharePoint And ECM Pioneer enterprise content management systems like SharePoint can help in take up your business to the next level, but only if you use them correctly Here are seven things you need to know about this leading web

Overcoming the impact of a major disaster on their IT infrastructure

By CloudTweaks

Overcoming IT Infrastructure Disaster One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

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How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused ...
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The Competitive Cloud Data Center

The Competitive Cloud The corporate data center was long the defacto vehicle for all application deployment across an enterprise. Whether ...
Cloud Email Migration? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Cloud Email Migration? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Cloud Email Migration In today’s litigious society, preserving your company’s data is a must if you (and your legal team) ...
Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

Open Source Collaboration Ecosystem Open source – software whose source code is public and can be modified or shared freely ...
Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect to be surprised. While that ...
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Digital Cashless Society: Dystopian Nightmares or Utopian Dreams

Digital Cashless Society A truly digital cashless society was long the realm of dystopian nightmares (or utopian dreams depending on ...