Saturday, May 30, 2015

How are new trends impacting IT infrastructure?

How are new trends impacting IT infrastructure?

In the past five years or so, several major trends have emerged and gained traction among the private and public sectors, with the most notable being enterprise mobility, the Internet of Things and big data. Although each of these trends comes with its own unique advantages, opportunities and challenges, virtually all of them have significant impacts on the ways in which IT ...

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How are new trends impacting IT infrastructure?

How are new trends impacting IT infrastructure?

In the past five years or so, several major trends have emerged and gained traction among the private and public sectors, with the most notable being enterprise mobility, the Internet of Things and big data. Although each of these trends comes with its own unique advantages, opportunities and challenges, virtually all of them have significant impacts on the ways in which IT ...

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Change imminent in cloud services management

Change imminent in cloud services management

The cloud computing market has gone through several major transformations in the short time it has been around, but today might be the most significant period of change for several reasons. Enterprises are beginning to better understand what the cloud can be used for, how best to align investments with needs and the value in taking a more hybrid IT ...

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Taking advantage of multi-cloud benefits with visibility

Cloud computing has, by this point, more than proven its value for businesses of every type. The vast majority of executives, owners and other corporate leaders have now either embraced cloud services or are currently developing plans to move forward with cloud adoption. The number of firms that remain resistant to using the cloud entirely is small and shrinking every ...

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The future of cloud services is now

The future of cloud services is now

Cloud computing has become such a household technology that many might begin to believe innovation is hitting a plateau of sorts, with vendors and developers running out of ideas on how to improve the functionality, performance and efficiency of these services. However, this could not be further from the truth, as competition among providers has only intensified of late, leading ...

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Industry accolades undermine Datapipe’s priority: the customer

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There are several different managed service providers available. Businesses must do their due diligence to determine which one best fits their needs because they aren’t all created equal. At Datapipe, we believe in educating users as much as possible, demonstrating all that we offer. Of course, it helps when the industry backs up our claims, as well. Datapipe is honored ...

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451 Research’s take on Datapipe

A rundown of recent hybrid cloud research

There is no question that 2015 has already been a big year for Datapipe. From our acquisition of GoGrid, to extending our managed cloud offering for Microsoft Azure, we have been expanding our cloud portfolio and have taken off with great momentum. Analyst Agatha Poon of 451 Research took note of our recent developments and has written a report outlining her ...

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IaaS adoption is burgeoning

IaaS adoption is burgeoning

Although software-as-a-service remains as the largest segment of the cloud computing market, infrastructure-as-a-service is becoming more massive as the years progress. Not only are a higher volume and greater diversity of companies beginning to use IaaS – they are also starting to expand upon their investments to take a more cloud-centric approach to IT management and service delivery, which is ...

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Why Datapipe got a shout-out during the Equinix Q1 earnings call

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Equinix and Datapipe have been longtime partners. We have been working with the company to deliver global, multi-platform hybrid IT solutions to the enterprise with direct connections to multiple public, private and hybrid clouds for more than three years. Last fall we partnered with Equinix to bring Hybrid IT solutions, including managed AWS, into Equinix data centers. Just this past ...

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Cloud computing a key to the IoT

Cloud computing a key to the IoT

The Internet of Things might be the most transformative trend taking shape today, as organizations across regions and industries work to embrace this movement given the vast benefits to productivity, brand image and operational success. As a note, the IoT is essentially used to describe the rapid proliferation and diversification of Web-enabled and connected devices, and has been most popular ...

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Cloud security services might quell common threats to patient data integrity

Cloud security services might quell common threats to patient data integrity

Certain industries have been more severely impacted by cybercrime and other causes of data breach than in the past few years, and health care would likely be the most obvious contender for the most at-risk in this regard. Not only have the frequency and subsequent damages of these events continued to rise at an accelerating pace in this sector, the ways ...

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Hybrid IT offers superior security and other benefits

Now that cloud computing is widely viewed as a basic business tool for organizations in every industry, the question that decision-makers must grapple with is how to best utilize these resources. What is the best cloud strategy for a given firm's short- and long-term goals? Obviously, this answer will vary from company to company. However, it is fair to say ...

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Cloud can mitigate IT security talent shortage

Cloud can mitigate IT security talent shortage

There is a growing awareness among business leaders in every industry that cybersecurity is now a top-level priority. Whereas data protection was primarily seen as an IT concern, many decision-makers now realize that this is truly a business-wide worry. Companies today collect greater volumes of sensitive data than ever before, and the number of cybercriminals eager to steal these resources is ...

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The great cloud security paradigm shift

The great cloud security paradigm shift

New technologies have long evoked fear among security professionals and risk managers throughout the public and private sectors, as uncharted territories can certainly present novel threats to corporate continuity. In the past few years, though, the speed of innovation taking place alongside rapidly evolving consumer and corporate demands has forced virtually all organizations to embrace trends in stride and deal ...

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Health care IT marches onward

Health care IT marches onward

Although a wealth of industries have been highly engaged in the adoption and deployment of modern technologies, health care might be the quickest and most aggressive in these matters. This is partly due to the need for solutions that can help medical firms simultaneously reduce costs while improving the quality of care, and also caused by several pieces of regulation in ...

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