Friday, May 22, 2015

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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Managed Azure backup offers unbeatable advantages

Since the technology first appeared on the scene, one of the most popular and valuable uses of cloud computing services has been data backup. Key to both disaster recovery and business continuity, cloud-based data backup allows companies to ensure their digital assets remain safe and secure at all times, no matter what. But not every cloud backup solution offers the ...

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Managed Azure backup offers unbeatable advantages

Since the technology first appeared on the scene, one of the most popular and valuable uses of cloud computing services has been data backup. Key to both disaster recovery and business continuity, cloud-based data backup allows companies to ensure their digital assets remain safe and secure at all times, no matter what. But not every cloud backup solution offers the ...

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The new face of cloud security

The new face of cloud security

When cloud computing solutions first became popular nearly a decade ago, the prevailing concern was that the services would simply not be able to be secured given their open and novel nature. While fears of this nature are not entirely gone, it has become clear that the cloud can indeed be just as well-defended and private as legacy IT and ...

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Hybrid cloud security comes with complexity

Hybrid cloud security comes with complexity

The move toward hybrid cloud solutions is one of the biggest stories now occurring in the realm of business technology. Increasingly, corporate decision-makers are coming to realize that they need to embrace cloud services in order to remain competitive in their industries and, furthermore, hybrid IT is an ideal strategy for utilizing this technology. With the hybrid cloud, organizations can enjoy the ...

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A rundown of recent hybrid cloud research

A rundown of recent hybrid cloud research

Cloud computing continues to evolve rapidly, both in terms of the innovation taking place among developers and providers, and the ways in which the solutions are being used by adopters. While one might argue that the industry started in a relatively black-and-white fashion, with companies either choosing a private or public model, the real theme in the past few years ...

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Multi-cloud deployments deliver major value, but demand careful strategizing

For the first years after cloud computing entered the mainstream, the choices that enterprises interested in this technology faced were relatively straightforward. Most notably, firms would need to decide between pursuing a private or a public cloud deployment. Eventually, hybrid cloud became a viable option – and it remains a compelling choice for countless businesses today. However, a growing number ...

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