Sunday, February 19, 2017

Datapipe’s Acquisition of GoGrid: Two Industry Pioneers Create New Levels of Customer Value in the Cloud Era

Datapipe has long been a leader and innovator in the managed IT services industry. We have carved out a unique space for ourselves in the market, delivering unprecedented customer value through cutting edge solutions in the security, integration and management of multiple cloud platforms, including AWS. We are constantly seeking to expand our services and empower our customers with the …

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Multi-cloud orchestration offers major backup benefits

Cloud computing is here to stay. The technology has easily passed the point where it can be considered a questionable or risky resource – instead, cloud services are now widely and correctly seen as basic essentials for businesses in every sector. Company leaders who previously fretted about whether or not to deploy cloud solutions now focus on the question of …

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Retailers increasingly turning to big data analytics

As big data analytics tools become more affordable and usable, the technology's influence is both growing and expanding into new sectors. Businesses that have barely touched big data in the past few years are now fully embracing these assets, eager to take advantage of the insight that these solutions may bring.  This trend is clearly visible in the retail sector. …

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Expanding big data uses will require upgraded platforms

Big data has established itself as one of the most powerful resources available to companies today. The technology, once used by only the most technologically innovative enterprises, is now widely accessible, and valuable, to firms in every sector. As Techvibes recently highlighted, there are a number of major changes on the horizon in the big data space. These developments will present …

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Enterprise exploration of big data projects to accelerate in 2015

Big data analytics is still a relatively immature technology. While there can be no doubt that these efforts can yield major, positive results, many large-scale organizations have not yet developed robust, ongoing strategies and solutions in this area. This status quo is quickly changing, however. As InfoWorld recently highlighted, 2015 is likely to see enterprises make significant advancements in terms …

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Third-party assistance needed for big data advancements

For a business to become and remain an industry leader, it needs to take advantage of all its available resources. Over the course of the past few years, it's become clear that one of the most important and valuable resources which virtually every organization has access to and can potentially leverage is big data. Thanks to advances in analytics and …

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Cloud Migration is the Leading Concern of Cloud Adopters

On December 10th, Datapipe surveyed IT specialists and CIOs at the Argyle Executive Forum in New York and asked them to highlight their biggest concerns about adopting cloud IT solutions for their business. As a global operator with multi-platform hybrid IT solutions, our team of experienced professionals can offer some recommendations. The number one concern cited by event attendees was …

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Forrester Names Datapipe Hosted Private Cloud Leader

Datapipe has long been considered a global leader in managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise. We work hard to deliver the best solutions to our customers and we are honored to announce that Datapipe has been recognized as one of two industry leaders by Forrester Research, Inc. in “The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Solutions, Q4 2014” report. This designation comes four …

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Look for Datapipe at AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent, the world's largest gathering of the Amazon Web Services community, is fast approaching. From November 11 through November 14, developers, architects, analysts, media representatives and AWS partners will come together at the Venetian in Las Vegas for three days of technical content, including 200 breakout sessions.  Datapipe will be there. As an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, as well …

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Study highlights cloud benefits for government agencies

The role played by cloud computing in the public sector is increasing rapidly. Government agencies at every level are now leveraging cloud solutions for a wide range of purposes, and are seeing tremendous benefits as a result. Case in point: A recent survey from Market Connections identified several of the most significant advantages government agencies are reaping thanks to their …

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Cloud security concerns highlight need for managed services

Without a doubt, cloud computing adoption has skyrocketed in recent years. Companies that previously had no interest in the technology now realize that cloud services are essential for any organization eager to become and remain competitive in its specific market. Cloud computing can make a company more agile, efficient and productive. With that being said, though, cloud adoption is far …

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Fast food industry’s focus on customer engagement demands back-office support

The fast food industry is currently in the midst of some major changes. Some of these developments are relatively familiar, but on a larger scale – for example, the increasing focus on breakfast offerings. Even more overarching is the public’s growing appetite for healthy foods and subsequent weaning off of fast food. This long-gestating shift is so significant that many …

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Why the cloud is like the rise of ‘athletic wear’

Something very interesting is happening in the realm of fashion. Interesting, that is, as long as you don’t own a stake in Levi Strauss & Co. As USA Today recently reported, jean sales in the United States dropped 6 percent during the year that ended in June, according to market research firm NPD Group. Why is this significant? Because for …

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Why the cloud is like a great example of the 10,000 hour rule

In 2008, Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers” introduced the idea of the 10,000-hour rule. Essentially, this rule suggests that mastering any field requires approximately 10,000 hours of practice and hard work. Even the most talented individual won’t become an expert in his or her field without this time investment. NBA all-stars, award-winning singers and the world’s best gymnasts may make it …

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