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2016 Prediction: Organizations crave service-oriented, custom, proactive MSPs

Continuing our look ahead into 2016, I wanted to delve into the cloud industry from a customer service perspective. It’s no question the cloud consumption model has changed over the years, and organizations big and small are trying to keep up with the ever-changing landscape. As we look to the next 12 months, here are some predictions for what organizations …

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2016: The Year of the MSP

As more organizations continue to adopt and migrate infrastructure to the cloud in 2016, managed service providers (MSPs) will play an even more crucial role in architecting and overseeing IT infrastructure, helping businesses comprehend the complexity of platforms and services, and explaining and helping organizations meet regulatory requirements.

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A managed service provider can ease the transition to the cloud

Stephen Boyle, who’s three months into his new position as vice president of Microsoft’s U.S. Partner Group, recently shared his outlook on the future of the cloud with The Var Guy, and he’s excited about where things are headed. The benefits of moving to the cloud are becoming increasingly apparent to most businesses, including Microsoft’s partners. However, as Boyle points out, …

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When it comes to Big Data deployments, know your options

In his book, Digital Exhaust: What Everyone Should Know About Big Data, Digitization and Digitally Driven Innovation, David Neef offers three options (highlighted in this recent TechTarget article) for building a big data system: Do-it-yourself ‘build-on’ to a company’s current enterprise IT structure Run parallel database frameworks Let someone else do it in the cloud. I would argue there is …

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As the cloud consolidates, MSPs must diversify

Three of our biggest cloud platform partners have been posting some huge numbers of late. Amazon and Amazon Web Services had yet another significant quarterly profit, posting $521 net income on $2.1 billion in revenues, displaying a 25 percent profit margin. Microsoft also reported strong growth for Windows Azure and other cloud computing products, nearly doubling its cloud profits with …

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Datapipe named a finalist in SVC Awards for Cloud Project of the Year

The 2015 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards are coming up in December and Datapipe has been named a finalist in three different categories: Company of the Year, Security Project of the Year, and Cloud Project of the Year. The latter is for our work with Thomsons Online Benefits, a Software-as-a-Service provider of global employee benefits solutions based in the United …

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AWS re:Invent lessons learned

In 2010 Datapipe launched the company’s managed services for AWS, transforming the managed service provider industry and defining best practices for public cloud management. Since the launch, Datapipe has been a close AWS partner, bringing public and hybrid cloud solutions and best practices to enterprises around the world. Needless to say we are seasoned pros when it comes to AWS …

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DualSpark Customer Usage Scenarios

DualSpark focuses on strategy, custom solutions, and automation optimization to get enterprises up and running in their AWS environments faster, with a low overall cost, and a well-supported solution. By adding DualSpark’s extensive AWS expertise, the recent achievement of Chef Certified Partner status, and the company’s hot-seat location in Seattle and throughout the west coast, Datapipe will be uniquely positioned …

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