Cloud Computing

Today’s Forecast: Cloud Covered

Brett Harney Cloud

Continual monitoring of cloud computing trends, with regular updates to an enterprise’s cloud strategy, will be essential to avoid costly mistakes or miss market opportunities over the next few years. Gartner, a leading technology research and advisory company, has identified five cloud computing subtrends that will be accelerating, shifting or reaching a tipping point over the next three years, and …

People As Data Backup, huh?

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud

Disasters do happen and every business must have a plan in place to guarantee business continuity and overall company survival. How certain companies go about data backup and disaster recovery can be creative when necessary. The on-demand ride-provider, Uber, has come up with a solution to protect its data wherever it travels. Fortune reports that Uber is using their drivers’ …

5 Benefits You May Not Know About Cloud Computing

Brett Harney Cloud

As predicted, cloud computing has taken off. Yet, companies are still recognizing cloud’s full potential. Joe McKendrick highlighted 5 benefits beyond the obvious in a piece for Forbes.

Cost savings… elasticity…. scalability…. load “bursting”…. storage on demand… These are the advertised benefits of cloud computing, and they certainly help make for a solid business case for using either third-party services or a virtualized data center.

4 Benefits of the Cloud that Can Deliver Mobile Mastery

Brett Harney Cloud

I recently read an article 4 Ways the Cloud Helps Engage Millennials at Work, and was immediately intrigued by some of its insights, most notably the idea of mastery.  In the article, Pat Patterson defines mastery in context of a sep…