Fully managed cloud hosting: why businesses invest

Management headaches of public cloud alleviated by fully managed cloud hosting

Fully managed cloud hosting optimizes enterprise cloud investment. Adoption of hosted private cloud services continues to grow, a recent 451 Research survey found. It projected that by 2016, about 39 percent of organizations’ applications and resources will be in the cloud. When organizations had only a small percentage of software or applications operating in the cloud, it made sense to use in-house or ad hoc IT and infrastructure support. As cloud environments and mission-criticality increase, so too does the level of support businesses require. Fully managed cloud hosting is a solution for businesses that desire the benefits of cloud environments without the management headaches associated with public cloud platforms. Read more

Fully managed cloud hosting: 3 reasons to invest

Public cloud weaknesses overcome by fully managed cloud hosting

Fully managed cloud hosting offers a readily accessible way to make the most of the cloud. While it’s long shed its days as buzzword fodder, the cloud is subject to a host of misconceptions. However, the insights that have developed from organizations’ real experiences with the cloud can help demystify the technology and boil it down to its best practices. Fully managed cloud hosting has emerged as a popular and practical way to attain the potential of cloud computing for business of all sizes. Managed cloud hosting solutions enable companies to effectively balance their current requirements with their future demand, both projected and currently unknown. As business requirements change, fully managed cloud hosting helps position organizations for success. Read more

Managed private cloud spurs IT efficiency

Increased resource productivity a compelling benefit of managed private cloud

Managed private cloud environments offer significant benefits for next-generation IT efficiency.  The cloud is changing the enterprise application layer, transforming infrastructure, and driving new possibilities for connectivity and communication. IT personnel end up bearing the brunt of these transitions, and while converged infrastructure, IT efficiency, and optimal cost-effectiveness are shared goals, they are not always readily achievable. Managed private cloud enables organizations to make IT a source of strength for their critical operations. Read more

Cloud server hosting supports the Internet of Things

Tech businesses, consumers increasingly dependent on cloud server hosting

Cloud server hosting allows organizations to scale up their IT environments efficiently and seamlessly. Cloud server hosting capabilities will be vital to investment and implementation of the Internet of Things, a phenomenon with widespread implications for the future of technology-centric business and lifestyle management. A hot topic of discussion at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, the IoT features data-capturing and remote control devices embedded in electronics so they become intelligent analytical and highly manageable tools. The healthcare, manufacturing and insurance sectors are just a few of the industries that stand to reap significant rewards from the IoT. Read more

Cloud server hosting: what to look for in 2014

Customer expectations, cyberthreats drive improved cloud server hosting

Only the best in cloud server hosting solutions will be able to meet the needs of businesses in 2014 as customer expectations continue to grow, and cyberthreats proliferate. Technology turnover is accelerating, and emerging innovations and complications alike place more challenges on IT systems. Two intermingling trends will shape cloud and hosting investment decisions in 2014: scalability and oversight. Read more