Category Archives: Managed Cloud

Best Practices for Cloud-Based Recovery

Learn what to look for in a cloud-based recovery solution. Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) has been available for some time, and has leveraged a number of infrastructure options and recovery platforms. Many of these options have provided a recovery solution that is flexible, scalable, and secure. And in some cases, service providers […]

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Hybrid Clouds: An Emerging Tool for Corporate IT

There is a continuing revolution in how IT deploys their enterprise applications. A number of years ago, physical servers in a private datacenter were the only choice. Today, the option of on-premise servers is joined by deploying applications in the Public Cloud — infrastructure owned and managed by third party […]

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VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director–Free Sample Chapter

It’s All About Delivering Service with vCloud Director. Empowered by virtualization, companies are not just moving into the cloud, they're moving into private clouds for greater security, flexibility, and cost savings. However, this move involves more than just infrastructure. It also represents a different business model and a new way […]

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3 Tips for Every Start-Up or Entrepreneurial Venture Considering Google Apps

When you’re focused on building the next of power ultra-fast, low latency cloud networks, you don’t have time to worry about your email server going down. Andy Bechtolsheim, Co-Founder, Sun Microsystems, and Chairman for Arista Networks describes Arista’s switch to Google Apps as a “completely obvious choice” and says, “It’s […]

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License Management Using SmartCloud Control Desk

Learn how SmartCloud Control Desk can retrieve software details on managed PCs, which allows us to keep track of the licenses of the commercial software and comply with licensing requirements. Unified asset and service management software provides a common control center for managing business processes for both digital and physical […]

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Securing Your Business Against SSL-Based DDoS Attacks

In 2013, 50% of all web attacks used HTTPS communication or SSL based encrypted communications for the attack. This white paper details the main challenges that encrypted SSL based DDoS attacks present:Attack impact is higher than clear text attacksCurrent DoS mitigation technologies don’t inspect SSL trafficAnti-DoS scrubbing centers are not […]

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ERP Cloud and SaaS Buyer’s Guide

Cloud computing &software as a service (SaaS) have become accepted ways to provision software. Yet, much confusion still exists about these two methods of software deployment & their actual meanings. Organizations are ready to commit to utilizing the cloud but are unsure of where to start and what options are […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All: The Case for the Custom Cloud

Learn how to address the diversity in requests for cloud service. When it comes to cloud services, “semi-custom” goes a long way. “The Case for the Custom Cloud,” shows you how users can configure their own customized cloud services from choices IT dictates – and how IT can deliver the […]

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It’s A Hybrid Cloud World: Are You Managing Your Hybrid State?

If your company is using cloud computing services today, it’s highly likely you are already in a hybrid cloud configuration. The key question is whether you are actively managing this reality. Whether your company uses Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or deploys applications to a cloud platform, there is a high likelihood those […]

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How to Use Public and Private Clouds to Transform Your Backup Environment

Does your IT environment suffer from “accidental IT architecture”? Join Seagate Cloud Systems and Solutions’ Michael de la Torre and Matthew Seeley to learn how real companies have put legacy systems under one coherent umbrella:How to address multiple sites with a mix of different hardware, software, and physical and virtual […]

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Next-Generation CRM: Driving Productivity with End-to-End Cloud Services

Next-generation CRM services are fundamentally cloud aware, with open interfaces for integrating with other related services, such as collaboration; content, such as product specifications, or customer data; and network information, such as device location and user presence. The net goal is to deliver simple and immediately useful technology that supports […]

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