Cloud computing has allowed IT teams to improve their operations in a variety of ways, so it’s no surprise that cloud services have now extended to disaster recovery. With disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offerings, organizations get an efficient, effective and affordable way to meet their disaster recovery needs, in addition to other important benefits. In this post, we’ll provide a quick look at what DRaaS is, and some of the benefits you can hope to enjoy by using it.
Alright all of you honey-do procrastinators, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow! That means Spring time is coming early so you better start planning for all your outdoor DIY projects. If you are like me, my mind races to “Should I build it or can I find something already built that will give me my weekend back?”
In the previous post in our series on the software defined data center, we covered what the SDDC is, and the possibilities it creates for IT organizations. With such a promising new technology, the desire to jump in feet first is probably pretty strong for most IT leaders. However, that may not always be the most effective strategy. In this post, we’ll cover how to get the best results from your software defined data center, providing tips to keep you from making common errors.
Today’s IT leaders are under pressure to deliver speed, flexibility and business value like never before. It’s no wonder that so many of them are turning to new technologies, such as hybrid cloud deployments, to help them meet the new challenges they face. However, in order to truly take advantage of hybrid cloud, there’s another new technology that IT teams need to take advantage of, and it’s one they might not be so familiar with. In this post, we’ll be discussing the software defined data center (SDDC): what it is, what it’s not, and how it can help your IT team create value for the business.
Enterprises are shifting workloads to the cloud. And very often, a hybrid strategy is the goal. Gartner estimates that 72% of companies are pursuing a hybrid cloud model. You can find more information about the journey to private cloud here.
There are conversations about cloud happening every day. A recent survey by the Open Data Center Alliance shows that 80% of respondents planned on adopting a hybrid cloud approach. It appears that a true hybrid cloud approach is the holy grail for cloud adoption.
Cloud services can offer a lot of benefits. They include cost, flexibility, agility, and more efficient systems management. However, it takes a lot of thought to ensure that your organization is prepared to take advantage of the cloud. The first step is to develop your hybrid cloud roadmap.