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Picking the Right Cloud Service for Your Business

As different IT systems and new technologies emerge, selecting the right types of cloud services and trusted provider has become critical to long-term success.
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Secure Your Data: Cloud Encryption Tips for 2018

on 12/5/18 8:04 AM By | LightEdge | 0 Comments | Database Data Management Cloud Migration Cloud
Even with the ever-changing technology landscape, one thing remains constant: Data protection should be a top priority. Businesses must work hard to keep their data under lock and key while remaining competitive and compliant. Encryption is essential for businesses with this agenda. Even as an IT professional or a business working with a security service provider, there are vital practices you must put into play.
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How to Avoid Database Cloud Migration Missteps

on 11/9/17 4:07 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Cloud Migration Database
As the cloud continues to gain prominence in enterprise IT, more and more companies are facing the difficult task of figuring out how to get there. That can be especially nerve-wracking when dealing with your organization’s most mission-critical data and databases (such as Oracle, SQL Server, and NoSQL). A challenge that most organizations face is that the cloud simply doesn’t make sense (yet) for all data loads, and it’s rare that a company is able to move all of its data to the cloud in one fell swoop. For that reason, the hybrid cloud is becoming the new normal.
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To Cloud or Not to Cloud in 2017

on 12/13/16 3:11 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Cloud Cloud Migration Cloud Integration
To cloud or not to to cloud? That is the business question of the moment. As we head into a new year, businesses of all shapes and sizes are re-evaluating their enterprise apps and other key business-critical systems. According to Gartner, by 2025, 55% of large enterprises will have implemented an all-in cloud strategy. Perhaps it’s time to consider your own move to the cloud?
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3 Ways the Cloud Can Help You Get More Business Value from IT

on 10/20/16 9:56 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Cloud Cloud Migration IT Management
Traditionally, the role of IT in business has been to manage the technical plumbing that powers users in their day-to-day jobs. But as more and more organizations have moved their core business functions to the cloud with services like NetSuite, internal IT teams have a new opportunity to transition from maintaining and updating an on-site ERP implementation to more strategic, business initiatives.
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How Cloud is Changing the IT Workforce

on 10/17/16 12:01 PM By | Dan Ryan | 0 Comments | Cloud Cloud Migration Cloud Integration
A recent McKinsey report on cloud adoption found that by 2018, the 77% of enterprises now using traditionally built IT infrastructure as the primary environment for at least one workload will drop to 43% by 2018. There’s no use denying it, the cloud is completely changing how we do business, and that’s even more true for those in IT.
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Is it Time to Leverage JD Edwards in The Cloud?

on 4/6/16 7:00 AM By | John Hughes | 1 Comment | Cloud JD Edwards Cloud Migration
"Research found that cloud applications deliver 1.7 times more ROI than on-premise ones, largely because four out of five cloud deployments deliver increasing benefits over time.” — Oracle White Paper on JD Edwards Cloud computing
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Hey You! Get On To My Cloud!

on 3/15/16 10:00 AM By | Mike Williams | 0 Comments | Cloud Strategy Cloud Migration Cloud
 Ah yes. Mick! The Stones! 1965! Get Off of My Cloud is a classic, but the foresight they had is incredible—to see the Private Cloud that far in advance! Ok, ok, so this blog post is not about a history of the Stones, but the reference is there. There was no cloud computing in 1965. Well, there’s actually an interesting document from March 30, 1965 where Western Union, of all companies, mapped out a strategic plan that is effectively Cloud computing. What could have been. So, let’s fast forward and start talking about the Cloud. A lot has changed over those years. There are many versions of Cloud solutions to be considered. It isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach, and folks should understand that.
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