Connectivity in a cloud based world – do you have a single point of failure?

Recently I have been curious about how businesses are connecting to cloud service providers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS.  Like you, I am overwhelmed with cloud marketing initiatives from vendors that expound on the virtues of migrating to the cloud, hybrid IT, and cloud first messaging – to name a few.  There is a lot of information readily available about consuming cloud infrastructure, platforms, and services.  It occurs to me that how we connect  …>> more

Does shopping for managed services feel like online dating?

  Shopping for managed services can feel like online dating, doesn’t it? How do you know which company is the best fit for you? The promotional materials are snazzy, the website hits the right keywords and the reps know just what to say, but will it be a good match? The number of companies claiming to offer managed IT services is increasing rapidly, and in all likelihood, this decision is one you will have to  …>> more