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Control Data Center Costs Better with Cloud Infrastructure

While the top industry research firms Gartner, Forrester, and IDC continue to post positive predictions surrounding cloud revenue growth over the next 3 years, certain cloud vendors aren’t currently fairing so well. Heavy-hitters like HP and Cisco, that got their start in hardware, launched and subsequently shut down cloud service offerings over the past few years. It’s no secret that […]

Recent AWS Outage Illustrates the Importance of Customer Care and Adding a Hybrid Cloud Approach

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In the News – You probably heard about the widespread AWS outage that took place on Feb. 28, 2017. Thousands were affected, and big names like Adobe and MailChimp took to Twitter to apologize for downtime and give users hope that the situation would soon be rectified. The outage may have only lasted for half a day, but it sparked […]

Why MSPs are Moving Corporate Clients from VMware to ProfitBricks

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If you’re like most companies, you know virtualization can help minimize the number of bulky, on-site servers required to keep your business moving. But did you know that Gartner expects cloud-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) revenue to grow 25% per year through 2019? This staggering prediction makes more sense when taken in context. As you’re probably aware, VMware is […]

PowerShell DevOps Cloud Automation #DevOps

Summertime is here and we’ve been humming along on some new releases. To start the season, we’d like to announce support for PowerShell with our handy new module found here. With this Windows engineers can now take programmatic advantage of ProfitBricks and the functionality found in the Cloud API all through familiar tooling. You can now do things like create […]

13 Cloud Experts Reveal the Most Important Factors in Evaluating Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Vendors

Nick Espinosa

Evaluating cloud infrastructure as a service providers can be challenging with many options, complex offerings, and other considerations. From compliance with regulatory requirements pertaining to data security to uptime concerns, availability of customer support, and more, not to mention navigating Service Level Agreements and making sense of the technology stack, it’s no surprise that many companies struggle with selecting the […]

15 MSP Pros Reveal What Their Customers Are Saying About Cloud Computing

Randal Wark

More and more SMBs are asking their MSP vendors to provide them cloud solutions to replace CAPEX and the associated hardware (Servers, Storage, Networks) to run applications and critical services such as inventory, ERP, custom apps, and more. MSPs, therefore, are faced with embracing cloud solutions and finding workable ways to integrate these offerings into their business model, often recommending solutions such as […]

Cloud Pros Reveal the Key Characteristics of a Successful Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Ari Weil

Cloud infrastructure architects have a challenging role, requiring knowledge of the latest technology and the skill to make complex systems and technology stacks function seamlessly. But the most successful cloud infrastructure architects recognize the importance of continuous learning to stay abreast of new developments and advancements in the field that can either improve infrastructure performance or streamline their working methods. To […]

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