Know Your Cloud IaaS: the Big Three

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Cloud services are primarily deployed in three forms: public, private, and hybrid. These different models work best for different businesses, but for most enterprise companies relying on compute resources, hosting on the cloud is the way to go. With cloud, resources are readily available on-demand and scalable for projects of different breadth and depth. Let’s…

Enabling IT for Growth: Ditching the Assembly Line

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Many enterprises are adopting cloud practices to keep up with the rest of the world, but others are still apprehensive about making changes. But what is there to be afraid of? Jobs look different than they did one hundred years ago because of two things: technology and innovation. Take the assembly line, for instance. What…

A Vision for Responsible IT Deployment

Consider the paradigm of responsibility. We are all individually and collectively responsible for different aspects of the world we live in. However, we rarely think of the economy and financial waste. By implementing responsible project practices, Canadian businesses and organizations will not only serve themselves by minimizing costs, but serve the Canadian economy as a…

4 Strategies for Protecting Your Data

In 2014, 1 in 3 Canadian companies reported that they planned to move their data outside the U.S, and 96% of these cited data privacy and security as their top reason for doing so. When picking a cloud provider, there are factors you can look for to ensure your data will be safe in their…

Using SIP Phones with Hosted VOIP

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Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by Tiffany Torbert — Tiffany is excited with the new technologies that are threatening to change the way we stay in touch and communicate, particularly in business. She works with companies that are introducing these technologies to make understanding them easy for regular people. Everyone knows…

Is Metal As A Service The Next Big Thing For The Cloud?

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Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by Graeme Caldwell — Graeme works as an inbound marketer for InterWorx, a revolutionary web hosting control panel for hosts who need scalability and reliability. Follow InterWorx on Twitter at @interworx, Like them on Facebook and check out their blog, http://www.interworx.com/community. We’re accustomed to thinking of…

How can VoIP Impact the Operations of your Business?

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Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by Tiffany Torbert — Tiffany is excited with the new technologies that are threatening to change the way we stay in touch and communicate, particularly in business. She works with companies that are introducing these technologies to make understanding them easy for non-tech personnel.   Irrespective of…

4 Vital Things to Consider When Pursuing a Cloud Computing Career

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Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by a guest contributor. There is a ton of growing demand for IT professionals who possess the skills to thrive in the field of cloud computing. Today’s professional is required to be fluent with emerging technologies. It will be necessary for this new army of tech…

5 Mistakes Most Businesses Make with the Cloud

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Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by William Hayles – Will is a technical writer and blogger for Outscale, a leading cloud hosting provider in the USA and France. The cloud’s awesome, but only if it’s properly implemented. Ask yourself: have you used it effectively, or have you committed one of these…

What is the New IP?

Guest Author: This week’s blog was brought to us by Michelle Patterson – Michelle Patterson is excited with the new technologies that are threatening to change the way we stay in touch and communicate, particular in business. She works with companies that are introducing these technologies to make understanding them easy for regular people. Have…