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To Hybrid or Not to Hybrid?


Up until recently, hybrid cloud was a pretty hotly debated topic. On second thought, it probably still is, but I believe the argument is now close to being settled. Those who followed cloud developments over the last decade have probably personally witnessed more than one example of “cloud is going to rule the world,” “on-premises […]

Podcast: Getting to Hybrid Cloud Nirvana


We discuss the importance of good hygiene from the beginning of every technology transformation. Typically, when we see that our clients are doing something incorrectly in their data center, they will likely be making the same mistakes in the cloud as well. To right these environments, it doesn’t necessarily take fixing bugs, but rather educating […]

New Outdoor IoT Protocols Are Coming to Your Backyard. Literally.


72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 96 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees…. This is what most IoT data looks like — the same information over and over and over again. What is useful here, and what is not? For those that follow our articles, you have long seen us discuss deriving […]

On-Demand Data Centers Are the Wave of the Future


Most companies want either the rock-solid protection of a data center, or the versatile, on-demand flexibility promised by the cloud. But can you have both? There are ways to hedge your bets, of course, by adopting a hybrid IT approach – keeping a data center footprint for mission-critical workloads, and shifting other resources to the […]

The Convergence of IoT, LTE, AI and Cloud


IoT, the Internet of Things, is the network of computing devices embedded in everyday objects that enables them to send and receive data. These devices are extremely diverse, depending on the use cases. For example, Amazon’s Echo device takes as input a human voice command “Alexa, play Hawaiian music,” sends it to Amazon Cloud, brings […]